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Pharrell Williams, Maroon 5 And Kasabian Announced For Itunes Festival

21st July 2014

Pharrell Williams, Maroon 5 and Kasabian are among the first acts to be announced for this year's iTunes Festival.The concerts will take place during the month of September at London's Roundhouse and will also feature...

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Blondie Stars Pay Tribute To Tommy Ramone

19th July 2014

Blondie stars Deborah Harry and Chris Stein have paid tribute to the last existing member of the original Ramones line-up following his death.Tommy Ramone, real name Thomas Erdelyi, lost his battle with cancer last week...

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Blondie's Tour May Be Their Last

18th July 2014

Blondie's current world tour could be their last.The iconic rock band's drummer Clem Burke, 58, has admitted the group's frontwoman Debbie Harry, 69, ''has hinted it could be time'' for the 'Maria' hitmakers.He told The...

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Rudimental To Headline Our House At V Festival

17th July 2014

Rudimental will headline the Our House Stage at Virgin Media's V Festival.The 'Feel the Love' hitmakers will take part in a sound-clash with Hospital Records (All Stars); London Elektricity, Danny Byrd, Fred V & Grafix...

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Fascinating Fact: 4261994

27th June 2014

Blondie paid tribute to fellow New Yorkers the Beastie Boys during their Glastonbury festival set in England on Friday (27Jun14) when they sampled the rap trio's Fight For Your Right (To Party) into their rendition...

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10 Acts You Had No Idea Were Playing Glastonbury

By George Percival | 23rd June 2014

Part of Glastonbury’s enduring reputation is its propensity for composing a line-up that is extensive that a wealth of acts will pass by unnoticed. We’ve sieved through the thousands of acts who will be making...

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Debbie Harry Urges Miley Cyrus To Keep Pushing Boundaries

16th June 2014

Blondie icon Debbie Harry has urged Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga to ignore the critics and to continue with their saucy stage antics.The Heart of Glass hitmaker became one of rock's first female pin-ups when...

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Debbie Harry Joins New York Horse Carriage Protest

21st May 2014

Rock icon Debbie Harry has thrown her support behind a campaign to ban horse-drawn carriages in New York City after a driver was charged for allegedly abusing a horse called Blondie.The Heart of Glass hitmaker...

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Fascinating Fact: 4196556

15th May 2014

Blondie star Debbie Harry poked fun at Jay Z and Solange Knowles' headline-grabbing elevator fight in a Tv skit on Wednesday night (14May14). The punk icon tried to keep a straight face as she fronted...

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Fascinating Fact: 4164109

22nd April 2014

Rockers Blondie are set to celebrate their 40th anniversary by releasing a two-disc set featuring new music. Blondie 4(0) Ever will hit stores in May (14) and will include collaborations with members of Gossip, Miss...

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Debbie Harry: Pop Stars Need To Take Risks

19th April 2014

Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry thinks pop stars need to ''step out of their comfort zones''. The 'Heart of Glass' hitmaker and her bandmates - Chris Stein, Clem Burke and Tommy Kessler - release their new...

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Arcade Fire Bring Out Debbie Harry At Coachella

14th April 2014

Arcade Fire brought Blondie to Coachella on Sunday (13Apr14) by performing with Debbie Harry during their set at the California festival.The rockers headlined the last day of the music event's first weekend (11-13Apr14) and they...

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Debbie Harry's Adoption 'Identity Crisis'

12th April 2014

Debbie Harry experienced an ''identity crisis'' after being adopted.The Blondie singer, 68, who was given up by her mother when she was only a few months old, sometimes struggled to deal with her past as...

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Glastonbury Line-up Confirmed: Elbow, Kasabian, Arcade Fire, Jack White...And Who Else?

By Lauren James | 4th April 2014

After months of speculation, the official line-up has been confirmed for the 2014 Glastonbury Festival, which will be held from the 27th to the 29th June this year. The festival tweeted this year's snazzy line-up...

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Michael Eavis: Led Zeppelin Will Reform

4th April 2014

Glastonbury boss Michael Eavis thinks Led Zeppelin will reform again one day. The music festival chief would like to see the classic rock band headline the event at Worthy Farm and is adamant they will...

