While Laura Mvula deserves credit for blending her Caribbean heritage with her classical training, Sing to the Moon is far from the masterpiece some claim.
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Dylan Jones: 'Watching Brian Wilson perform live is complicated because it highlights his fragile state'
Saturday 18 July 2009
Saturday 11 July 2009
Wednesday 25 February 2009
Singer-guitarist Steven Page has left the Barenaked Ladies.
Sunday 10 August 2008
Pacific! thoroughly live up to their name. Not in the oceanic sense but in the adjectival one: they pacify you. 'Reveries', the Swedish electro-pop duo's idyllic debut album, sounds as if you're being serenaded by an unusually benign robot.
Thursday 07 August 2008
Friday 04 April 2008
Jim Noir's dazzling 2006 album Tower of Love was basically just an aggregation of earlier EPs, so this is the Mancunian genius's debut proper. And what a debut, stuffed with whimsical beauty and gorgeous layered harmonies that Brian Wilson would kill for, each instrument and vocal painstakingly overdubbed by Noir.
Wednesday 12 March 2008
Watford manager Aidy Boothroyd refused to castigate his leading scorer Darius Henderson, who missed a crucial penalty in this must-win promotion contest against the Championship leaders Bristol City last night. Henderson, looking for his 13th goal of the season, struck his 41st-minute spot-kick just high and close enough for Adriano Basso, City's Brazilian goalkeeper, to throw himself to the left to make what could be the most important save of his season.
Friday 07 March 2008
R. Stevie Moore is probably the world’s most prolific unknown singer-songwriter, his colossal output representing a victory for creativity over indifference.
Sunday 13 January 2008
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Tuesday 24 February 2004
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Friday 17 October 2003
Friday 03 October 2003
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
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