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Keane's Tom Chaplin Is Going Solo

Keane frontman Tom Chaplin is to launch a solo career.The 36-year-old singer is reportedly preparing to release solo material after 18 years with his band following their decision to go on an extended hiatus in...

Tim Rice-oxley Banned From Driving

Keane rocker Tim Rice-Oxley been banned from the roads for two years for drink-driving.The keyboardist, 38, was arrested in East Sussex, England in April (14) when a roadside breath test revealed he was almost three...

Lily Allen Blasts Fifa President At Glastonbury

Lily Allen has blasted FIFA president Sepp Blatter at Glastonbury.The 'Sheezus' singer dedicated her track 'F**k You' to the football administrator during her performance at this year's festival labelling him ''corrupt'' and a ''c**t''. The...

Metallica To Cover 'Wonderwall' At Glastonbury, But What Are The Best Oasis Covers?

In a similar fashion to the announcement of Jay Z in 2008, metal titans Metallica’s headline slot at the iconic Glastonbury Festival has been met with a wave of criticism and derision from commentators who...

Lily Allen Turned Down '£61 Million' Gig

Lily Allen feels like an ''idiot'' for turning down a gig worth '£61 million'. The 'Hard Out Here' singer was asked to perform on the website, Second Life, which she would have been paid in...

Lily Allen Holds On To Top Spot On U.k. Singles Chart

Singer Lily Allen has notched up three weeks atop the U.K. singles chart with her cover of Keane's Somewhere Only We Know.The song, which features as the soundtrack for festive Tv adverts for leading British...

Lily Allen Back On Top Of U.k. Singles Chart

British pop star Lily Allen has been given an early Christmas treat after returning to the top of the U.K. singles chart with her cover of Keane hit Somewhere Only We Know.The Smile singer performed...

The Things They Say: 3962963

"I can't listen to the song, I've got to be honest. It's quite shrill." Pop star Lily Allen confesses she can't stand hearing her cover of Keane's Somewhere Only We Know, which features in Christmas...

Tom Chaplin To Be A Dad

British musician Tom Chaplin will be kept busy during his band Keane's hiatus as he is set to become a first-time father.The group announced they will be taking time out from performing following the release...

Has Lily Allen Ruined The Adorable John Lewis Christmas Advert? [Video]

Lily Allen has always been more renowned for her lyrical genius that her singing abilities but her voice was truly put to the test when she was selected to sing the soundtrack to department store...

Just Shut Up, Cynics, And Enjoy The John Lewis Christmas Advert [Video]

It’s around now the Christmas cynics come out in force and say things like, "by the lords of Netflix: decorations already!?" and "Odin’s Breath! I hate presents, nice food and snow." But shut up cynics:...

British Rock Band Keane Taking Hiatus

British rockers Keane are embarking on an indefinite hiatus to allow bandmembers to focus on separate projects.A report published in Britain's The Sun newspaper initially suggested the group was splitting after 16 years together so...

Keane Break To Focus On Other Projects

Keane have split to focus on other projects.The 'Somewhere Only We Know' group are calling it quits, with singer Tom Chaplin said to be keen to start a solo career.An insider told The Sun on...

Lily Allen Covering Keane For John Lewis Christmas Advert

British retailers John Lewis are fast becoming renowned for their creative Christmas adverts with beautiful songs. Singer Lily Allen will cover Keane's 'Somewhere Only We Know' for this year's advert as the pop star makes...

Lily Allen Records Keane Cover For Christmas Ad

Singer Lily Allen has recorded a cover of Keane's Somewhere Only We Know for a festive Tv ad.Bosses at British department store John Lewis have enlisted the Smile hitmaker for their 2013 Christmas commercial....

David Cameron Gives Romantic Mixtape To G8 Leaders, Who's On It?

Prime Minister David Cameron has promoted young British musicians by giving all the G8 leaders a 10-track USB stick containing songs from Alt-J, Conor Maynard, Laura Mvula and Gabrielle Aplin with a very prominent theme...

What Links Del Toro's Pacific Rim And UK Soft Rockers Keane?

So there's the question. What links one of the Hollywood's most famous directors - Guillermo del Toro - with British band Keane? Well, we're going to tell you. It's the wave. The Hokusai wave,...

