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It took four minutes and 23 seconds for Lily Allen to shed any goodwill she had built up in the five years since her last album dropped, which is impressive. The “Hard Out Here” video was supposed to be many things: a triumphant return, a humorous strike against the blatant sexism of Robin Thicke, a… More »

You’ve known Sia Furler for a while whether you realize it or not. The Australian singer and songwriter has been hovering around the music industry for nearly two decades. She scored a UK hit with the exceptionally late-’90s-sounding 2000 trip-hop single “Taken For Granted,” but the Sneaker-Pimps-meets-Spice-Girls approach didn’t fly in the US. Thanks i… More »

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 this year. More »

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Lily Allen – “Something’s Not Right” & “Little Soldier”

Advance buzz on the new megabudget Peter Pan movie Pan is really, really bad. But even if the movie turns out to be a massive…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2015 - 10:15 am

Mumford & Sons Blast Tidal And The “Plutocrats” Behind It

Mumford & Sons have sounded off about Jay Z's new Tidal streaming service in an interview with The Daily Beast. Long story short: they're not…
James Rettig | April 12, 2015 - 7:36 pm

Lily Allen Explains Why She Snubbed Band Aid 30

Earlier this month, Band Aid released an anti-Ebola charity single of "Do They Know It's Christmas?" featuring contributions from some of the biggest names i…
James Rettig | November 24, 2014 - 9:13 am

Download Fryars’ The Boy In The Hood Mixtape Feat. Lily Allen

The London singer/producer Benjamin Garrett, who records as Fryars, has been working on his album Power for a while now. It comes out next month,…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2014 - 12:39 pm

Lily Allen’s Handcuffs Prank Backfires

Last night, Lily Allen posted a photo to Instagram of her being put in handcuffs outside of Gold Coast Airport in Australia, where she’d be…
James Rettig | July 27, 2014 - 6:59 pm

Lily Allen – “As Long As I Got You” Video

In the intro for her new "As Long As I Got You" video, Lily Allen explains that her trip to the Glastonbury Festival was a…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2014 - 10:13 am

Lily Allen – “URL Badman” Video

"URL Badman" is the most curious song on Lily Allen's Sheezus, the one where she calls out basement bloggers who wish they had a jo…
Chris DeVille | July 2, 2014 - 10:07 am

Watch Glastonbury 2014 Performances From Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Jack White, Disclosure, Haim, & More

Glastonbury, the world's biggest and wettest music festival, is going down this weekend and despite what M.I.A. claims the BBC has been broadcasting bits of…
Scott Lapatine | June 28, 2014 - 2:33 pm

Lily Allen’s Shared 11 Unreleased Demos For LOLS

We're barely a month past the release of Sheezus, and Lily Allen has already shared an entire album's worth of new music. Eleven new song…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2014 - 11:34 am

Lily Allen – “Bass Like Home”

The World Cup kicks off in about a week and a half, which means it's time for another round of hope and anxiety and crushing…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2014 - 11:16 am

Watch Lily Allen On Live With Kelly And Michael

Lily Allen stopped by Live With Kelly And Michael to perform "Our Time," one of the many singles from Sheezus. She also chatted with the…
James Rettig | May 26, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Watch A Stereogum Interview With Lily Allen

I recently stopped by Stereogum's NYC offices to sit down and have a chat with Lily Allen. Given how contentious Allen's relationship to the pre…
T. Cole Rachel | May 22, 2014 - 3:01 pm

Watch Lily Allen As Cupid In Cornetto’s Tennis Love Story

The ice cream company Cornetto is huge in the UK, and for whatever reason, Simon Pegg's comedy movies Shaun Of The Dead, Hot Fuzz, and…
Chris DeVille | May 16, 2014 - 2:42 pm

Photos: Lily Allen @ Highline Ballroom, NYC 5/15/14

Last night Lily Allen played her first show in the United States since 2009. The controversy spawned by her new material didn't stop her from…
Miles Bowe | May 16, 2014 - 10:50 am

Watch Lily Allen Play ‘Hard Out Here” On The Tonight Show

Lily Allen is in New York promoting her new album, Sheezus, and tonight she'll play the Highline Ballroom in her first U.S. show in five…
Miles Bowe | May 15, 2014 - 1:42 pm

Game Of Thrones Offered Lily Allen A Role Entailing Real Life Incest

Lily Allen's younger brother plays Theon Greyjoy, the sniveling and scheming and now deeply traumatized onetime heir to the Iron Islands, on Game Of Thrones.
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2014 - 10:21 am

Watch Lily Allen On The Today Show

Lily Allen stopped by The Today Show this morning to drum up attention for Sheezus and her upcoming US tour. After a brief interview about…
Chris DeVille | May 14, 2014 - 11:23 am
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