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Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A new album please)

Forty years ago today, pop was re-born. In spandex and sequins, it burst forth from the flamboyant loins of Brighton* when ABBA took to the stage to belt out Waterloo and win the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest. I was minus … Continue reading

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No-one out-Bowies Bowie

Recent months have seen the long-awaited return both of Britpop survivors Suede and of their spiritual godfather David Bowie. It’s not the first time their careers have collided… When Suede released their eponymous debut album in 1993 it instantly topped the … Continue reading

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Do you remember where you were when you heard the news? Like many Bowie fans, I had resigned myself to the fact that he was effectively, if not actually, retired, meaning that his final recorded material would be backing vocals to a couple … Continue reading

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