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The Kooks Wants Festivals To Book More Bands

The Kooks' Luke Pritchard thinks it's time festivals returned to their rock 'n' roll roots.The 'She Moves In Her Own Way' hitmaker thinks it is ''mad'' that solo stars such as Dua Lipa are taking...

The Kooks Perform At Charlotte Casiraghi's Wedding

The Kooks performed at Charlotte Casiraghi's wedding.The 'Naive' hitmakers were invited to perform at the reception when the 32-year-old beauty - who is the daughter of Caroline, Princess of Hanover, and the late Stefano...

The Kooks Luke Pritchard Once Paid For Mick Jagger's Crab Lunch

The Kooks' Luke Pritchard once paid for Sir Mick Jagger's expensive crab salad and champagne after he left without paying.The 'Ooh La' hitmaker was lucky enough to enjoy a dinner date with The Rolling Stones...

The Kooks Want Cooky Dance Craze For New Song Chicken Bone

The Kooks' Luke Pritchard believes their new track 'Chicken Bone' should have its own online dance craze.The 'Naive' hitmaker says he will ''invent'' his own routine to accompany their latest single from their comeback record...

Luke Pritchard's Loo Proposal

The Kooks' Luke Pritchard proposed to his fiancee Ellie Rose whilst she was using the loo.The 33-year-old indie rocker popped the question whilst donning a smart suit and bow tie and serenaded his wife-to-be -...

The Kooks Luke Prichard Would Do Strictly Come Dancing

The Kooks' Luke Pritchard would like to give 'Strictly Come Dancing' a go.The 'Ooh La' hitmaker says while his band haven't needed to resort to reality TV or talent shows to increase interest in their...

The Kooks Think Kasabian Are Wrong

The Kooks have slammed Kasabian for their criticism of festival headliners.The 'She Moves in her Own Way' hitmakers insist the 'Fire' group were wrong to say bands aren't good enough to top the bill at...

The Kooks' Luke Pritchard Dating Singer

The Kooks' Luke Pritchard is dating musician Ellie Rose.The 'Ooh La' hitmaker and the budding singer/songwriter reportedly got together after meeting through friends in the same circle and despite only being together for a short...

The Kooks Announce Fifth Album Let's Go Sunshine

The Kooks have announced their fifth studio album 'Let's Go Sunshine'.The 'Naive' hitmakers surprised fans on Thursday (17.05.18), by dropping two brand new tracks, 'No Pressure' and 'All The Time', from their forthcoming record, which...

The Kooks To Drop New Lp In 2018

The Kooks have nearly completed their new record.The 'Naive' hitmakers are in the process of moving record labels from Virgin EMI after a decade and are planning to drop their next studio album in 2018.Frontman...

The Kooks Announce UK Arena Tour For November

The Kooks have announced a UK arena tour for November.The 'Naive' rockers will kick off their shows at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on November 23 before concluding at The SSE Arena, Wembley on...

The Kooks Can't Wait For Isle Of Wight Festival

The Kooks cannot wait to play their new songs at the Isle of Wight festival this summer.After two years away, the 'Naive' rockers are back with new album 'Best of... So Far', which features a...

The Kooks To Move Label

The Kooks are signing to a new record label.The 'Naive' hitmakers are gearing up for the release of their greatest hits album, 'Best Of... So Far', which is released on May 19, and they are...

The Kooks Promise More Music To Come With 'Best Of... So Far' Album

The Kooks have just dropped their first single in two years entitled 'Be Who You Are'; one of the brand new songs from their forthcoming compilation album 'Best Of... So Far'. The British indie band...

The Kooks Luke Pritchard's Advice For One Direction

The Kooks' Luke Pritchard has advised One Direction to get back together no matter what.The 'Naive' hitmaker went through turbulent times with his bandmate Hugh Harris, but he says nothing was worth breaking up the...

Viola Beach Memorial Concert Planned

All four members of the band from Warrington, U.K. died along with their band manager Craig Tarry, 32, in car in a crash in Sweden last month (13Feb16).The musical tribute has been organised to help...

Nick Jonas To Perform At V Festival

Nick Jonas will perform at V Festival.The 'Jealous' hitmaker joins hip hop trio De La Soul, Pendulum and MNEK in the latest list of acts confirmed for the 20th anniversary event which is sponsored by...

Luke Pritchard Dedicates New Album To Late Dad

The Kooks singer Luke Pritchard has dedicated the band's new album to his late father.Pritchard's dad Bob died when the rocker was just three years old and he has always been open about his struggle...

Mischa Barton's Supportive Boyfriend

Mischa Barton's boyfriend is very supportive of her fashion career.The 26-year-old actress is currently dating Sebastian Knapp, and she admits he is always keen to show how much he admires her talents.He said: ''He's great....

Who Knew? Mischa Barton Friends With Kate Pippa Middleton's Brother?

Remember Mischa Barton ? The British-American actress is best known for her role on 'The O.C' though has tried her hand at stage acting, movies and the occasional bit of fashion modelling since. In...

The Stone Roses To Headline Optimus Alive As Part Of Reunion Tour

Optimus Alive Festival have announced the first acts and headliners at their upcoming festival. Stone Roses; Radiohead and The Cure are all set to headline; other first acts include Florence And The Machine; Snow Patrol;...

Katie Melua Is Engaged

Katie Melua is getting married. The 27-year-old singer is set to wed former World Superbike champion James Toseland - who she has been dating since April 2011 - after he proposed before Christmas, The Sun...

The Kooks 'Fuse' Styles

The Kooks wanted to "fuse" different musical styles on 'Junk of the Heart'.The 'Is It me' group went out of their way to experiment with different sounds for their third album, in order to freshen...

Ex-the Kooks Star Max Rafferty Addresses Addiction Reports

Former The Kooks star Max Rafferty has dismissed rumours he was forced to leave the band due to spiralling drug problems.The bassist was said to have been kicked out of the British band in 2008...

The Kooks Scrapped Half An Album

British rockers The Kooks scrapped half of their latest album Junk Of The Heart after "overthinking" during the writing process.Frontman Luke Pritchard reveals the band struggled during sessions for their third release, so they decided...

The Kooks Not Hindered By Member Changes

Luke Pritchard doesn't see The Kooks' changing line up as a "hindrance".The group's drummer Paul Garred left due to medical reasons, and was replaced by Chris Prendergast, while Pete Denton has taken on bass duties...

Ray Davies Re-thinking Sale Of Studio

The Kinks frontman Ray Davies is re-thinking his decision to sell the band's studio, so he can finish his next album.The 'Lola' hitmaker bought Konk studios in London in 1971 for his band to record...

Fearne Cotton Calls Off Engagement

Fearne Cotton has called off her engagement to Jesse Jenkins.The Radio 1 DJ - who first started dating the US skateboarder in 2006 - split from her on-off boyfriend for good last month after getting...

The Kooks To Let Fans Choose Tour Venues

British rockers The Kooks are asking fans to choose the venues for gigs on the group's next U.K. tour.The band is set to hit the road in May (11) and they are asking devotees to...

The Kooks Take On Alternative Influences

The Kooks' new album is influenced by Beck and film director David Lynch.The British indie rockers have been watching and listening to the works of the alternative US musician and avant-garde filmmaker in a bid...

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