Well, it’s about time. The good people at the Wellcome Trust charity have given £60,000 to the Clerks choral ensemble to explore the science of misheard song lyrics. The initiative hopes that the research into mistaken song words – otherwise known as mondegreens – will give a clearer understanding of how we perceive music.
The Bee Gees
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Friday 04 October 2013
"This place is full of Gibb," enthuses the last surviving Bee Gee.
Monday 10 June 2013
Singer Alison Moyet is to be honoured at annual music event the Silver Clef Awards.
Thursday 12 July 2012
Undemanding, fairly low-maintenance and very visible, the Golden Gate Bridge may be the ideal popstar.
Saturday 14 April 2012
Bee Gees star Robin Gibb is fighting for his life after contracting pneumonia in his battle against cancer.
Sunday 26 December 2010
Friday 05 November 2010
Three years ago, James Blunt was struggling to come to terms with the implications of his sudden success on All the Lost Souls, the follow-up to the all-conquering debut album Back to Bedlam.
Friday 29 October 2010
In the five years since Dynamite, electro and dubstep have made significant inroads into the dance-pop mainstream, which leaves an old-school full-band funk exercise like Rock Dust Light Star sounding more than a little dated.
Wednesday 20 October 2010
The £113 million EuroMillions Lottery jackpot won earlier this month has been claimed and paid out to a UK winner, Camelot said today.
Monday 11 October 2010
Lottery officials are hoping a lucky British jackpot winner will come forward today to claim a record-breaking £113 million EuroMillions prize.
Sunday 18 April 2010
Tuesday 13 April 2010
Saturday 05 December 2009
Thursday 20 August 2009
Known for fleeting small screen appearances, Hardeep Singh Kohli's stock has simmered with the short-lived sitcom Meet The Magoons, another Channel 4 series Hardeep Does, Celebrity Masterchef and BBC's The One Show, from which Kohli was last month suspended for "inappropriate behaviour" towards a female colleague. Tonight, Kohli says he will deal with this issue in the show. But he doesn't, which is a shame as his show desperately needs some flavour.
Monday 16 March 2009
"Islands in the Stream," a Comic Relief reworking of the 1980s Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers hit, went straight in at number one on the singles charts yesterday.
Sunday 15 February 2009
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