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Gainsbourg Recorded Album Behind Sheet

29th August 2006

Actress-turned-singer CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG was so lacking in confidence while recording her debut album 5:55 she had to hide behind a sheet while she sang. The 35-year-old daughter of SERGE GAINSBOURG and JANE BIRKIN teamed up...

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Kasabian Slam Girls Aloud

27th August 2006

British rockers KASABIAN have slammed pop group GIRLS ALOUD for playing at UK rock event the V Festival - because the girl group aren't 'real' rock music. The CUTT OFF stars are furious Girls Aloud...

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14 Festival-goers Hospitalised

21st August 2006

Cold and wet conditions at England's V Festival rock event left 14 fans hospitalised over the weekend (19-20AUG06). More than 130,000 music lovers expecting beautiful sunshine as they watched a host of acts including RADIOHEAD,...

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Three Festival Fans Die In Car Crash

21st August 2006

Three music fans on their way home from the V Festival in Chelmsford, England, were killed in a car crash early this morning (21AUG06). According to police, the vehicle was carrying six people in their...

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Festival Crackdown Prompts 80 Arrests

21st August 2006

A huge police crackdown on drug offences has seen more than 80 UK festival-goers arrested in Stafford this weekend (19-20AUG06). In all, 1,350 officers were deployed at the Weston Park leg of the V Festival,...

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Thom Praises Monkeys' Attitude

8th August 2006

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is glad British chart-toppers ARCTIC MONKEYS have a feisty attitude, because so many young performers are vulnerable to music business exploitation. The musician, nominated for this year's (06) Mercury music prize,...

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U2 Top Live Poll

7th August 2006

U2 have been named the Greatest Live Band currently performing, in a new US poll. The Irish rockers beat IGGY POP's reformed THE STOOGES, acclaimed ARCADE FIRE and the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS to top...

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Yorke Calls For Blair Resignation

2nd August 2006

Outspoken RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is urging voters to overthrow British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR for his unclear stance on the Middle East conflict. The singer posted a furious message on the band's website calling...

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The Things They Say 2566

1st August 2006

"You can't disappear for six months and come back and expect it to be wonderful. By rights now, we should have split up. Isn't that what we're supposed to do at this point?" RADIOHEAD star...

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Yorke Upset About Pixies 'Feud'

1st August 2006

Sensitive RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE was so upset by the way his 2004 Coachella Festival comments about the PIXIES were misconstrued he lost sleep for a month. The rocker feared he'd upset one of his...

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Yorke Blasts Critics On Website

28th July 2006

RADIOHEAD star THOM YORKE has vented fury at critics who have dismissed his debut solo effort by writing a 'poem' on his website. The singer, whose album THE ERASER has been nominated for this year's...

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Metallica Embrace Itunes

27th July 2006

Rockers METALLICA have finally ended their iTunes holdout and are letting the online music store sell some of the band's records. The first single-song Metallica sale on the Apple site took place on Tuesday (25JUL06),...

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Shakira And Muse Continue To Top Euro Charts

24th July 2006

SHAKIRA's collaboration with WYCLEF JEAN continues to sit atop the European singles chart for the seventh week in a row, while MUSE are still number one in the continent's albums chart. Shakira and Jean's HIPS...

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Now! That's What I Call Beating Yorke To Number One

20th July 2006

The latest installment of US hits compilation NOW! THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC has wrecked RADIOHEAD star THOM YORKE's dreams of taking his debut solo album to number one in America. Now 22 beat Yorke's...

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Mercury Music Prize Favours Muse And Monkeys

18th July 2006

MUSE and ARCTIC MONKEYS have been tipped as the hot favourites to win this year's (06) Nationwide Mercury Music Prize after nominations were announced in London this morning (18JUL06). The 12 acts in the running...

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Allen And Muse Top UK Charts For Second Week

17th July 2006

British newcomer LILY ALLEN is sitting atop the UK singles chart with her debut release SMILE for the second week in a row. The 21-year-old's hit track continues to keep SHAKIRA FT WYCLEF JEAN's HIPS...

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Mason Proud To Be An Influence

10th July 2006

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON is flattered the band have left such a lasting legacy on music and inspired other acts to follow in their experimental footsteps. The rockers are credited with influencing bands like...

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Plan B Deny 'Ripping Off' Radiohead

30th June 2006

Rockers RADIOHEAD upset British rapper PLAN B when they banned him from using PYRAMID SONG as a backing track. Plan B, real name BEN DREW, had to re-write MISSING LINKS in two days because...

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Radiohead's Guest From The White House

19th June 2006

Crusading RADIOHEAD rocker THOM YORKE was speechless when he spotted one of US President GEORGE W BUSH's daughters at his New York City gig on Thursday (15JUN06) - as the band are famed for their...

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Yorke: 'I'm An Environmental Hypocrite'

19th June 2006

Campaigning RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE has confessed he is a hypocrite, because it's impossible for him to be a world-travelling rock star without damaging the environment. Yorke is a vocal ambassador for the charity Friends...

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Yorke Stalls On New Recording Contract

19th June 2006

RADIOHEAD are keeping record giant EMI sweating over their future, by refusing to sign a new contract until their next album is complete. After the release of their last LP, 2003 release HAIL TO THE...

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Surprises In Store At Bonnaroo

19th June 2006

The fifth Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival in Tennessee, the world's most successful festival, was all about surprises this weekend (15-18JUN06) as TOM PETTY, BRIGHT EYES and former GRATEFUL DEAD star PHIL LESH served up...

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The Who To Unveil Leeds University Plaque

16th June 2006

THE WHO will unveil a commemorative blue plaque at legendary English venue Leeds University when they launch their UK tour there tomorrow (17JUN06). The plaque will pay tribute to the concert venue, where The Who...

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Bonnaroo Sell Out Makes Tennessee Festival World's Best

12th June 2006

US rock show BONNAROO has become the world's top-grossing festival after selling out in record time. The three-day event, which takes place in Tennessee this weekend (16-18JUN06), failed to sell out in 2005 and promoters...

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Stars Help Gainsbourg Prepare First Album In 20 Years

6th June 2006

A host of stars including PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER and AIR are helping CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG record her first album in two decades. Gainsbourg, the daughter of legendary French singer SERGE GAINSBOURG and actress JANE BIRKIN,...

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Oasis Produce 'Greatest Album Of All Time'

1st June 2006

British rockers OASIS have created the Greatest Album Of All Time after their debut LP DEFINITELY MAYBE was voted top in a poll of UK music fans. The collection, which boasts hit singles LIVE FOREVER...

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Radiohead Distance Themselves From British Politician

30th May 2006

RADIOHEAD have rubbished claims by a British politician alleging they altered their set list at a recent gig to include his song request. Conservative Party leader DAVID CAMERON attended an acoustic gig, doubling as a...

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Radiohead Star Thanks Fans

25th May 2006

RADIOHEAD drummer PHIL SELWAY has thanked fans for their support following the death of his mother. The band were forced to axe a gig in Amsterdam, The Netherlands following the tragedy so Selway could grieve...

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Albarn Hit Out At Rock 'Do-gooders'

15th May 2006

GORILLAZ star DAMON ALBARN is fed-up of "hypocritical" rock stars who campaign for human rights, because he believes they are only increasing their own star power. Albarn, who is currently establishing a charity programme to...

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Thom Yorke: 'I'm Sticking With Radiohead'

14th May 2006

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE insists he will juggle his upcoming solo project with his frontman responsibilities with the CREEP band. Yorke's solo album THE ERASER will be a step away from the anguished indie sound...

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