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The White Stripes Top Two-decade Album Poll

The White Stripes' 2003 album Elephant has topped a new poll to find the best release from the last 20 years.The chart-topping album, which featured instant classic Seven Nation Army, beat out discs from Arcade...

Hanks Hails Space Odyssey His Favourite Film

Oscar-winning actor TOM HANKS has hailed sci-fi adventure 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY as his favourite film of all time. The FORREST GUMP star insists he "can't see enough" of the 1968 STANLEY KUBRICK-directed movie, because...

White Stripes Race Through Third Album

Rockers WHITE STRIPES have recorded their new album in record time, and it could be ready for release as early as June (05). The band laid down the follow up to 2003's ELEPHANT in...

White Stripes Saved By Lengthy Break

Detroit rockers THE WHITE STRIPES have apologised for taking a lengthy break - but fear they would have jeopardised their music career if they'd continued with "gruelling" tours and recording sessions. The SEVEN NATION...

White 'Inspired' To Continue Stripes

THE WHITE STRIPES rocker JACK WHITE has confirmed he has no plans to split the all-conquering duo in the near future - because he still has "a lot of ideas" for new albums. The...

White Says Stripes Will Split Eventually

JACK WHITE wants THE WHITE STRIPES to bow out gracefully - because "everything" must comes to a natural end without being dragged on forever. The ELEPHANT frontman is unperturbed at the prospect of ending...

White Working On New Stripes Album

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE is working on songs to be included on the follow-up to last year's (03) smash album ELEPHANT. The FELL IN LOVE WITH A GIRL singer has been enjoying...

White Overwhelmed By Lynn's Admiration

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE was thrilled when musical pal and country icon LORETTA LYNN invited him to produce her latest record. The FELL IN LOVE WITH A GIRL singer boasts that his...

White Loved Producing Album For Idol Lynn

Rocker JACK WHITE has yet another woman in his life - country music legend LORETTA LYNN. The WHITE STRIPES frontman recently produced Lynn's new album VAN LEAR ROSE during a two week period...

Westlife And The Darkness Triumph At Irish Meteors

Pop group WESTLIFE and glam-rockers THE DARKNESS picked up top accolades at Monday's (01MAR04) METEOR IRELAND MUSIC AWARDS. The MY LOVE fivesome won Best Irish Pop Act - their fifth Meteor win, while Brit...

White Finishes Elephant Journey

WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE is tired of touring the duo's latest album - so plans to take a break to write some new songs. Jack, 28, and drummer MEG WHITE have been on...

Elephant Star 'Talked His Way Into The Role'

Acting newcomer JOHN ROBINSON cites his conversational skills as the reason he won the lead role in GUS VAN SANT's controversial new movie ELEPHANT. The 18-year-old high school student auditioned alongside thousands of other...

Outkast Honoured As Best Act Of 2003

Pioneering hip-hop duo OUTKAST were yesterday (1JAN04) named the best musical act of 2003 in a huge British poll. Music retailers HMV created the 'poll of polls' by compiling charts and reviews from newspapers...

Jay-z + Beyonce Top Best Song List

JAY-Z and BEYONCE have another reason to celebrate this morning (05DEC03) following their trawl of GRAMMY nominations - their hit collaboration CRAZY IN LOVE has been named ROLLING STONE's Song of The Year. The...

The White Stripes Make Album Of The Year

THE WHITE STRIPES' ELEPHANT has been named best album of 2003 by Britain's influential Q magazine. BLUR'S THINK TANK and THE MARS VOLTA's album DE-LOUSED IN THE COMATORIUM came second and third respectively....

Coldplay Named Best Band On Spin List

British rockers COLDPLAY have been named the Band of The Year by top American rock magazine SPIN. In the year's (03) first major Best Of poll, THE WHITE STRIPES' ELEPHANT claimed the Album of...

Gay Rights Activists In Fury Over Homophobic Lyrics

Gay rights campaigners are demanding reggae artists BEENIE MAN and ELEPHANT MAN be withdrawn from Britain's MUSIC OF BLACK ORIGIN (MOBO) awards, claiming their lyrics incite violence against homosexuals. Angry activist PETER TATCHELL...

Van Sant Looks To Shakespeare For Columbine Inspiration

American movie director GUS VAN SANT cites WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE as a major influence on his film about the Columbine High School massacre, ELEPHANT. The filmmaker - famed for making DRUGSTORE COWBOY and GOOD...

Jack White Refuses To Rest On Laurels

THE WHITE STRIPES singer, songwriter and guitarist JACK WHITE claims not to care how many albums he sells - despite new record ELEPHANT having shifted over 500,000 copies since its release in April (03)....

Von Trier: Dogville Too 'Provocative' For Cannes Win

Danish DOGVILLE director LARS VON TRIER is convinced his CANNES FILM FESTIVAL loss is down to his movie being too "provocative" for the jury. Dogville, starring Hollywood heavyweight NICOLE KIDMAN, was a hot favourite...

Gus Van Sant Wins Palme D'or

American filmmaker GUS VAN SANT's film ELEPHANT has scooped the top prize at this year's CANNES FILM FESTIVAL. The GOOD WILL HUNTING director will take home the coverted Palme d'Or and was voted the...

Van Sant's School Shootings Film Hits Cannes

Director GUS VAN SANT's latest movie ELEPHANT was based on the COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL shootings in America - to "capture the atmosphere" of the infamous event. The movie - which is nominated for...

Madonna's 'American Life' Falls Out Of Favour In UK

Despite storming into the charts at number one, pop queen MADONNA's latest album has been toppled from the top of the British charts after just one week. Her long-player AMERICAN LIFE was beaten into...

Cannes Heavyweights Vie For Top Gong

Three top directors are amongst those competing for the top prize at this year's (03) CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - PETER GREENAWAY, CLINT EASTWOOD AND GUS VAN SANT. Three-time nominee Eastwood's movie MYSTIC RIVER, which...

Kylie And J.lo On White Blacklist

WHITE STRIPES rocker JACK WHITE would rather have a cup of tea than sleep with JENNIFER LOPEZ, MADONNA or KYLIE MINOGUE. The singer, riding high in the British charts with album ELEPHANT, was asked...

White Stripes Get Tv Gig

Fans of the WHITE STRIPES will soon get to see more of the American rockers - they've signed up for a four-night stint on a US TV talk show. The FELL IN LOVE WITH...


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