Sarah Harding

In Loving Memory of Sarah Harding

Even though she told us, quite bluntly, that this was all but destined to happen before Christmas of this year, it still doesn't feel real. Sarah Harding, beloved singer, actress, TV personality and member of the almighty Girls Aloud, has passed away at the age of 39 after a long battle with…


ABBA Voyage

The Actually Iconic Return of the Actually Iconic ABBA Begins

ABBA. The term "iconic" is beaten to death, thanks to the Internet and Stan Twitter, and maybe also sometimes me. But in this case, it's only appropriate. The legitimately legendary Swedish troupe and Eurovision winners-turned-global icons - responsible for every pop song you've ever known and…


Madonna 1990 - PATRICK DEMARCHELIER

Madonna's Discography Is Finally Getting the Reissue It Deserves

Come join the party, yeah, it's a celebration. Today is, of course, a global holiday (celebrate): it's Madonna's birthday. And to celebrate the "Hey You" underground indie singer-songwriter-turned-chaotic Instagram baddie's blessed 63rd trip 'round the sun on Monday (August 16), Warner Music Group…


Saint Etienne Pond House

Saint Etienne Go Back to the '90s With a Natalie Imbruglia Sample

"Here it comes again..." Hey, could you pick up? Saint Etienne are on the phone again. Over three decades after their debut, and four years after their ninth studio album, 2017's Home Counties, the British sophisti-pop troupe returned on Tuesday (July 27) with their new single, which involves…


Mabel Let Them Know

Mabel's "Let Them Know" Is a Gay Ol' Time

Don't call Mabel up. In the event that you do decide to give her a ring (ring), just know: she left her phone at the club, so...good luck. The 25-year-old High Expectations chanteuse - who is also the daughter of Neneh Cherry and Cameron McVey, lest we forget (more on this in just a moment) - is…


Anabel Englund Messing With Magic

Anabel Englund Reveals the Magic Behind 'Messing With Magic' Deluxxe Edition (Exclusive)

"I'm holdin' on and letting go / I need you and I'm human..." If you've been paying any attention to the names featured on the top dance playlists in past years, Anabel Englund should already ring a bell. The 28-year-old New York City-born, LA-bred singer-songwriter, who started out crafting…


Utada Hikaru Pink Blood Vinyl

Hikaru Utada's Got an Album, Vinyl & English Music Coming

Through mountains high and valleys low, Hikaru Utada is kind of everywhere right now: Japan, England, America...Brazil. (More on that in just a moment.) Ahead of the release of her new single "Pink Blood" on June 2, which is currently soundtracking a popular anime TV series called To Your…


Roisin Murphy Assimilation Crooked Disco

This Is "Assimilation": Róisín Murphy Takes Us to the Afterparty

Over the past year, while many of us largely stayed holed up at home amid the pandemic, several of our most trusted titans of music supplied us with essential, escapist collections designed for the (hypothetical) dance floor. Róisín Murphy, certainly, was one of our lockdown saviors, thanks to…


Sarah Harding Wear It Like a Crown

Sarah Harding Wears It Like a Crown

Girls Aloud is among my favorite girl groups of all time. But don't take my present word for it: just ask my 24-year-old self, who ventured abroad to London for the first time just to see their triumphant Ten Tour. "My obsession with the group started around 2005 or so, when I was prowling one of…


Aly & AJ Pretty Places

Aly & AJ Are About to Provide 2021's Ultimate Escape

"We could pack up this house, get out of town / Drive across country, one taillight out..." Aly & AJ are making incredible music. Let's not get it twisted, though: this is not new information. The sister act have achieved the damn near impossible, miraculously emerging from the Disney Machine…


Utada Hikaru Pink Blood

Hikaru Utada's Got Another New Song Coming: "Pink Blood"

Hikaru Utada is evidently making up for lost time (REFERENCE). While we're just days away from the (delayed) release of "One Last Kiss" from the final Evangelion movie, Hikki Staff just announced that there is another Hikaru song in the works, and it's called..."Pink Blood." (!) The song will serve…


Tia Kofi Outside In Drag Race UK RuPaul

From the "Outside In" With Tia Kofi (Interview)

She is Tia Kofi, and she's a lovely Brown caffeinated beverage. Drink it up! While her sisters might have (rudely) dubbed her "Baroness Basic" on her critically hailed second season of RuPaul's Drag Race UK, the 30-year-old Essex-born drag superstar took the competition by storm with her quick…