Tag Archives: British Music

No Bowie, No Showie: The 2014 Brit Awards In Full

It’s official, after at least 45 years in the business, David Bowie has finally arrived, taking the Best British Male award in the 2014 Brit Awards. It’s been a long haul—some people believed he may have just given up, ...

Five Songs That Contributed to the Moral Decay of Great Britain

Are you feeling naughty? Feeling like crossing a few boundaries, breaking a few taboos? Well it’s practically the weekend, why shouldn’t you?

Down With The Gentrification Of Pop Music!

There comes a time when you have to ask yourself: what are you for, musically speaking? Are you for artistic expression, people being allowed to create the music they want to make, singers singing the songs they want to sing, about the ...

POLL: The Most Annoying British Songs of 2010

A few months ago, we listed some of the worst British songs of all-time, but 2010 has offered up some worthy contenders to that dubious crown. Today, we present what we think are this year’s best examples of Anglo aural awfulness, ...

As Temps Drop, British Music Fans Seek Warmth

So, here’s how the UK Top 3 currently stands:

1: Tinie Tempah ft.

Could British Singer Rumer Be the Next Norah Jones?

Her sleepy, dispassionate voice has been compared to that of the late Karen Carpenter, and none other than Burt Bacharach has endorsed her. So how has new singer-songwriter Rumer charged the UK pop charts in a time when pop tarts like ...

UK Singer Jay Sean Tops U.S. Singles Chart

Muscle-bound R&B singer Jay Sean has become the first British male solo artist since James Blunt in March 2006 to top the Billboard Hot 100. “Down,” his collaboration with rapper Lil Wayne, ends the extraordinary ...

A Northern Irish Invasion of New York City

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If you like your hard rock with an Irish brogue, you should have gone to the Knitting Factory in New York City last night. NI in NY, a showcase held by the Northern Ireland Music Industry Commission, featured new music from Northern ...

Jessica Simpson To Enter the Whoniverse?

It’s quite enough to hear Russell T. Davies admit he was gagging for Britney Spears to appear on Doctor Who, but are we ready for Breastica Simpson to jiggle her way through scenes with David Tennant?