Taking Back Sunday share cover of Weezer’s ‘My Name Is Jonas’

Speaking on their cover, Taking Back Sunday frontman Adam Lazzara told Consequence: “In 2019 we were on tour… a lot! Over time soundcheck got pretty laborious. One day before a show in Cincinnati, OH somebody started playing the opening chords to My Name Is Jonas…

“We all grew up listening to Weezer. Playing this song together was so much fun and broke up the monotony of day to day touring life. We started adding the song to our setlist and recorded it on a day off in Buffalo NY. We love this song and we hope our rendition does it justice.”

You can listen to Taking Back Sunday’s take on ‘My Name Is Jonas’ below:

Taking Back Sunday are due to hit the UK next year for a tour with Alkaline Trio – you can see the dates below.

MARCH 2022


1 – O2 City Hall, Newcastle 
3 – O2 Academy, Glasgow 
4 – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester 
5 – O2 Academy, Birmingham 
6 – O2 Academy Brixton, London 

Weezer will also perform a run of dates in the UK and Ireland next year with Green Day and Fall Out Boy for their Hella Mega Tour – you can see the dates below.

JUNE 2022

24 – London Stadium, London
25 – John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield
27 – Venue TBA, Dublin
29 – Bellahouston Park, Glasgow

Last month, Green Day pranked Weezer by storming on stage in strange costumes at the end of one of the latter’s sets.

The two bands have been touring together with Fall Out Boy for the rescheduled ‘Hella Mega Tour’, and look to be making as much fun as possible about life on the live circuit.



Cate Le Bon announces new album ‘Pompeii’ with lead track ‘Running Away’

“The subtitle is: You will be forever connected to everything. Which, depending on the time of day, is as comforting as it is terrifying. The sense of finality has always been here. It seems strangely hopeful. Someone is playing with the focus lens.”

She continued: “The world is on fire but the bins must go out on a Tuesday night. Political dissonance meets beauty regimes. I put a groove behind it for something to hold on to. The grief is in the saxophones.”

Le Bon performed every instrument on ‘Pompeii’ (except drums and saxophones) while alone in an “uninterrupted vacuum”. Although she was mostly by herself, the artist was joined by her longtime collaborator/co-producer Samur Khouja for sessions in Cardiff.

An enforced period of downtime due to the coronavirus pandemic resulted in a “more extreme version” of Le Bon’s studio process, making way for a collection of “playful, satirical and surreal” songs.

‘Pompeii’ also features the tracks ‘Dirt On The Bed’, ‘Moderation’ and ‘Wheel’ – check out the full tracklist below.


1. ‘Dirt On The Bed’
2. ‘Moderation’
3. ‘French Boys’
4. ‘Pompeii’
5. ‘Harbour’
6. ‘Running Away’
7. ‘Cry Me Old Trouble’
8. ‘Remembering Me’
9. ‘Wheel’

Cate Le Bon will take the record out on the road in 2022, with UK and Ireland dates set to kick off in Southampton on March 12. Tickets go on general sale here this Friday (October 15) at 10am BST.

The full schedule is as follows:

12 – Engine Rooms, Southampton 

15 – Hackney Empire, London
16 – Albert Hall, Manchester
17 – Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow
18 – Empire Music Hall, Belfast, IE 
19 – The National Concert Hall, Dublin, IE 
21 – UK Arts Club, Liverpool 
22 – Irish Centre, Leeds
23 – The Mill, Birmingham



IDLES announce new album and share first single ‘The Beachland Ballroom’

The album’s announcement comes alongside the release of its first single, ‘The Beachland Ballroom’, an “honest-to-goodness soul song” named after the iconic Ohio venue.

“It’s the most important song on the album, really,” IDLES frontman Joe Talbot said of the track. “There’s so many bands that go through the small rooms and dream of making it into the big rooms. Being able to write a soul tune like this made me go, fuck — we’re at a place where we’re actually allowed to go to these big rooms and be creative and not just go through the motions and really appreciate what we’ve got.”

He added: “The song is sort of an allegory of feeling lost and getting through it. It’s one that I really love singing.”

Bowen chimed in about the track, adding: “I didn’t know Joe could sing like that. He’s been trying to write ‘Be My Baby’ since the very beginning, but he didn’t want to be the punk guy wearing the Motown clothes. He wanted it to feel natural, and this song is.”

‘CRAWLER’ arrives on November 12 – see the tracklisting below and pre-order it here.


1. ‘MTT 420 RR’
2. ‘The Wheel’
3. ‘When the Lights Come On’
4. ‘Car Crash’
5. ‘The New Sensation’
6. ‘Stockholm Syndrome’
7. ‘The Beachland Ballroom’
8. ‘Crawl!’
9. ‘Meds’
10. ‘Kelechi’
11. ‘Progress’
12. ‘Wizz’
13. ‘King Snake’
14. ‘The End’

IDLES are gearing up to head out on a sold-out 23-date North American tour that begins on October 7. They will then play a run of sold-out UK and Ireland shows throughout January and February 2022 including a four-night stretch at O2 Academy Brixton in London. See the UK and Ireland dates below:


16 – O2 Academy Brixton, London
17 – O2 Academy Brixton, London
18 – O2 Academy Brixton, London
19 – O2 Academy Brixton, London
21 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
22 – O2 Academy, Birmingham
24 – Vicar Street, Dublin
25 – Vicar Street, Dublin
26 – Vicar Street, Dublin
28 – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
29 – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
30 – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester


01 – O2 Academy, Sheffield
02 – O2 City Hall, Newcastle
03 – Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
04 – Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
05 – Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow

Meanwhile, IDLES have been announced as one of the main headliners of Creation Day Festival 2022.

The festival is being curated by Creation Records co-founder Alan McGee, and had been set to debut this year before coronavirus-enforced restrictions forced its cancellation.



The Magic Gang talk “dream” Blossoms tour and reveal plans for new EP

Plans to connect with gig-goers extend to meet and greets, which the band said they are happy to do providing fans feel comfortable enough to step forward following the recent rise in UK COVID rates.

“Whoever’s comfortable and feels safe coming forward to say hello, we’ll be there; that’s just the way we are,” Kaye said. “I don’t think we can shy away from that because when you’re there and it’s happening it feels unnatural to hide away and not say hello to the people that have come to see you.”

Kaye added: “We’re being responsible. We’re testing every morning so we’re doing what we can to be safe.”

