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Billie Jean Voted Top Eighties Song

11th July 2006

MICHAEL JACKSON's classic dancefloor anthem BILLIE JEAN has been named the greatest song of the eighties by a music magazine. Experts for British music bible Q named the 1983 track from the 1982 THRILLER album...

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Farrell Plans Comeback With Hook And Rhcp Stars

7th June 2006

JANE'S ADDICTION and PORNO FOR PYROS frontman PERRY FARRELL has recruited NEW ORDER bass player PETER HOOK and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS stars FLEA and JOHN FRUSCIANTE to his new group SATELLITE PARTY. The eccentric...

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Coldplay Endorse World Cup Song

6th June 2006

Rock supergroup COLDPLAY have leaped to the defence of pals EMBRACE, insisting their World Cup soccer anthem for the England team is brilliant. WORLD AT YOUR FEET has attracted a barrage of criticism from other...

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Beckham's Pop Dreams Quashed

29th May 2006

England soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM's dreams of pop superstardom were quashed during the sport's last World Cup in 2002, after the country's Football Association (FA) refused to support the single. The Real Madrid player hoped...

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Mcculloch Devastated At Studio Closure

26th May 2006

British rock star IAN MCCULLOCH is distraught at the announced closure of England's iconic Liverpool Parr Street studios. The infamous studio, part-owned by veteran rock singer PHIL COLLINS, has been a creative source for some...

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Coldplay Out In The Cold At Novellos

25th May 2006

COLDPLAY are in shock after failing to pick up one honour at last night's (24MAY06) prestigious Ivor Novello Awards, despite being hotly-tipped to win in three categories. The CHRIS MARTIN-fronted band had been nominated for...

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Hook Slams Embrace Over World Cup Soccer Song

4th April 2006

NEW ORDER bassist PETER HOOK has slammed the English Football Association (FA) for choosing EMBRACE to sing this summer's soccer World Cup anthem over newcomers the ARCTIC MONKEYS. Hook, whose band sang WORLD IN MOTION...

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Hook Ailing

29th March 2006

NEW ORDER bassist PETER HOOK has been confined to bed after suffering severe heatstroke while DJing in Miami, Florida. The former JOY DIVISION star was sunburnt while spinning on the turntables at the dance music...

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Embrace To Record England World Cup Theme

28th March 2006

British rockers EMBRACE will record the official England World Cup song ahead of this summer's (06) soccer tournament in Germany. The band follows in the footsteps of acts including NEW ORDER and has written WORLD...

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Kaiser Chiefs Rule Out Soccer Anthem

14th March 2006

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have rubbished reports they are to support their national soccer team at the Football World Cup this summer (06) by recording a rousing anthem. The I PREDICT A RIOT hitmakers were...

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Barnes To Write World Cup Tune

2nd March 2006

Former British soccer star JOHN BARNES will record a new signature rap song for this summer's (06) World Cup. The ex-England and Liverpool star, who rapped on the 1990 final's track WORLD IN MOTION by...

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Smiths Stars Marr And Rourke Reunite After 19 Years

30th January 2006

THE SMITHS rockers JOHNNY MARR and ANDY ROURKE performed onstage together on Saturday night (28JAN06) for the first time in 19 years. Guitarist Marr and bassist Rourke teamed up at a charity fundraiser for...

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Hook Looks Forward To A Sober Christmas

23rd December 2005

Former NEW ORDER bass player PETER HOOK can't wait to help his kids build their toys this Christmas, with alcohol free steady hands. The recovering alcoholic, 49, recalls other alcoholics in his rehab group...

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Joy Division To Record New Music

15th December 2005

JOY DIVISION are to record new material for the biopic of their late bandmate IAN CURTIS, over 25 years after the British band's demise. The LOVE WILL TEAR UP APART group split after frontman...

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Smiths Stars Marr And Rourke To Reunite

13th December 2005

THE SMITHS rockers JOHNNY MARR and ANDY ROURKE will perform onstage together next month (JAN06) for the first time in 19 years. Guitarist Marr and bassist Rourke will star together at the 28 January...

