Amy Winehouse

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Amy Winehouse: the spiteful way she was treated still fills me with rage
It’s hard to say whether Amy’s death shocked the music industry into better protecting artists experiencing mental ill health but I’m hopeful things are changing for the better

Rhian Jones

12, Apr, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Britney Spears: another pop princess trapped in a man-made fairytale
One contributor is notably absent from the new film about Britney: herself. But from Rihanna to Beyoncé to Taylor Swift, female stars have always struggled to tell their stories

Grace Medford

19, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Calling all the shots: three decades on the frontline of photography
The Observer picture editor reflects on the evolution of photojournalism as he bows out after nearly 30 years

Greg Whitmore

20, Dec, 2020 @10:15 AM

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Fashion … or fascist? The long tussle over that Fred Perry logo
The polo shirt has been sported over decades by pop stars, football fans, ska-lovers and gay revellers, but now also by the far-right Proud Boys

Nosheen Iqbal

04, Oct, 2020 @7:30 AM

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Amy Winehouse, Glastonbury 2004: coaxing rainbows from the clouds
Singing the witty songs from her first album in her wildly idiosyncratic voice, Winehouse had the crowd – and the elements – utterly in thrall to her

Ian Gittins

10, Jul, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Tracing the lost London venues that helped launch Amy Winehouse, Hendrix and punk
Some are now shops, some are churches – but each had a role in musical history. Photographer Paul Talling has documented the story of 150 of them

Henry McDonald

31, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Amy Winehouse's stilettos in Island Records auction for coronavirus
Handwritten lyrics by Bono, Annie Lennox and Portishead’s Beth Gibbons will also come under the hammer

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

14, May, 2020 @10:38 AM

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'When we were sad we listened to the Smiths' – European critics on UK culture
Phoebe Waller-Bridge talked sex. Ken Loach exposed class. Amy Winehouse hit listeners in the heart. After Brexit, does British culture still inspire the same affection abroad? Europe’s leading critics give their thoughts

Ioanna Blatsou , Laura Cappelle, Juliane Streich, Michał Oleszczyk,Mattias Bergqvist, Neringa Černiauskaitė

05, Mar, 2020 @5:02 PM

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Instagram brought us so close to Caroline Flack that her death seems personal | Leah Green
As the line between celebrity and reality continues to blur, the grief we feel is changing too, says Guardian video producer Leah Green

Leah Green

18, Feb, 2020 @12:41 PM

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Beatles' Abbey Road tops US bestselling vinyl LPs of the 2010s
Lana Del Rey’s Born to Die is the only album made in the 2010s to feature in the US Top 10 vinyl sales of the decade

Laura Snapes

10, Jan, 2020 @10:39 AM

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New rules: the destruction of the female pop role model
Somewhere between Britney and Billie Eilish, liberated by social media and their direct relationship with fans, millennial and Gen Z women claimed the right to be complicated pop auteurs

Laura Snapes

25, Nov, 2019 @1:12 PM

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Why the best album of the 21st century is Amy Winehouse's Back to Black
Quietly beautiful and earthily funny, Back to Black’s ebullient music transformed pop – and will be revered for decades to come

Alexis Petridis

13, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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