The punk godmother Nina Hagen remains true to herself: the punk grandmother attracts attention among the German mainstream
Nina Hagen rarely gives balanced, thoughtful answers to questions. But she hesitates when answering the question of how to behave, realizing that you are 60 years old. “Probably, as always,…

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Mercury Prize Winners - Where Are They Now?
The Mercury Prize '2015 was awarded in London on November 20, the annual music award for the best album in the UK and Ireland. This year, its owner was the…

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The Unstoppable Hoster
We live in a century of superstars "from a neighboring courtyard," from Ed Sheeran and Ben Howard to Khozier, who is currently tearing away to the full on both sides…

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100 albums that celebrate the anniversary in 2015

An anniversary is always a holiday, and a holiday is double for an album, because many works may be reprinted in special formats with previously unknown material.

Of course, all classical albums will not fit into such a list, but BritishWave.ru tried to recall the most significant records in the entire history of music, which influenced all kinds of genres that celebrate this year’s anniversary.

1955 – 60 years old
1. Frank Sinatra – In The Wee Small Hours
2. Bill Haley And His Comets – Rock Around The Clock Continue reading

Blur’s 24 Greatest Songs Stories

Blur’s eighth studio album, “The Magic Whip”, will be released April 27, 2015: the beginning of a new era in the band’s history is very close.
To set the mood, we offer you stories of creating 24 songs of pioneers of Brit-pop.
“Beetlebum” talks about Damon Albarn’s passion for heroin. “That period in the lives of many people was obscured by heroin. A lot of what happened then.”

Perhaps their most famous song, “Song 2,” was just a draft. “I remember I had a terrible hangover. I tried to come up with a name for the series that my friend wrote about rock wives. And then it dawned on me,” Hits and Mrs! “. And on this, I decided, my day job is over. That same thing with “Song 2.” We didn’t Continue reading

The Beatles 100 Best Songs

The legendary Beatles band originated in 1959 in the UK, in the city of Liverpool. The very first line-up of the group included Paul McCartney (bass, guitar, vocals), John Lennon (guitar, vocals), George Harrison (guitar, vocals), Stuart Sutcliff (bass), Pete Best (drums).
At first, the group was known only in Liverpool, then, when in 1960 the musicians left for Germany, they were attracted to the attention of Tony Sheridan, who at that time was a very famous rock and roll performer. Together with The Beatles, Sheridan recorded the studio album Tony Sheridan and The Beatles. It was then that in the creative biography of The Beatles the first serious debut at the international level took place.
After a joint project with Sheridan, Brian Epstein, the owner of the record store, became interested in the Continue reading

The punk godmother Nina Hagen remains true to herself: the punk grandmother attracts attention among the German mainstream
Nina Hagen rarely gives balanced, thoughtful answers to questions. But she hesitates when answering the question of how to behave, realizing that you are 60 years old. “Probably, as always,…

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It has been eleven years since the death of the legendary British radio presenter and disc jockey John Peale, but so far no one has been able to compare with…

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Male Friendship: Interview with FFS
Fans of unusual pop music, art rock provocateurs Sparks and Franz Ferdinand first met ten years ago. The promise to work together led to the recording of a full-length album…

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