1. Thom Dethrones Gnarls Barkley On U.K. Chart

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Scottish singer/songwriter Sandi Thom yesterday (June 4) ended Gnarls Barkley's nine-week run at the top of the U.K. singles chart. After their "Crazy" was deleted by Warner Bros. last Monday, Thom's Scottish singer/songwriter Sandi Thom yesterday (June 4) ended Gnarls…

  2. 10

    January 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Anglophiles with a taste for intimate, finely crafted folk music are already well-aware of this British singer/songwriter, who has been offering heartfelt material for nearly a decade. Anglophiles with a taste for intimate, finely crafted folk music are already well-aware of this British…

  3. Fashionably Late

    August 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Listening to legendary Brit-folkie Linda Thompson's first album of new material since 1985's One Clear Moment makes it hard to imagine how hysterical dysphonia—a psychological syndrome that pre Listening to legendary Brit-folkie Linda Thompson's first album of new material…

  4. 20 Years Later, Thompson Returns To The Road

    August 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Come Oct. 5, Linda Thompson will embark on her first U.S. tour in two decades. The veteran folk singer/songwriter will be on the road in support of the recently released "Fashionably Late" (Rounder), Come Oct. 5, Linda Thompson will embark on her first U.S. tour in two decades. The…

  5. The Acoustic Folk Box

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Subtitled "Four decades of the very best acoustic folk music from the British Isles," this four-CD, 85-track boxed set is indeed that, with credit due to the venerable U.K. Subtitled "Four decades of the very best acoustic folk music from the British Isles," this four-CD,…

  6. Linda Thompson Arrives 'Fashionably Late'

    May 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. folk rock artist Linda Thompson will release "Fashionably Late," her first new studio album in 17 years, July 30 via Rounder. The album follows 1985's "One Clear Moment" (Warner Bros.), and a pai U.K. folk rock artist Linda Thompson will release "Fashionably…

  7. Performances Spark BBC Folk Awards

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST A rare live performance by former Catatonia frontwoman Cerys Matthews and lifetime achievement awards for both the Chieftains and Fairport Convention were among the highlights of the third annual BBC A rare live performance by former Catatonia frontwoman Cerys Matthews and lifetime…

  8. Somewhere Along the Road

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Irish-American vocalist Cathie Ryan gained notice as the lead singer of Cherish the Ladies, though more recently she has released three solo albums over the past four years on Shanachie. Irish-American vocalist Cathie Ryan gained notice as the lead singer of Cherish the Ladies, though more…

  9. Hot Product

    June 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums by Sugar Ray, Blink-182, Travis, Alicia Keys, and more. You Can Call Me Ray Frontman Mark McGrath says he's is "completely proud" of Sugar Ray's self-titled fourth album, due this week on Lava/Atlantic. "I've always dug what we've done,…

  10. BBC Folk Awards Unveiled In London!

    February 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST British folk veteran Bert Jansch, who now records for When!/Sanctuary, was tonight (Feb. 5) presented with the lifetime achievement title at the second annual BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, which were held British folk veteran Bert Jansch, who now records for When!/Sanctuary, was tonight (Feb. 5)…

  11. BBC Folk Awards Set For Next Month

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST The guitar hero from the Smiths and a government minister will be among the celebrities presenting trophies at the annual BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, set for Feb. 5 at London's Cumberland Hotel. The even The guitar hero from the Smiths and a government minister will be among the celebrities…