The Blossoms tour, which concludes at Manchester’s AO Arena on September 18, will include stops in Leeds, Birmingham, Leicester, with three nights scheduled at London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town.

“I think there’s a bit more appreciation for where we’re actually playing because they’re such big venues,” Magic Gang drummer Paeris Giles told NME. “It’s like, wow, we’re playing three nights at Kentish Town Forum and then the big show at Manchester Arena. We feel very grateful to be able to do that.”


Kaye added: “The idea of playing venues to that many people feels like a dream.”

After the run of Blossoms dates, The Magic Gang will head out on their own UK and Ireland tour in October to support their second album, ‘Death Of The Party’, which was released in August last year. Speaking on the difficulty of not being able to tour the album until now, Kaye said the whole process was tough but that he found joy in other things.

“I find being a musician when you’re not touring is a little tough anyway because you have to maintain a bit of discipline and structure in your day-to-day. Whether you’re writing music consistently or whatever it is, you have to implement your own structure,” he said. “So being in that period for a year and a half was pretty stressful and you do a lot of navel-gazing and thinking about yourself.

“You’ve got to find purpose in other things really. I definitely started to find joy in other day-to-day things.”

Having already played a few pre-tour gigs at Tramlines Festival and Boardmasters Festival, as well as a run of National Lottery funded shows, Kaye said the band’s new material is going down better than he thought it would with the fans.

“When we were rehearsing for these early shows I was a little bit nervous about playing the newer stuff,” he admitted. “I was like, ‘Maybe we should put a few more old ones in there.’ But as soon as we started playing the shows the response was really warm for the new ones. Weirdly they’ve been going off more than the first album, which is really cool.”

To follow on from the album, The Magic Gang have revealed that they’re about to start work on another new project. “We’re writing,” Kaye revealed. “I think the next thing’s gonna be an EP.

“We’ve written loads but what we’re trying to figure out – because pretty much all of us write – is what the sound is going to be moving forward and what we wanna do.

He continued: “So it’s not that we need more time to write, we need more time to figure out what we like about what we’ve already written. So rather than just coming out and doing another album straight away we wanna find our feet a little bit within the band.”


The forthcoming EP will be the band’s fourth and the follow-up to 2017’s ‘EP Three’, which they put out to whet the appetites of fans ahead of their self-titled debut LP. “That was sort of our strategy in order to build a following for the first album – and it worked,” explained Giles.

Asked when they hope to start recording the new EP, Kaye replied: “We’re gonna start in September.”

Blossoms UK tour dates can be seen below. The Magic Gang will support on August 30-31, September 9-15 and 18.

August 2021
30 – Bonus Arena, Hull
31 – O2 Academy, Glasgow

September 2021
2 – Engine Shed, Lincoln
3 – Victoria Hall, Stoke-On-Trent
4 – O2 Academy, Birmingham
7 – Junction, Cambridge
9 – O2 Academy, Leeds
11 – O2 Academy, Newcastle
13 – O2 Forum Kentish Town, London
14 – O2 Forum Kentish Town, London
15 – O2 Forum Kentish Town, London
17 – O2 Academy, Leicester
18 – AO Arena, Manchester

See The Magic Gang’s own upcoming tour dates below. You can get more information and buy tickets here.

October 2021
6 – Academy 2, Dublin, Ireland
7 – Old Fire Station, Carlisle, UK
8 – Arts Club, Liverpool, UK
10 – Tramshed, Cardiff, UK
11 – O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford, UK
12 – The 1865, Southampton, UK
13 – Chalk, Brighton, Brighton, UK
14 – Rock City, Nottingham, UK
15 – Gloucester Guildhall, Gloucester, UK
17 – O2 Institute2 Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
18 – Riverside, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
19 – Beat Generator, Dundee, UK
20 – The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen, UK
21 – SWG3, Glasgow, UK
22 – Waterfront, Norwich, UK
24 – Leadmill, Sheffield, UK
25 – O2 Ritz Manchester, Manchester, UK
26 – London EartH, London, UK

In a four-star review of ‘Death Of The Party’, NME‘s Will Richards wrote: “Here The Magic Gang have acted on pure instinct and feeling. This is an album that, despite its recognition of the downside of things, ends up as a more reassuring – and more real – listen than their debut. With its collage of genres and refusal to co-opt modern trends, album two finds the band moving towards something timeless.”



Haim postpone UK tour due to COVID travel restrictions

As per an official updated poster, Georgia will fulfil her previously announced “special guest” slot on next year’s tour. An extra date for Dublin has also been added for June 28 as part of the city’s Trinity Summer Series.

“We can’t wait to bring wimpiii to the stage and we’re going to go even harder as soon as we’re allowed to play for you!!!” Haim wrote on Instagram. “Until then, everybody stay safe and we love you.”

You can see the band’s announcement and the full list of concerts below.

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28 – Trinity College, Dublin

13 – Millennium Square, Leeds
14 – SSE Hydro, Glasgow
16 – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
17 – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
19 – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
20 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
21 – The O2 Arena, London


Next month’s shows would have seen Haim showcase their acclaimed third album ‘Women In Music Pt. III’, which came out in June 2020, to UK audiences for the very first time.

The sisters have, however, appeared in various live-streamed settings over the course of the pandemic – including on Glastonbury’s Live At Worthy Farm, which was broadcast back in May.

Reviewing the show, NME wrote: “[Haim played] a gorgeous sunset slot and mark the long-awaited live debut of their huge level-up of a third album, ‘Women In Music Pt. III’. From ‘Summer Girl’ to ‘Don’t Wanna’, Haim’s newest songs feel tailor-made for sunset on the Pyramid Stage, a setting that will surely await them at – fingers crossed – a full-scale Glastonbury in 2022.”



The Offspring take on James Corden by launching ‘Cockpit Karaoke’

“Since I’m a pilot, we thought it would be great if Noodles and I had some fun and got to sing along to some of our many hits.”

You can watch the first ‘Cockpit Karaoke’ clip below:

The Offspring are scheduled to head out on a UK and Ireland arena tour this November, with The Hives set to support.

The veteran band will hit the road in support of their latest album ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’, which was released on April 16. The tour will visit Dublin, Cardiff, Birmingham, London, Glasgow, Manchester and Leeds. You can see the full list of dates below.

November 2021
21 – 3Arena, Dublin
23 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
24 – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
26 – The SSE Wembley Arena, London
27 – The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
29 – AO Arena, Manchester
30 – First Direct Arena, Leeds


You can get tickets for the tour here.

