A young, preternaturally talented George Michael long before the sad decline. Who’d have thought, after all these years, that Andrew Ridgeley would be the lucky one?
Monthly Archives: July 2007
Classic ELO from a 1976 episode of the classic live music show, Midnight Special. A rather gawky-looking Natalie Cole introduces the band.
Patrick Wolf, who supported Mika at London’s Somerset House, calls the “Grace Kelly” singer a “twat.” Of course, in this celebrity catfight, I’m on Team Wolf all the way.
There are many contenders for best British song of 2007 so far – Siobhan Donaghy‘s “Don’t Give It Up,” Kaiser Chiefs‘ “Ruby,” Patrick Wolf‘s “The Magic Position,” The …
ITV will celebrate what would have been Marc Bolan‘s 60th birthday with a documentary in September. Bolan’s much-maligned partner Gloria Jones, who was driving the car that killed Bolan in 1977, will be featured in the …
James Blunt may have the best-selling album of the century in the UK, but in America, he’s still a one-hit wonder. For all the folderol about his success here, only “You’re Beautiful” (a No.
In the wake of James Morrison and PaoloNutini‘s stateside forays, yet another British blue-eyed soul man with an acoustic guitar is poised to sweepinto heavy rotation on your local adult-contemporary station. Beneath his hippie …
Critics may have savaged Victoria Beckham‘s reality special on NBC, but it actually did pretty decently in the ratings, according to Media Life. “The 8 p.m.
It’s that time of year again:the committee behind the Mercury Prize, the prestigious award given to the year’sbest album by a British or Irish artist, has announced the twelve albums comprising2007’s shortlist.