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The Financial Times, founded in the UK in 1888, is the primary English language daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news. It is now available in five international editions.

11 articles

James Blunt: Strange Life Of An Army Dreamer

Interview by Ludovic Hunter-Tilney, Financial Times, 8 July 2005

James Blunt came to pop stardom the hard way, via Harrow, Sandhurst and the Household Cavalry. ...

Courtney Love: 'I've Lived A Really Weird Life'

Interview by Ludovic Hunter-Tilney, Financial Times, 15 December 2006

THERE ARE signs of clean living everywhere in Courtney Love's hotel suite. ...

Dizzee Rascal: 'I Was Just Being Cheeky'

Interview by Ludovic Hunter-Tilney, Financial Times, 9 June 2007

TOP OF the world, that's how Dizzee Rascal feels. Early sales of his new album Maths and English indicate a top-10 hit. "It's a couple ...

Gilbert O'Sullivan: "The equal of any songwriter"

Retrospective and Interview by John Lewis, Financial Times, 28 September 2007

WORLD-WEARY songs about death. Waggish wordplay. A scruffy urchin persona. When Morrissey performed Gilbert O'Sullivan's 1970 hit 'Nothing Rhymed' at a gig in Dublin last ...

50 Cent: Always The Lion In The Room

Interview by Ben Thompson, Financial Times, 8 February 2008

ON MEETING the rapper and business mogul 50 Cent, the first thing you notice is that he's a lot smaller than he looks onstage. In ...

Damon Albarn: Honest Jon's: Shellac shock

Report and Interview by John Lewis, Financial Times, 28 April 2008

Damon Albarn's label Honest Jon's has discovered the world on their doorstep in the form of the EMI Archive. ...

AC/DC: Heavy Metal's Eternal Schoolboys at the O2 Arena

Live Review by Ludovic Hunter-Tilney, Financial Times, 17 April 2009

We've got some old songs and some new songs for you," AC/DC's singer Brian Johnson growled, in an accurate but dispiriting précis of the AC/DC ...

David Bowie: Station to Station: The importance of David Bowie

Essay by Paul Morley, Financial Times, 3 September 2010

HOW MUCH DO you like David Bowie? You will have to like him a lot to want to spend more than £80 on a deluxe ...

A-ha: The Highs and Lows of being a-ha

Retrospective and Interview by Jenny Valentish, Financial Times, 18 March 2016

How many farewell tours can one band have? Magne Furuholmen talks about stardom, group therapy — and why his music is more than just fluff. ...

Marc Ribot: Café Oto, London

Live Review by Ludovic Hunter-Tilney, Financial Times, 23 January 2018

MARC RIBOT is best known for his work for other musicians. That's Ribot's off-centre, jagged guitar on Rain Dogs, Tom Waits's 1985 album, the start ...

Angel Witch, Def Leppard, Diamond Head, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Metallica, Raven, Samson, Saxon, Venom: Michael Hann: Denim and Leather — The Rise and Fall of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (Constable)

Book Review by Barney Hoskyns, Financial Times, 15 February 2022

AS INELEGANT acronyms go, NWOBHM was at least onomatopoeic: an approximation of metal's thudding, bludgeoning bass registers. Certainly the "New Wave Of British Heavy Metal", ...

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