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Review: Taylor Swift at Wembley Stadium, London, June 22

Posted: July 1, 2018 at 10:16 pm   /   Music

IT WAS my seven-year-old son who perfectly summed up the mood when he turned to me in the middle of Shake It Off and declared: “The thing about Taylor Swift is she’s a very nice person as well as being very pretty.” Daily Express :: Music Feed

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Opera Review: Romeo et Juliette, The Abduction and La Bohème

Posted: July 1, 2018 at 10:16 am   /   Music

TWO WHITE coffins surrounded by black-clad mourners during the overture of Patrick Mason’s staging of Romeo Et Juliette reveal what we already know of the young lovers’ fate. The suitably dramatic scene updates the tale from Renaissance Italy to the Fascist 1930s where the feuding Veronese families are blackshirt Capulets and anarchic Montagues. Daily Express […]

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Sonos Beam review – Finally there’s a soundbar that looks as good as it sounds

Posted: June 30, 2018 at 10:18 pm   /   Technology

THE Sonos Beam is the latest speaker aimed at boosting your TV’s audio but how does it compare to the competition? Here’s our full Sonos Beam review. Daily Express :: Tech Feed

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Demi Lovato LIVE REVIEW: Pop’s most underrated singer impresses at The O2, London

Posted: June 30, 2018 at 10:16 am   /   Music

AFTER illness forced her to postpone it earlier this month, Demi Lovato finally pushed ahead with her Tell Me You Love Me Tour stop at London’s The O2 Arena last night. Daily Express :: Music Feed

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Opera review: La Bohème at the Royal Opera House

Posted: June 29, 2018 at 10:16 pm   /   Music

GIVEN the power of music to elicit strong emotions, it is hardly surprising that so many opera have tear-jerking scenes, but nothing jerks my tears so consistently as Puccini’s La Bohème. Poor Mimi spends the whole opera dying of tuberculosis, but the contrast between the joie de vivre of the first half and the pathetic […]

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REVIEW: The week’s best Rock and Metal albums from Paul Rodgers, Orange Goblin and more

Posted: June 24, 2018 at 10:16 am   /   Music

THE BEST rock and metal releases this week include Paul Rodgers, Orange Goblin, Glenn Hughes and Buddy Guy. Daily Express :: Music Feed

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Foo Fighters LIVE REVIEW: Rock ’n’ roll masterclass at London Stadium

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 10:17 am   /   Music

FOO FIGHTERS return to the UK with the first of two sold-out shows at the London Stadium. Daily Express :: Music Feed

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Foo Fighters LIVE REVIEW: Keeping the rock flame alive at Manchester Etihad Stadium

Posted: June 20, 2018 at 10:16 am   /   Music

THE personification in every sense of a rock god, Foo Fighters’ frontman Dave Grohl runs out to the middle of the stage and unleashes a might frenzied strum of the open six strings of his Gibson. Daily Express :: Music Feed

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Jeff Beck LIVE REVIEW: Guitar maestro produces a sonic masterclass at the Royal Hospital

Posted: June 16, 2018 at 10:16 am   /   Music

JEFF BECK is known as the Picasso of the guitar for the angular, abstract sound shapes he creates from his fiery fingers. He is also acknowledged by his six-string peers and punters alike as the Guv’nor. And the control and poise he exerts over his instrument were hammered home tonight in the idyllic grounds of the […]

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Beyonce and Jay-Z: On the Run II review

Posted: June 14, 2018 at 10:18 pm   /   Music

BEYONCE used the first night of the On The Run tour to fire off a powerful message about feminism. During a thrilling two-and-a-half hour set, alongside husband Jay-Z, she issued a passionate call to arms. Daily Express :: Music Feed

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