Meanwhile, new footage has emerged of the Friends cast performing the sitcom’s famous theme tune in Friends: The Reunion on James Corden’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’.

The clip featured as part of the full Late Late Show segment with James Corden but never made the final cut in the show’s recent comeback on HBO Max in May.



Chartreuse announce new EP, ‘Is It Autumn Already?’

1. ‘Feed Be Fed’
2. ‘Things Are Changing Too Quickly’
3. ‘Swedish Water’
4. ‘Don’t Exit’
5. ‘Deep Fat’
6. ‘Only You’

Due to arrive on November 19, the EP is previewed by new single ‘Things Are Changing Too Quickly’. The poignant, mid-tempo indie toe-tapper is accompanied by a Fred Qvortrup-directed video – watch it below.

Made up of Hattie Wilson, Mike Wagstaff, Rory Wagstaff and Perry Lovering, Chartreuse have also announced a mini headline tour which will take place after a run of festival performances.

Kicking off at The Lexington in London on November 30, the tour will take in Green Door Store in Brighton, The Cluny in Newcastle, Birmingham’s Hare & Hounds and finishing up in Dublin on December 7. You can buy tickets here.

See the full list of Charteuse’s upcoming live dates below:



25 – Dot To Dot Festival, Bristol
26 – Dot To Dot Festival, Nottingham


16 – Live at Leeds
17 – Wild Paths Festival, Norwich


13 – Stag and Dagger Festival, Glasgow
14 – Stag and Dagger Festival, Edinburgh
30 – The Lexington, London
29 – Green Door Store, Brighton


1 – The Cluny, Newcastle
3 – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
7 – Upstairs at Whelan’s, Dublin



Watch Holly Humberstone debut new track ‘Please Don’t Leave Just Yet’

“One of the biggest crowds of the weekend AND @HolHumberstone debuted a new track ‘Please Don’t Leave Just Yet!’ Such a treat,” Tramlines tweeted, sharing a clip of Humberstone’s performance.

One of the biggest crowds of the weekend AND @HolHumberstone debuted a new track ‘Please Don’t Leave Just Yet!' Such a treat ❤️ pic.twitter.com/pAlexorRkR

— Tramlines Festival (@tramlines) July 25, 2021

The new song is set to appear on Humberstone’s forthcoming new EP, which she first mentioned when previously she spoke about ‘Please Don’t Leave Just Yet’ during an appearance on The Late Late Show With James Corden.

Rumours of the track first surfaced back in February after the song was registered with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

Humberstone will head out on a UK and Ireland headline tour later this year, taking place in October and November. The tour includes a number of gigs that have been rescheduled, including stops in Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff and Nottingham.

You can see details of Humberstone’s upcoming headline tour dates below.


AUGUST, 2021
15 – Omeara, London (SOLD OUT)
16 – Omeara, London (SOLD OUT)
17 – Omeara, London (SOLD OUT)
18 – Omeara, London (SOLD OUT)

26 – The Cluny, Newcastle Upon Tyne
27 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds [rescheduled]
28 – Yes (The Pink Room), Manchester (SOLD OUT) [rescheduled]
30 – Whelan’s, Dublin
31 – Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast

2 – King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow [rescheduled]
3 – O2 Institute 3, Birmingham
4 – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff (SOLD OUT) [rescheduled]
8 – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
10 – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham [rescheduled]

Humberstone has also been announced on the bumper line-up for Primavera Sound Festival 2022.



Listen to Connie Constance’s upbeat new single ‘Prim & Propa’

“It’s about looking at that big white house and the perfect grass and saying ‘Yeah, nah, not for me, mate – not without my people enjoying it with me’.

“It’s an anthem for everyone that feels betrayed and let down by this country,” she continued. “It’s for the single parents, the people that work their arses off every single day and can barely get their head above water.

“It’s a reminder that we’ve got what’s important right here with us: ‘When you want more then look around, if you’ve got love you know you’re good / Cause when the grass is greener, the people are meaner.”

Constance will embark on a UK and Ireland headline tour this September in support of her ‘Prim & Propa’ EP – see the full schedule below.

23 – The Louisiana, Bristol
24 – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh
28 – Oslo, London
29 – YES, Manchester
30 – Workmens Club, Dublin


Back in March, Connie Constance performed as part of the virtual SXSW 2021. Reviewing her set, NME wrote: “[Her] eclectic, conversational pop can switch between the quivering, quiet power of ‘WOAH’ and the swaggering disco-punk belter of ‘Monty Python’ with ease.

“Constance’s set is a frustratingly brief display of her energetic, personality-driven tunes – but she does a fine job of making the format work for her.”



Listen to Everything Everything’s stark new song ‘Mercury & Me’

The ‘Mercury & Me’ video was created by Everything Everything frontman Jonathan Higgs. Describing the process of creating the visual, he said: “The video was made in 3D using motion capture, and was my first attempt at capturing a live performance and recreating it in software. I tried to make an atmosphere that reflected the starkness of the song.”

Check it out below.

Alongside releasing ‘Supernormal’ earlier this year, Everything Everything also shared details of new UK tour dates for 2022, rescheduling their planned spring 2021 UK and Ireland tour by a year.

See the new dates below.

MARCH 2022
30 – Tramshed, Cardiff
31 – Rock City, Nottingham


APRIL 2022
1 – O2 Academy Leeds
2 – Newcastle University
4 – SWG3 Galvanisers, Glasgow
5 – O2 Academy Liverpool
7 – Waterfront, Norwich
8 – Manchester Academy
9 – O2 Academy Birmingham
11 – O2 Academy Bristol
12 – Brighton Dome
13 – The Roundhouse, London
16 – Academy, Dublin

In a four-star review of 2020’s ‘Re-Animator’, NME wrote: “On the surprisingly huge Manchester band’s fifth album, frontman Jonathan Higgs channels his inner Thom Yorke, and writes the biggest song of his career.”



Watch Sports Team’s ‘Wicker Man’-themed video for new single ‘Happy (God’s Own Country)’

Speaking about the track, the group added: “We recorded this at the end of last year at a time when it was hard not to feel exhausted by the scale of insincerity everywhere.

“It’s a sort of Cold War Steve collage, a cut and paste diorama of cronyism, cottagecore and window-dressed Toryism, with the frustrated energy of live performance without a stage.”

