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Hot Chip For Glastonbury?

21st January 2010

Hot Chip have hinted they will be playing Glastonbury Festival. The 'Ready For The Floor' hitmakers - who are set to release their fourth album 'One Life Stand' on February 1 - suggested they may...

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Coldplay's Clothes For Sale

18th December 2009

Coldplay are selling their muddy boots for charity. The 'Viva la Vida' hitmakers are hoping to raise thousands of pounds for the Kids Company charity by selling off a series of items including the footwear...

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Rihanna Wants Cheryl Support

10th December 2009

Rihanna is hoping to launch Cheryl Cole's career in the US. The 'Umbrella' singer has pledged to offer the Girls Aloud star - who recently launched her solo career - a spot supporting her on...

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'Overpaid' Bono

2nd December 2009

Bono thinks he is "overpaid".The U2 rocker - who is worth an estimated £400 million - says he devotes so much of his time to charitable projects because he believes he has more money than...

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Muse Set For Glastonbury

27th November 2009

Muse are reportedly headlining next year's Glastonbury Festival.According to music website eFestivals, the Devonshire trio are set to confirm they will headline the world famous music event next June, joining former tour mates U2 in...

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U2 To Make Glastonbury Debut

23rd November 2009

U2 are to headline the Glastonbury Festival next year.The music event's organiser Michael Eavis has signed up the Irish rockers - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - to perform for the...

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Andy Williams To Play Glastonbury

12th October 2009

Andy Williams is to perform at next year's Glastonbury Festival.The 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' singer told fans at the Cheltenham Literature Festival that organiser Michael Eavis had booked him to perform at the...

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Graham Coxon Rules Out More Blur

1st October 2009

Graham Coxon insists Blur will not work together again.The guitarist quashed recent speculation that the Britpop legends - who played a string of concerts this summer, including a headline slot at the Glastonbury festival -...

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Arctic Monkeys Avoid Bands

1st September 2009

Arctic Monkeys have been blasted for their unfriendly attitude at the Reading Festival.The 'Crying Lightning' rockers - who headlined the music event on Saturday (29.08.09) - have come under fire for their insistence on a...

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Robotic Madness

28th August 2009

Suggs claims he performs wearing a "robotic knee brace".The Madness frontman insists that age isn't taking its toll on his performances as he can still pull off his old dance moves - with a little...

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Arctic Monkeys' Strange Sound

8th July 2009

Arctic Monkeys say their new single is "strange".The rockers release 'Crying Lightning' next month and admit it is not typical chart fare.Frontman Alex Turner said: "This was deemed the best signifier of the record. It...

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Kate Moss Wants 'Wild' Festival

26th June 2009

Kate Moss is planning to go "wild" at Glastonbury festival.The supermodel has splashed out on six £500 VIP tickets for the world famous music event in Somerset, England, this weekend and is determined to enjoy...

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Blur Right For Glastonbury

26th June 2009

Blur insist it is "right" they are closing Glastonbury festival.The reformed Britpop group top the bill at the world-famous music event on Sunday (28.06.09) and insist they are an appropriate choice to end this year's...

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Black Eyed Peas Make Recording Request

25th June 2009

Black Eyed Peas have demanded a studio on their tour bus when they perform at Glastonbury festival.The 'Boom Boom Pow' hitmakers want to work on new material at the world famous music event in Somerset,...

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Glastonbury Founder To Quit

23rd June 2009

Michael Eavis is to step down from running the Glastonbury festival.The farmer has been arranging the world-famous music event at his Worthy Farm in Somerset, England, since it began in 1970 but says he plans...

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Sean Lennon Slams Springsteen

19th June 2009

John Lennon's son is furious Bruce Springsteen is headlining the Glastonbury Festival.Sean Lennon - the son of Beatles legend John and Yoko Ono - thinks the 'Born to Run' singer is an "outrageous" choice to...

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Adele's Housework Songs

5th June 2009

Adele is writing an album about chores.The 'Chasing Pavements' singer is currently in the studio working on the follow-up to her 2008 debut '19'and says she is using the things that annoy her about men...

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Maximo Park's Customised Crotch

4th June 2009

Maximo Park's Paul Smith has to have his suits altered at the crotch.The singer is so scared his energetic stage movements will split his trousers, he has hired a tailor to reinforce the fabric between...

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Glastonbury 2009 Line-up To Be Announced

25th May 2009

The full line-up for next month's Glastonbury festival will be announced later today.Blur, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young are headlining this year's festival, which takes place between Wednesday June 24th and Sunday June 28th.A host...

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Kanye West Set For Glastonbury 'Guest Appearance'

11th May 2009

Rap star Kanye West could follow mentor Jay-Z in appearing at this year's Glastonbury Festival, reports claim.While the Stronger rapper is not set to headline the Pyramid Stage like the Roc-A-Fella mogul, West is likely...

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Glastonbury Swine Flu Could Spell End Of Festival

6th May 2009

The fate of this summer's Glastonbury Festival could rest on the spread of swine flu, it has been claimed.Organisers of the long-running Somerset event are to hold talks to outline the best approach to managing...

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Glastonbury's Eavis 'One Of The Most Influential People On Earth'

1st May 2009

MICHAEL EAVIS, founder of the Glastonbury Festival, is one of the most influential people on Earth, according to Time magazine. Eavis, who divides his time between farming and putting on one of the world's most...

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Glastonbury Chief Joins Obama On Time 100 List

30th April 2009

Michael Eavis has been named on Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world alongside the likes of Barack Obama and actor Zac Efron.The Glastonbury Festival founder said he was "flattered...

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Springsteen Denies Affair Claims After Divorce Citing

11th April 2009

Bruce Springsteen has been forced to deny claims of adultery for the second time in three years after he was named in a couple's divorce proceedings.Arthur Kelly filed divorce papers last month which claimed his...

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Lady Gaga For Glasto?

25th March 2009

LADY GAGA may be set to perform at this year's Glastonbury Festival, it has emerged.The US singer has seen a swift rise in her popularity in the UK, recently scoring her second number one with...

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Graham Coxon Previews New Album

20th March 2009

Graham Coxon has previewed material from his new album at the South by Southwest festival.The former Blur guitarist played an acoustic set at the event in Austin on Thursday including a number of songs from...

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Merriweather Talks New Album

13th March 2009

DANIEL MERRIWEATHER has been discussing his forthcoming album, claiming that he aimed for a "stripped back" sound.The Australian singer enjoyed chart success last year when he recorded a version of THE SMITHS song Stop Me...

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Blur Shows 'May Be Last For Drummer'

5th March 2009

BLUR drummer Dave Rowntree has claimed he may leave the band when they finish their summer tour.The Britpop legends recently announced they will be performing several dates in the UK, including two at London's Hyde...

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Neil Young Confirmed As Isle Of Wight Headliner

5th March 2009

Rock legend Neil Young has been announced as the final headliner for this year's Isle of Wight festival.The Heart of Gold star, whose career spans four decades, joins a line-up for the June event which...

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Blur Confirm Glastonbury Show

1st March 2009

Britpop giants Blur have confirmed they are set to reunite ahead of this summer's Glastonbury festival, where they will play as one of the headline acts.Speaking to the Daily Mirror newspaper, lead singer Damon Albarn...

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