Jake Bugg

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Record Store Day: why vinyl gimmicks alone won't save local shops
Record Store Day’s confused ethos puts it at odds with the spirit of independent retailers serving communities, argues Rupert Morrison, owner of record shop the Drift in Totnes, Devon

Rupert Morrison

08, Mar, 2018 @9:30 AM

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Jake Bugg review – angry youth cuts a world-weary figure
This solo benefit gig finds its most urgent call to action in Bugg’s early anthems of estate life rather than languid new country-tinged ballads

Ian Gittins

14, Sep, 2017 @10:52 AM

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Jake Bugg: Hearts That Strain review – a rootsier return
(Virgin EMI)

Paul Mardles

03, Sep, 2017 @6:59 AM

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Jake Bugg: Hearts That Strain review – a return to troubadour-lite form

Hannah J Davies

31, Aug, 2017 @7:00 PM

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10 of the UK's best music festivals for folk, jazz, blues and world fans
Eclectic global talent take to the festival stages this summer as Nashville’s finest hit Edinburgh and African retro-pop comes to Wiltshire. Here are our picks

Imogen Tilden

06, May, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Jake Bugg: On My One – growing pains
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Ally Carnwath

19, Jul, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Jake Bugg: On My One review – from endearing to cringeworthy

Rachel Aroesti

16, Jun, 2016 @9:30 PM

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Kasabian named best British band at NME awards
Jamie T’s Zombie wins best song and video, Royal Blood are best newcomers and Nigel Farage named villain of the year

Hannah Ellis-Petersen

18, Feb, 2015 @10:32 PM

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Jake Bugg review – minimum showmanship, maximum talent
The 20-year-old Nottingham singer-songwriter barely acknowledged the crowd, but so hypnotic were his tumbling rhythms and wrong-side-of-the-tracks observations that it didn’t matter, writes Ian Gittins

Ian Gittins

22, Oct, 2014 @2:27 PM

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The BBC's God Only Knows video: fine art homage, or John Lewis ad?
The video for God Only Knows is replete with visual symbolism, but is it meant to bring to mind Rousseau, Degas and Van Gogh? Or is it a jumbled mash of nonsense?

Steve Rose

08, Oct, 2014 @1:38 PM

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The BBC's God Only Knows cover – every performance reviewed and rated
The BBC’s new promo clip was unveiled on Wednesday night. But who brought the starpower? Who fell flat? And was the BBC taking the mickey out of Chris Martin?

Michael Hann

08, Oct, 2014 @11:57 AM

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BBC unveils all-star version of God Only Knows, 17 years after Perfect Day
Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams, Chris Martin, Lorde and Florence Welch are among the performers on the corporation’s latest celebrity promo effort

Michael Hann

07, Oct, 2014 @7:03 PM

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