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Razorlight End Scissor Sisters' UK Chart Reign

9th October 2006

RAZORLIGHT have ended SCISSOR SISTERS' four-week run at number one on the UK singles chart. The British rockers climb 14 places to claim top spot with their single AMERICA, while Scissor Sisters slip to number...

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Borrell Ends Bob Boast

8th October 2006

RAZORLIGHT star JOHNNY BORRELL has finally admitted there is no comparison between himself and BOB DYLAN - despite having boasted his band's first album bettered the legend's iconic 1962 debut. Borrell famously declared 2004 release...

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Razorlight: 'We're Better Than Morrissey'

6th October 2006

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL believes his band are better than legendary rocker MORRISSEY, after the incredible response they received at this year's (06) V Festival. Both Razorlight and the former THE SIMTHS star headlined the...

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Cocker: 'I'm Sick Of 'Career' Rockers'

27th September 2006

British rocker JARVIS COCKER has hit out at over-rehearsed, corporate bands - insisting it is far more rock 'n' roll when musicians "mess up". The former PULP singer is desperate to see more creative artists...

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Primal Scream Rock Free Myspace Gig

31st August 2006

PRIMAL SCREAM are performing for free in London tonight (31AUG06) in the first of a series of rock concerts staged by online networking phenomenon MySpace. Users of the site - who previously signed on to...

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Razorlight Loses Guitar To Security Measures

24th August 2006

British rockers RAZORLIGHT's US tour has started badly - frontman JOHNNY BORRELL lost his guitar on the flight from his native England. Due to new security measures imposed following a terrorist alert earlier this month...

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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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Razorlight Campaign Against Bear Hats

14th August 2006

British rockers RAZORLIGHT has joined a People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals (PETA) campaign to stop the slaughter of Canadian bears for hats worn by Queen Elizabeth II's guards. The GOLDEN TOUCH stars signed...

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Shakira And Morrison Dominate UK Charts

14th August 2006

Columbian singer SHAKIRA and British singer/songwriter JAMES MORRISON have maintained their grip on the UK charts. Shakira's HIPS DON'T LIE collaboration with WYCLEF JEAN tops the singles chart for a fourth consecutive week, while 21-year-old...

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Shakira's Hips Enthrall The UK Charts

31st July 2006

SHAKIRA has topped the UK singles charts for the first time with her WYCLEF JEAN collaboration HIPS DON'T LIE. The Colombian singer's catchy tune jumped from number three to the top spot on Sunday (30JUL06),...

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Borrell's Bizarre Movie Moment

31st July 2006

RAZORLIGHT star JOHNNY BORRELL was stunned when he recently turned down a role in a Hollywood movie - because he ended up on the film set by accident after all. The GOLDEN TOUCH singer snubbed...

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Razorlight Offered Mandela's Musical Services

28th July 2006

Former South African president NELSON MANDELA nurtures a secret ambition to be a rocker, and offered his services to British band RAZORLIGHT. The GOLDEN TOUCH hitmakers invited the 88-year-old statesman to join the group on...

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Mcfly Get Naked For Number One

24th July 2006

British pop act MCFLY have celebrated clinching top spot in the UK singles chart by stripping stark naked on stage. The cheeky boy band shot straight to number one with charity offering DON'T STOP ME...

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The Things They Say 2496

23rd July 2006

"If someone sends me a link I'll always check it out." RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL reveals how he keeps in touch with up and coming music talent on his secret Myspace page.

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Borrell: 'I Was Naive'

14th July 2006

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL regrets criticising his chart rivals when he first started out on the rock scene. The GOLDEN TOUCH singer has been involved in public slanging matches with THE STROKES, KASABIAN, THE KOOKS,...

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Borrell Causes A Razorlight Rift

14th July 2006

RAZORLIGHT guitarist BJORN AGREN has slammed the band's frontman JOHNNY BORRELL for creating a split in the band - and for taking credit for songs he doesn't write. Agren claims GOLDEN TOUCH singer Borrell and...