Last month, the group announced details of a new B-sides and rarities vinyl being sold exclusively through independent retailers.

‘Plant Test’ features music from 2016 to 2021, including unmastered new material following on from the band’s 2020 debut album ‘Deep Down Happy’. ‘Happy (God’s Own Country)’ is the first song taken from the project and their first new music since the release of their first album.


The group also announced details of their rescheduled tour dates, which will take place across the UK and Ireland this October and November. You can see a full list of the ‘Red Hot Rock Show’ dates below.

Sports Team Rescheduled Tour Dates 2021

1 – O2 Academy, Liverpool

2 – Manchester Academy, Manchester
26 – SWG3, Glasgow

17 – Rock City, Nottingham

18 – Leeds University Stylus, Leeds
21 – Whelan’s, Dublin
23 – SWX, Bristol
25 – O2 Academy Brixton, London

Reviewing the band’s debut LP, NME wrote: “You can find Rice and his sidekick Rob Knaggs either charmingly or irritatingly gobby, and the joy lies in the tribalism that’s inherent to Sports Team’s approach.

“After a listen of ‘Deep Down Happy’, you’re left in absolutely no doubt as to what the six-piece stand against and this unabashed straightforwardness and refusal to bend makes them a unique prospect.”



Snoop Dogg shares new single ‘CEO’ and reschedules UK and Ireland tour

The rescheduled tour also includes a new date and will now see Snoop visiting Killarney, County Kerry in Ireland. Tickets for this event go on sale at 9am on March 31.

You can listen to Snoop’s new track and see all tour dates below:

Snoop Dogg 2022 Tour Dates 

2 – SSE Hydro, Glasgow
3 – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
5 – AO Arena, Manchester
7 – First Direct Arena, Leeds
8 – O2 Arena, Leeds
9 – 3Arena, Dublin
11 – INEC Arena, Kerry
12 – SSE Arena, Belfast

Last week, it was revealed that Snoop, Ice Cube, Too Short, and E-40 have launched a hip-hop supergroup of dreams, called Mt. Westmore.


The four rappers are reportedly set to release their debut album next month, with more “volumes” coming in the future.

“We have recorded somewhere in the neighbourhood of 50 songs. Volume 1 will be released in April and the rest of the volumes will follow,” Too $hort told DJ Vlad in a recent interview, formally announcing the project.

“At the age we’re at is a good time to do a thing like this and kind of extend your career a bit in a different way… The minute we join forces, we get a handful of new business opportunities that none of us would’ve had.”

Back in February, Snoop spoke about who he’d like to play him if a biopic of his life was ever made.

Speaking to AP Entertainment, Snoop said: “There’s so many dope actors that have graced the screen and there’s so many dope actors that have yet to grace the screen.

“I don’t know who could play me. It would have to be someone who could win me over.

“When I think of someone playing you, I think of how Jamie Foxx played Ray [Charles in the 2004 biopic Ray]. That was, like, spot on,” he continued.

Anwan Glover (Notorious, 2009), LaKeith Stanfield (Straight Outta Compton, 2015) and Jarrett Ellis (All Eyez on Me, 2017) have all portrayed Snoop on the big screen in the past.



Watch Arab Strap’s disturbing video for new single ‘Here Comes Comus!’

“It takes place in a pub, a club, and city alleyways, all the places I’d hoped we’d be able to enjoy again by now – but it’s been so long since I’ve had a big night out that listening to it now seems almost nostalgic,” the musician added, referencing the impact the coronavirus crisis has had on nightlife.

“He still pops round to see me at home now and again, but I know he’s holding back and planning for the future, and one day soon we’ll dance again.”

‘Here Comes Comus!’ is accompanied by a dark official video, which was directed by Bryan M. Ferguson and explores the song’s themes of overindulgence.

“When I first heard Aidan’s lyrics on the track, my mind was quickly flung into a murky pit of complete debauchery,” Ferguson explained. “And I really wanted the video to be a story of excess to match not just the lyrics but the whole mythology of Comus being the rebellious god of festivity who pretty much represents anarchy and chaos.”

Upon the announcement of ‘As Days Get Dark’, Moffat revealed that the record is “about hopelessness and darkness. But in a fun way.”


He added: “It’s definitely Arab Strap, but an older and wiser one, and quite probably a better one.”

Arab Strap are due to embark on a UK headline tour this September. At the time of writing, the dates remain unaffected by the current lockdown restrictions – you can see the schedule below.

September 2021
4 – Manchester Academy 2, Manchester
5 – Dublin Vicar St, Dublin
6 – The Mill, Birmingham
7 – SWX, Bristol
8 – Electric Ballroom, London
9 – Boiler Shop, Newcastle upon Tyne
10 – Barrowland Ballroom Glasgow




Pale Waves “defeat evil cycle” of relationships on new single ‘Fall To Pieces’

“This isn’t just a completely negative song – like, ‘How long until we essentially break apart?’ – it does have a glimpse of hopefulness and it does wanna defeat that evil cycle. But it’s sort of just [about] getting stuck in that same pattern.”

Baron-Gracie sings of being “full of regret“, seeking forgiveness and questions whether she and her partner are “about to break” in ‘Fall To Pieces’. Later, she pleads: “Can we fix it and make it right?/ You’re the best part of my life“.

Following on from 2018’s ‘My Mind Makes Noises’, ‘Who Am I?’ will also feature ‘Tomorrow’, which was performed by the band during their 2019 UK headline tour. Other song titles include ‘Odd Ones Out’, ‘Run To’ and ‘Wish U Were Here’.

The new album “acts as the Pale Waves manifesto – inspiring inclusivity, self-discovery, and the notion of being whoever the hell you want to be”. The lyrics on the album deal with Baron-Gracie’s experiences of depression, distraction, and feelings of darkness.


Pale Waves recently announced a UK and Ireland headline tour for 2022. They’ll hit the road next February for a run of dates that includes a show at The Roundhouse in London – you can see the full schedule below.

February 2022
11 – O2 Academy Bristol, Bristol
12 – University Great Hall, Cardiff
13 – Rock City, Nottingham
14 – O2 Academy Birmingham, Birmingham
16 – O2 Academy Bournemouth, Bournemouth
17 – O2 Academy Leeds, Leeds
19 – Limelight, Belfast
20 – Academy, Dublin
21 – O2 Academy Glasgow, Glasgow
23 – O2 Academy Sheffield, Sheffield
25 – O2 Academy Leicester, Leicester
26 – O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
28 – Roundhouse, London

March 2022
1 – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester



Squid announce debut album ‘Bright Green Field’ and share new single ‘Narrator’

Squid have previewed ‘Bright Green Field’ today (January 27) by releasing the Felix Green-directed video for its lead single ‘Narrator’, which you can see below.

