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Zayn – ‘Nobody Is Listening’ review: pop’s most reluctant God rests on his laurels

Let us speak not of Harry Potter games or dyed pasta cabinets. Let us speak instead of the excellence of ‘Pillowtalk’ and ‘Mind Of...

Tom Jones’ new song is… cool?

Last week, Everyone's favourite sexy grandad, Tom Jones celebrated his 80th birthday. During his role as a judge on The Voice, he shed a...

Bobi Wine: the musician with his eyes on the Ugandan Presidency

The transition from music to politics isn't renowned for yielding results but that certainly hasn't deterred Bobi Wine: the 38-year-old reggae star running in...


The Future Five – Priya Ragu: “My story definitely feels like fate and destiny”

Late last year, Priya Ragu shot out of the blue with one of 2020’s best instant salves. ‘Good Love 2.0’ – her debut single for...
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Lava La Rue

Lava La Rue is part of The Future Five – five musicians you can't afford to miss in 2021. Gemma Samways meets the multi-hyphenate artist to talk about representation, creativity and the need for Queer psychedelic bops.

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