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 […]
I went to school in the ’80s. It was a time of polarisation, of tribalism, of ganging up and lashing out. You had the people in government, the socially mobile, moneyed lower middle class and the decimated working class communities, working in manufacturing industries that were constantly under threat, and everyone bickered about everyone else. […]
This November, at the Tucson Comic-Con, a new comic will be launched, called Unite and Take Over: Comic Book Stories Inspired by The Smiths. It’s the 78-page brainchild of publisher Shawn Demumbrum, who brought in artists like Christian Vilaire, Henry Barajas, Jeff Pina, and Shelby Robertson, to help him illustrate a series of stories which […]
She is inescapable, that Jessie J. And today (April 12), the English pop maven finally brings her UK chart-topping debut, Who You Are, to the States. While her first single, “Do It Like a Dude,” tilted on the bawdy side, Jessie J is the girl who helped pen the Miley Cyrus blockbuster, “Party in the […]
Twilight star Robert Pattinson is so much more than just a fantastic head of hair and a set of fangs. The English actor is also an accomplished musician and singer, but don't expect him to seek out music magnate Simon Cowell for some assistance. "I love Simon, I think he is a great personality and […]
One of the most eccentric and euphoric Cure songs. The tune’s hook is frontman Robert Smith‘s imitation of caterpillar noises (“Flickaflickaflickaflickaflickaflicka…here you are!”). From the 1984 album The Top.
In news that would only signal The Cure frontman’s sad decline into pancake-faced irrelevance, Robert Smith is rumored to be producing tracks for Ashlee Simpson‘s next album, says The Guardian. Supposedly, Pete Wentz from Fall Out Boy, who’s friends with both Smith and the Simpson grrrl, hooked it up. Tim Rice-Oxley of Keane has also […]