Neil Tennant

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 Johnny Marr at the Academy in 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Johnny Marr has dismissed rumours of a Smiths reunion after a fan asked for clarification about a rumoured 2020 tour. The rumour, posted on the forum (...)

Lizzo performs onstage at the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival o in Indio, California. Photograph: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images

Not this again. You didn’t like Shazam!? Well, I’d like to see you make a superhero films. Down on Adele? I didn’t know you had such a way with the wi(...)

Kate Bush: treasure trove of lyrics. Photograph: AFP/ FIsh People/Trevor Leighton

She is famous for incorporating the work of Emily Brontë, James Joyce and Grimm’s fairytales into her work: now Kate Bush will publish her first book,(...)

London Grammar

Electric Picnic Stradbally, Co Laois, Friday September 1st-Sunday September 3rd (sold out) ticketmaster.ie As per usual, Electric Picnic is sold out, (...)

Revolutionary approach: Mark Ellen, writer and editor. Photograph: Virginia Turbett/Redferns
The man who sold the Word
  • Music
  • May 10, 2014, 01:00

Certain incidents may cause one to reconsider one’s career as a rock journalist. Having one’s head banged repeatedly against a wall by Elvis Costello’(...)

Always destined for stardom: Rufus Wainwright. Photograph:  Barry J Holmes

The music business is full of talented people. There are musicians, there are songwriters, there are singers. But then there are the Rufus Wain(...)

Tracey Thorn: “up onstage in front of an audience is a place where neurosis meets narcissism”
Funny and frank: a worthy hit
  • Books
  • February 25, 2014, 14:46

Asked by a teenage pop magazine in 1985 to name the last book she had read, Tracey Thorn recalls replying: The Bri(...)

With their 12th studio album, the indefatigable Neil Tennant and Chris Low are all loved up and determined to dance into their fourth decade as a goin(...)