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The Duke Spirit's 'Monstrous' Album

26th July 2011

The Duke Spirit's new album, 'Bruiser', is a "monstrous pagan devotional album." 'The Step and the Walk' rockers wanted to get away from the huge "wall of sound" they created on their first two albums,...

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Olly Murs A Secret Rapper

25th July 2011

Olly Murs is secretly a rapper. The 'Thinking of Me' hitmaker is a big fan of hip hop and likes to rap in his spare time, especially when he's doing karaoke. Speaking ahead of his...

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Olly Murs Wants To Reconnect With Robbie

23rd July 2011

Olly Murs hope he will one day perform with Robbie Williams again.The 'Thinking of Me' hitmaker rose to fame after performing on UK TV show 'The X Factor' alongside Robbie, and hopes one day he...

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Heaven 17 Headline Tramlines

23rd July 2011

Heaven 17 closed the first day of the Tramlines festival last night (22.07.11).The 'Temptation' synth pop group played a nostalgic set, packed with their hits in the main square of their home city in Northern...

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Fascinating Fact 9550

26th June 2010

LA ROUX paid tribute to the 1980s onstage at the Glastonbury festival on Friday by teaming up with HEAVEN 17 frontman GLENN GREGORY. The Come Live With Me singer duetted with La Roux's Elly Jackson...

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Cocker And Ditto To Release Duet

5th March 2007

THE GOSSIP frontwoman BETH DITTO and former PULP singer JARVIS COCKER are set to release their duet of HEAVEN 17 track TEMPTATION. The pair performed the 1983 synth classic at the NME Awards in London...

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Townshend Almost Gave Up In The Eighties

21st September 2006

PETE TOWNSHEND became convinced it was time to turn his back on THE WHO when punk and electro music became popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Townshend, now 61, felt The Who no...

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