Speaking about ‘Narrator’, Squid said in a statement: “‘Narrator’ was inspired by the 2019 film A Long Day’s Journey Into Night. The song follows a man who is losing the distinction between memory, dream and reality and how you can often mould your memories of people to fit a narrative that benefits your ego.

“Martha Skye Murphy, the track’s guest vocalist, made the point that the unreliable narrator is, more often than not, a male who wishes to portray women as submissive characters in their story.

“After some discussions with Martha she thought it’d be a good idea that she play the part of the woman wanting to break free from the dominating story the male has set.”


Squid are set to embark on a UK, Irish and European tour in September, having rescheduled a number of those dates from March. You can see the band’s upcoming tour schedule below.

7 – Concorde 2, Brighton
9 – Marble Factory, Bristol
10 – Albert Hall, Manchester
23 – Printworks, London
24 – The Crossing, Birmingham
25 – Rock City, Nottingham
27 – NUSU, Newcastle
28 – SW3, Glasgow
29 – Empire, Belfast
30 – Button Factory, Dublin, Ireland

3 – Tramshed, Cardiff
4 – 1865, Southampton
5 – The Phoenix, Exeter
7 – Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
8 – Botanique, Brussels, Belgium
9 – Trabendo, Paris, France
11 – Bumann & Sohn, Cologne, Germany
12 – Molotow Skybar, Hamburg, Germany
15 – Plan B, Malmo, Sweden
16 – Hus 7, Stockholm, Sweden
18 – Berghain Kantine, Berlin, Germany
19 – Underdogs, Prague, Czech Republic
21 – Heppel & Ettlich, Munich, Germany
23 – Bogen F, Zurich, Switzerland
24 – Bad Bonn, Dundingen, Switzerland
25 – Magnolia, Milan, Italy
26 – Locomotiv, Bologna, Italy
28 – Upload, Barcelona, Spain
29 – Independence. Madrid, Spain
30 – Mastercar, Vigo, Spain



Sinéad O’Connor to release first album in seven years in 2021

Last month the singer announced that her 2021 tour of Ireland and plans for an album were pushed back to 2022 due to entering an upcoming addiction treatment program. However she’s since confirmed that both projects will run next year, with someone from her rehab facility accompanying her to her shows.

Someone from rehab will accompany me to the four Irish shows so worry not about those. Unless Covid prevents them I'll be there. I just can't leave ireland until 2022

— Sinead O'Connor (AKA Shuhada Sadaqat) (@MagdaDavitt77) November 10, 2020

O’Connor’s Irish tour was originally set for this summer but had to be rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic. See those dates below.

2021 Ireland tour:

Sunday 20 – Live At The Marquee, Cork


Sunday 18, Iveagh Gardens, Dublin
Sunday 25, Festival Big Top, Galway

More tour dates – including in America – can be found here.

Earlier this week O’Connor announced a new memoir titled Rememberings. The book is slated to hit shelves on June 1 next year via Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books and Media.

According to a press release, the memoir will detail O’Connor’s childhood growing up in an abusive Dublin household, her subsequent escape through music and more.

“This is my story, as I remember it. I had great fun writing it over the past few years,” O’Connor said in a statement.



Black Country, New Road announce collaborative show to help save The Windmill venue

All proceeds will go to The Windmill’s crowdfunder to help keep the venue open. It has suffered financially during the coronavirus pandemic.

Meanwhile, Black Country, New Road recently announced that their debut album ‘For The First Time’ will be released via Ninja Tune on February 5, 2021.

Shortly after the record’s arrival, the band will embark on a UK and Ireland headline tour.

The full schedule is as follows:



Thursday 18 – Junction 1, Cambridge
Friday 19 – The Loft, Southampton
Saturday 20 – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
Monday 22 – Brudenell Social Club, leeds
Tuesday 23 – Future Yard, Birkenhead
Wednesday 24 – Gorilla, Manchester
Thursday 25 – Oran Mor, Glasgow
Saturday 27 – Whelan’s, Dublin

MARCH, 2021

Monday 01 – SWX, Bristol
Tuesday 02 – Chalk, Brighton
Wednesday 03 – Electric Ballroom, London

Black Midi meanwhile, are also set to perform at The Jazz Cafe in Camden on December 12.

Referring to the new coronavirus restrictions implemented in the capital, the band recently explained that those hoping to secure tickets will not be able to attend the gigs with anyone from outside their household or support bubble.

Over the summer, Black Midi shared a new jam and spoken word album called ‘The Black Midi Anthology Vol. 1: Tales of Suspense and Revenge’. The collection features four short stories read by the band as well as three instrumental mixes.

In February, the group released the slow-burning 11-minute single ‘Sweater’, their first new music since their debut Mercury Prize-nominated record.

In a four-star review, NME hailed ‘Schlagenheim’ as “an engaging piece of work that will reveal its true nature over time, perhaps. Black Midi are making music like no other band in the world.”



Arab Strap announce first new album in 16 years, ‘As Days Get Dark’

Middleton added: “We’ve had enough distance from our earlier work to reappraise and dissect the good and bad elements of what we did. Not many bands get to do this, so it’s great to split up.”

You can listen to the new song below:

The duo have also announced a UK tour for September 2021. Tickets go on sale on Friday (November 27) from the band’s official site.

September 2021
4 – Manchester Academy 2, Manchester
5 – Dublin Vicar St, Dublin
6 – The Mill, Birmingham
7 – SWX, Bristol
8 – Electric Ballroom, London
9 – Boiler Shop, Newcastle upon Tyne
10 – Barrowland Ballroom Glasgow

Back in September, the group spoke about their long-awaited return in a new interview, saying that there was “no point getting back together to release mediocrity”.


The Scottish duo teased their comeback earlier this year, revealing they were “back from the grave and ready to rave”. On September 1, they shared their first new material in 15 years with ‘The Turning Of Our Bones’.

Speaking to The Guardian, the group looked back on going their separate ways in 2006, while hinting at what fans can expect from their future output.

