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Word to Cat Power: Chris Martin's songs can often sound better when people other than Chris Martin cover them. The R&B lifer Brandy is apparently some kind of Coldplay megafan. Her 2004…   Read Story »
Wish I Was Here, director Zach Braff's long-in-the-works Garden State follow-up, looks like molten garbage, but perhaps Braff deserves credit for lining up some musical big dogs for the movie's…   Read Story »
Coldplay's Ghost Stories is an interesting album for a lot of reasons, and one of those reasons is the subtle way that the band integrates the sounds of the coolly minimal soul-pop currently coming…   Read Story »
Lady Gaga, it turns out, did a smart thing. She'd made a shitty, ill-advised, creeped-out video with two guys who became public pariahs shortly thereafter, if they weren't already. And then she…   Read Story »
Between 1988 and 1989, I spent a year in England, and with the possible exception of Michael Jackson, the Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue was the absolute biggest thing in music in the UK at that…   Read Story »
Seeing as we gave you a mid-year countdown of 2014's best albums so far earlier this week, now seems like a good time to step back and assess the best and worst of what the pop sphere has given us…   Read Story »
At this point, Coldplay are old hands at the supremely goofy rock-star stunt, and their new video for "A Sky Full Of Stars," the Avicii-produced track from their new Ghost Stories album, certainly…   Read Story »
The CMT Awards began with what passes for traditionalism these days: ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill, beards out, grooving through "La Grange," a Texas blues-rock boot-scooter recorded 41 years…   Read Story »
I was prepared to ridicule Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse mercilessly. The title is preposterous, obviously; nobody says "chanteuse" except music critics too lazy to spend 15 seconds on…   Read Story »
Coldplay and Kings Of Leon both headlined BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend on separate days in Glasgow this past weekend but Chris Martin stuck around after his set to join Kings Of Leon on stage. KOL…   Read Story »