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Music News: Monday 18th August 2014

Lisa Bentley



Drake for the Dictionary

The Drake coined term YOLO meaning You Only Live Once has been entered into the Oxford English Dictionary.

Jay Z and Beyonce in Legal Battle

Jay Z and Beyonce have reportedly been sued by a woman claiming that they music stars’ child, Blue Ivy, is actually hers and not the power couples. The claimant has previously filed law suits against Kim Kardashian and Janet Jackson among other celebrities.

Cliff Richard Property Searched

Cliff Richard has become the latest celebrity to be implicated in sexual offence claims. Whilst the singer has not been charged his house was searched by police. This claim has no association with operation Yewtree.

Re-Issue of Kylie Classics

Kyle Minogue’s first four albums are set to be re-released. They will be re-mastered an include B-sides and exclusive remixes.

Live Announcements

Broken Records

Catch Broken Records on tour.

4th September – The Lexington, London

10th October – Pleasance, Edinburgh

12th October – The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Chet Faker

Chet Faker has included four UK dates on his UK tour.

18th November – Academy, Dublin

20th November – The Coronet, London

21st November – The Ritz, Manchester

22nd November – Art School, Glasgow


Example is set to ply an epic 27 date UK tour starting in October.

17th October – Venue Cymru, Llandudno

18th October – Victoria Hall, Stoke

19th October – Auditorium, Grimsby

21st October – o2 Academy, Newcastle

22nd October – Sands Centre, Carlisle

23rd October – Barbican, York

25th October – o2 Academy, Leeds

26th October – Pavilion, Bath

27th October – o2 Academy, Bournemouth

29th October – Centre, Newport

30th October – Pavilions, Plymouth

2nd November – Cliffs Pavilion, Southend

3rd November – Winter Gardens, Margate

4th November – Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

6th November – Winter Gardens, Eastbourne

7th November – Rock City, Nottingham

8th November – o2 Academy Sheffield, Sheffield

10th November – o2 Academy, Leicester

11th November – Guildhall, Portsmouth

13th November – o2 Academy Brixton, London

17th November – Corn Exchange, Cambridge

18th November – UEA, Norwich

19th November – University, Liverpool

21st November – o2 Academy, Birmingham

23rd November – City Hall, Hull

25th November – Barrowland, Glasgow

27th November – o2 Apollo, Manchester

JP Hoe

JP Hoe has announced UK tour dates.

23rd August – Shrewsbury Folk Festival, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

24th August – Green note, Camden, London

25th August – Shrewsbury Folk Festival, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

26th August – The Golden Lion, Bristol (Free Entry)

27th August – Indie Kitchen, Falmouth, Cornwall

29th August – The Hive, Bath (Free Entry)

30th August – Sport & Social Club, Leicester

1st September – Oporto, Leeds

Lola Colt

Lola Colt start touring in October.

22nd October – Nice N Sleazy, Glasgow

23rd October – Georgian Theatre, Stockton on Tees

24th October – The Trades Clubs, Hebden Bridge

25th October – Soup Kitchen, Manchester

26th October – Oporto, Leeds

30th October – Start The Bus, Bristol

31st October – Bedford Esquires, Bedford

2nd November – The Hope, Brighton

4th November – Electrowerkz, London (album launch show)


Southern start touring later this month.

22nd August – Reading Festival

23rd August – Leeds Festival

27th September – Lennons, Southampton

28th September – Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham

29th September – Kasbah, Coventry

1st October – Oakford Social

2nd October – 60 Million Postcards, Bournemouth

3rd October – Also Known as, Banbury

4th October – The Birdcage, Bristol

6th October – Academy 2, Oxford

7th October – Green Door Store, Brighton

8th October – Leadmill, Sheffield

10th October – KU Bar, Stockton

11th October – The Hop, Wakefield

12th October – Nice N Sleazy, Glasgow

Released This Week

Stars – Collabro

Get Hurt – The Gaslight Anthem

At the Movies – Richard & Adam

Native – One Republic

I’m Not Bossy, I’m the Boss – Sinead O’Connor