Plan B

Article image
Top UK court overturns block on Heathrow's third runway
Earlier ruling said expansion plan was illegal as government had not considered its climate commitments

Damian Carrington Environment editor

16, Dec, 2020 @4:43 PM

Article image
Tracks of the week reviewed: Jess Glynne, Plan B and the yodelling kid
A pop star is back with a conga-ready breezer, there’s an epic soul-rave walloper and the meme-able Mason Ramsey makes his terrible, terrible debut

Peter Robinson

04, May, 2018 @10:00 AM

Article image
Plan B: Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose review – Drew's fourth searches for template
This long-trailed fourth album from Ben Drew finds him too often ending up in platitudes

Michael Hann

04, May, 2018 @9:00 AM

Article image
Plan B review – Bard boy makes good
The Globe proves an inspired backdrop for Ben Drew’s dramatic live return, complete with gremlins and groundlings

Kitty Empire

30, Jul, 2017 @8:00 AM

Article image
Plan B review – limp comeback for would-be bard of modern soul
Ben Drew’s surefooted rap flow and melodic falsetto is used in conservative material that rings hollow in a venue unsuited to furious guitars

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

25, Jul, 2017 @1:10 PM

Article image
Time for a new Plan B: puppets, politics and parenthood
Five years after Ill Manors, Ben Drew is back, transformed yet again, this time by the birth of his daughter and a ‘complete identity crisis’

Kate Mossman

26, May, 2017 @5:00 AM

Article image
Readers recommend: songs about knives results playlist
RR regular Shoegazer has picked this week’s playlist, which you can read about and listen to here as we continue our slightly tweaked format


25, Feb, 2016 @12:13 PM

Article image
Readers recommend: songs that sample, recycle and reinvent – results
Ralph Brown: Paid in Full to Rapper’s Delight, Beck to Holger Czukay, RR’s magicman recreates his own list from last week’s topic thread

Ralph Brown

27, Nov, 2014 @2:17 PM

Article image
See me after the show: when pop stars attack their own audiences
From Kanye West’s face-off with a fan over a diamond-encrusted mask to Badly Drawn Boy’s on-stage meltdown, why do so many musicians pick fights with their own crowds?

Danny Wright

09, Sep, 2014 @11:52 AM

Article image
Thanks to David Brent we cannot see the new poor | Jonathan Freedland
Jonathan Freedland: Maybe it's because white-collar jobs are often the butt of the joke, but we are forgetting too many victims of the downturn

Jonathan Freedland

13, Dec, 2013 @7:30 PM

Musicians decorate Converse for charity – in pictures

The National, Prof Green, Red Hot Chili Peppers and New Order are among the musicians who have hand-decorated Converse sneakers for charity

16, Oct, 2013 @3:20 AM

Article image
Why pop stars should heed Bob Dylan's words: they're just song-and-dance men

Plan B walked off the stage early because the fans were too quiet; Beyoncé came on 30 minutes late. They should remember who's paying to be there, and who's being paid

Michael Hann

20, Aug, 2013 @6:01 AM

1 / 9 pages