1. Everything But The Girl’s Ben Watt Discusses Writing Novels, Finding His (Singing) Voice, & Calling Time On DJing

    April 30, 2014 2:52 AM EDT Best known as the male half of Everything But The Girl, the duo he formed in 1981 with Tracey Thorn, Ben Watt has many talents beyond providing the harmony to Thorn’s lead vocal. Since 1998, he has been an established presence on London’s deep house circuit, as a DJ, re-mixer, producer and…

  2. Modest Mouse Steers Its 'Ship' To No. 1 Debut

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Modest Mouse scores the first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 of its career this week as "We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank" debuts on top. The Epic set moved 129,000 copies in the United States Modest Mouse scores the first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 of its career this…

  3. Chart Beat Chat

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Tracey Thorn, Fergie's "Glamorous," album editions/re-releases and more! THE WRITE STUFF Dear Readers, Some observant Chart Beat readers already noticed this change and have sent e-mail to the new e-mail address for this column. Please note that e…

  4. Tracey's Turn

    March 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It's been a hot minute since Everything But The Girl's last studio album (1999's "Temperamental") and an even hotter minute since Girl frontwoman Tracey Thorn's solo debut (1982's mini-album "A Distan It's been a hot minute since Everything But The…

  5. Two Decades On, Thorn Wraps New Solo Album

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST It's been a hot minute since Everything But The Girl's last studio album (1999's "Temperamental") and an even hotter minute since Girl frontwoman Tracey Thorn's solo debut (1982's mini-album "A Distan It's been a hot minute since Everything But The…

  6. Ben Watt Captures New Sounds On Latest Compilation

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based Buzzin' Fly is a label, a compilation series, a club night, a merchandise line and, for the worldwide fans who ascribe to its genre-flouting musical policy, a way of life. Just don't call i U.K.-based Buzzin' Fly is a label, a compilation series, a club night, a…

  7. Lazy Ways/Beach Party,North Marine Drive/Summer INto,Cheery REd/Cooking Vinyl/spinART 901

    August 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Prior to forming the hit-bound Everything but the Girl in the mid-'80s, Ben Watt and Tracey Thorn pursued under-the-radar solo careers. Prior to forming the hit-bound Everything but the Girl in the mid-'80s, Ben Watt and Tracey Thorn pursued under-the-radar solo careers. Thorn'…

  8. spinART reissues EBTG, Nesmith Albums

    June 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT New York-based independent label spinART has just reissued the solo albums from the members of U.K. dance/pop duo Everything But The Girl and plans to re-release a solo album from former Monkees guita New York-based independent label spinART has just reissued the solo albums from the members…

  9. Everything But The Girl Chills Out

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With 20 years' experience creating the kind of music that can chill a person to the point of inertia, Everything But The Girl's Ben Watt and Tracey Thorn were obvious choices to assemble the sixth vol With 20 years' experience creating the kind of music that can chill a person…