A catchy hook, an infectious chant: an earworm is a simple thing. Writing one, however, is not. Here’s why earworms are so effective – and hard to create.
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.
The new release collects a selection of Francophone adaptations of songs from Costello's acclaimed ‘Hey Clockface’ album.
Costello's soul schooling showed itself as never before on this fourth album, and third with the Attractions.
With his debut LP My Aim Is True still on the American album chart, Elvis Costello's 'This Year's Model' was released in March 1978.
Like all award shows, the Grammys are always bound to satisfy, surprise, and rankle in equal measure, and there have been some surprising wins in the past.
From emerging artists making their big debut to legendary icons gracing the stage, here are some best Grammy performances of all time.
Ever since 1977, punk has been the catalyst for an infinite number of radical art and fashion statements which continue to influence the world we live in.
Music and art will always go together, as artwork can be as much a part of a record as the sound. Music fans have always taken pleasure from looking again and again...
New Orleans music has a rich history. Whether you’re in town for Mardi Gras, or seeking authentic jazz performances, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.
On February 16, 1979, Elvis played a live show that was, in part, a preview of the country album he would release two years later, Almost Blue.
The love song: some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.
From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
Fifty songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
Other winners at the virtual ceremony included Yola, the Secret Sisters and Laura Marling.