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02:51, 13 JUL 2013
Music reviews 15/12/08: The Streets, Q-Tip, The Killers and more
Music reviews for this week.
Reality TV, the freak show of the modern era
REALITY TV has become an overwhelming phenomenon.
John Helm column: Why Ashley deserved to be booed
CHEERING and booing are essential ingredients of any worthwhile sporting occasion.
Singer Scott booted out of The X Factor
HONLEY singer Scott Hallas is out of The X Factor.
Honley singer Scott’s happy to be himself on X Factor
HONLEY singer Scott Hallas has made it to the boot camp stage of the X Factor.
Music reviews Ladytron, Metallica, The Streets
THE RIFLES: Great Escape. Quietly confident rock rumble that’s embellished with a natural spirit of spontaneity and a charming chug.
Music: Jack McManus
After playing trumpet in youth orchestras, Jack attended the BRIT performing art school in Croydon.
It’s time to ditch the jumpers girls!
WINTER is on its way out. It might not seem that way with the weather still cold and wet – but we’ve officially had the first day of spring.
Swearing: it’s not big and it’s not clever
IF like me you watched last week’s Brit Awards on TV, it makes you wonder if the producers tell the presenters to spice it up during the show like Sharon Osborne tried to do by swearing at Vic Reeves.
Reviews: Latest music releases
Reviews of latest CDs from our Hirsty.
The makings of a 21st century celeb
‘Society’s expectations of celebrity have been drastically devalued, if not actually turned on their head’
Rapid rise to fame of teenage Adele
CONSIDERING the accolades already bestowed upon 19-year-old singer Adele Adkins, it’s remarkable she’s so relaxed.
Music: Latest reviews
Check out the latest music reviews from our Hirsty.
Spare a thought for those troubled stars
SOME people seem to really relish seeing stars in the gutter, down on their luck – it seems to be a reflection on the sicker side of British society.
Music: It’s a crowd pleaser from the Klaxons
Please Amy, save yourself
I HAVE a feeling of immense sadness for Amy Winehouse.
Real Life: X Factor winner Leona wants lasting success
LEONA Lewis was described by X Factor’s mastermind Simon Cowell as “absolutely the best contestant” he’d ever come across on the show, while Take That’s Gary Barlow, who sang alongside the Londoner on one of the programmes, said she was fifty times better than any other hopeful who had appeared on the talent contest.
Getting the Amy look!
Jazz singer Amy Winehouse is almost as famous for her hair as her wild child ways and her music.
Steel building big name
HE’S won favour with some of the coolest musicians – even John Lennon’s son Sean is a fan.
Amy Winehouse won Best UK Female gong at the Mobos and the best female performer award at the Vodafone Live awards last night.
ARCADE FIRE 27th October - Manchester MEN Arena
BLOC PARTY 13th December - Manchester Central [fka Gmex]
WITH her confident gaze and strong streetwise personality, you wouldn't think Mutya Buena would be scared of anything.