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Lewis Capaldi is hoping his new single Pointless will be played at weddings
Music

Lewis Capaldi is hoping his new single Pointless will be played at weddings

Scottish superstar Lewis Capaldi has released a new single about being in love, which he says is “almost an alien concept” to him. Oh, and it was co-written – kind of – with Ed Sheeran

Twitter thinks Keith Richards is the first man ever created after a viral joke
Viral

Twitter thinks Keith Richards is the first man ever created after a viral joke

Did God create Adam to look like Keith Richards?

‘Robert Smith isn’t people’s perceptions’: Stories behind classic photos of The Cure
Music

‘Robert Smith isn’t people’s perceptions’: Stories behind classic photos of The Cure

As the Cure head out on tour across the UK, renowned photographer Tom Sheehan takes us on a trip through some classic pictures of the band.

With Together in Vegas, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have hit the festive jackpot
Interview

With Together in Vegas, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have hit the festive jackpot

English National Opera cuts speak of a deeper problem
funding

English National Opera cuts speak of a deeper problem

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Wilko Johnson ‘inspired a generation to do something different with their guitars’
in memory

Wilko Johnson ‘inspired a generation to do something different with their guitars’

Wilko Johnson: ‘I believed I was going to die – then started to feel alive’
Letter to my younger self

Wilko Johnson: ‘I believed I was going to die – then started to feel alive’

Voices of Bishara takes British jazz in an innovative new direction
interview

Voices of Bishara takes British jazz in an innovative new direction

Pattie Boyd: ‘I was with The Beatles and everything was fabulous’
Swinging Sixties

Pattie Boyd: ‘I was with The Beatles and everything was fabulous’

Ezra Furman: ‘All my music is protest music’
anti-corporate

Ezra Furman: ‘All my music is protest music’

How can you be as happy as Sam Ryder? Start with gratitude, sleep and vegetables
Eurovision

How can you be as happy as Sam Ryder? Start with gratitude, sleep and vegetables

English National Opera is in a fight for its life
Music

English National Opera is in a fight for its life

Luke Evans on beating bullies, duetting with Nicole Kidman and the perfect Christmas song
getting festive

Luke Evans on beating bullies, duetting with Nicole Kidman and the perfect Christmas song

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Bez: ‘I’m balancing on a blade’s edge but it doesn’t worry me’
Music

Bez: ‘I’m balancing on a blade’s edge but it doesn’t worry me’

Pattie Boyd reveals final moments with ex-husband George Harrison
The Beatles

Pattie Boyd reveals final moments with ex-husband George Harrison

Merch wars kick off as venues take up to 45% from band T-shirt sales
fair pay

Merch wars kick off as venues take up to 45% from band T-shirt sales

Iranian ‘gangster’ regime must change, says refugee pop star Shab
political pop

Iranian ‘gangster’ regime must change, says refugee pop star Shab

Polygamy to Dunkin’ Donuts: 7 insights from Bob Dylan’s new book The Philosophy of Modern Song
Bob Dylan

Polygamy to Dunkin’ Donuts: 7 insights from Bob Dylan’s new book The Philosophy of Modern Song

Ludovico Einaudi: A meditative balm to the daily grind
classical music

Ludovico Einaudi: A meditative balm to the daily grind

The enduring influence of American original Elizabeth Cotten
Music

The enduring influence of American original Elizabeth Cotten

Paul Heaton: ‘If you told me I was going to become famous I’d have said: pull the other leg’
Music

Paul Heaton: ‘If you told me I was going to become famous I’d have said: pull the other leg’

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The BBC is the repository of our cultural memory. Protect it at all costs
Music

The BBC is the repository of our cultural memory. Protect it at all costs

Pixies frontman Black Francis: ‘I tend to be somewhat isolationist’
Music

Pixies frontman Black Francis: ‘I tend to be somewhat isolationist’

The Queen’s funeral: The soundtrack to a sendoff
Music

The Queen’s funeral: The soundtrack to a sendoff

Exclusive: 7 things we learned from Alex Turner about new Arctic Monkeys album The Car
Arctic Monkeys

Exclusive: 7 things we learned from Alex Turner about new Arctic Monkeys album The Car