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Mike Oldfield’s music has been on everything from movies to computer games. We trace some of the finest Mike Oldfield soundtrack appearances of all time.
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Defining the alt.country boom of the late 80s and 90s, the best alt.country musicians stood apart with an almost punk-like approach to tradition.
The best Katy Perry songs chart the evolution of pop music in the early 21st Century, proving their creator a master of the perfect pop single.
From original rebels such as Hank Williams, to genre-defying country heroes the likes of Willie Nelson, these are the icons who paved the way for Americana.
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Orb mainman Alex Paterson gives uDiscover an exclusive run down of his Top 11 electronic music influences – with some surprise choices.
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Many of today’s biggest pop names began life as Disney Channel stars before launching singing careers that have shaped the future of 21st-century pop.
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