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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 in… 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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New Lily Allen – “I Don’t Know” / “I Could Say”

A lot’s gone down since last we checked in with the Lily Allen Programme. Like going whole hog with her Blondie love via a bottle…
Amrit Singh | April 17, 2008 - 3:21 pm

Lily Allen & Friends Fails To Entertain

When we snoozed through a clip of the premiere of lovely Lily's BBC Three show, we offered up four points of advice to make her…
Amrit Singh | February 21, 2008 - 10:29 am

Tay Zonday Covers “Smile” On The Lily Allen And Friends Premiere

The next chapter in Lily Allen's turbulent time in the public eye got its premiere broadcast Monday night on BBC 3. Early reports from the…
Amrit Singh | February 13, 2008 - 3:18 pm

Lily Allen Becomes Single, Cartoon, Talk Show Host

A couple weeks after we heard about Lily Allen's tragic loss, according to The Sun, it looks like she's been dumped by Chemical Brother Ed…
brandon | February 5, 2008 - 2:04 pm

Lily Allen Preps TV Show, Baby

We haven't officially congratulated Lily yet on her pregnancy, so here goes: Congrats on the Chemical baby, Lily. (Should we make a third nipple joke?
Stereogum | December 21, 2007 - 4:59 pm

New Lily Allen – “Mr. Blue Sky” (ELO Cover)

We knew Billy Corgan loved ELO, but had no idea Lily would go from covering the Pretenders to the Light Orchestra’s “Mister Blue Sky.”…
Stereogum | December 11, 2007 - 11:57 am

Lily Allen, Oasis, Gene Simmons Blast “Radiohead Model”

As we already knew, not everyone's into Radiohead's it's-really-up-to-you approach to In Rainbows. But now Lily Allen's got something to say about it. Via Channel
Stereogum | November 15, 2007 - 10:39 am

Various Artists – Radio 1 Established 1967

Stereogum | October 2, 2007 - 2:51 pm

Lily Allen Covers The Pretenders

No, not "The Pretender" -- the Pretenders, that band fronted by Chrissie Hynde and her Fiery Furnace bangs: Our favorite chicken-soup spoonin' MySpacer takes a…
Stereogum | September 26, 2007 - 1:17 pm

New Common (Feat. Lily Allen) Video – “Drivin’ Me Wild”

Last time a track (Feat.) Lily Allen got the vid treatment was Mark Ronson's Kaiser Chiefs cover "Oh My God," and Mark decided to set…
Stereogum | August 27, 2007 - 5:49 pm

Lily Allen’s Chicken Soup For The Throat

This morning at 6:44 a.m., under the headline "I'm Sick , Gigs Cancelled," our favorite singing blogger Lily Allen posted this note at her MySpace
Stereogum | August 10, 2007 - 2:18 pm

Courtney Has Love For Lily, Accepts Allen’s Apology For Cobain-Suicide Slam

Even we had to raise an eyebrow when none-too-shy MySpace blogger (and VMA-approved recording artist, mind) Lily Allen posted "One night with [Courtney] made me…
Stereogum | August 7, 2007 - 5:04 pm

New Common (Feat. Lily Allen) – “Drive Me Wild”

Lily lends her voice for yet another collab, and it ain't bad. Last time she was getting grimy with Dizzee, and here she sings along…
Stereogum | July 20, 2007 - 1:19 pm

Lily Allen Shows Her Sketchy Side, Makes A Good Wino

On a recent taping of the UK’s Friday Night Project (think Saturday Night Live with lots more Big Brother jokes), Ms. Allen was the host/musical…
Stereogum | July 3, 2007 - 11:37 am

This Specials Moment From Glastonbury Brought To You By Lily Allen

We didn’t make the train to Glastonbury this year (soon we promise, loyal UK readers), but it’s not like the Brit press is lacking for…
Stereogum | June 26, 2007 - 10:43 am

The Flaming Lips, White Stripes, Lewis Black Visit Pancake Mountain

On location at Bonnaroo, Rufus Leaking the goat puppet held court with his Pancake Mountain cohorts, welcoming the likes of Wayne Coyne, Jack & Meg,…
Stereogum | June 25, 2007 - 10:33 am

New Mark Ronson (Feat. Lily Allen) Video – “Oh My God”

The clip tease we saw last week didn’t paint the whole picture; consider this Who Framed Mark Ronson?, with an animated Lil as Jessica Rabbit…
Stereogum | June 21, 2007 - 11:34 am

‘Roo Remainders: Lily Allen Brings “LDN” To TN

Better late than never, we have a couple of ‘Roo performance clips to keep your mind off your work today, the first being of Jäeger
Stereogum | June 19, 2007 - 4:12 pm

Bonnaroo: Friday 6/15/07

This year's 'Roo is Saturday heavy -- today we get Franz, Hold Steady, Regina, Dr. Dog, and a band called Police your parents loved --…
Stereogum | June 16, 2007 - 2:12 pm

A Plea To Lily

So while we were watching silken-voiced chanteuse Feist at Town Hall last night, word is that Lily was up to her old tricks and disappointing…
Stereogum | June 13, 2007 - 7:02 pm