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“New” Madonna track unexpectedly appears on iTunes


A “new” song by Madonna made an unexpected appearance on iTunes over the weekend. Titled ‘Behind Me’, the track is suspected to be a demo version of ‘Two Steps Behind Me’ from her sessions for 2015 album ‘Rebel Heart’. It was thought that the track was a ‘diss track’ aimed at Lagy Gaga, though these [...]

Gorillaz announce two UK warm-up shows


Gorillaz have announced 2 UK warm-up shows as part of this year’s Humanz Tour. The band will play St. Albans on 2nd June and Portsmouth on 4th June, just over a week before the Demon Dayz festival in Margate on 10th June. Tickets for both dates will go on sale this Friday (19th May) at [...]

Marc Almond announces nationwide orchestral tour


Marc Almond has announced a nationwide orchestral tour commencing this autumn! Marc Almond, has announced a 17-date orchestral tour this Autumn, performing songs and hits from his 36-year career to beautiful new orchestral arrangements of his own hits, iconic torch songs, and 60’s Orchestral Pop for which he has become loved for, from his new [...]

Art of Noise share early demo The First Leg

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Synthpop outfit Art of Noise share The First Leg, the unreleased and original version of track Legs from their album In Visible Silence. The previously unheard version comes as part of a move from Warner Music UK, who are reissuing the group’s China Records albums beginning with a deluxe edition of In Visible Silence. The [...]

Suzanne Vega announces 12-date UK tour to celebrate Solitude Standing and 99.9F anniversary!

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The legendary singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega has announced a 12-date UK tour where she will play both Solitude Standing and 99.9F in their entirety. The tour marks the 30th and 25th anniversary of Solitude Standing and 99.9F, respectively. Beginning in September the tour will take Vega across the UK starting at Glasgow and finishing in Oxford. [...]

Popmaster Live a Roaring Success!


Classic Pop Presents… Popmaster Live was the very first Classic Pop live event, held at etc.venues in Bishops Gate, London on the 22nd April, and a splendid night was had by all… The evening was highly polished, enormous fun and very well received. Legendary radio host Ken Bruce himself attended and placed himself in the [...]

Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie and Lindsey Buckingham’s share new song Feel About You

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The song is taken from the pair’s forthcoming self-titled album out in June. ‘Feel About You’, is the second song to be taken from their LP, which is due to be released on 9 June via Atlantic. Though the album will feature fellow Fleetwood Mac members Mick Fleetwood and John McVie, it will not be [...]

Gorillaz’s new album Humanz is available to stream now!


Gorillaz’s new album Humanz is now available to stream on Apple Music and Spotify. It’s been a long 7 year wait, which has felt even longer after Gorillaz teased us with new music earlier this year, but now the wait is over. Humanz follows type with previous releases and features numerous collaborations with the likes [...]

David Bowie’s Labyrinth movie soundtrack is being reissued on vinyl

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David Bowie’s Labyrinth movie soundtrack is getting a vinyl reissue.   The OST was originally released on vinyl in 1986 and is expected to drop on 12 May for the re-release via UMe. It’s been remastered at Capitol Studios and will feature a replication of the original artwork. The full tracklist can be found below: [...]

Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme passes away aged 73

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Director Jonathan Demme has passed away at the age of 73. The Oscar-wnning filmmaker, best known for his movies Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia, was also behind the widely-lauded 1984 Talking Heads concert film Stop Making Sense. Demme died the morning of April 26 from complications due to heart disease and esophageal cancer, his [...]