Seal REVIEW: Singer swings the Palladium with a cool set of jazz standards and big hits

Not far away from his thirtieth year in the music business, Seal has recently taken a calculated risk in recording an album of famously covered jazz standards.  And the true test of any performer, especially a singer, is how they deliver their talent in concert without any studio “sweetening”. Seal cooly passed this live test.  He effortlessly More...

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By admin On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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Michael Bolton 2018 UK tour announced – Here’s how to get tickets

The 64-year-old legend has been singing professionally for over 40 years and now is about to embark on a huge Greatest Hits tour across the UK. Bolton will perform across the country from October 13, starting More...

By admin On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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'Extremely rare' letter signed by all The Beatles could fetch £12,000 at sale

The typed letter to Atlanta DJ Paul Drew, who travelled with the band, was signed by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in September 1965. It reads: “Dear Paul, we just thought that More...

By admin On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Witness the revival of The Old Grey Whistle Test

BBC The Old Grey Whistle Test was unabashedly about the music But where Top Of The Pops, its glitzier BBC One cousin, was all about chart positions and celebrity DJs, The Old Grey Whistle Test More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Album of the week: Born Ruffians – Uncle, Duke & The Chief

Opening with the minimal, frantic strum of Forget Me, influenced by Bowie’s elegantly planned exit, and Miss You, a witty slice of call-and-response that recalls Johnny Thunders at his best, Uncle, Duke & More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Cheryl new album: Amid Liam Payne split rumours, when will popstar return to music?

The record-breaking popstar has been absent from the charts for almost four years, having released her last album Only Human back in 2014. She is a joint record-holder as the British female solo artist with More...

By admin On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Andrew Lloyd Webber: Musical maestro's journey back from despair

Dave Benett/Getty Lord and Lady Lloyd-Webber On the surface Andrew Lloyd Webber is a man who really does seem to have it all. In a career spanning six decades the 69-year-old, who came to prominence More...

By admin On Sunday, February 18th, 2018
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Liam Gallagher 'Anyone can replace Noel for the Oasis reunion, who needs him?'

Liam Gallagher was awarded Godlike Genius at the VO5 NME Awards in London last night. Unsurprisingly, it did not take him long to exercise his divine right to unleash more provocative comments on his brother More...

By admin On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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Simple Minds sparkle with a vintage show of classics and new songs at Camden Roundhouse

In fact, they played the whole album in the middle part of the set much to the overwhelming delight of their dedicated audience. To open with the classic I Travel from 1980’s Empires And Dance album reminded More...

By admin On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Verne White: My six best albums

MARVIN GAYE: What’s Going On (Motown)  I love this because of the message, the bass playing and the way Marvin went from sex symbol to real artist. At the time, my brother Maurice and I were just starting More...