Britpop band and one of my all-time favourites Shed Seven have released details of their Maximum High 15th Anniversary tour.
The York outfit, who reunited in 2007, will play a 13-date jaunt in December to celebrate their 1996 hit record, which featured the singles Going for Gold and Getting Better. The closest we can see them to here is at the Shepherds Bush Empire in London on the December 17. Roger Daltrey of The Who and Adam Ant are now confirmed to appear at this July’s Guilfest festival up the A3. They join an incredibly eclectic already-announced line-up of James Blunt, Razorlight, N-Dubz, PIL, Peter Andre, Erasure, and Ziggy Marley. Mick Jagger has been seen endorsing a new Rolling Stones pinball machine, with a clip on YouTube showing the rocker happily playing it. Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is planning to create a tell-all autobiographical record about his home back in Liverpool. Starr claims that it would be easier to write a song about his life rather than a book and said ‘I am actually making a record about Liverpool. It’s about me and Liverpool. It’s like I’ve decided to do mini-autobiographies, instead of writing a book, I’m doing it on record.’ Fellow Beatle Paul McCartney is re-releasing his 1970s, and 80s solo albums McCartney and McCartney II on June 13. Both albums will be available as a deluxe edition with extra bonus footage on DVDs. R’n’B star Toni Braxton has moved to end her money woes by completing a court-ordered course on financial management. The singer filed for bankruptcy for a second time last year amid allegations her debts spiralled to between $10 million and $50 million.
Kylie Minogue has teamed up with Japanese rapper VerbalL for a charity single. The Better Than Today star has posted the video for the track, titled We Are One, on YouTube, along with links for viewers to donate money, with all proceeds going towards the relief efforts in Japan.
So Wayne Rooney has joined Twitter. Bearing in mind how much he swears, I hope he knows where the asterisk key is on a keyboard. Can you imagine how much of a challenge Twitter is going to be for Wayne? Do you suppose he’s ever communicated using as many as 140 characters before?
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