After 5 years, 500 posts, 2,500 feedback and almost 2,000,000 views, I am sad to announce that I’ll now not be internet hosting Cher News. Emperor Rosko (looking for all the world like a Transatlantic Stu Francis) empties out a massive fortunate bag of Pop-rammel, which includes individuals in silhouette pretending to have oral sex with Telly Savalas, someone who wasn’t brave enough to be Alvin Stardust hiding behind a dog, Hen-In-A-Basket (however really first rate hen, not Findus) soul, And Pan’s Individuals are dressed like horny, horny Vileda SuperMops.
Musicwise, we see ‘new’ bands taking wing (Mud, of their Glam-Ted Vishnu part), older bands calming themselves down (Slade, doing a ballad) or on their method out (Mungo Jerry, we’re looking at you), and other people completely shedding their shit over The Wombles.
Al Needham is joined by Taylor Parkes and Neil Kulkarni for an unflinching gaze into the open wound of submit-Reside Aid Pop, breaking off to discuss failed Marxist dictatorships in Ethiopia, failed makes an attempt at breakdancing, Psychobilly caravan holidays in Skegness, persistently homosexual Mexicans, the Curse of Arsewasher’s Back, and white boys from villages going to black hair salons in an effort to appear to be a wrestler.
Meanwhile, Spotify has confirmed that Sheeran’s album was streamed 374,721,898 instances on the service worldwide during its first week, with 73,906,189 of these streams coming in the UK. The figures imply that Sheeran has damaged several information, including the biggest first week streams of an album worldwide.
For instance, the BBC compiled its own chart primarily based on a mean of the music papers of the time; many songs introduced as having reached number one on BBC Radio and Prime of the Pops previous to 1969 usually are not listed as chart-toppers in response to the legacy criteria of the Charts Firm.