Better Than The Beatles? Coldplay Top Radio 2 'Favourite Albums' List

Chris Martin can rest easy. It wasn’t an April Fool’s joke. It turns out that Radio 2’s listeners really do hold his band Coldplay in higher regard that the likes of The Beatles, the Rolling...

Coldplay Top Bbc2 Listeners Poll

Coldplay's 'A Rush of Blood to the Head' has been voted BBC Radio 2 listeners' favourite album of all time. 'The Scientist' band's 2002 record beat The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and U2 to claim...

Thom Yorke Issues Warning To David Cameron On Using Radiohead

Thom Yorke has said that he would "sue the living shit" out of David Cameron if he used any Radiohead songs for the Conservative election campaign. "I can't say I love the idea of a...

Haim Named Bbc Sound Of 2013

Haim have been named the BBC's Sound Of 2013.The Californian trio of sisters beat AlunaGeorge, Angel Haze, and twelve other acts to claim the top spot in the broadcaster's annual list of bands to watch.the...

Keane 'Put One Over' Noel Gallagher

Keane loved ''putting one over'' Noel Gallagher at the Q Awards.The indie band beat the High Flying Birds musician to the Best Video gong for their track 'Disconnected' at Q magazine's annual awards this afternoon...

Agyness Deyn Marries Giovanni Ribisi: But Who He Is?

Supermodel Agyness Deyn has married the actor Giovanni Ribisi in one of those rarest of things - a celebrity wedding that slips almost entirely under the radar. The secrecy may have something to do with...

Keane Remember Late Drum Technician

British rockers Keane have offered up a touching tribute to the drum technician who died after an horrific stage accident at a Radiohead concert on Saturday (16Jun12).Scott Johnson, who previously toured with Keane, was killed...

Scissor Sisters Surprised To Make Fourth Album

Jake Shears thought Scissor Sisters would only make three albums.The 33-year-old singer - who is joined in the band by Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Del Marquis and Randy Real - admits the New York-based group have...

Keane See Off Tenacious D To Top U.k Album Chart

Keane has seen off Jack Black's rock act Tenacious D to remain number one in the U.K. album chart.Comedy rock album Rize of the Fenix was expected to top the chart after impressing in the...

Keane Lands Fifth Number One Atop U.k. Album Charts

Rockers Keane have landed their fifth consecutive number one atop the U.K. album charts with their latest release, Strangeland.The only other group in history to accomplish the same feat is The Beatles, who set the...

Keane's Tom Chaplin Deplores "Boring" UK Top 40

Ahead of their triumphant comeback, Keane have attacked the UK Top 40 Charts saying that there really isn't much to get excited about anymore. Talking to the UK's Daily Star, front man Tom Chaplin ranted...

Tom Chaplin: 'Charts Are In A Sorry State'

Keane frontman Tom Chaplin has taken aim at the current crop of pop stars, insisting the charts are in "a sorry state".The rocker claims "real music" is struggling to infiltrate playlists and he's eyeing a...

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So What Does Stephen Hawking Think About Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction?

We all know Stephen Hawking is a genius who can give us answers on...

Jay-Z Takes To Twitter To Defend Tidal, "We Are Here For The Long Haul"

Infrequent tweeter Jay-Z took to Twitter on Sunday to drop a few #TidalFacts...

Amy Winehouse's Father Mitch Says Daughter "Would Be Furious" Over Upcoming Documentary

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch has spoken out against the upcoming...

Final Show Of Jack White's Acoustic Tour To Stream On Tidal

The final show of Jack White’s five date acoustic tour will be streamed on...

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Judge Rules That Taking Your Child To A Pink Concert Cannot Be Considered Bad Parenting

This is probably the weird story of the day – that time a judge ruled that...

No Victims, No Suspect in the Atlanta Shooting, Which Allegedly Targeted Lil Wayne's Tour Bus

Lil Wayne’s tour bus was the target of a shooting early on Sunday morning...

Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Tops UK Chart For Second Week And Breaks Streaming Record

Wiz Khalifa is on top of the UK chart for a second week with his Paul...

'Goodfellas' Cast Celebrate 25th Anniversary At Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival ended on Saturday, with a special celebration...

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