I would say the awful band name kept them from achieving U.S.
Monthly Archives: April 2008
Leona Lewis continues her history-making tear through America: her album, Spirit, is the first debut album from a British solo artist to debut at No. 1.
Sophisticated baby-making music for the bourgeoisie. From 1995.
Noel Gallagher‘s comments about Jay-Z have triggered a healthy backlash. The Guardian‘s Dan Hancox gets to the heart of the matter: “What did Gallagher mean when he (inaccurately) lauded Glastonbury’s …
Off the market again: David Tennant is dating another Doctor Who crew member, assistant director Jennie Fava. Sorry, ladies, not quick enough. I hear Hugh Grant‘s available.
This is George Harrison‘s take on a cheery McCartney-esque pop ditty. Paul would have made this saccharine; George makes it playful and oddball, as shown by this quirky 1979 video.
Nicholas Hynter, artistic director for Britain’s National Theatre, has been named The Most Culturally Important Person in the UK by The Daily Telegraph. A panel including Julian Fellowes and Emilia Fox selected the paper’s …
Cute British boys take a shot at a Temps/Tops-esque Motown romp. Lead singer Tony Burrows is no David Ruffin or Levi Stubbs, but he comes closer than you’d expect. From 1970.
In today’s Daily Telegraph, Bryan Ferry responds to the controversy over his 2007 comments about Nazi aesthetics. “‘It was like being in some film noir.