NME Festival blog: Here’s Fall Out Boy’s acoustic cover of Ariana Grande’s ‘No Tears Left To Cry’

The band recorded a stripped-back radio session ahead of their huge slot at Reading & Leeds next month Fall Out Boy have covered Ariana Grande‘s euphoric pop banger ‘No Tears Left To Cry’. Check it out below. Pete Wentz and co. released their latest album, ‘Mania‘, back in January this year. Next month, they will return to the UK to headline Reading & Leeds festivals alongside Panic! At The Disco, Kendrick… READ MORE… Source link Straight from the NME UPCOMING FESTIVALS

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The Guardian festival blog: Leaving Lost Vagueness: how Glastonbury left bohemia behind | Music

It was the after-midnight naughty corner of the Glastonbury festival, a tucked-away stretch of the Somerset fields where tens of thousands of revellers flocked when the artists stopped playing. They called it Lost Vagueness – an ironic pastiche of a Las Vegas strip with casinos, theatrical bars, naked burlesque, even an “unholy” wedding chapel and a boxing ring. Now the festival-within-a-festival, which ended in 2007, is the subject of a documentary, released to coincide with Glastonbury’s fallow year. The film, Lost in Vagueness, was shot over 12 years by director Sofia Olins, who describes it as a journey from “anti-society DIY debauchery” to “prescribed corporate anarchy” – a shift she believes is indicative of Britain’s modern festival culture. “I’d grown […]

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NME Festival blog: Katy Perry’s Left Shark says his moves were meant to be ‘freestyle’

Katy Perry‘s Left Shark has spoken publicly for the first time about his part in her 2015 Super Bowl performance.  The dancer went viral after he appeared to forget the dance moves for the piece during the game between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.  In a new interview, Left Shark’s identity has now been confirmed as Bryan Gaw, a former backing dancer and now hairstylist in LA. Gaw worked with Perry for five years, but left her touring crew last year. Speaking to NPR, he said Left Shark’s moves were supposed to be “freestyle”. “There’s a set choreography,” he said, “there’s also what’s called freestyle choreography, or, like, you get to move around or play your character […]

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NME Festival blog: Viewers left unimpressed as Dizzee Rascal swears on pre-watershed TV performance

He was performing his new single on ‘Sounds Like Friday Night’. The BBC were forced to apologise last night (November 3) after Dizzee Rascal forgot to censor his lyrics in a pre-watershed live performance. The rapper was performing new single ‘Bop N Keep It Dippin’ on BBC 1’s ‘Sounds Like Friday Night’ when he let out a “motherfucker” as well as a number of other expletives, shocking some viewers. Does not matter what you think of dizzee rascal. ‘Motherfucker’ is not the sort of lyric which should be aired at 7.30 . #BBC shitheads. — kevin francis (@muccletonjoe) November 3, 2017 Did Dizzee Rascal just say Motherfuck? #SoundsLikeFridayNight — andrew newman (@andrewnewman3) November 3, 2017 Host Greg James joined Dizzee on […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Kit Harington’s April Fools prank on Rose Leslie that left her in tears

Kit Harington has shared footage of his fiancée Rose Leslie’s reaction to an April Fools prank he played on her. The actor recently announced his engagement to his Game of Thrones co–star Leslie, who played Ygritte in the HBO show before leaving in 2014. Appearing on the Jonathan Ross Show at the weekend, Harington revealed how he hid a fake severed head in the fridge, filming his partner’s reaction as she opened the fridge door. “My family does April Fools, [it turns out] her family doesn’t do April Fools,” Harington explained. “She pretty much told me that if I did it ever again then that would be it, and I think that’s marriage included.” Watch in the clip below: Also on the ITV chat show, Harington […]

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