From the Beatles to Adele, British rock and pop artists have been lucrative exports from the U.K. for more than half a century.
It’s always nice when the nominations for the Ivor Novello Awards come in, because they’re one of the few music awards ceremonies that explicitly separate the celebration of music for being good from the celebration of music …
The poster for the new movie reboot of one of the most popular of British TV shows of the 1970s has just been released in the U.S.
Note: As with all of our ‘greatest’ lists, the greatness of these videos is not open to debate. They are great on a scale that has yet to be accurately measured by science, even if some of them are a little NSFW.
Note: this is not a subjective list made by two members of the Anglophenia writing team. This is a statement of scientific fact.
Plan A was to make a film, record an album, and get his name out there. Now that that plan has been implemented, Plan B, the rapper, is now making a “Plan B” in light of his success.
Mercury Music Prize, now the Barclaycard Mercury Prize, has released the shortlist of nominations. Take a listen to a single from each of the nominated albums. The winnner will be announced on November 1.
This probably isn’t going to become a thing, but there are two new film trailers doing the rounds which star notable British actors, one very expensive and inescapable, and one cheap and worthy.
A week or so ago, we looked at British TV theme tunes, and in particular stopped to give extravagent praise to The Sweeney, the hard-boiled ’70s cop show where the police played by the same rules as the criminals and no one was …
Anyone who has come to the music of Plan B via his fantastically successful album “The Defamation of Strickland Banks” might find his new single “Ill Manors” to be something of a shock.