Articles Tagged 'Dire Straits'

Shredded music

10 Great British Bands Get Shredded

Let’s not spoil this with too much talk. Suffice to say there are 10 videos here, featuring some of the greatest musicans that Britain has produced. Only, they don’t really sound all that magnificent here. Quite the reverse, in fact. Queen I want to break free! Iron Maiden Run to the hills! Radiohead Is everything […]

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WATCH: Whatever Happend To The Guy In The Dire Straits Video?

Showbusiness is a fickle endeavor. Many’s the iconic presence that once appeared to be a permanent fixture in everyone’s lives but now struggles to take their notoriety and do anything worthwhile with it. Some can’t handle the transition, and lose themselves in drink or drugs, some simply turn their back on the world and start […]

Kate Bush Week: Five Great British Literary Songs

Writing songs is hard. You might have an astonishing melody over a brilliant chord sequence set to the best groove in the whole world, but if you can’t find the words to fit, you’re stumped. That’s why some bookish songwriters turn to the world of classic literature for inspiration. You can either pinch a few […]