Unwise as it may be to declare an album is destined to become a classic, I've no reservations in doing so in regard to this long awaited follow-up to The Lovely.
Corinne Bailey Rae
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Wednesday 15 September 2010
Isn't he rather young to be running such a large company?
Sunday 25 July 2010
Radio presenter Jo Whiley is launching Barclaycard Unwind's new "Have Your Say" discussion around this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize Albums of the Year shortlist.
Friday 28 May 2010
Already chosen for a collaboration by Plan B, great things are predicted for London-based French soul singer Sophie Delila.
Tuesday 23 February 2010
Supermodel Naomi Campbell scooped the Outstanding Contribution award at the Elle Style awards last night.
Sunday 31 January 2010
Anyone expecting more of the quirky, chirpy melodies of Bailey Rae's multimillion-selling debut is in for a shock at the start of her comeback.
Friday 29 January 2010
Tuesday 01 December 2009
We missed you," cries a supportive voice from the crowd as Corinne Bailey Rae takes to the stage. "I missed you too," she replies with a smile but, really, this is one pop star with more to worry about of late than retaining her fan base. This is Bailey Rae's first full gig since the 2008 death of her husband, Jason Rae, from a suspected drugs overdose and, while she makes no direct mention of her loss, it looms large in the songs that dominate tonight's short-but-bittersweet set.
Sunday 25 May 2008
Reverend Green's abiding cross to bear is the perfection of his recordings in the early 1970s: the body/soul double helix expressed with enveloping, nose-to-nose intimacy.
Friday 23 May 2008
Producers from Arthur Baker to Al B Sure have striven to find a more potent vehicle for Al Green's ecstatic falsetto than that originally devised in the early Seventies by Willie Mitchell, characterised by the occasional prompt of horns or organ against that trademark flat snare, clipped guitar and discreet curtain of strings.
Friday 25 April 2008
She might be married to a man who is in jail on remand, battling drug addiction and the subject of a police investigation into an alleged assault, but life's not all bad for the singer Amy Winehouse.
Monday 24 March 2008
The husband of the singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae has died of a suspected drugs overdose. Police found the body of Jason Rae, 31, a saxophonist with the funk band The Haggis Horns, at a flat in the Hyde Park area of Leeds yesterday afternoon.
Saturday 07 January 2006
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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