Shawn Mendes is getting some fresh air.
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Sleaford Mods have shared their cover of Pet Shop Boys’ ‘West End Girls’, with all profits for the new track set to go towards homeless charity Shelter.The Nottingham duo received the blessing of Pet Shop Boys’ Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe to release the track – who also decided to remix the cover for an additional new version that will feature on the limited edition single.Sleaford Mods recorded their take of the 1986 classic between tours for their latest album ‘UK GRIM‘.The song – which is accompanied by a music video directed by Ewen Spencer – is available to stream now, ahead of a physical release that will be available to purchase during Sleaford Mods’ current tour and in shops from December 15.Check out the track below.A limited edition, seven-inch vinyl will be sold at the merchandise stand on the duo’s upcoming UK tour dates. A 12-inch edition single, featuring remixes from the Pet Shop Boys, HiFi Sean and Extnnddntwrk, can also be pre-ordered now on the website.“West End Girls is a song that’s very close to my heart, my coming-of-age track in so many ways,” said Sleaford Mods’ Andrew Fearn in a press statement.Jason Williamson added: “I’ve been listening to the Pet Shop Boys’ albums ‘Please’ and ‘Actually’ a lot, the music still fits this landscape so well.
When Andrew suggested we cover West End Girls, it was important to honour the track’s brilliance. So, when Neil and Chris gave the track their blessing our tiny minds were blown, and when we received their remix… it was almost too much.
Shawn Mendes is getting some fresh air.
In a packed courtroom, a voice quivering with nerves could be heard from behind a screen.
Tuesday's EastEnders had a rather dramatic end when Nish Panesar finally discovered his wife's infidelity while watching the CCTV cameras installed in their shop. Longtime viewers of the soap will know that Nish's wife Suki has had an on-again-off-again romance with Eve Unwin, which the pair had recently rekindled, planning to flee Walford together.
Paramount+ is unveiling its lineup for this year’s CCXP in Brazil, with series and franchises including Halo, Star Trek: Discovery, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, The Thundermans Return, Drag Race: Brazil and more. The pop culture confab is set for Saturday, December 2.
LadBaby would be stepping down from their streak of annual Number One tracks.Comprised of Mark and Roxanne Hoyle, the LadBaby duo have consistently topped the charts around Christmas for their sausage roll-themed takes on famous tracks. These include ‘We Built This City’ (2018), ‘I Love Sausage Rolls’ (2019), ‘Don’t Stop Me Eatin’’ (2020), ‘Sausage Rolls For Everyone’ (2021) and ‘Food Aid’ (2022).Now, Official Charts Company have revealed the artists who are most likely to take the top position on the UK charts – compiling a list of the contending songs for the 2023 Christmas Number One.Among those listed are a variety of charity singles, including ‘West End Girls’ – the recently shared track by post-punk duo Sleaford Mods.
Variety Power of Women event has fueled speculation that she could be making a comeback to TV.Public relations guru Mark Borkowski explained that Markle, 42, stepping out is just a strategy to get back into the good graces of Hollywood. “It’s a tactic and again underlines this constant need for recognition and more importantly, connection to fundraising activities,” he told Daily Mail earlier this week.
pride in his wife.The comedian is publicly defending his wife of 10 years, Nia Renée Hill, after she was caught flipping off former president Donald Trump at the Ultimate Fighting Championship 295 match.“I love my wife,” Burr, 55, remarked of the incident on the Rich Eisen Show. “You know where you stand with her.”Trump, said to be a big fan of the American mixed martial arts competition, entered Madison Square Garden in New York City Saturday night alongside UFC president Dana White, Tucker Carlson, Kid Rock and son Don Jr.As the crowd cheered, Trump approached his ringside seat in front of Burr and Hill for the featherweight fight between Diego Lopes and Pat Sabatini.Actress, writer and producer Hill, 54, can be seen on the arena cameras, dressed in a black shirt and jeans, raising both middle fingers in the air.The video of Hill giving Trump the double bird quickly appeared on social media, sparking commentators to bash the “Old Dads” star.“So trashy.
Amazon's Black Friday deal is offering fragrance fans the chance to get their hands on three full-sized bottles of perfume for less than £11 each. The deal works out cheaper than similar offers at Boots, with the three boxed bottles of popular scents being perfect for splitting up to save on Christmas gifts.The Ghost Gift Set Vanity Case, originally £44.95, is now only £31.99. It includes three 30ml bottles of Ghost perfume, all individually wrapped and boxed in a teal velvet case.
A West Lothian MP is calling for a total ban on the sale of fireworks to members of the public.
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Hallmark mainstay Lacey Chabert reunites with her Party of Five co-star Scott Wolf Nov. 18 in the channel’s A Very Scottish Christmas, a confection about a pair of once close siblings who reunite at their mom’s girlhood home in Scotland for the holiday.
Ellise Shafer Netflix’s “Stranger Things” may be heading into its final season, but fans of the sci-fi phenomenon needn’t despair. A new Hawkins-set adventure, “The First Shadow,” is just beginning on London’s West End. “The First Shadow” takes fans back in time to Hawkins High in 1959, before Jim Hopper (Oscar Lloyd) took in a strange child called Eleven, Joyce Maldonado’s (Isabella Pappas) son went missing and Bob Newby (Christopher Buckley) was, well, mauled to death by Demodogs.
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Conor Oberst has announced a run of 2024 residencies in New York and Los Angeles titled ‘Conor Oberst and Friends’.The Bright Eyes frontman will embark on a handful of solo residencies across the two major cities that will see him play a discography-spanning set list along with surprise guests and a rotating backing band.Oberst will kick off his residency in Los Angeles at the Teragram Ballroom where he will play weekly shows on March 7, 14, 21 and 28. The following month, the musician will head to the East Coast to play New York’s Bowery Ballroom on April 4, 11 and 18.
Heading into the festive season this year, many of us are watching our pennies and worrying about how we are going to afford Christmas. We're still in the grip of a cost of living crisis, which has seen prices soar and rents increase. As a result, all of our ingredients for a fun festive season have also got more expensive.
Peter Hook & The Light have announced a huge 2024 world tour that will see the band play the ‘Substance’ albums from Joy Division and New Order in full – find dates and ticket information below.The New Order and Joy Division co-founder will be touring with his band from May next year, spanning New Zealand, Australia, North America, the UK and Ireland.The tour will open at the Opera House in Wellington, New Zealand on May 16, followed by eight more dates across New Zealand and Australia. From August 31, they’ll continue with a North American run that starts at History in Toronto, Canada.
Coronation Street's Paul Foreman, played by Peter Ash, has been dealing with a heartbreaking Motor Neurone Disease (MND) diagnosis on the show.The condition affects the brain and nervous system, causing symptoms like muscle weakness and slurred speech. Fans were saddened to learn that Paul's condition has worsened significantly, with recent tests showing he only has months left to live. As Paul and his husband Billy Mayhew, played by Daniel Brocklebank, try to make the most of their limited time together, let's take a peek at actor Peter's real life, including his relationship with a caring nurse and his family ties to Emmerdale.
CBS is revealing their new TV schedule!
Black Friday does not officially fall until November 24, but right now Amazon customers have the chance to nap an Echo Pop for free in a pre-sale deal.
Ethan Shanfeld Taylor Swift has rescheduled her concert tonight in Buenos Aires due to “chaotic” weather. She will perform at the Estadio River Plate stadium on Sunday, Nov. 12, instead.