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Treasuring Memories of Paul McCartney on ‘One on One’ Tour

McCartney welcomed Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt out for a song at Madison Square Garden.

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1 Aug 2017 // 9:26 AM

Liam Gallagher Is Still Cranky After All These Years

Liam Gallagher is releasing his first solo album. Of As You Were, set for release Oct. 6. Gallagher figures, “It ain’t the best record in the world, it ain’t the worst record in the world.”

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21 Jul 2017 // 4:00 AM

Coldplay: Kaleidoscope EP

This is Coldplay in 2017, saying "hi" to the mainstream by pandering to pop, and actually managing to do a not-half-bad job of it.

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30 Jun 2017 // 7:00 AM

The Flipside #1: Oasis’ ‘Heathen Chemistry’ Turns 15

PopMatters' newest column kicks off with a reappraisal of the Oasis album time forgot: Heathen Chemistry, which turns 15 this July. Although the album was widely maligned upon its release, we dare to ask about this songbird: maybe it's good?

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9 Mar 2017 // 1:00 PM

Coldplay - “Hypnotised” (Singles Going Steady)

Listening to "Hypnotized", I often couldn't decide whether I was genuinely moved, agitated, or distracted by its unabashed commercial sweetness.

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘90s - Part 5 (20 - 1)

The fifth and final part of our examination of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s, includes Portishead, Blur, Björk, R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails and more.

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Paul McCartney Takes Nothing for Granted on ‘One on One’ Tour

Paul McCartney showered the Philly audience with love and even helped one couple get engaged.

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24 Jun 2016 // 9:36 AM

Paul McCartney: Pure McCartney (take 2)

Pure McCartney really is a compilation for those wanted to dip their toes in wading pool instead of jumping waterfalls.

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Paul McCartney: Pure McCartney

Pure McCartney is a collection rich with terrific songwriting and performances, a monumental testament to Paul McCartney’s legacy that extends far beyond the Beatles.

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‘Paul McCartney: The Life’ Doesn’t Whitewash or Sensationalize

Philip Norman's latest biography is loaded with wonderful passages, fascinating stories and cracking humor.

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The Glorious, Quixotic Mess That Is the Beatles’ ‘White Album’

The crabbed, irate, confounding nature of The White Album -- a hard dose of reality compared to the fantasy offered the year before -- fit well with the zeitgeist of 1968.

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8 Feb 2016 // 12:00 PM

Coldplay - “Hymn for the Weekend” (Singles Going Steady)

Listening to Chris Martin’s lyrics is like falling into a pit filled with offal.

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8 Feb 2016 // 11:30 AM

Was Super Bowl 50 a Golden Bowl?

A pop culture play-by-play of the biggest TV event of the year.

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Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams

Coldplay originally fell to the altar of their influences before finding their voice. Now they rip off other songs so blatantly that you wonder if a lawsuit is waiting around the corner.

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1 Dec 2015 // 10:58 AM

Coldplay’s Chris Martin Finds Renewal in Los Angeles

Chris Martin: “I don’t expect people to understand where songs come from, because I don’t understand either."

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20 Nov 2015 // 3:00 AM

Paul McCartney’s “War” and “Peace”

Paul McCartney recently re-released two of his albums from the early '80s: Tug of War and Pipes of Peace, making this the perfect time to reconsider a critical period in his career.

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Paul McCartney: Tug of War / Pipes of Peace

Long forgotten, these reissues may be a mixed bag, but prove essential when reflecting on the ex-Beatle's vast volume of work.

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The Next Level of Global Citizen: An Interview With Global Poverty Project’s Justine Lucas

The Global Poverty Project's crown jewel is the Global Citizen Festival but the organization works year round to get commitments from politicians and actions from citizens.

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds - 7 May 2015, New York

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds are rocking out on an exciting US tour in support of their new album Chasing Yesterday.

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The Cathedral and the Shrink’s Office: ‘All Things Must Pass’ vs. ‘Plastic Ono Band’

All Things Must Pass and Plastic Ono Band are the best of the post-Beatles albums because they demonstrate the opposing modes in the ways we exist.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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