Monthly Archives: January 2008

Anglo For Your Ear: Sigue Sigue Sputnik’s “Love Missile F1-11″

Look out: it’s a Giorgio Moroder explosion!

Amy Winehouse’s Drama Means More Record Sales, Says Record Company

Universal crassly celebrates how much media coverage of Amy Winehouse‘s problems have driven record sales. Universal Music International’s Hassan Choudry says, “Everyone (at the label) is extremely happy with the …

Kate Moss To Play Fairy Godmather To a Princess?

Kate Moss has offered to turn Princess Beatrice from “frump” to “fab,” reports The Daily Star. Can Kate start by wiring that mouth shut? What, does Bea have chronic nasal congestion?

Anglo For Your Ear: James’ “Laid”

Here’s an early ’90s alt-rock classic from one of many great Manchester bands. As the title implies, the song is about sex, but, more specifically, it’s about sexual frustration.

Report: Cheryl Cole Is Outta There!

The Mirror is reporting that Cheryl Cole has left her husband Ashley: “Cheryl needs some time apart from Ashley. She is going away for a few days so she can decide what to do.

Blur and Oasis: Cheese Will Bring Them Together

Will a shared love of fromage end the long-running “feud” between Blur and Oasis? A source says: “Damon [Albarn] and Alex [James] have always been enthusiastic about cheese – it was the glue that held Blur …

Anglo For Your Ear: Nick Berry’s “Every Loser Wins”

Last week, I brought you a No. 1 from British actor-turned-singer Jimmy Nail.

Chef Nigella Lawson Plans To Disinherit Her Children, Basically

Multi-millionaire chef Nigella Lawson says her kids won’t get a cent of her dough when she’s dead: “I am determined that my children should have no financial security. It ruins people not having to earn money.

Forget the Kennedys: Morrissey Endorses Barack Obama

Morrissey – who actually can’t vote in the U.S. – weighs in on the 2008 presidential election nonetheless.

Anglo For Your Ear: Captain Sensible’s “Happy Talk”

Thought New York Dolls frontman David Johansen‘s re-invention as calypso lounge lizard Buster “Hot Hot Hot”Poindexter was bizarre? Check out this 1982 clip fromCaptain Sensible, a member of legendary ’70s punk …