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Gisele Bundchen Takes On Blondie For H&m Advert

2nd April 2014

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has recorded a cover of Blondie's Heart Of Glass for her latest H&M advertising campaign.The Brazilian beauty recorded a version of The Kinks' All Day and All of the Night last year...

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Gisele BüNdchen Records Blondie Cover For H+m

1st April 2014

Gisele Bündchen has turned her hand to singing for H&M's new campaign.The Brazilian bombshell has recorded a cover version of Blondie's 1979 anthem 'Heart of Glass', which will feature in the Swedish retailer's new summer...

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The Things They Say: 4126653

26th March 2014

"It's not about the cat. That's a cool brush-off. Chris really wrote that about Debbie." Blondie keyboard player Jimmy Destri explodes the myth that the band's hit Sunday Girl is about former couple Debbie Harry...

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Debbie Harry Wants Blondie Biopic

15th March 2014

Debbie Harry would like to see a Blondie biopic made.The 'Heart of Glass' singer thinks a film about her group could help people be better ''informed'' about their career, and the New York music scene...

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Fascinating Fact: 4107867

13th March 2014

Blondie star Debbie Harry made a surprise appearance with female rock group the Dum Dum Girls at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas on Wednesday (12Mar14). They performed Blondie's hit Dreaming.

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Ten More Years! Glastonbury Festival Gets License For Another Decade

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th March 2014

The well-trodden fields of Worthy Farm will be privy to live music, stabbed by tent pegs and defecated on for another decade thanks to Glastonbury festival’s new 10-year license, ensuring the world-famous annual weekend get-together...

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Debbie Harry Predicts End Of The Internet

5th March 2014

Blondie star Debbie Harry is convinced humans will eventually lose interest in the Internet and "unhook" their online presence, branding the web "a waste of time".The Heart of Glass singer signed up for Twitter.com in...

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It's Indie Rock & Roll For V Festival: The Killers Headline Huge Bill

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th March 2014

The UK’s festival season is slowly clicking into gear as Hollywood’s award season recovers from a stinking hangover. On the weekend of August 16-17 in Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire, The Killers will...

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Blondie To Play Glastonbury

27th February 2014

Blondie have confirmed they will perform at Glastonbury festival.The 'Hanging on the Telephone' group were named Godlike Geniuses at the NME Awards tonight (26.02.14) and also took the opportunity to confirm they will be playing...

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Debbie Harry Explains Olympics Snub

11th February 2014

Blondie star Debbie Harry has further addressed the furore surrounding the band's decision not to perform at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, insisting the group has too many gay friends to play in a...

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Blondie Turned Down Sochi Olympics Gig

9th February 2014

Veteran rockers Blondie turned down the chance to perform at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia to protest against the country's gay rights record.The Games kicked off in Sochi on Thursday (06Feb14), with the Opening...

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A Week In News: A Screen Legend Dies, A Tv Legend Makes His Exit, And The World's Weirdest Boxing Match

By Lauren James | 7th February 2014

RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman: The world lost a true talent when actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his apartment last Sunday after a suspected heroin overdose, aged 46. Thougha autopsy results were ruled...

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Pussy Riot's Nadia And Masha Disowned For Forgetting "Aspirations And Ideals" Of Punk Group

By Lauren James | 7th February 2014

Members of the Russian punk activist group Pussy Riot have disowned their two most high-profile members, Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, for having forgotten about the "aspirations and ideals of [the] group." Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova,...

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Madonna Reveals Death Threats

6th February 2014

Madonna received death threats for defending Pussy Riot.The 'Hung Up' hitmaker gave an impassioned speech at the Amnesty International Concert in New York last night (05.02.14), in which she described herself as a ''freedom fighter''...

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Blondie To Recieve This Year's Nme Godlike Genius Award

By Stephanie Chase | 4th February 2014

Blondie are to be this year's recipients of the NME’s 'Godlike Genius' Award. The band will also be performing live at the awards ceremony.Blondie's iconic frontwoman, Debbie Harry, pictured in 2011The announcement was made yesterday...

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