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- Ian McCulloch, frontman of Echo and the Bunnymen, says he’s a”black soul singer in a white man’s underpants.” I bet you he can still get a cab in London…(Guardian)
- The Sun has “never-before-seen footage” of Led Zeppelin performing “Communication Breakdown” at the Royal Albert Hall in 1970.
- Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster had a “meningitis scare” with their two-year-old son Alastair. (Mirror)
- Before they split, Paul McCartney and Heather Mills reportedly rowed “over his failure to stop drinking after being diagnosed with a heart murmur.”(Mirror)
- Amy Winehouse is back in the UK and back to her old tricks. Who strips down to her bra in a crowded airport?(The Sun)
- Atomic Kitten is back together – minus Kerry Katona.(The Sun)
- Mel B. gives Victoria Beckham‘s melons a pinch.(The Sun)
- The new Morcheeba album comes out next month in the UK.(NME)
- NME staffers select their favorite tracks and albums of 2007.
- Just Jared wonders if Alexa Chung, the rumored girlfriend of Arctic Monkeys singer Alex Turner, will become the next Sienna Miller. Hmm, I imagine she’ll have to start flashing her breasts a lot more.
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Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.