Articles Tagged 'British Sea Power'

News Roundup: Victoria Beckham’s Slipped Disc

We’re well used to the idea that celebrities fiercely guard their privacy at times of high public interest, like when a child is born into their family. But did you know that part of the reason Victoria Beckham wasn’t seen much when little Harper was first born was because she’d hurt her back? Apparently she […]

British Sea Power’s Noble Chats About ‘Going Crackers’ on Tour

Earlier this week, Anglophenia favorites British Sea Power kicked off their first U.S. tour in three years. And in case you forgot to set your DVRs, the Brighton, England indie rock collective performed their raucous new single, “Who’s In Control?” on The Late Show with David Letterman on Monday (March 21). I recently had the […]

The Tellyvangelist: Mar. 21 – 27

What’s British on U.S. TV this week? Top Gear co-host James May heads on an epic road trip to find the world’s best wines, Duran Duran try to re-capture their Thatcher-era spark, and Kate Winslet graces the small screen with Mildred Pierce. Monday, March 21 Top Gear‘s Captain Slow, James May, and wine expert Oz […]

Music Roundup: The Return of British Sea Power

In the last decade, British Sea Power has consistently out-witted indie rock’s shifty soundscape with their own quirky guitar-twisted blend of literature, history, and pop culture’s best bits. No one else does it like they do. The English collective’s sonic storybook continues on their fourth LP, Valhalla Dancehall, out this week in both the U.S. […]

Music Roundup: What’s Coming Up In 2011

With the dawning of the New Year only a few days away, let us take a rest from reacquainting ourselves with some of the year’s best LPs to turn an ear to 2011. Some of the UK’s finest — Coldplay, Radiohead, Mogwai, and Glasvegas — are slated to re-emerge with some new tuneage, while other […]

Music Roundup: Stereolab Strikes Again With ‘Not Music’

London's Stereolab has had quite the affluent career, haven't they? Laetitia Sadier & Co. have pushed on for nearly 20 years to their own uniquely charming beat and today, the indie pop vets issue their 12th studio effort, Not Music. The 13-song set came together during the recording of 2008's Chemical Chords and arrives during […]

British Sea Power Readies ‘Valhalla Dancehall’

Brighton, England’s British Sea Power has issued a behind-the-scenes look at their fifth studio effort, Valhalla Dancehall, their follow up to 2009’s Man of Aran soundtrack. Set for a January 11th release via Rough Trade Records, the band narrates the clip, explaining Valhalla Dancehall could be a place “where you’d imagine Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry and […]

Music Roundup: Travis’ Fran Healy Rules Again on ‘Wreckorder’

Travis frontman Fran Healy has captivated American audiences for the last 15 years with his honest-to-goodness and heartfelt pop tunes. If you’re a massive fan of UK music, knowing every word to one of the band's brightest and biggest hits, "Why Does It Always Rain on Me," is an undeniable part of your subconscious. Don't […]