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Taylor Swift knew what she was doing when she named an album ‘folklore’. Many a Swiftie has spent hours decoding mythology surrounding her life and subsequent discography.  If you’re a hardcore Swift follower, you’ve probably fallen down the rabbit hole...
Usually by this point in the year you're ready to ram Noddy Holder up the chimney, stuff Michael Bublé with giblets and throttle Mariah with the mistletoe. It’s not that most of us mind a bit of Christmas nostalgia...
Taylor Swift is an artist who has always known vengeance. Sometimes it lingers playfully at the fringes; other times it bursts forth, spilling out in messy emotions that place us right back in heart of her storm. It’s an...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0yq_yXFQhg Taylor Swift - 'All Too Well (Sad Girl Autumn Version)' Swift is nothing if not prolific. With a brand new album, two re-recorded albums and a short film all under her belt over the last 12 months, one would be...
Earlier this year, 19-year-old rapper Milli was charged by the Thai government for spreading disinformation. Her crime? Criticising their response to the pandemic. Like most teenagers who have their first run-in with the police, her main worry at the...
After a summer of festivals and small venue shows in the UK, Wolf Alice have spent the last month returning to some semblance of normality for a touring band – embarking on a big old headline tour of the...
We're pretty big Pharbs here at The Forty-Five and we like to know what makes our beloved artist tick. From her favourite book to the music that got her through lockdown, here are some of Phoebe Bridgers' favourite things. Listen...
Nobody should ever attend a concert and not make it home. And yet on November 5 2021, that’s exactly what happened. On the Friday night of Astroworld festival, a 50,000 capacity event curated by Travis Scott, crowd pressures during...
Rare, unaffected wit, among many things, is what singled out Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett on her wicked smart debut ‘Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit’ – charming, intelligent observations with just the right measure of...
For many people of colour that grew up in predominantly white communities in the 90s and early 2000s, the mention of MTV will draw out very particular feelings. For a lot of us, it was the only place where...