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The Magic Numbers Perform Charity Set

19th September 2013

Rockers The Magic Numbers surprised shoppers in Edinburgh, Scotland on Wednesday (18Sep13) by performing an acoustic set for 40 people in a bid to fight poverty.The band took time out of its busy schedule to...

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Fascinating Fact 11791

19th July 2011

ST. Etienne star Sarah Cracknell is to join indie rockers The Magic Numbers to perform Fleetwood Mac's iconic Rumours album at an upcoming British music festival. The new quintet will team up at the Truck...

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Stars Help The Cardiacs Star Smith Afford Physiotherapy

6th February 2011

THE MAGIC NUMBERS and ALL ABOUT EVE singer JULIANNE REGAN are among the stars helping to raise cash for disabled THE CARDIACS star TIM SMITH on a new tribute album.The two acts and the newly-reformed...

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Stars Line Up To Help Collins With Comeback Album

17th June 2010

FRANZ FERDINAND stars ALEX KAPRANOS and NICK MCCARTHY, MAGIC NUMBERS frontman ROMEO STODDART and JOHNNY MARR are among the stars who will appear on Scottish singer/songwriter EDWYN COLLINS' first full-length album since suffering a stroke...

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Sugababes Land Cornbury Headline Slot

13th March 2009

THE SUGABABES have been confirmed as the headline act at this year's Cornbury Festival in Oxfordshire.Other acts that are scheduled to appear at July's event include THE MAGIC NUMBERS, SCOUTING FOR GIRLS and THE DAMNED.Commenting...

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Fascinating Fact 4808

11th February 2008

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS star GRUFF RHYS has teamed up with THE STROKES' FAB MORETTI and THE MAGIC NUMBERS to record a new album inspired by controversial '80s businessman JOHN DeLOREAN. The project, called Stainless Style...

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Muse + The Magic Numbers Donate Songs To Eco Project

7th December 2007

MUSE, PULP, THE MAGIC NUMBERS, LIAM FROST and JOSE GONZALEZ are among the artists to have donated exclusive video tracks to a British environmental project. The bands are supporting the Eden Project, a cutting-edge campaign...

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Celebrities Contribute To Free Dvd

6th December 2007

Celebrities are revealing the secrets of their musical talents on a free DVD.Released by the Arts Council England, it is hoped the DVD will encourage young people to develop an interest in music.KT TUNSTALL, BLUR,...

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Rock Stars Give Free Music Lessons

6th December 2007

KT TUNSTALL, MAGIC NUMBERS and BLUR will expose the secrets behind their most popular songs on a free DVD for budding rock stars. The tutorial DVDs are being given away by the Arts Council England...

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Benicassim To Get Underway

19th July 2007

Benicassim festival will get underway tonight as four days of live music in the Spanish sunshine begins.Iggy and the Stooges lead tonight's headliners along with fellow US act Bright Eyes and Swedish band Mando Diao.The...

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Rain Fails To Dampen Glasto Spirits

22nd June 2007

It may be raining and mud squelching under foot, but the weather has not managed to dampen the spirits of Glastonbury festival-goers just yet.Music fans have been turning up at the Somerset farm since Wednesday...

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Glastonbury Organiser Upbeat Despite Forecasts

21st June 2007

Glastonbury festival organiser Michael Eavis is remaining upbeat about the event despite forecasts predicting heavy thunderstorms over the weekend.Almost 100,000 festival-goers are already estimated to have arrived at his small farm in the Somerset village...

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British Sea Power Get Great Escape Dancing

21st May 2007

British Sea Power stole the show at Brighton's Great Escape festival this weekend.The four-piece indie band, themselves hailing from Brighton, got the crowds dancing along at the Udderbelly venue on Saturday night.Whether their strong welcome...

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Mondays Play At Great Escape

18th May 2007

Happy Mondays played a short set at the Brighton Great Escape festival, dropping in a number of their classic tracks.Frontman Shaun Ryder, dancing mascot Bez and the rest of the Mondays played a small venue...

