The Barometer: Plastiscines; Melanie Fiona; Mika; Lisa Hannigan; Elbow; Beth Jeans Houghton
Friday 04 September 2009
They're one of the first signings of Nylon Records, have had appearances on US show 'Gossip Girl' and invites to play at just about every fashion week possible.
Melanie Fiona It Kills Me
Canada's premium R&B chanteuse takes it to church with this bittersweet ode to love.
Mika We Are Golden
A slice of colourful, breezy pop certain to hit the chart next week.
Lisa Hannigan Lille
A gorgeously serene song that proves why Damien Rice's singer has made a mark of her own.
Elbow New Born
This classic from last year's Mercury winners' debut 'Asleep in the Back' (which gets a re-release next month) is sure to be played at Bestival next weekend.
Beth Jeans Houghton I Will Return, I Promise!
The glam pop-folkster's new single from her upcoming EP 'Hot Toast Vol 1' is a must-buy.
film Sex scene trailer sees a shirtless Jamie Dornan turn up the heat
Maisie Williams single-handedly rises to the challengeTV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Woman falls to her death as she celebrates marriage proposal at the edge of Ibiza cliff
- 2 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 3 Dad attempts revenge on teenage daughter, plan backfires spectacularly
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights
Game of Thrones, season 5: Grey Worm actor Jacob Anderson is all for more male nudity – as long as he can keep his clothes on
Venezuela Expo Tattoo 2015: Extreme body art from 'Vampire Woman' to 109mm earlobes
Game of Thrones really doesn't want Danny Dyer - EastEnders star rejected three times
Martin Scorsese 'in shock' after death on set of new film Silence
Game of Thrones season 5 trailer: The first full-length look is here
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures