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Reading Robert Smith's diary made me fall in love with The Cure
Robert Smith of The Cure
Simon Price

Reading Robert Smith's diary made me fall in love with The Cure

Rick Astley: 'Too much power in the hands of very rich individuals doesn't feel right'
Rick Astley
Music

Rick Astley: 'Too much power in the hands of very rich individuals doesn't feel right'

I was lost, uncomfortable in my own skin and using drugs to escape – until music saved my life
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Kxllswxtch

I was lost, uncomfortable in my own skin and using drugs to escape – until music saved my life

Time's Echo by Jeremy Eichler named book of the year 2023 by Big Issue
Times Echo by Jeremy Eichler
Books

Time's Echo by Jeremy Eichler named book of the year 2023 by Big Issue

Aled Jones: 'My parents gave up so much to let me follow my dreams'
Aled Jones
Letter to my younger self

Aled Jones: 'My parents gave up so much to let me follow my dreams'

Barbie, boygenius and King's Coronation: These are the best cultural moments of 2023
Cultural highlight sof 2023: Barbie
Best of the year

Barbie, boygenius and King's Coronation: These are the best cultural moments of 2023

Shane MacGowan stood for hope amid hurt and loss. In a tough year, his funeral moved millions
Shane MacGowan
Paul McNamee

Shane MacGowan stood for hope amid hurt and loss. In a tough year, his funeral moved millions

The Wizard of Booze: How a pantomime is helping people overcoming addiction this Christmas
Theatre

The Wizard of Booze: How a pantomime is helping people overcoming addiction this Christmas

Hits, flops and Kylie Minogue: How NOW That's What I Call Music! endured for 40 long years
Music

Hits, flops and Kylie Minogue: How NOW That's What I Call Music! endured for 40 long years

Hozier on being authentic, Ireland and speaking out for queer youth: 'All I can do is be honest'
Hozier
Music

Hozier on being authentic, Ireland and speaking out for queer youth: 'All I can do is be honest'

Charlatans star Tim Burgess raises thousands serving coffee to help homeless people
The Charlatans Tim Burgess working as a barista to support homeless people
Music

Charlatans star Tim Burgess raises thousands serving coffee to help homeless people

Merry Xmas Everybody at 50: How a mother-in-law and John Lennon inspired Slade's festive cracker
Slade performing Merry Xmas Everybody
Christmas

Merry Xmas Everybody at 50: How a mother-in-law and John Lennon inspired Slade's festive cracker

Sparky Deathcap on September, Los Campesinos! and becoming an overnight TikTok phenomenon
Music

Sparky Deathcap on September, Los Campesinos! and becoming an overnight TikTok phenomenon

'Rail against the pain': Shane MacGowan's most unforgettable quotes on life, death and music
Shane MacGowan
Music

'Rail against the pain': Shane MacGowan's most unforgettable quotes on life, death and music

'Rave on': Touching tributes after legendary Pogues singer Shane MacGowan dies at 65
Music

'Rave on': Touching tributes after legendary Pogues singer Shane MacGowan dies at 65

Noddy Holder on possible Slade reunion and defying cancer: 'I'm still alive, thank god'
Noddy Holder in 2011
Letter to my younger self

Noddy Holder on possible Slade reunion and defying cancer: 'I'm still alive, thank god'

This orchestra is giving dementia sufferers something to sing about: 'Music changes lives'
Two people dance in front of a small orchestra in a church
Dementia

This orchestra is giving dementia sufferers something to sing about: 'Music changes lives'

Leonard Bernstein: Exploring the American composer behind Bradley Cooper's musical biopic Maestro
Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein in Maestro
Music

Leonard Bernstein: Exploring the American composer behind Bradley Cooper's musical biopic Maestro

The Woman in Me review – Britney Spears finally sets the record straight
Britney Spears - The Woman In Me
Books

The Woman in Me review – Britney Spears finally sets the record straight

Karma by Boy George review – Culture Club singer settles scores
Books

Karma by Boy George review – Culture Club singer settles scores