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Great Escape Expands Line-up

20th April 2007

As well as British Sea Power playing a set in an inflatable cow, a number of other bands have been added to the Great Escape Festival.The Brighton event takes place from May 17th to May...

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The Magic Numbers Hit Back At Second Album Critics

5th February 2007

Folk rockers THE MAGIC NUMBERS were devastated when music critics panned their second album THOSE THE BROKES, but they're confident the LP will be hailed as a classic in a few years time. The LOVE...

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Weller + Magic Numbers Go Under The Covers

2nd February 2007

PAUL WELLER has tackled ROSE ROYCE's WISHING ON A STAR and THE MAGIC NUMBERS attempt BEYONCE KNOWLES' CRAZY IN LOVE on a quirky new covers compilation. They're joined by artists like R.E.M., DIDO and k.d.lang,...

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Magic Numbers Double Lightning Shock

5th September 2006

British band THE MAGIC NUMBERS are ruing their bad luck after being struck by lightning twice while working in America. The band were recording new album THOSE THE BROKES when their studio was hit during...

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Lips Sell Out The Bowl

20th June 2006

Quirky rockers THE FLAMING LIPS have smashed 2006 records at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl by selling out their 23 July (06) show faster than any other. All 17,500 tickets for the Oklahoma group's show have...

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Magic Numbers Promise Darker Second Album

16th April 2006

MAGIC NUMBERS frontman ROMEO STODART has promised fans a darker "harder edged" follow-up to their cheery debut album. The quirky foursome, who shot to UK chart success last year (05) with their melodic rock harmonies,...

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Arcade Fire And Dylan Named, Doherty Shamed In Poll

20th February 2006

ARCADE FIRE, PETE DOHERTY and BOB DYLAN shared the spoils in the Mojo magazine 2005 Readers Poll, picking up two awards apiece. Acclaimed Canadians Arcade Fire beat THE MAGIC NUMBERS and ARCTIC MONKEYS to...

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Kaiser Chiefs Dominate Nme Awards Nominations

24th January 2006

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS are set to dominate the ShockWaves NME Awards next month (FEB06), after landing a record seven nominations. The I PREDICT A RIOT hitmakers, who opened the Philadelphia Live 8 concert...

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Coldplay Top Digital Awards

19th October 2005

Rock giants COLDPLAY were the big winners at last night's (18OCT05) BT Digital Music Awards in London. The band collected the People's Choice Award, Best Digital Community and Best Digital Campaign at the bash...

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Oasis Lead Q Awards Race

20th September 2005

British rockers OASIS will lead the race at next month's (OCT05) Q Awards in London after landing five nominations. Following the release of their sixth studio album, DON'T BELIEVE THE TRUTH, earlier this year...

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Antony And The Johnsons Win Mercury Music Prize

6th September 2005


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Stodart Hits Out At Stadium Songs

6th September 2005

THE MAGIC NUMBERS frontman ROMEO STODART has slammed bands including fellow Brits COLDPLAY and KEANE, because he is so sick of their ready-made singalong anthems. The LOVE ME LIKE YOU rocker insists the offending...

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Keane And Magic Numbers Join War Child Line-up

16th August 2005

LATEST: KEANE and THE MAGIC NUMBERS have joined the star-studded line-up for War Child charity album HELP: A DAY IN THE LIFE. The record marks the tenth anniversary of the legendary 1995 HELP...

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Magic Numbers Singer Not Recognised By Slash

12th August 2005

THE MAGIC NUMBERS frontman ROMEO STODART was overjoyed to meet his hero SLASH at an awards ceremony, but was disappointed the GUNS N' ROSES legend didn't know who he was. Up-and-coming rocker Stodart's band...

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Magic Numbers Apologise To Fans

10th August 2005

LATEST: THE MAGIC NUMBERS have apologised to fans after storming off during the legendary British TV show TOP OF THE POPS, after host RICHARD BACON made a childish joke about their weight. Bacon introduced...

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