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Hurts: Surrender review – synth pop that's just not good enough
There was a whiff of subversion to Hurts’ early material, but now they just sound like any old bombastic chart-pop pedlars

Tim Jonze

08, Oct, 2015 @8:00 PM

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Gwen Stefani, Haim and more to feature on new Calvin Harris album
Forbes’ highest-earning DJ returns with fourth album Motion, which features a string of guest vocalists

Guardian music

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Hurts – review

Mark Beaumont: Hurts may have their moments, but Theo Hutchcraft's cheesy chart vocals make them every bit as painful as their name suggests

Mark Beaumont

28, Oct, 2013 @6:41 PM

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Lovebox – review

The stars strut their stuff on stage but it's at the edges that Lovebox really thrives, writes Stevie Chick

Stevie Chick

22, Jul, 2013 @5:49 PM

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Lovebox festival 2013 - in pictures

Fairground rides, megaphones and performances from the likes of Rudimental, Azealia Banks and Kelis … here are the best shots from this year's Lovebox

22, Jul, 2013 @10:13 AM

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Five acts taking on the Rolling Stones at Glastonbury

Saturday night isn't all about Mick Jagger. Fighting for attention are indie bands, transvestite alien balls and the Bootleg Beatles. Here's how they plan to own the headline slot …

Dan Martin

27, Jun, 2013 @6:03 PM

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Hurts, Stooshe, Theme Park: this week's new tracks

Hurts | Stooshe | Theme Park | fun | Kult Country

Issy Sampson

10, May, 2013 @12:00 PM

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From Hurts to Squarepusher: The Week in Music - in pictures

From Paris to Penang to the Pacific northwest! From the Misfits to Murs and from Bo Ningen to BRMC! It could only be The Week in Music – in pictures!

05, Apr, 2013 @4:33 PM

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Kerridge, Charlotte Church, Hurts: this week's new tracks

Kerridge | Riva Starr feat RSSLL | Charlotte Church | Ed Drewett | Hurts | Planningtorock

Tony Naylor

11, Mar, 2013 @6:00 AM

Hurts: Exile – review
Hurts' second album sees the synthpop stylists desperately short of material, says Hermione Hoby

Hermione Hoby

10, Mar, 2013 @12:05 AM

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Hurts: Exile – exclusive album stream

Soaring choruses, high-octane 80s emoting – have a listen to the second Hurts album and tell us what you think

08, Mar, 2013 @12:59 PM

Hurts – review

The new album, Exile, so precisely recreates the New Romantic era that it's almost parodical. Hurts, though, aren't laughing, writes Caroline Sullivan

Caroline Sullivan

10, Feb, 2013 @6:30 PM

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