Posts Tagged ‘Annie Lennox’

By Hans Ebert ‘Go F— Yourselves’ – Little River Band Co-Founder Glenn Shorrock Is Unhappy With Jimmy Fallon Like “Tell Her No” by the Zombies, “Reminiscing” by the Little River Band (LRB) remains one of the best pop songs ever written and recorded- but both tremendously underrated and with probably hundreds of stories behind them. [...]

By Hans Ebert In the music world, where nothing today is what it seems, and those who artists once depended on and signed pacts with to make things happen, ignore what one would think are basic and legally binding requests for information, what’s needed most- management or a no-nonsense lawyer? Perhaps both, but most who [...]

DAVE STEWART LAUNCHING ‘THE VOICE FOR SONGWRITERS’ AS HE SIGNS TO BMG Some read the news above about Dave Stewart and tweeted that The Hardest Working Man In Showbiz was back. But he’s never left the building with Elvis, or given up keeping on. Possibly the only thing he hasn’t done is collaborate with Kanye [...]

Despite another episode of Kanyebombing, the Grammy Awards this week made for good television viewing- even if it only would be remembered for a day. Much of the music was very good- the performances of the extraordinary Annie Lennox, John Legend, Mary J Blige and Sam Smith. and the always underrated Jeff Lynne and his [...]

When Annie Lennox speaks, many of us listen and that’s because she doesn’t prattle on, she doesn’t preach and what she says comes straight from the heart and is always something that needs to be said. Last week, Annie Lennox took on this current plague where certain labels have devalued music and created a pimp [...]

“It has to do with the culture and Hong Kong culture just does not help someone have this International sound.” This was someone trying to explain to me why Wales-based singer-songwriter Ben Semmens, currently performing in Hong Kong, is by far the best damn performer the Hong Kong Jockey Club has booked for its very [...]

  Simon Fuller is one of the smartest people I know in the entertainment world and his has been a strange and weird trip from being a junior A&R guy at EMI who produced “19″ for Paul Hardcastle- a very cheesy slice of Eighties’ synth pop and with those girls singing in the background adding [...]

WHERE’S THE BEEF? WHERE’S THE CONTENT? Image registered under Creative Commons by-SA license by Mario Pena http://www.safecreative.org/work/0807030801870 If, as they say, “content is king”, there are an awful lotta television channels that need some jokers and queens, let alone a few aces in the hole. Right now, in this region, there are new channels opening [...]