“It’s about making new music with new tools,” Middleton told the outlet. “There’s no point getting back together to release mediocrity.” Elsewhere, Moffat said that Arab Strap were “not trying to recapture the ’90s” with their new material.

Reflecting on the “fiery” studio sessions prior to their break-up, the group revealed their reunion has been like putting on “a pair of dirty old slippers,” and that they’ve experienced a “zen-like calm and focus” while working on new music.

A reunion tour followed the band’s initial breakup, which came after the release of their 2005 album ‘The Last Romance’. After the split in 2006, the band then reformed in 2011 for a one-off gig, and then got back together properly in 2016 for a run of festival dates and a remix of their single ‘The First Big Weekend’, titled ‘The First Big Weekend Of 2016’.



Black Country, New Road announce debut album ‘For The First Time’

Frontman Isaac Wood explained that ‘For The First Time’ “is basically representative of [the group’s] first 18 months”, with saxophonist Lewis Evans adding: “We wanted it to sound exactly how we love to sound live.”

Wood continued: “I’ve always been interested in a really honest portrayal of what a band is and what they’ve been working on. I think it’s really nice if people can see an artist like: this was them in the early days, this was their next phase and that they’re quite clear and honest about genuine progression as people and musicians.”

Check out the ‘For The First Time’ tracklist below, and pre-order/pre-save the album here.

1. ‘Instrumental’
2. ‘Athens, France’
3. ‘Science Fair’
4. ‘Sunglasses’
5. ‘Track X’​
6. ‘Opus’

Shortly after the album’s release, Black Country, New Road will embark on a UK and Ireland headline tour. Next month, they’ll perform two socially distanced gigs at Islington Assembly Hall in London.


The full schedule is as follows:


Friday 20 – Islington Assembly Hall, London
Saturday 21 – Islington Assembly Hall, London


Thursday 18 – Junction 1, Cambridge
Friday 19 – The Loft, Southampton
Saturday 20 – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
Monday 22 – Brudenell Social Club, leeds
Tuesday 23 – Future Yard, Birkenhead
Wednesday 24 – Gorilla, Manchester
Thursday 25 – Oran Mor, Glasgow
Saturday 27 – Whelan’s, Dublin

MARCH, 2021

Monday 01 – SWX, Bristol
Tuesday 02 – Chalk, Brighton
Wednesday 03 – Electric Ballroom, London




Listen to Clap Your Hands Say Yeah’s ‘Hesitating Nation’ and ‘Thousand Oaks’ from new album ‘New Fragility’

“These songs are politically motivated, which is unusual for me,” Ounsworth said in a statement about the songs. “The only other politically motivated song I’ve written is ‘Upon This Tidal Wave of Young Blood’.”

You can listen to ‘Hesitating Nation’ and ‘Thousand Oaks’ below.

Produced by Ounsworth with additional production from Will Johnson, the frontman explained that the title ‘New Fragility’ was “a pretty personal” choice.

“It’s about what I think we’re all experiencing at the moment, certainly here in the United States, anyway — trying to move forward amidst an almost cruel uncertainty.”


You can see the tracklist for Clap Your Hands Say Yeah’s ‘New Fragility’ below.

1. ‘Hesitating Nation’
2. ‘Thousand Oaks’
3. ‘Dee, Forgiven’
4. ‘New Fragility’
5. ‘Innocent Weight’
6. ‘Mirror Song’
7. ‘CYHSY, 2005’
8. ‘Where They Perform Miracles’
9. ‘Went Looking For Trouble’
10. ‘If I Were More Like Jesus’

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah will embark on a UK and European tour in autumn 2021 – you can see the UK and Ireland dates of the run below.

September 2021
21 – Thekla, Bristol
22 – Portland Arms, Cambridge
23 – YES (The Pink Room), Manchester
24 – Whelans, Dublin
25 – District, Liverpool
26 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
28 – Scala, London




Squid launch record label Ink with guitarist Anton Pearson’s new EP

It’s comprised of the songs ‘Coal’, ‘Contact Desk’, ‘A47DM’, ‘In A Box’ and ’12×12′. You can listen to it in full via Bandcamp below.

https://t.co/u0Hv1IIy2n Hey you lot. Introducing our new label… INK! INK will be a hub for our solo music and collabs that exist outside of the linear Squid time-line!! The first release is an EP of nature-influenced drone music by Squids guitarist Anton. Enjoy.

— Squid (@squidbanduk) August 26, 2020

This comes after Squid recently announced a UK and Ireland headline tour for 2021, which will see the band play their biggest headline show to date at London’s Printworks. Kicking off at The Crossing in Birmingham on March 19, the stint will conclude with a gig at Nottingham’s Rock City on May 21.

You can see the dates of Squid’s 2021 headline tour below:

19 – The Crossing, Birmingham
21 – Button Factory, Dublin
22 – Empire, Belfast
24 – SWG, Glasgow
25 – NUSU Basement, Newcastle
26 – Albert Hall, Manchester
28 – Tramshed, Cardiff
29 – Marble Factory, Bristol
30 – The Phoenix, Exeter
31 – 1865, Southampton


6 – Concorde 2, Brighton
8 –  Printworks, London

Meanwhile, Squid have released covers of Robert Wyatt’ ‘Pigs(In There)’ and Steve Reich’s ‘Clapping Music’ via Bandcamp, with all proceeds being donated to the East Bristol Food Bank. You can find more here.

“We’ve all been affected by COVID in some way, but for people who were already struggling, the pandemic has increased the likelihood of lasting difficulties that will continue after lockdown comes to an end,” the band said in a statement.




Genesis reschedule reunion tour for 2021 and add two new dates

Among the new dates are two additional shows, at Birmingham’s Utilita Arena and London’s O2 Arena on April 7 and April 30 respectively.

Genesis performing live in 2007. Credit: Getty

The band’s full list of upcoming UK and Ireland tour dates are below, with original tickets remaining valid.


Thursday 1, Glasgow SSE Hydro
Friday 2, Glasgow SSE Hydro
Monday 5, Birmingham Utilita Arena
Tuesday 6, Birmingham Utilita Arena
Wednesday 7, Birmingham Utilita Arena
Friday 9, Newcastle Utilita Arena
Saturday 10, Newcastle Utilita Arena
Monday 12, Manchester Arena
Tuesday 13, Manchester Arena
Thursday 15, Dublin 3Arena
Friday 16, Dublin 3Arena
Sunday 18, Belfast SSE Arena
Wednesday 21, Leeds First Direct Arena
Thursday 22, Leeds First Direct Arena
Saturday 24, Liverpool M&S Bank Arena
Sunday 25, Liverpool M&S Bank Arena
Tuesday 27, London O2 Arena
Thursday 29, London O2 Arena
Friday 30, London O2 Arena


“I think it’s a natural moment,” said Rutherford of their reunion back in March. “Phil’s been out on tour for the last two-and-a-half years and his son Nick has been drumming, so it seemed like the natural moment to have a conversation about it. We’re all still good friends, we’re all above grass and here we are!”

