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Articles Tagged 'Mike Skinner'

David Tennant and Kylie Minogue in ‘Doctor Who’

‘Doctor Who’ And The Invasion Of The Pop Stars

Any TV show that has lasted as long, and had as great an impact as Doctor Who would probably have ended up featuring a pop star or two along the way. That’s just simple celebrity thermodynamics in action. But the great thing about Doctor Who is the astonishing range of its musical associations, whether as near-misses, hidden cameos, […]

How To Bully An Inbetweener

Anyone who has seen The Inbetweeners will be well aware that these are four bullyable boys, in character, at least. But it seems that they’re pretty easy to take advantage of in real life too, as they found out while filming their movie in Crete. Simon Bird, who plays the priggish Will, told FHM (via […]

The Streets’ Mike Skinner Set for ‘Inbetweeners’ Film Score

Since revealing in January that The Streets‘ latest album, Computers and Blues, would be the last, Mike Skinner apparently has his in eye on another music venture. According to The Sun, the British rapper/musician is working on a film score for the upcoming The Inbetweeners movie. Skinner is reportedly a huge fan of the BAFTA-winning […]

Music Roundup: Mike Skinner Says No More to the Streets

It looks like The Streets‘ Mike Skinner is giving up music for good. The British garage/rap mastermind recently told The Guardian that it’s time to focus on other things, like being a Dad. No more of this music business stuff. No more interviews. Nada. “As uninteresting as the Streets is to talk about, the most […]

Music Roundup: Coldplay Rejoin Brian Eno for ‘Concept’ Album

When Coldplay frontman Chris Martin visited BBC Radio 1 earlier this month, he revealed that the band’s long-awaited fifth LP could be their “last big shot”. Just two weeks ago, the band sated fans with their holiday single, “Christmas Lights”. But now it’s back to business as Coldplay are tinkering away on new material with […]

Anglo For Your Ear: The Streets’ “Dry Your Eyes”

A UK No. 1 for The Streets in 2004, this song confirmed Mike Skinner as a true pop phenomenon and not some over-hyped flash in the pan. It’s the kind of vulnerable hip-hop song that rarely tops the charts anymore in the States. Crying over the girlfriend who just dumped you? Being human? What a […]