Articles Tagged 'Paul Weller'


Martin Freeman Loses His Mind in New Music Video

Do we still have sleep in our eyes, or has Sherlock star Martin Freeman starred in a music video? No, we’re not dreaming. And, yes, Freeman is doing his thing in Paul Weller’s “Pick It Up” video. We knew Freeman liked to dance, as seen in this Saturday Night Live teaser leading up to his hosting […]

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This Will Be the Soundtrack of British Summertime 2015

So far in 2015 we’ve already had new albums from returning British talents like Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Laura Marling, Belle and Sebastian and Blur, but how are the next few months shaping up in terms of British pop? What records are Anglophiles going to need to keep an ear out for, ready for […]


5 Vintage British Things That Made a Comeback

Just for the sake of variety, let’s take Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes as read, and see what else we can find, shall we? The Cornish Language The Cornish people spoke a Celtic language called Kernowek (or Kernewek), which shares a similar root to that of Welsh and Breton. Despite having effectively died out as […]

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Five British Music Stars That Should Be Knighted

There are few things less attractive than whining, especially from people who are doing pretty well for themselves. It’s ungrateful, it’s bratty and it never, ever arrives with the same righteous fury that it had when leaving the mouth of the person doing the whining. So, to hear that Rod Stewart CBE is complaining that he deserves […]

The Brit List: Summer of London – 10 Great London Songs

“The Lambeth Walk” London is well served with hymns to its own populace, going back to Music Hall days and beyond. Here’s North London’s own Chas & Dave with a song from the 1937 musical Me and My Girl. The song, named after a street in the borough of Lambeth, was so popular at […]

Noel Gallagher’s Guide To The Perfect Cup Of Tea

In many ways, the story you are about to read constitutes the perfect Anglophenia moment. What we’ve got is a prominent British musician explaining a crucial part of his daily routine, one which is familiar to millions of British citizens, but which is not as common a part of American life. Yep, we’re talking about […]

Simon Cowell Slams Paul Weller Over ‘X Factor’ Criticism

Simon Cowell has slammed former Jam frontman Paul Weller for calling TV talent programs like Cowell’s X Factor as “very cheap programming and the lowest common denominator stuff,” NME reports. At a press conference for X Factor, Cowell said: “Weller – I have not read anything he has said which is interesting. If Paul Weller […]

The Tellyvangelist: Nov. 1-7

In this week’s Tellyvangelist – your weekly guide to all that’s British on U.S. TV – we’ll get a little bit of Hugh Laurie, see Timothy Dalton play yet another British spy, enjoy Daniel Radcliffe taking a bite out of Twilight, and watch Alex Kingston trade Doctors for lawyers. All times are in EST and […]

Paul Weller Disses Morrissey In Print

From my friends over at Morrissey-solo forums: Morrissey adores Paul Weller, but the love isn’t mutual. When asked about The Smiths, the former Jam and Style Council frontman told MOJO Magazine: “I’d never really got them before, but when I saw them live I thought, “f**king hell!” When they hit hit the stage it made […]

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