Annie Lennox has stepped into Nostalgia, her new album, which pays tribute to some of the finest composers and artists of the 20th century – including Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin and Billie Holiday.
With the luscious photography, the cool soundtrack and a feel that resembles Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean series of films, you know there something’s up – and that something is going to be stylish.
Taking care of fine art is one of those ‘other people’s problems’ that Douglas Adams said drove the universe, but for some the care of artwork is a very real responsibility they take on for all of us.
Police Dog Hogan are heading Westward Ho! in a cheery celebration of their new album Westward Ho! And if you mosey along to take a look at their Shitty White Wine video (see above), you could be forgiven for thinking there’s a certain Urban Cowboy swagger to them, but there’s also more than a little Urban Spaceman to them too, as they play the famous tune with the man himself, Neil Innes.
If the past is a foreign country, what’s the future? Another planet? Beth and Jeff took an interstellar journey into their own potential future, courtesy of hypnotist Justin Tranz.
A community arts project A Field of Poppies run by Doncaster’s Arts Council funded Right Up Our Street involving hundreds of residents is set to go on show outside Balby library this month.