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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: 100-1
Look back on our complete countdown of the greatest UK No 1s, from the Beatles to Baby D, and So Solid Crew to Suzi Quatro

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Alexis Petridis and Laura Snapes

05, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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'Proust in streetwear': punk rock stylist Jimmy Webb dies at 62
New Yorker helped fashion looks for the likes of Iggy Pop, Madonna and Beyoncé

Priya Elan

16, Apr, 2020 @11:12 AM

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Return of the phone call: why talking beats texting when you're in isolation
For some, text banter has long replaced the intimacy of an actual conversation. But as many are now rediscovering, a call can offer real closeness

17, Mar, 2020 @3:05 PM

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'I cringe when I hear Rihanna now': the songs Guardian writers can't listen to any more
From failed relationships to funeral soundtracks, here are the much-loved tracks that became aural nightmares

Hannah Jane Parkinson, Jenny Stevens, Stuart Heritage, Kate Hutchinson, Lanre Bakare, Tara Joshi, Kathryn Bromwich, Ammar Kalia and Joel Golby

11, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Face It by Debbie Harry review – rock'n'roll stories to burn
Taking heroin, being flashed by David Bowie, and punk-pop brilliance – but in this long-awaited memoir the Blondie singer remains mysterious to the last

Fiona Sturges

03, Oct, 2019 @6:30 AM

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Debbie Harry on heroin, rape, robbery – and why she still feels lucky
She’s been through stalking, sexism and drugs – and had her house taken by the tax collector. But at 74, the Blondie star is still irrepressibly creative, and happier than she’s ever been

Emine Saner

01, Oct, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Debbie Harry announces new autobiography
Blondie singer says she was initially reluctant to write memoir but is already considering a second volume

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

29, May, 2019 @2:54 PM

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Blondie’s Chris Stein: ‘Being in a band is this secret society, like the Masons’
The Blondie guitarist talks about his new photography book, doing target practice with William Burroughs and witnessing 9/11

Michael Hogan

13, Oct, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Hung up on you: why nothing can disconnect pop’s phone obsession
From Abba to Cardi B, songs about missed calls and answering machines are never out of the charts. But why are there so few hits about texting?

Peter Robinson

18, Aug, 2018 @9:00 AM

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More synthetic bamboo! The greatest preset sounds in pop music
Christine and the Queens has been criticised for using prefabricated loops from software, rather than coming up with new sounds herself. But from Kate Bush to Kendrick Lamar, these presets are actually the foundation of modern pop

Dave Simpson

14, Aug, 2018 @3:49 PM

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The age of punk: Debbie Harry looks back on a defining era
As a new exhibition in New York celebrates classic punk images from the 70s and 80s, members of Blondie recall the era

Jim Farber

21, May, 2018 @3:37 PM

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Saturday Night Live: the best and worst musical hosts
Ahead of Chance the Rapper’s bow as the emcee of SNL, we take a look at his musical forebears who have pleased, shocked and nosedived over the years

Charles Bramesco

16, Nov, 2017 @12:00 PM

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