Articles Tagged 'Sophie Ellis-Bextor'

Paolo Nutini

5 British Stars Overlooked By the 2015 Grammys

Have you seen the full list of nominations for the Grammy awards? Have you? Eighty-three categories! Eighty-three! That’s at least seventy-five more categories than is strictly necessary for any awards ceremony, and once you consider that each one has five nominations, it because practically inconceivable that anyone who has been within shouting distance of a […]

A selection of 2014’s musical faces

25 Great British Songs You Should Have Heard in 2014

Sam Smith replaced Adele as the face of British music this year, with the concurrent Billboard top 10s and multiple Grammy nominations to show for it. But there were many other U.K. musicians who deserved a bit of time in the spotlight, and that’s where this list comes in. Here are the tracks from a […]

The Smiths

Five Great British Songs That Offer Romantic Advice

Valentine’s Day is one of those events that serves to teach us all an important lesson, namely that no two romantic entanglements (or the lack thereof) are the same. It might seem like everyone is all hearts and flowers all day long, but, y’know, some people are allergic to pollen. That said, there are some […]

Sophie Ellis-Bextor Defines Pop; Joss Stone Defends Robbie Williams

I quite like Sophie Ellis-Bextor. Her album, Trip the Light Fantastic, is unavoidable if you go to a New York City bar or club, but she’s still a cult figure stateside. With her pale skin and frosty voice, she’s unusually remote for a pop star. But don’t mistake her for some pretentious Madonna clone with […]