Green Day samples Gary Glitter on new song ‘Oh Yeah’

Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day, Soundwave, Ros O’Gorman, Photo through Paul Cashmere to January 17, 2020 in New Green Day sampled Gary Glitter. Quick, somebody’s checking to see if hell has frozen over. ‘Oh Yeah’ samples Joan Jett’s 1981 version of Gary Glitter’s 1973 hit ‘Do You Wanna Touch Me’. Because they cover a song written by a convicted pedophile, …

Roxy Music Headlining A Picnic In The 70s Style

REFORMED avant-garde rock band Roxy Music is the main attraction of this year’s Electric Picnic. The group will perform together for the first time in five years. Inger Bryan Ferry will be joined in the lineup by original Roxy members Phil Manzanera and Andy Mackay at Stradbally Hall, Co Laois, on the weekend of September 3-5. Roxy Music was a …

“Both Ends Burning”: Roxy Music’s Second Call “Siren”

Roxy Music vintage 1975 signified a more dance-oriented incarnation of sophisticated music than that of previous years. But not only did they retain all of their inventiveness and style, but by the end of the year they had just enjoyed their highest-ranked UK single to date and their fifth Top 10 album in a row. The album was Mermaid, hence …