Uncut’s Top 10 most popular stories, blogs and reviews in the last week (w/e June 26) have been the following. Click on the subjects below to check out www.uncut.co.uk your most popular searches!
Current news is dominated by Michael Jackson‘s untimely death late last week, though on a happier note Britpop heroes Blur closed a fantastic Glastonbury festival on Sunday June 28 – see our report here! They headline Hyde Park on Thursday and Friday this week (July 2, 3). If you’re going, you’re in for the greatest hits nostalgia-treat!
1. OBITUARY: MICHAEL JACKSON 1958-2009 – the self-styled King of Pop died suddenly on Thursday June 25. Read our tribute here and leave your own thoughts here.
2. NEWS: PAUL MCCARTNEY RELEASES STATEMENT AFTER MICHAEL JACKSON’S DEATH – Beatle says memories will be ‘happy ones’ despite fall out.
3. NEWS: ATTEMPTS MADE TO RESUSCITATE JACKSON ‘FOR MORE THAN ONE HOUR’ – Jermaine Jackson says family ask for ‘privacy’ after news of Michael’s death.
4. ALBUM REVIEWS: THE ROLLING STONES REISSUES – Sticky Fingers to Undercover via It’s Only Rock’N’Roll and more remastered
5. ALBUM REVIEW: GEORGE HARRISON – LET IT ROLL: SONGS BY GEORGE HARRISON – Solid, surprising refresher course in the Dark Horse gets a five-star Uncut review – Read it here.
6. NEWS: ARCTIC MONKEYS HUMBUG ALBUM COVER UNVEILED! – See their first cover featuring themselves here.
7. NEWS: NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS ‘SPOILT FOR CHOICE’ CHOOSING LIVE SET LISTS – Drummer Jim Sclavunos talks to us about their headline Latitude show.
– Remaining in the top ten, after debuting at No 1 two weeks ago, the Uncut review of the long – long – long- awaited first volume of Neil Young’s Archives project. See what we think here and let us know what YOU think…
9. NEWS: THE SEEDS SINGER SKY SAXON HAS DIED – Flower power musician reported to be 63 years old.
10. ALBUM REVIEW: GOSSIP – MUSIC FOR MEN – Big on tunes. Big on ambition. Beth Ditto is coming for you says April Long.
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Come back on Friday (July 03) for another news and reviews digest. Have a great week!