Queer as Folk—The Third Season

Queer as Folk—The Third Season

Building on the success of the first two Queer as Folk soundtracks, Tommy Boy goes one step further with an incredibly satisfying companion album for the series' current third season.
Based on the 1963 film 81/2 by Federico Fellini,

Based on the 1963 film 81/2 by Federico Fellini,

Based on the 1963 film 81/2 by Federico Fellini, the current revival of Nine at New York's Eugene O'Neill Theatre is neither black nor white, but rather a seamless blending of shades that creates a rich tapestry onto which an age-old story unfolds.
Rounds

Rounds

Four Tet mastermind Kieran Hebden has staked out a unique cranny in electronic music.
Springsteen Covers Set To Fight Parkinson's, Sarcoma

Springsteen Covers Set To Fight Parkinson's, Sarcoma

Elvis Costello, Joe Ely, Graham Parker, Pete Yorn, and Billy Bragg are among the artists who have contributed tracks to "Light of Day: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen." The two-disc covers collection was released this week in Spain; a U.S. version with extra tracks will be issued in August. Proceeds will benefit the Parkinson's Disease Foundation and the Kristen Ann Carr Fund, which raises money for research and treatment of sarcoma.
Pavarotti To Return To Met

Pavarotti To Return To Met

Luciano Pavarotti plans to return to New York's Metropolitan Opera in March 2004 for three performances of Puccini's "Tosca" that are being billed as his farewell to the house in staged opera.
Spoon Serves Up New EP

Spoon Serves Up New EP

Texas-based independent rock outfit Spoon will issue a seven-song EP, "The Way We Get By," Aug. 8 through Matador head Gerard Cosloy's U.K.-based label, 12XU Records.
Coldplay Takes Top Honor At Ivor Novello Awards

Coldplay Takes Top Honor At Ivor Novello Awards

The members of Coldplay were named songwriters of the year at the 48th annual Ivor Novello Awards yesterday (May 22) in London, presented by the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters and sponsored by the Performing Right Society (PRS). The band was not able to attend the ceremony due to its North American touring commitments.
Jackson Ordered Back To Indy In Three Weeks

Jackson Ordered Back To Indy In Three Weeks

An Indiana federal judge ordered Michael Jackson to return to Indianapolis within three weeks to give a deposition the pop star missed after he was briefly hospitalized because of illness.
Mariah Ditching 'Bells And Whistles' On Tour

Mariah Ditching 'Bells And Whistles' On Tour

Although Mariah Carey is downsizing her North American tour plans from arenas to theaters, her agent tells Billboard the move had nothing to do with lower-than-expected ticket sales.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Singer/songwriter Umberto Bindi, whose hits were considered symbols of Italy's post-World War II economic boom dies in Rome of Cardiac problems. He is 70.

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