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PSG threatens M.I.A. with legal action over video

It’s time for your fix of ‘bizarre legal battles you never expected’ – this week featuring British-born artist M.I.A. and the oil-rich French football team Paris Saint-Germain. It seems that PSG (current home of leggy Swede Zlatan Ibrahimovic) are particularly peeved with the singer following the use of a doctored version of their strip in the …

Music News January 12, 2016

Kasabian will headline Glastonbury, 86 new names added to line-up

Kasabian have been confirmed as the Sunday night headliners at this summer’s Glastonbury festival, as was previously rumoured. The gargantuan Somerset event made its first big line-up announcement for 2014 this morning, adding 87 acts, including Jack White, Elbow, Skrillex, Pixies, Robert Plant, M.I.A., Chvrches, Kelis and Interpol. [Kasabian will play the finale to Glastonbury …

Music Festivals April 4, 2014

MIA premieres pulsating new video for ‘Y.A.L.A.’ – watch

MIA has unveiled the colourful new video for her song ‘Y.A.L.A.’ – an explosion of flashing lights and psychedelic colours. The Sri Lankan star’s own take on the phrase YOLO stands for ‘you always live again’ and is taken from her new album Matangi. The video, which was made in collaboration with i-D magazine and …

Music What's On November 15, 2013

MIA previews her new single ‘Come Walk With Me’ – listen

MIA has posted a 90-second preview of her new single ‘Come Walk With Me’ online, which is taken from her upcoming album Matangi. The singer posted the excerpt from the song on SoundCloud. Last week MIA also previewed the track ‘Unbreak My Mixtape’, which features samples of Blur’s ‘Tender’ and Carly Simon’s ‘Why’. Matangi, the …

Music What's On August 30, 2013

MIA samples Blur on brand new track – listen

Acclaimed rapper MIA has revealed a compelling new track from her eagerly-anticipated fourth album – and it samples a classic Blur song. ‘Unbreak My Mixtape’ makes use of the vocals and guitar from ‘Tender’, which was a huge hit for the Britpop icons back in 1999. [Photo: Getty] The track is the first to be unveiled from the …

Music What's On August 21, 2013