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Osbourne Slams Hall Of Fame Stars

6th December 2005

OZZY OSBOURNE has hit out at the other music greats inducted into Britain's Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame last month (NOV05) - for turning the event into an ego-fest. Osbourne's BLACK SABBATH joined...

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Bass Rock Supergroup Seeks Unknown Singer

24th November 2005

A new rock supergroup starring the bassists of NEW ORDER, PRIMAL SCREAM and THE SMITHS is searching for an unknown singer. FREEBASS features New Order's PETER HOOK, former STONE ROSES star MANI, and The...

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Dylan Snubs UK Music Hall Of Fame

18th November 2005

Rock legend BOB DYLAN infuriated organisers of Wednesday's (16NOV05) UK Music Hall Of Fame by snubbing the prestigious honour by refusing to turn up or make a video acceptance speech. The LIKE A ROLLING...

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Eurythmics Hailed By Blair

17th November 2005

British prime minister TONY BLAIR hailed pop legends EURYTHMICS at the second annual UK Music Hall Of Fame ceremony in London last night (16NOV05). Blair recorded a video message honouring duo ANNIE LENNOX and...

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Robbie Signs Fashion Deal

31st October 2005

British pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS has signed a deal to model for trendy English fashion label Gio-Goi. Gio-Goi has dressed a host of British rockers including THE ROLLING STONES, HAPPY MONDAYS, OASIS, NEW ORDER,...

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New Order To Headline John Peel Tribute Concert

20th September 2005

Veteran rockers NEW ORDER will headline a concert in honour of late British radio DJ JOHN PEEL next month (05). THE FALL, SUPER FURRY ANIMALS and LAURA CANTRELL will also be performing at the...

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Bloc Party Slam Feuds

29th July 2005

BLOC PARTY frontman KELE OKEREKE has slammed bands who feud in public and urges artists to put their artistic differences aside to peacefully co-exist. The BANQUET singer is determined to behave like his idols...

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Corgan: 'Joy Division Were Heavy Metal'

8th July 2005

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS rocker BILLY CORGAN has bemused music fans by insisting new wave band JOY DIVISION were actually a heavy metal band. Joy Division, who evolved into electro act NEW ORDER after the...

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Geldof Stops Glastonbury

26th June 2005

LIVE 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF stopped Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL yesterday (25JUN05) while 110,000 revellers joined hands to support the MAKE POVERTY HISTORY campaign. All performances stopped shortly after 4pm (BST) - the middle...

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New Order Have New Album In The Bag

18th May 2005

NEW ORDER were so prolific during recording sessions for their new album, they have enough material left over for a follow-up disc. The BLUE MONDAY stars took four years out between releasing 2001's GET...

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Hook Attributes New Order Success To Music Boss Fans

27th April 2005

NEW ORDER bassist PETER HOOK has no doubt why the British band still remains successful after a quarter of a century - today's music bosses are longterm fans. New Order formed from the ashes...

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New Order Follow The Leader

26th April 2005

NEW ORDER have remained united for over two decades because all band members have learned to obey frontman BERNARD SUMNER and follow his lead. The Manchester, England, dance pioneers have been scoring chart success...

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New Order Relied On Drugs During Their Heyday

26th April 2005

NEW ORDER have been forced to look elsewhere for energy and inspiration since quitting drugs. The British TEMPTATION band spent much of the 1980s and 1990s on narcotics and depended on mind-altering substances to...

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Excited Flowers Shocks Hook With A Kiss

25th April 2005

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS was so overwhelmed when NEW ORDER bassist PETER HOOK approached him for a photograph, he locked lips with his hero. New Order were seated next to The Killers at...

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Green Day, Snoop And Brown Headline Oxegen Festival

19th April 2005

American acts GREEN DAY, SNOOP DOGG and JAMES BROWN will descend on the tiny Irish town of Naas for this year's (05) OXEGEN FESTIVAL. Naas - 32 kilometres (20 miles) south of the capital...

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