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Florence And The Machine Set Recording Date

Florence And The Machine are to start record their album in "April or May".The 'Dog Days Are Over' group have been writing their second album since autumn last year, and guitarist Rob Ackroyd said the...

Geldof Used Music To Overcome Yates Grief

BOB GELDOF credits songwriting with helping him deal with the "overwhelming" grief he suffered after the death of his ex-wife PAULA YATES.The Boomtown Rats frontman lost his mother when he was just seven years old,...

Geldof: 'My Charity Work Overshadows Music Career'

Rocker BOB GELDOF hates feeling his music is often overshadowed by his philanthropy - because performing live is his "greatest pleasure".The former Boomtown Rats frontman is better known for his charity efforts and activism than...

Geldof Swears On Air

Rocker BOB GELDOF turned Britain's airwaves blue on Monday (07Feb11) after cursing live on the radio.The former Boomtown Rats frontman had a guest slot on BBC Radio 5 Live and paid tribute to Thin Lizzy...

Peaches Geldof Hates 'Fake' Parties

Peaches Geldof hates showbiz parties because they are "fake".The socialite - whose father is musician and Band Aid co-founder Bob Geldof - insists red carpet events and celebrity bashes hold no interest for her because...

Geldof's Car Clamped

BOB GELDOF's lunch date in London on Tuesday (01Feb11) turned into an expensive one after his car was clamped by parking officials.The former Boomtown Rats star was dining at a posh restaurant in the British...

Geldof Moves On From Roth

BOB GELDOF's socialite daughter PEACHES has already moved on from her love split with Hollywood actor/director ELI ROTH - she's posted a picture of her smooching a new man on Twitter.com.The Inglourious Basterds star and...

Bob Geldof Inspired By Love

Bob Geldof never thought he'd find love again.The 59-year-old rocker was devastated when his wife Paula Yates - who died of a drugs overdose in 2000 - left him in 1995 but says his relationship...

Bob Geldof Not Sure Of Album Sales

Bob Geldof doesn't think he will sell any copies of his new album.The former Boomtown Rats singer admits he enjoys the irony of the title of his fifth solo LP 'How To Compose Popular Songs...

Geldof Dismissed Lawyer's Libel Worries Over Bbc Drama

BOB GELDOF refused to take legal action over a British TV drama based on his Live Aid campaign even though his attorney warned him about the potentially "libellous" content.The story of how Geldof and promoter...

Geldof: 'Marine Is The Love Of My Life'

BOB GELDOF has hailed his partner JEANNE MARINE as his saviour after she rescued him from periods of "dark" desperation and revived his "non-existent heart".The Boomtown Rats frontman was thrown into a downward spiral after...

Geldof Defends Live 8

BOB GELDOF has defended his 2005 fundraising event LIVE 8 - insisting it was more successful than LIVE AID and was "a better concert" than the legendary 1985 show.The former Boomtown Rats frontman revamped his...

Geldof Lands Agony Aunt Chat Show

BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES has landed her own U.K. TV series - helping young Brits deal with their personal problems.The socialite, who divorced rocker Max Drummey last year (09) after seven months of marriage, will...

Bob Geldof Blasts Christmas Single

Bob Geldof has blasted charity single 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' as one of the "worst songs ever".The former Boomtown Rats singer and charity campaigner co-wrote the festive staple - which was recorded by a...

Geldof Blasts Band Aid Single

LIVE AID hero BOB GELDOF is no fan of his iconic charity track DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS? - he's branded it the "worst song in history".The former Boomtown Rats frontman teamed up with Ultravox...

Geldof Receives Bbc Apology Over False Live Aid Claims

BBC bosses have apologised to BOB GELDOF over a televised report suggesting money raised by the rocker's 1985 Live Aid concerts was spent on weapons for Ethiopia's rebel army.The former Boomtown Rats star was horrified...

Geldof In Fashion Mix-up

BOB GELDOF's wildchild daughter PEACHES was left red-faced recently after she and her pals left a nightclub with coats belonging to other revellers.The absent-minded socialite went home with an armful of strangers' overcoats after enjoying...

Michael Douglas Gets Touching Tribute From Danny Devito

MICHAEL DOUGLAS received a touching tribute from DANNY DEVITO at the Zurich Film Festival last night (3rd October 2010), reports the Press Association. The 'Be Cool' actor accepted the 'Golden Icon Award' on behalf of...

Sting Annoyed Wife With Sex Talk

Sting annoyed his wife when he revealed they had tantric sex.Trudie Styler - who married the singer in 1992 - admits she initially forgave his drunken gossiping but then grew more annoyed when he continued...

Michael Hutchence's Mother Dies

Late INXS frontman Michael Hutchence's mother has died.Patricia Glassop passed away at her home in Queensland, Australia, yesterday (22.09.10) at the age of 84.Hutchence's brother Rhett Hutchence announced his mother's death in an internet post,...

Peaches Geldof's Family Music Rows

Peaches Geldof's father often argues with her boyfriend. Film director Eli Roth says the socialite's father - former Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof - even jokes he doesn't approve of her choice in men because...

Geldof Bids Farewell To Father

BOB GELDOF fought back tears as he delivered a moving speech at his father's funeral on Tuesday (31Aug10).The veteran rocker's dad, Bob, Snr., passed away at a hospital in Ireland last week (26Aug10) at the...

Geldof's Father Dies

BOB GELDOF is in mourning following the death of his beloved father on Thursday morning (26Aug10).The veteran rocker's dad, Bob, Snr., passed away at a hospital in Dublin, Ireland at the age of 96 after...

Geldof 'Invented Reality Tv'

BOB GELDOF is convinced he invented the concept of reality TV - because his media company pioneered hit show SURVIVOR.The former Boomtown Rats rocker formed television company Planet 24 in 1992, and the firm produced...

Geldof's Grim Beatles Memory

BOB GELDOF feels squeamish every time he remembers THE BEATLES - because he witnessed screaming girls soiling themselves in excitement at seeing the Fab Four.The former Boomtown Rats singer saw the legendary band in concert...

Bono Recovers With Help Of Geldof's Dad

U2 rocker BONO had a helping hand as he recovered from his recent back injury - he received moral support from BOB GELDOF's dad.The fellow Irishmen are old pals, and the Beautiful Day hitmaker hung...

Geldof Dismisses Roth Engagement Rumours

BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES has no plans to marry her boyfriend ELI ROTH, insisting rumours of an impending wedding are "made up lies".British tabloid reports suggested the 21-year-old is planning to exchange vows with the...

Peaches Geldof To Marry Again

Peaches Geldof is getting married again.The 21-year-old British star - who wed US musician Max Drummey in August 2008, before divorcing him just seven months later - will reportedly tie the knot with movie director...

Geldof And Roth Planning New Year Wedding?

BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES is reportedly preparing to wed actor/director ELI ROTH in January (11) - less than a year after the pair began dating.The rock offspring has been in a relationship with the Hostel...

Geldof Lands Teen Talk Show

BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES has landed a new TV role - she's set to present her own talk show for teens, according to U.K. reports.The Irish rocker's 21-year-old daughter is preparing to film a pilot...

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