Andy Gill is The Independent's Music Critic.
29 August 2014 02:02 PM
The band have managed to pull it off again, with an engaging collection that refuses to be hidebound by the strictures of indie-rock.
26 August 2014 11:08 PM
The most ambitious piece of theatrical pop ever seen on a British stage
09 August 2014 12:00 AM
Kate Bush last toured in 1979, so her new shows, which begin this month, are hugely anticipated – and shrouded in mystery
11 July 2014 07:00 AM
“The older generation have tried, sighed and died, which pushes me to their place in the queue,” notes Morrissey with customary wry mordancy in “Oboe Concerto”, the concluding track of World Peace Is None of Your Business.
03 July 2014 02:53 PM
WHEN ASKED, SHORTLY after the death of his only client Elvis Presley, what he would do now, "Colonel" Tom Parker was brutally sanguine. "Why, I'll go right on managing him," he replied, doubtless secure in the knowledge that he would be earning more in the future than he had during the star's declining years. As showbiz cynics were quick to acknowledge, Presley's death was a great career move, revitalising a brand that has continued to generate more income since his death than prior to it.
07 June 2014 12:00 AM
Jack White Lazaretto (Third Man)
Album reviews: Kasabian, Parquet Courts, Martin & Eliza Carthy, Holland Dozier Holland, Ethan Johns, James
31 May 2014 12:00 AM
Kasabian 48.13 (Columbia)
16 May 2014 01:07 PM
28 April 2014 10:13 AM
Albarn's new release is his most personal and revealing album to date
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Ashya King: Parents of five-year-old boy refused permission to visit him in hospital and denied bail at Spanish court
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
Ashya King: 'Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need', says father of five-year-old with brain tumour who fled to Spain
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