Meanwhile, Genesis have spent the coronavirus lockdown uploading a series of classic gigs, streaming one new show every weekend.


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Black Country, New Road announce UK tour for 2021

Also included in the tour are two rescheduled shows that were scuppered by the coronavirus, a sold-out show at Leeds’ Brudenell Social Club that was supposed to take place last April, and a show at Brighton’s Chalk initially set for this September.

The full British and Irish tour dates are as follows:


Thursday 18 – Junction 1, Cambridge
Friday 19 – The Loft, Southampton
Saturday 20 – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
Monday 22 – Brudenell Social Club, leeds
Tuesday 23 – Future Yard, Birkenhead
Wednesday 24 – Gorilla, Manchester
Thursday 25 – Oran Mor, Glasgow
Saturday 27 – Whelan’s, Dublin


Monday 01 – SWX, Bristol
Tuesday 02 – Chalk, Brighton
Wednesday 03 – Electric Ballroom, London


Tickets for the shows go on sale to members of the band’s mailing list on Monday June 29, and on general sale from Thursday July 2.

Black Country, New Road have won considerable acclaim off the back of just two official singles, ‘Athen’s France’ and ‘Sunglasses’, both of which were released last year.

Last month, meanwhile, the band’s Georgia Ellery, who also plays in Jockstrap, collaborated with Jamie xx in a new session for BBC Radio 3’s ‘Late Junction’.




Celine Dion reschedules UK and European tour to 2021 due to coronavirus

Dion shared the new dates on her Instagram. “Céline Dion Courage World Tour to resume in 2021!” she wrote. “Rescheduled show dates announced for Europe, who’s going to be there ? – Team Celine.”

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Céline Dion Courage World Tour to resume in 2021! Rescheduled show dates announced for Europe, who’s going to be there ? 💫 – Team Celine Link in bio for details . La tournée mondiale Courage de Céline Dion reprendra en 2021!  Annonce des dates reportées en Europe ici-bas. Qui sera des nôtres ? 💫 – Team Celine  Lien dans la bio pour les détails . #courageworldtour

A post shared by Céline Dion (@celinedion) on Jun 10, 2020 at 7:25am PDT


Tickets remain valid for the new dates, while news of Dion’s postponed North American tour is set to follow shortly.

The rescheduled UK and Ireland tour dates are as follows:

Sun, April 11 2021 – DUBLIN 3Arena
Mon, April 12 2021 – DUBLIN 3Arena
Thu, April 15 2021 – MANCHESTER Arena
Fri, April 16 2021 – MANCHESTER Arena
Mon, April 19 2021 – BIRMINGHAM Utilita Arena Birmingham
Tue, April 20 2021 – BIRMINGHAM Utilita Arena Birmingham
Thu, April 22 2021 – LONDON O2
Fri, April 23 2021 – LONDON O2
Mon, April 26 2021 – GLASGOW SSE Hydro
Tue, April 27 2021 – GLASGOW SSE Hydro


Sat, May 15 2021 – MANCHESTER Arena
Sun, May 16 2021 – MANCHESTER Arena

In December, Dion‘s new album ‘Courage’ landed the biggest chart fall in history for an album debuting at Number One on Billboard.

The Canadian singer topped the Billboard 200 chart with her comeback collection, selling 113,000 equivalent units. Of that sum, almost all were pure sales, as the set actually sold 109,000 physical copies (boosted by a bundle offer tying albums to tickets for Dion’s Courage World Tour). The following week, the album fell out of the top 100.


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Watch Harry Styles throw a beach party in video for ‘Watermelon Sugar’

On ‘Watermelon Sugar’, Styles compares his love interest to a night in June, singing: “Strawberries/ On a summer evening/ Baby, you’re the end of June/ I want your belly/ And that summer feeling/ Getting washed away in you/ Breathe me in/ Breathe me out/ I don’t know if I could ever go without.”

In the song’s video Styles throws a beach party with a group of women, who can all be seen eating watermelon throughout. He dedicates the Bradley & Pablo-directed visual to “touching.” Watch it below.

Meanwhile, Harry Styles has become the latest artist to postpone their tour as the coronavirus pandemic continues across the globe.

The ‘Fine Line’ singer was set to begin his European tour in Birmingham next month, before following it with dates in Sheffield, Dublin, London, Manchester and Glasgow.


But he has now announced that the European leg of the tour will be pushed back to February and March 2021, in order to prevent the spread of the virus.


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Paul Weller shares breezy new single ‘Village’

Listen to ‘Village’ below:

The single will land on Weller’s upcoming new album ‘On Sunset’, which is due to arrive on June 19, and will mark his first record on Polydor Records.

He’ll support the release with a string of shows, which were recently rescheduled due to the coronavrius pandemic. See the new dates below.


Sun October 25 2020 – Belfast, Ulster Hall
Mon October 26 2020 – Dublin, Olympia Theatre
Tue October 27 2020 – Dublin, Olympia Theatre
Thu October 29 2020 – Plymouth, Plymouth Pavilions
Fri October 30 2020 – Southampton, O2 Guildhall Southampton
Sat October 31 2020 – Brighton, Brighton Centre



Mon November 02 2020 – Hull, Hull Bonus Arena
Tue November 03 2020 – York, York Barbican
Thu November 05 2020 – Leicester, De Montfort Hall
Fri November 06 2020 – Leicester, De Montfort Hall
Sat November 07 2020 – Blackburn, King Georges Hall
Mon November 09 2020 – Carlisle Sands Centre
Tue November 10 2020 – Manchester, O2 Apollo
Thu November 12 2020 – Dundee, Caird Hall
Fri November 13 2020 – Newcastle Upon Tyne, O2 City Hall
Sat November 14 2020 – Newcastle Upon Tyne, O2 City Hall
Mon November 16 2020 – Edinburgh, Usher Hall
Tue November 17 2020 – Bradford, St Georges Hall
Thu November 19 2020 – London, O2 Academy Brixton
Fri November 20 2020 – London, O2 Forum Kentish Town
Sat November 21 2020 – London, O2 Forum