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Huston Is A Huge Fan Of Razorlight

14th July 2006

Hollywood actress ANJELICA HUSTON is such a huge fan of British rockers RAZORLIGHT, she has invited the band to her Los Angles home. The UP ALL NIGHT hitmakers have been too busy promoting new single...

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Borrell Laughs Of Rift Reports

13th July 2006

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has laughed off his supposed rifts with rival bands, insisting they are merely media fabrications. The UP ALL NIGHT rocker has recently been reported to have had spats with British rockers...

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The Things They Say 2435

12th July 2006

"My hit ratio is still as paltry as it ever was. I have to write 30 s**t songs for every good one. Actually that's not true - I am getting slightly better." RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY...

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Allen Hits Top Spot

10th July 2006

British newcomer LILY ALLEN has claimed the number one crown on the UK singles chart with her debut release SMILE. The 21-year-old's radio play favourite climbed 12 places to knock SHAKIRA's HIPS DON'T LIE featuring...

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Pink Floyd Top Contactmusic.com Live 8 Poll

21st June 2006

Live 8 is over and now it's all down to the politicians to make decisions that could change the world at the G8 Summit later this week (begs06JUL05), but didn't the rockers, rappers and pop...

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Kooks Overjoyed To Be Stones Support

20th June 2006

British rockers THE KOOKS were thrilled when their heroes THE ROLLING STONES asked them to be their support act, comparing the request to being like a schoolboy's daydream. The NAIVE newcomers will play alongside the...

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Kinks Star Fears Duet With Razorlight Will Be 'Tacky'

7th June 2006

RAZORLIGHT are thrilled RAY DAVIES agreed to rerecord his classic track SUNNY AFTERNOON with them, although the KINKS frontman fears it may be "tacky". Davies admits he already has a connection with the GOLDEN TOUCH...

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Kooks Feud With Razorlight Frontman Escalates

19th May 2006

British rockers THE KOOKS have hit back at JOHNNY BORRELL, after the RAZORLIGHT frontman slammed their music as "horrible". The Kooks singer LUKE PRITCHARD dedicated the band's recent single NAIVE to Borrell at the band's...

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Morton To Tie The Knot

19th May 2006

British actress SAMANTHA MORTON is engaged to be married, after boyfriend HARRY HOLM surprised her with a ring on her 29th birthday. The MINORITY REPORT star was celebrating in Paris on Saturday (13MAY06) when Holm...

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Razorlight: 'We're Better Than Arctic Monkeys'

17th May 2006

British rockers RAZORLIGHT are baffled by the hype surrounding rock newcomers ARCTIC MONKEYS, insisting they know a string of bands who are better than the teen group. Frontman JOHNNY BORRELL cites the I BET YOU...

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Waters Returns To The Dark Side For London Megagig

9th March 2006

ROGER WATERS is to recreate PINK FLOYD's landmark DARK SIDE OF THE MOON album in its entirety as part of a massive weekend of British rock at London's Hyde Park. The former Pink Floyd leader...

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Maximo Park Star Breaks Arm At Nme Awards

26th February 2006

British newcomers MAXIMO PARK have been forced to cancel all upcoming gigs after guitarist DUNCAN LLOYD broke his arm at the NME Awards on Thursday night (23FEB06). Lloyd is predicted to be out of...

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Bbc Rapped Over Live 8 Swearing

20th February 2006

The BBC have been criticised by British TV watchdog Ofcom for broadcasting swear words by MADONNA, SNOOP DOGG, RAZORLIGHT and GREEN DAY at the Live 8 concerts last summer (JUL06). Rapper Snoop Dogg finished...

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The Cure Line Up For Charity Shows

14th February 2006

Iconic rockers THE CURE will headline the annual Teenage Cancer Trust series of gigs in London next month (MAR06). Golden Globe-winning comedian RICKY GERVAIS, GOLDFRAPP, THE SCORPIONS and RAZORLIGHT will also perform the concerts...

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