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What’s the most important part of a song: melody or lyrics?
While the two are often inextricably entwined, there can only be one winner when it comes to a song’s vital ingredient

Niall Doherty

23, Aug, 2021 @12:00 PM

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A moment that changed me: my mother died – and I became my brother’s legal guardian
I had told my mum that I would look after Declan after her death. But standing in an airport car park, the ramifications began to rush through my head

Niall Doherty

28, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Singer-songwriter Stephen Fretwell returns: ‘I took a leap that cost me my marriage’
Riding high, the musician left music to concentrate on his young family. So what led him to sacrifice his marriage and resume his career 15 years later?

Niall Doherty

08, Jul, 2021 @4:31 PM

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Trailerisation: the movie trend resurrecting old pop music
Trailers for Eternals, The Suicide Squad, The Batman and more have twisted vintage pop – from Nirvana to Steely Dan – into epic new shapes. Industry insiders explain why

Niall Doherty

27, May, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Kings of Leon: 'There are no punches being thrown any more!'
The Nashville rockers drank and fought their way through two decades of stardom. But today, it’s their daughters who do the fighting. They reveal how they accidentally recorded an album of Covid anthems

Niall Doherty

02, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Bum rush the show! Jarvis Cocker’s Britpop celebrity moment
Twenty-five years ago, Cocker found global notoriety after his 1996 Brit award protest went viral: but what actually happened?

Niall Doherty

19, Feb, 2021 @10:41 AM

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Paul Heaton: ‘If my manager says: “Don't do something stupid!” I know it’s a thing to do’
When music magazine Q folded during the pandemic, the founder of the Housemartins and the Beautiful South stepped in with a large donation to the staff. And it’s not his only act of quiet altruism this year

Niall Doherty

29, Dec, 2020 @12:00 PM

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