Radiohead among the acts to be inducted into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Radiohead among the acts to be inducted into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2019 inductees have been announced – and they include Radiohead, The Cure and Roxy Music. The full list of nominees was announced back in October, before being whittled down to the final list. Other acts being inducted include Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, and the Zombies. Artists are eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their first album or…

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Listen: Zayn Malik shares new song There You Are

Listen: Zayn Malik shares new song There You Are

Former One Direction star Zayn Malik has shared new single There You Are – the third track from his forthcoming 27-track album Icarus Falls. You can listen to it here. The song, which had its UK premier on Beats 1 Radio, follows the release of Rainberry and Good Years, both of which were released earlier this month. According to a press release, the new song “tells the story of an unconditional love that is as…

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Cher to visit Scotland on UK tour – full dates and ticket details here

Cher to visit Scotland on UK tour – full dates and ticket details here

US singer Cher has revealed details of her first UK dates for over 14 years – including a visit to Scotland next year. Cher will play a string of dates in Glasgow, London, Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds in October next year. Alongside a wide selection of hits from her back catalogue, the singer and actress will also treat fans to numbers from her ABBA covers album which was released earlier this year. Cher said: “I’m…

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Green Day working on new music

Green Day working on new music

Billie Joe Armstrong has revealed that new music from Green Day is coming soon – two years after their last album was released. Responding to a fan on Instagram after being asked when new music can be expected from the pop-punk icons, Armstrong said: “I’m writing new songs for GD now.” Armstrong failed to provide any more details, but fans have taken his words as confirmation that work has begun on the follow-up to 2016’s…

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Sigrid announces debut album release date

Sigrid announces debut album release date

Norwegian pop sensation Sigrid has announced she will release her highly-anticipated debut album, Sucker Punch, on 1 March 2019 on Island Records. The precociously talented 21-year-old’s experience over the last year has been the backdrop for her debut record. From writing at the piano of the stunning Ocean Sound Recordings in her hometown of Alesund, to winning the BBC Sound of 2018, Sigrid’s epic songs are tales of the unexpected; fearless musical collages and shout-outs…

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AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Phoebe Bridgers, Friday I’m In Love (The Cure cover)

AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Phoebe Bridgers, Friday I’m In Love (The Cure cover)

Phoebe Bridgers has covered The Cure’s 1991 classic Friday I’m In Love – and it’s AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week. The Los Angeles singer-songwriter recorded the track as part of a new session for Spotify, along with an acoustic version of Scott Street from her 2017 album Stranger In The Alps. You can listen to Bridgers’ brilliant reworking of Friday I’m In Love below. It follows the release of her new Christmas single, which…

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Morrissey announces new covers album

Morrissey announces new covers album

Morrissey has announced a new covers album – and he’ll be taking on tracks by the likes of Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Roy Orbison. The former Smiths frontman shared the news about the album on his official website yesterday. The 12-track California Son was produced by Joe Chiccarelli. BMG are releasing the album – although an actual release date has yet to be confirmed. You can see the tracklist below. 01. Morning Starship (Jobriath)…

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Movie inspired by Prince’s music in the works

Movie inspired by Prince’s music in the works

A film based on the music of Prince is in the works after the rights to use the singer’s back catalogue of songs was secured, according to Variety. Universal Pictures has reportedly confirmed a deal with the late music icon’s estate – although it won’t be a biopic of his life. Instead, the film will focus on an original story that uses Prince’s songs to drive the plot, along the same lines as the Abba-inspired Mamma…

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High 5, with Fiona Bevan

High 5, with Fiona Bevan

Fiona Bevan is a songwriter to the stars. She wrote One Direction’s Little Things, with Ed Sheeran, which was No.1 in 13 countries. She wrote Steps’ chart-topping comeback single, Afraid of the Dark last year. And she’s written the new Backstreet Boys single, as well as other songs for the likes of Aurora, Rita Ora and Tom Walker. She’s finally found some time for her own music, with a beautiful new EP – and you can hear that and…

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Loudon Wainwright III to play one-off Celtic Connections show

Loudon Wainwright III to play one-off Celtic Connections show

Loudon Wainwright III will play a special Celtic Connections show on Wednesday, 30 January. Following the release of two-disc collection Years In The Making earlier this year,  the Grammy Award winner makes a welcome return to Scotland. Years In The Making is a true “audio-biography” of 45 years of Loudon’s offbeaten, rare and unissued tracks, boasting orphaned album cuts, live recordings, radio appearances, home demos, and more, that come together to offer a never-before-seen perspective on Loudon’s public and…

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