Monthly Archives: June 2007

Princess Diana Wanted a Piece of Simon’s Le Bon Bon, Says Duran Duran Singer

Duran Duran frontman Simon Le Bon says a hungry-like-the-wolf Princess Diana once whistled at his pert, toned bum at the gym.

David Tennant Tight-Lipped About His Doctor Who Future

Doctor Who stars David Tennant and John Barrowman both chat with the Aussie paper The Courier Mail. Tennant plays coy about his future on the show.

Britpop Band The Verve Reforms; Talk Show Legend Parkinson Retires

Britpop band The Verve have announced that they have officially reunited, are recording new material, and will tour the UK this fall. Crazy, no?

Anglo For Your Ear: The Creation’s “Making Time”

You gotta dig deep in your Nuggets collection for this 1966 hit. This Brit band couldn’t make headway during the British Invasion, but this song received renewed interest after Wes Anderson used it in Rushmore.

Victoria Beckham: Hollywood Laughingstock? Also: Eddie Murphy’s Maury Moment Arrives.

L.A. fashionistas are laughing at Victoria Beckham‘s garish sense of style, reports The Daily Mail.

Rihanna’s “Umbrella” Has Surpassed Mika’s “Grace Kelly” as 2007’s Top Song

Mika‘s “Grace Kelly” was recently voted the eighth most-irritating song of all-time. However, the song was on track to becoming 2007’s biggest song, due to its five-week run at No. 1 back in the winter.

Glastonbury 2007: Shirley Bassey Narrowly Escapes Death!

Gliding across the stage in diamond Wellingtons, Dame Shirley Bassey looked elegant and winning as she performed before an enraptured audience at this weekend’s Glastonbury. The Welsh songstress may have been safe from the …

Some “Welsho” For Your Ear: Super Furry Animals’ “Presidential Suite”

OK, there’s Anglophilia and Scotophilia, but where’s the “Welshophilia”? Well, I love the Welsh, dammit, at least for their music, and Super Furry Animals are my favorite Welsh band (well, maybe after the …

Heather Mills Lied in Court; Paul McCartney Admits Song Written About Her

Welcome back, Heather Mills McCartney (yes, she is still married to Paul). We’ve been lost without our fabulous fabulist! Today, Heather has been accused of lying under oath in an assault case against a photographer.

Paul Potts Sweeps into America; Jamie Oliver Shrugs Off Terrorists

Fresh off his Britain’s Got Talent win, opera singer Paul Potts (a.k.a.