Tom Petty

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Lorde knows: Melodrama effortlessly captures the specific nuances of love in the Instagram generation.

It is precisely one year since the release of Lorde’s second album, Melodrama. Ordinarily, a retrospective would be premature, but Melodrama already m(...)

Johnny Marr: 'My solo records are so satisfying now that I’m turning down more things than ever.'

Rock stars don’t come much better than Johnny Marr. Nicer than the purported “nicest guy in rock” Dave Grohl, cooler than Kurt Cobain, more benevolent(...)

Lindsey Buckingham (right) has parted ways with Fleetwood Mac. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

Lindsey Buckingham has parted ways with Fleetwood Mac months before they are scheduled to embark on a live tour. In a statement, the band announced: (...)

 Kendrick Lamar (C) performs with U2’s The Edge (L) and Bono. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

U2 have an uncanny ability to insert themselves into the heart of big cultural and political moments and so it proved at the 2018 Grammys as the Dubli(...)

Tom Petty’s system showed traces of fentanyl and oxycodone, among others. A statement from his family said he was prescribed “various pain medications for a multitude of issues”. Photograph:  Jeff Haynes/Reuters

Tom Petty, the chart-topping singer and songwriter, died in October from an accidental drug overdose as a result of mixing medications that included o(...)

Wixen  is seeking damages of $150,000 per song, for more than 10,000 songs. Photograph: iStock

Music streaming service Spotify has been sued by a music publishing company for $1.6 billion (€1.3 billion), for hosting songs it allegedly doesn’t ha(...)

Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, who died along with her crewmates Capt Mark Duffy, Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby while on a search and rescue mission in March. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
Rest in peace ... They died in 2017
  • People
  • December 28, 2017, 06:00

JANUARY 8 – Peter Sarstedt, English singer/songwriter – Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)? – age 75 9 – TK Whitaker, economist and former public servan(...)

Michael Jackson sings at a concert on November 8th, 1988, in California, the US. File photograph: Jean-Marc Giboux/Liaison/Getty Images

The estates of the top 10 highest-earning dead celebrities pulled in revenue of nearly €250 million in total over the last year, according to an analy(...)

“Every record has a goal. On some records, I want to make music with my friends, sometimes I want to be experimental and discover new ideas, and other(...)

They may have gone into the studio with the intention of paying homage to their American musical idols (or to sound like ‘Tom Petty on LSD’, in their (...)

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