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Stars Unite For Big Star Tribute

18th May 2006

US rockers REM are joining forces with RYAN ADAMS and IDLEWILD to create a tribute album to 1970s band BIG STAR. Disc BIG STAR SMALL WORLD will feature a series of cover tracks including YOU...

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Outkast Promise August Movie Release

21st March 2006

OUTKAST rapper BIG BOI has promised fans their long-awaited movie IDLEWILD will be released in August (06), insisting their quest for the perfect soundtrack caused the delay. The CAROLINE hitmaker admits to being a perfectionist,...

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Idlewild Split With Label

14th December 2005

Scottish band IDLEWILD have split from their record company EMI/Parlophone after eight years together. The YOU HELD THE WORLD IN YOUR ARMS hitmakers, comprising frontman RODDY WOOMBLE, guitarist ROD JONES, bassist PHIL SCANLON and...

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Idlewild Star Struggles With Addiction

27th July 2005

IDLEWILD frontman RODDY WOOMBLE is coming to terms with an addiction which is beginning to dictate how he leads his life - the Scottish rocker has to spend hours on the internet everyday. The...

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Franz Ferdinand Consider Scottish Parliament Gig

15th March 2005

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are considering performing a gig at the Scottish Parliament this June (05) to help publicise a political debate about Scotland's need for high-profile music award ceremonies. Member of Scottish Parliament PAULINE...

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Franz To Headline Scottish Tsunami Concert

25th January 2005

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have agreed to headline a gig in their native Glasgow next month (19FEB05) to raise funds for victims of December's (04) Indian Ocean tsunami. The TAKE ME OUT stars will...

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Belle And Sebastian Top Scottish List

13th January 2005

Rockers BELLE AND SEBASTIAN have been voted the best Scottish band of all time. The I'M A CUCKOO stars beat off competition from TRAVIS, WET WET WET and PRIMAL SCREAM to head Scots magazine...

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Phantom Planet Star Beats Justin On New Hunks List

20th November 2003

PHANTOM PLANET frontman ALEX GREENWALD has beaten JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE to the top of a new teen poll to find the hottest guy in rock. Timberlake came in at number two in the eclectic ELLE...

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Idlewild Label Oasis Lyrics 'Terrible'

29th May 2003

Scottish rockers IDLEWILD have slated OASIS' song lyrics, calling them "lazy" and "simplistic". The band, who are keen poetry readers, believe it's important for contemporary musicians to spend more time on their lyrics....

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