Tag Archives: David Bowie

Bowie’s Back!

It’s David Bowie’s birthday today, his 66th. And to celebrate this, or simply because it’s a notable day in the calendar that suits his purposes, he has suddenly announced details of a new album, produced by long-time ...

Five Great British Rock Stars In Horrendous TV Commercials

It seems British celebrities are not quite as reserved as they may have you believe, especially when faced with a massive wad of notes.

The Brit List: Five Great British Songs In Praise Of America

Be warned: it’s not common for British songwriters to come out with a song which unabashedly says “BLIMEY! AMERICA IS FLIPPING BRILLIANT, ISN”T IT!?” and the reasons for this are twofold,

In Memory of Don Cornelius: Love, Peace, and British Soul

Many of us woke up this morning to the absolutely stunning news that Don Cornelius, the bass-voiced host and creator of the U.S. music program Soul Train, had died in an apparent suicide at age 75.

’80s Music Week: Five Great British Music Videos

The ’80s was the decade of the music video, what with MTV and the rise of the aristocratic pop star that refused to flog their wares in TV studios all over the world. And it’s fair to say that the British pop acts realised ...

News Roundup: Kate Winslet Battles ‘A Wall Of Fire’

Kate Winslet has revealed exactly what happened on the night of the fire at Richard Branson’s house, and who were the real heroes.

Five Great British Gentleman Singers

The British Gentleman Singer is a unique beast. Part peacock, part librarian, he exists in a strange world where being the beefiest, brawniest man in the room won’t necessarily get you all the girls.

Ian McCulloch Wants to Team Up with David Bowie

Duets, you either love ‘em or hate ‘em, but there are some fantastic British ones out there. Some Anglophenia favorites include Dusty Springfield and Pet Shop Boys‘ “What Have I Done to Deserve This,” Kate ...

Music Roundup: Glasvegas ‘Shine Like Stars’ Once Again

Glasvegas has experienced a helluva lot since issuing their critically-acclaimed eponymous debut nearly three years ago. The raucous set charted at No.

Why Duncan Jones Never Made A Bowie Video

Rock star progeny have it tough, don’t they? No matter what they do, it’s extremely unlikely that they will achieve the same level of cultural impact as their parent(s), and they can’t even shock and appall them with ...