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Greenpeace Set To Stage Virtual Concerts During Festival Season

Greenpeace plans to stage a series of virtual concerts to replace the usual festival season.The environmental charity has announced its ambition to host exclusive performances from the likes of Tim Burgess, Alice Phoebe Lou, and...

Liam Gallagher To Join Listening Party For Mtv Unplugged Album

Liam Gallagher is set to join Tim Burgess' Twitter Listening Party on Friday (12.06.20) to mark the release of his 'MTV Unplugged' album.The 47-year-old rock star recorded the album at Hull City Hall during the...

Tim Burgess Admits Drugs Stopped Him Creating More Top Tunes

The Charlatans' Tim Burgess believes he would've had a colossal catalogue of songs behind him if he hadn't abused drugs and booze.The 'North Country Boy' hitmaker has been clean since 2006, but he has admitted...

Six Unexpected Things Musicians Are Doing To Help While Quarantined

Plenty of artists have been donating money to various organisations, and plenty more have been taking part in virtual concert series as we all do our best to navigate the uncertain, isolating waters of the...

Tim Burgess' Father Has Passed Away

Tim Burgess' father has died.The Charlatans frontman took to Twitter on Friday (03.04.20) afternoon to announce the sad news that his parent had passed away after a long battle with an unknown illness, and praised...

The Charlatans Launch Interactive Tune Map

The Charlatans have launched a new interactive app to celebrate their career.The 'One To Another' hitmakers have teamed up with developers Modern English for the unique project 'The Tune Map' - styled after the London...

Tim Burgess Says Collaborating With Paul Weller Was An 'Honour'

Tim Burgess says it was an ''honour'' collaborating with Paul Weller on 'Spinning Out'.The lead vocalist of the British indie band 'The Charlatans' has joined forces with a number of artists on the new album...

Tim Burgess Offers Morrissey Record Deal

Singer Morrissey sparked speculation last week (ends20Sep15) that he is preparing to retire after announcing it is unlikely he will ever perform in his native U.K. again following a show in London on...

The Charlatans To Play Secret Set At Glasto?

Tim Burgess has hinted The Charlatans are going to play a secret set at Glastonbury.The band's frontman took to Twitter earlier this week and cryptically posted a photograph of a pair of wellington boots alongside...

Tim Burgess Quit Drugs For Singing

Tim Burgess quit drugs because he couldn't sing anymore.The Charlatans frontman realised he needed to get sober during recording for the group's 2006 album 'Simpatico' because he was completely ''incapacitated'' by his habit.He said: ''I...

Wretch 32, Sigma And More Added To V Festival Line-up

Wretch 32, Sigma and The Charlatans have been added to the V Festival line-up.The '6 Words' hitmaker is the latest in a long line of acts to have been confirmed to play at the dual-site...

Stars Back Campaign For Extra Funding In Mental Health Services

The Time To Mind campaign, set up by British publication The Times, asks the U.K. government to provide extra money to fund intervention programs that could prevent youngsters from developing serious mental health...

Tim Burgess Used Meditation To Quit Drugs

The Charlatans frontman spent years in a coke-fuelled frenzy but eventually managed to give up narcotics after becoming bored with his hellraising lifestyle. He has previously spoken of his love for the...

Liam Gallagher Pays Tribute To Late Primal Scream Guitarist

Liam Gallagher has led tributes to former Primal Scream guitarist Robert 'Throb' Young who has died. A publicist for the band has confirmed news the musician has passed away but there is no further information...

Tim Burgess Forms Supergroup For Jon Brookes Tribute Gig

The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess formed a rock supergroup with members of New Order, Mumford & Sons, The Vaccines and The Pretenders on Friday (18Oct13) to pay tribute to his late bandmate Jon Brookes.The gig...

Liam Gallagher And Bonehead Reunite At Jon Brookes Tribute Concert

Liam Gallagher was joined on stage by former Oasis guitarist Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs for first time in 14 years at the 'A Night For Jon Brookes' tribute concert.The two ex-bandmates played with Andy Bell, Chris...

Johnny Marr Leads Jon Brookes Tributes

Johnny Marr has led the tributes to The Charlatans' late drummer Jon Brookes.The 'One to Another' musician died yesterday morning (13.08.13) aged 44 after a battle with brain cancer, and the former Smiths star has...

Charlatans Drummer Jon Brookes, 44, Dies As Tributes Flood In

Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes has died aged 44 after undergoing several operations for a brain tumour.He suffered a seizure on tour with the band in 2010 and had been receiving treatment, even working on new...

Tim Burgess Refused Reality Shows Over Drink And Drug Problem

The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess turned down several lucrative reality Tv deals over fears he wouldn't be able to indulge his drink and drug habit on screen.The singer received a number of offers from producers...

Tim Burgess Leads Tributes To Reg Presley

British rocker Tim Burgess has led the tributes to Reg Presley following his death on Monday (04Feb13), hailing The Troggs frontman a "true talent" and a "total one off".The Wild Thing hitmaker, 71, passed away...

Cult Soul Hero Terry Callier Dies, Aged 67, Beth Orton Pays Tribute

Terry Callier has passed away at the age of 67. The soul and jazz singer is probably best known for the song 'You Goin' Miss Your Candyman' and with a career than spanned six decades,...

Andy Williams Dies: Tributes To The Star Led By Tony Christie

Tributes to Andy Williams have been led today by fellow crooner Tony Christie. Andy Williams has died, aged 84, following a year-long battle against bladder cancer. He was best known for his rendition of the...

The Charlatans To Play At Sea

The Charlatans are to play a gig at sea.The group's Tim Burgess and Mark Collins will perform an acoustic set on privately owned Spitbank Fort - which was recently converted to an exclusive venue about...

Donna Summer, The 'Queen Of Disco', Dies Aged 63

Donna Summer, nicknamed the 'Queen of Disco', died on Thursday morning (May 17, 2012) after a long battle with cancer - she was 63-years-old, reports Tmz.com. Summer - who had tried to keep the severity...

Tim Burgess Writing Memoir

The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess is set to tell all about his life as a rock star in an upcoming memoir.The British singer/songwriter has landed a deal with publishing firm Penguin to write his autobiography,...

The Charlatans' 'Emotional' Reunion

The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess says it was a hugely "emotionally experience" to have drummer Jon Brookes back on stage with the band on Saturday (23.10.10).Brookes - who was diagnosed with a brain tumour shortly...

Tim Burgess' 'Explosive' Supergroup

The Horrors, Klaxons and Ladyhawke all star on Tim Burgess' "explosive" new solo album.The Charlatans frontman said it's taken him so long to follow up his first solo effort, 2003s 'I Believe', because he wanted...

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