It’s like a bad Internet date. On disc, Roxy Music is a paragon of louche experimental sophistication. In the flesh, the band is cheap, lazy and interminable.
Eminem , Lady Gaga , Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder are confirmed fit to play. So are Prince , Arcade Fire, Soundgarden, Roxy Music and the Scissor Sisters. In this weird team, Bono is out with a back injury, and U2 substituted with Gorillaz.
Dizzee Rascal opens the Lovebox Weekender festival, which has now grown to a three-day rock event in east London’s Victoria Park.
Fans of Johnny Cash, the Beatles and Elvis Presley have their presents all taken care of -- at a price.
The remains of a car that was wrecked in an Iraq blast is sitting inside a London gallery.
Brandon Flowers stays close to home for his first solo CD, both geographically and musically.