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Lily Allen is in the eyebrow-raising business as much as the hit-making business -- she's great at both, as exemplified by "Hard Out Here" and the controversy that followed in its wake -- and her…   Read Story »
Old-school gaming graphics seem to be making a comeback. First there was Flappy Bird (R.I.P.) and now it's Lily Allen's new lyric video for "L8 CMMR." The colorful and pixelated video simulates…   Read Story »
In Lily Allen's new video for her bubbly new single "Air Balloon," she dresses like a 1997-era candy raver and hangs out with a zebra, a cheetah, and a swarm of CGI butterflies. She also goes into…   Read Story »
After "Hard Out Here" and "Air Balloon," the Lily Allen comeback marches on. Along with people like Jenny Lewis, Cat Power, and Miguel, Allen has contributed a new song to the soundtrack of the third…   Read Story »
The late Tarka Cordell left behind a vast library of songs when he committed suicide in 2008, a body of work that counts many well-known musicians. A bunch of those famous Cordell fans including Evan…   Read Story »
Last month, the back-from-maternity-leave Lily Allen scored a UK #1 with her cover of Keane's "Somewhere Only We Know" and started a shitload of arguments with her attempted feminist anthem "Hard Out…   Read Story »
We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   Read Story »
There's no better example of unrealized potential than Azealia Banks. It's been over two years since "212" dropped and we're still not sure when (or if) her oft-delayed debut album will ever be…   Read Story »
Canny consumers of '90s pop-country know an ascendant Tim McGraw once released a song called "It Doesn't Get Any Countrier Than This." Coldplay's Under 1 Roof concert benefitting the charity Kids…   Read Story »
Earlier this month, Lily Allen returned with a video for "Hard Out Here," her first new single in years. The clip attempted (clumsily, I thought) to parody rap-video excesses by showing Allen next to…   Read Story »