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UK hip hop label Low Life eschews the ersatz glitz of bling for a compilation of kitchen sink narratives. Jehst's lyrical ingenuity shines on "New Bohemia" while Task Force's spoof-Neptunes "Rockstarz" is a razor-sharp exercise in British sarcasm.


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Some more thoughts on Kate Bush and Alice Gerrard


On Sunday, Kate Bush inadvertently staged a one-woman assault on the British charts. This week, 11 records in the Official UK Albums Chart are by Bush – not bad, really, for a woman who has only really released nine new studio albums in the past 36 years.

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