Pop and rock

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Denny Laine obituary
Singer, guitarist and co-founder of the Moody Blues in the 1960s who later enjoyed success with Paul McCartney’s band Wings

Adam Sweeting

06, Dec, 2023 @4:04 PM

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Taylor Swift lambasts music industry and says Kim Kardashian feud ‘took me down psychologically’
In a lengthy interview as she is named Time’s person of the year, Swift speaks about toll of high-profile spat, and criticises music industry over treatment of young stars

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

06, Dec, 2023 @3:40 PM

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The 50 best albums of 2023 – 50 to 31
Our countdown of the year’s best albums continues with heavy hits from the National, Eddie Chacon finding a new frontier and Kara Jackson beating the blues

Laura Snapes and Ben Beaumont-Thomas

06, Dec, 2023 @2:51 PM

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‘Jesus lives in me’: Puerto Rican pop star Daddy Yankee retires to focus on faith
Retirement brings to an end one of the most successful and influential careers in Latin American pop

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

06, Dec, 2023 @2:33 PM

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James Blunt: One Brit Wonder review – soldier-turned-singer’s brilliant Twitter game
The witty singer’s superb comeback is a delight to behold in this entertaining fly-on-the-wall documentary

Peter Bradshaw

06, Dec, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Australian Music prize: RVG beat Troye Sivan and Genesis Owusu to $30,000 award
Romy Vager says winning album Brain Worms was a reaction to experiences she faced as a trans woman in music

Michael Sun

06, Dec, 2023 @5:49 AM

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Denny Laine, star musician with Moody Blues and Wings, dies aged 79
Laine, who sang Go Now and co-wrote Mull of Kintyre, had suffered lung disease in recent years

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

05, Dec, 2023 @7:56 PM

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I’m only seeing bands I loved when I was 14. Am I in a musical rut – or is this growing up? | Sinéad Stubbins
I used to be devoted to discovering new music. Now my gig-going is mostly driven by nostalgia – and I’m not alone

Sinéad Stubbins

05, Dec, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Sir Robin Millar: the vinyl revival is exposing artists’ climate ‘hypocrisy’
The producer and disability campaigner who made hits with Sade and Everything But the Girl says it’s time records were banned to save the climate

Alex Lawson

05, Dec, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Massive Attack plan festival powered by 100% renewable energy
Band hope festival will be a prototype for an industry they say is not doing enough to reduce its environmental impact

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

05, Dec, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Brenda Lee’s Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree hits US No 1 – 65 years after release
At 78, Lee becomes oldest person to top US singles chart, beating record held by Louis Armstrong since 1964

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

05, Dec, 2023 @9:36 AM

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A Tiger in Paradise review – José González offers anxiety dreams as lifestyle brand
Loosely organised documentary shows Swedish singer José González musing about mental health and drifting around his luxurious-looking house

Leslie Felperin

05, Dec, 2023 @7:00 AM

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