MARCH 2021

Fri March 05 2021 – Cambridge, Corn Exchange
Sat March 06 2021 – Norwich, Norwich U.E.A.
Sun March 07 2021 – Southend, Cliffs Pavilion
Tue March 09 2021 – Llandudno, Venue Cymru
Thu March 11 2021 – Middlesbrough, Middlesbrough Town Hall
Fri March 12 2021 – Glasgow, Barrowland
Sat March 13 2021 – Aberdeen, Music Hall
Mon March 15 2021 – Stoke, Victoria Hall
Tue March 16 2021 – Liverpool, Eventim Olympia
Wed March 17 2021 – Oxford, New Theatre
Fri March 19 2021 – Margate, Margate Winter Gardens
Sat March 20 2021 – Portsmouth, Guildhall

Meanwhile, Paul Weller has hailed the “amazing” talent of Amy Winehouse while talking about his experience of collaborating with the late artist.

Weller was speaking to Lauren Laverne in March as part of BBC 6 Music Festival, which is was being held in Camden Town for its 2020 edition.


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Andy Grammer – Smoke Clears

[Verse 1]
"You and I, against the world."
That’s what she told me
That night, in the terminal
As we were boarding
And I know you meant it
Holding my hand so tight as
We flew, from Lafayette
Back to Pacific time
And you lay ya head
On my shoulder
Couple tears were shed over Arizona
An emotional roller coaster, yeah

We ride the highs and lows
We ride the highs and lows

You’ll never be alone
Even when your world explodes
Cause after all the smoke clears
I will be right here
I will be right here
When the smoke clears

I will be right here
When the smoke clears

[Verse 2]
And when I hit the wall
Back in December
I took my hardest fall
But we fell together
And we spent the weekend
Pacing the hotel room at
The Westin, in Dublin
Never felt so close to you
And I laid my head
On your shoulder
By the time we left we were ten years older
An emotional roller coaster, yeah

We ride the highs and lows
We ride the highs and lows

You’ll never be alone
Even when your world explodes
Cause after all the smoke clears
I will be right here
I will be right here
When the smoke clears

I will be right here
When the smoke clears

"You and I, against the world."
That’s what she told me

We ride the highs and lows
We ride the highs and lows

You’ll never be alone
Even when your world explodes
Cause after all the smoke clears
I will be right here
I will be right here
When the smoke clears

The Dubliners – The Comical Genius lyrics

O a comical genius was thinking one day
How he’d jack up his job and receive handy pay
He did not like begging and work was too hard
So he got a bright notion to join up the guard
Diddly-i-dum diidly-i-dum diddly-i-dum dum day

Well he went up to Dublin, to the depot went in
Got a new suit of blue as bright as new pins
They drilt him, they drilt him, they drilt him so hard
The old sergeant proclaimed him a full fledged guard
Diddly-i-dum diidly-i-dum diddly-i-dum dum day

He was stationed somewhere near the town of Athy
On the roads of the district he kept a close eye
The girls they admired him as all brassers do

Fell in love with the guard and his new suit of blue
Diddly-i-dum diidly-i-dum diddly-i-dum dum day

Well the girls they would wink and they’d nod as he passed
O but this city guard had his eye on one lass
And this little cailín, she being a die-hard
She made it quite clear that she wanted no guard
Diddly-i-dum diidly-i-dum diddly-i-dum dum day

Well one time while on duty on a cold winter’s night
Sure he caught her out cycling without any light
Where’s your light, miss? Says he; for an answer says she
It’s next to me liver, where you’ll never be
Diddly-i-dum diidly-i-dum diddly-i-dum dum day

Rangers Fc Loyal – Follow Follow lyrics

We will follow rangers,
Up the falls,
Derry walls,
We will follow on,
Dundee Hamilton,
Fuck the pope and the Vatican,
If they go to Dublin we will follow on,

For there’s no a team like the Glasgow Rangers,
No not one and there never shall be one,
The fucking Celtic scum know about their problems,
We will fight till the day is done,
Cause there’s no a team like the Glasgow rangers,
No not one and there never shall be one

Tinie Tempah – Bounce

Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake
Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake
Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake
Jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump
Jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump
Eenie meanie minie
Thank God it’s Friday
Please don’t ask me for my ID
If I’m in your iTunes library
Got my own book in my library
My mansion is so tidy
But my neighbours hate my mistress cause she never wear no nightie
I go Claridges to do high tea
Jordans on like Spike Lee
I’m high end, you’re high street
Swagger jacking my stylee
When I was a kid I used to save up for my Nike’s
Now all these little kids is try’na save up for my Nike’s
Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake
Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake,
Jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump
Jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump
Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake
Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake,
Jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump
Jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump
Sharing clothes, that’s trampy
Splitting bills, that’s trampy
All this hanky panky, now her hand prints on my Banksy
I’m just strictly speaking, Anne Frankly (yeah)
All my girls is fancy
In a white Ferrari Spider
Rolling with Anansi, Diplo to disco
She sniff, woah
She gwan like she Ri Ri
Wine to Calypso
She ask me if I’m single
I said "Maybe, I think so
I can’t concentrate, when that thong’s on like Sisqo"
Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake
Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake,
Jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump
Jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump
Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake
Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake,
Jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump
Jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump
First of all I’m swagging
Two girls with me so I’m bragging
So much money in my pocket
My pants might be saggy
My car might be tinted
My weed might be scented
My girl might be bow legged
Her friend might be wetter
Gold Roley on when I perform
Ring ring, mobile phone
The way it’s going on
It must be on
Till the break of dawn, party like rock stars
We don’t stop till we see them fucking cop cars
Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake
Tan ’til her skin peel off, tangerine
Then she vogue, then she vogue
Agyness Deyn
On your marks get set go (red, amber, green)
Sydney, what’s going down
New York, what’s going down
LA, what’s going down
Vegas, what’s going down
Dublin, what’s going down
Paris, what’s going down
Lagos, what’s going down
Oslo, what’s going down
Toronto, what’s going down
Stockholm, what’s going down
Berlin, what’s going down
Johannesburg, what’s going down
Tokyo, what’s going down
Rio, what’s going down
Beijing, what’s going down
London, what’s going down
Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake, shake
Jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump, jump
Trampoline, trampoline