Music

The XX Have Won This Year’s Mercury Prize

UPDATED 5:29 PM EST: Just announced – The xx have won this year’s Mercury Prize for their well-received, self-titled debut album. Each year, the Mercury committee selects one album by a British or Irish artist as the …

An American’s Guide to Glastonbury

by Lindsay Davis

Please welcome Lindsay Davis to the ever-growing roster of Anglophenia contributors. Lindsay will be helping me cover the world of British music, starting this week with a post about the Glastonbury music festival in the UK.

Kowalski: On the convenient bus to easy street

While Anglophenia head blogger Kevin is on vacation for the holidays, our resident Belfast native Michael Cree decided to step in and write about the music from his hometown. And he’s letting you in on one of Northern …

Sexy Gerald Butler Leaves The Booze Behind

Gerald Butler‘s partying days are behind him. The openly Scottish actor has quit drinking, he tells The Glasgow Daily Record: “I have done a lot of partying in my life. Now, I don’t drink anymore.