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Mika: Berkeley Square, London; Lady Sovereign: Scala, London

Live Review by Simon Price, The Independent, 11 February 2007

OUTSIDE THE GIANT TENT erected in Berkeley Square, the trees are illuminated pink and officers of the Metropolitan Police are holding back scores of fruity ...

Mika: Life In Cartoon Motion

Review by Paul Elliott, Q, March 2007

THE BUZZ about Mika is already at fever pitch. Beirut-born, London-based, 23 and boyishly pretty, he's tipped to be the face of 2007. ...


Profile and Interview by Robin Eggar, The Sunday Times, 27 May 2007

MIKA MAKES Marmite pop music. Back in January, when 'Grace Kelly' first leapt out of the radio, people rushed to instant judgment. Indifference was not ...

Mika: Hammersmith Apollo, W6

Live Review by Lisa Verrico, The Times, 27 February 2008

TO CRITICISE a performer for making too much effort seems absurd, yet Mika's surfeit of ideas and eagerness to impress overshadowed the songs in his ...

Mika meets Dita Von Teese: "I've had to work hard to stay like this"

Interview by Paul Lester, The Guardian, 11 October 2012

The flamboyant singer and the burlesque performer share their thoughts on fetishism, sexuality and pop as the ultimate masquerade. ...

Is There a "Gay Aesthetic" to Pop Music?

Comment by Geoffrey Himes, Smithsonian , 12 August 2015

From Elton John to Mika, the "glam piano" genre may be as integral to the Gay American experience as hip-hop and the blues are to ...


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