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My perfect Christmas playlist, by Michael Kiwanuka, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Tim Burgess
Pop stars who lit up 2020 talk about their Christmas routines and share the tracks they turn to on the big day – scroll down to hear their choices

Jude Rogers

20, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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On my radar: Tim Burgess's cultural highlights
The Charlatans singer on lightsaber exercise routines with his son, getting Prefab Sprout on his Twitter listening party and Louis Theroux’s podcast

Jude Rogers

30, May, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Tim Burgess: I Love the New Sky review – unabashedly uplifting
The Charlatans frontman comes full circle with effortless assurance

Emily Mackay

24, May, 2020 @12:00 PM

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My Twitter listening parties are like gigs - but nobody nicks your beer | Tim Burgess
Every night, the likes of Oasis, Flaming Lips and the Cribs have been joining in as we listen to their albums in full. It’s a welcome distraction in lockdown

Tim Burgess

10, Apr, 2020 @11:52 AM

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Festival No 6 review – au revoir to an eccentric, magical gem
The last Festival No 6 ‘for now’ has awkward cultural copyists, but is saved by Franz Ferdinand, The The and Anna Calvi

Mark Beaumont

10, Sep, 2018 @2:21 PM

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The Charlatans review – north country boys make euphoric homecoming
One of the UK’s most enduring bands have weathered death, imprisonment and a nervous breakdown to bring their wildly varied music back to their spiritual home in Cheshire

Dave Simpson

15, May, 2018 @10:33 AM

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The best albums of 2017 so far
From Richard Dawson’s medieval Britain to Pixx’s super-contemporary take on pop – plus sharp records by stars such as Kendrick Lamar and Drake – 2017 is already shaping up to be a great musical year

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

30, Jun, 2017 @5:00 AM

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The Charlatans: Different Days review – their best album in 20 years
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Dave Simpson

25, May, 2017 @8:45 PM

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Tim Burgess and Peter Gordon: Same Language, Different Worlds review – beguiling and beautiful

Dave Simpson

08, Sep, 2016 @8:30 PM

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Tim Burgess: ‘My life before was sky high. These days it’s real’
The Charlatans musician, 48, on sobriety, eating only crisps, and being more of a dad than a rock star

Katie Forster

28, May, 2016 @1:00 PM

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What would I tell my younger self? It doesn’t matter – he wouldn’t listen | Tim Burgess
Life in the Charlatans meant my 20s didn’t really finish until I was about 36. What got me through was not taking things too seriously

Tim Burgess

17, Mar, 2016 @9:30 AM

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New band of the week: Blossoms (No 84)
This Stockport five-piece give melodic, psych-inflected indie-pop a good name

Paul Lester

18, Dec, 2015 @1:16 PM

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