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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 next installment less painful. And she listened to us! About not booking Cuba Gooding, Jr. As for the having the audience standing, the booking of “internet sensations,” and the playing… More »

By: 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 talk show’s first filming were discouraging: over a third of the audience members allegedly walking out early after being forced to stand the entire taping, to laugh while shown video… More »

By: 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 Simons, bringing their five-month relationship to a close. They’d met after a Chemical Bros show in London this past September. The Sun quotes Lily telling her friends at the time,… More »

By: 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? OK, done.) We’d also like to extend our hands regarding Lil’s TV Show, which keeps inching closer to reality. As you might expect, she talks about it some at her… More »

By: 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.”

Very squiggly. We’ve seen folks talking about it as the single from her forthcoming album. Which strikes us as a tad sketchy — we’d heard she wasn’t… More »

By: 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 4:Lily Allen has branded Radiohead “arrogant” for giving fans the chance to download their new album, ‘In Rainbows’, for free. The singer reportedly said that she thinks it is unfair… More »

By: Stereogum / November 15, 2007 - 10:39 am

Various Artists – Radio 1 Established 1967

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By: 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 leisurely, sunny stab at “Don’t Get Me Wrong,” taken from Radio 1 Established 1967, a compilation celebrating the 40th anniversary of Radio 1. (Speaking of “The Pretender,” the Foo Fighter… More »

By: 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 Lil’s voice to an animated Jessica Rabbit-type. But dapper rapper Common’s smart enough to know Lily’s cheek is best served in live-action, so forget the cartoon stuff — that’s really… More »

By: 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 (typos hers):I’ve have literally been around the whole world in two weeks from London to Japan around Australia and then to LA and Vegas then back to LA for a… More »

By: 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 realise why Kurt (Cobain) killed himself.? Turns out those weren’t Lily luv’s words at all! Nope — it was a MySpace hacker. Or at least that’s Ms. Allen’s story, and… More »

By: 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 to Chicago hip-hop good guy Common on “Drive Me Wild,” from Com’s forthcoming LP7 Finding Forever. Standard setup (Lily on the hook, Common getting socially conscious), but Kanye weaves some… More »

By: 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 guest and used the opportunity to show her acting chops, which included donning a beehive wig in homage to Amy Winehouse. It’s like when Jessica Simpson did Britney, only le… More »

By: 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 coverage. From what we can tell, there was lots of rain, no Libertines reunion, and friends say Björk and !!! slayed. So, just like a really rainy Coachella, then. Love… More »

By: 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, Lewis Black, Tim Fite, and Franz Ferdinand to film some cute shorts for the indie kids. We were lucky enough to watch them film the Whites’ sketch (in the corner,… More »

By: 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 and live-action Ronson as Bob Hoskins (who in turn is in with Jamie T). More LDN in-referencing fun: patrons include “Stop Me” man Daniel Merriweather and tune donors Kaiser Chiefs. More »

By: 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 lovin’ Lily. All these months after her first US show, she gets even more adorable and comfy in her frock ‘n’ trainers stage strutting. You can be drunk on stage… More »

By: 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 — but the tame opening day brought some stuff worth writing home about, including local boys Sam Champion, ever-touring Reagan babies Cold War Kids, French hero Manu Chao, and love ‘em/hate… More »

By: 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 a full-house at Roseland Ballroom. We hear she was hours late, wasted, and had to use lyric sheets to remember the words to her tunes. All 11 of ‘em! More »

By: Stereogum / June 13, 2007 - 7:02 pm

New Dizzee Rascal (Feat. Lily Allen) – “Wanna Be”

We track Lily Allen’s every move so you don’t have to! Our grime knowledge ain’t what it used to be, but the Dizzee ‘n’ Lily duet on Rascal’s forthcoming Maths & English is rather awesome. Lil’s sing-song hook and chatter back + Dizz’s verses = fun summer jam. Have a listen at (Music Is My)More »

By: Stereogum / June 1, 2007 - 1:18 pm