Tag: Life

NME Festival blog: Coldplay announce tracklist for new album ‘Everyday Life’ in local Welsh newspaper

The double album is set for release on November 22 Coldplay have confirmed the tracklist for their upcoming new album ‘Everyday Life’ by announcing it in the advertising section of today’s edition of the North Wales Daily Post. The four-piece will release the follow-up to 2015’s ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ on November 22 in the […]

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The Guardian festival blog: The thud, thud, thud of techno music leaves no space for bad thoughts | Life and style

I am often asked what sort of things help me with my mental health. I think people expect me to say walking, nature, swimming. And all of those things do help, all of those things I need, but also: techno music. People never expect techno. I actually used to hate techno; would rather die than […]

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The Guardian festival blog: Motherhood is good prep for politics | Brief letters | Life and style

I was bowled over by Nell Frizzell’s honesty and common sense (I learned I could be a mum and do a job, G2, 22 July). Of course, many mums can’t take her stance (try being a cleaner or tube train driver), but we need to accept that lots of jobs can be done with children […]

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The Guardian festival blog: Nile Rodgers | This much I know | Life and style

I love New York, it’s given me everything. I grew up on the Lower East Side and it was such a diverse, multicultural neighbourhood. Irish, Poles, Italians, Jews, Latinos African Americans. I’ve probably missed someone! My first memory as a conscious person is being outside my house. There’s a load of kids across the road […]

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NME Festival blog: Aurora’s Glastonbury guide to a free, peaceful and happy life

“It’s quite a good life when you’re free” “People often ask me how it is to be me,” Aurora tells NME backstage at Glastonbury 2019, “which I find to be an odd question, but then I sit down and I think about it. I think the biggest difference between me and many people that I […]

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The Guardian festival blog: Lily Allen: ‘Sex can still be an addiction’ | Life and style

I’m surprised I’m not dead. The music industry was a hedonistic place in the noughties. It was all about having fun and getting fucked up. People who indulge don’t generally come out the other side. Having children triggered responsibilities. Donating my breast milk to Hammersmith hospital was an amazing thing to do. It became obvious […]

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The Guardian festival blog: Isle of Wight festival bans Jess Glynne for life after last-minute cancellation | Music

Jess Glynne has been banned from performing at the Isle of Wight festival after cancelling her 16 June set at the last minute. Festival boss John Giddings told the Mirror that Glynne’s behaviour was “shocking” and “shows no regard for people that bought a ticket”. He said: “She will never be booked to play the […]

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NME Festival blog: Watch Adele have the time of her life at Spice Girls’ final comeback show

“I cried, laughed, screamed, danced…” Adele was in the crowd for Spice Girls‘ final reunion tour date last night, and fans have been watching her evening unfold on Instagram. The iconic ’90s group took to the stage at London’s Wembley Stadium yesterday (June 15), following a number of massive comeback shows across the UK. Having been […]

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NME Festival blog: Hull punks LIFE share new single ‘Hollow Thing’, information upcoming album ‘A Picture Of Good Health’

The four-piece have been on the road with IDLES Punk outfit LIFE have shared their new single ‘Hollow Thing’ along with details of their upcoming album, ‘A Picture Of Good Health’. The Hull band recently supported IDLES on tour and are set to make an appearance at Glastonbury later this month. Ahead of the Worthy […]

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