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Calum Scott: ‘Pouring my heart out is the only way I can write’

The enduring friendship between George Michael and The Big Issue
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The enduring friendship between George Michael and The Big Issue

In opera Violet, time becomes elastic and society crumbles
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In opera Violet, time becomes elastic and society crumbles

The legendary Brian Auger has a goldmine of tracks and rock anecdotes
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The legendary Brian Auger has a goldmine of tracks and rock anecdotes

Beware, playlist connoisseurs – these well-known musicians deleted their own albums from existence
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Beware, playlist connoisseurs – these well-known musicians deleted their own albums from existence

Bruce Hornsby: ‘Having a laugh or 20 is an enjoyable and healthy way to live’
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Bruce Hornsby: ‘Having a laugh or 20 is an enjoyable and healthy way to live’

Ensemble 360: A dawn chorus worth getting out of bed for
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Ensemble 360: A dawn chorus worth getting out of bed for

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Kathy Sledge: ‘Seeing everyone come together for Black Lives Matter meant so much to me’
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Kathy Sledge: ‘Seeing everyone come together for Black Lives Matter meant so much to me’

Play it again: The remarkable revival of cassettes
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Play it again: The remarkable revival of cassettes

Muse and Razorlight complete triumphant return with electrifying live show in support of The Big Issue
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Muse and Razorlight complete triumphant return with electrifying live show in support of The Big Issue

Razorlight’s Johnny Borrell: ‘Homelessness is like this collective blind spot’
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Razorlight’s Johnny Borrell: ‘Homelessness is like this collective blind spot’

Muse star Matt Bellamy has been buying The Big Issue for 25 years
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Muse star Matt Bellamy has been buying The Big Issue for 25 years

Muse’s Matt Bellamy: ‘The will of the people can be something to be frightened of’
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Muse’s Matt Bellamy: ‘The will of the people can be something to be frightened of’

How the National Youth Orchestra is levelling the playing field
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How the National Youth Orchestra is levelling the playing field

Mike Scott of The Waterboys: ‘Taylor Swift made me cry’
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Mike Scott of The Waterboys: ‘Taylor Swift made me cry’

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After the musical Six comes SVN – meet the group redefining girl power in 2022

The story of Chervona Ruta – Ukraine’s pop song of resistance
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The story of Chervona Ruta – Ukraine’s pop song of resistance

How Manchester became the UK’s jazz capital
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How Manchester became the UK’s jazz capital

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Jimmy Webb: ‘I came pretty close to the edge of the abyss on a number of occasions’

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