Articles tagged amy winehouse

‘Amy’: She Was All About the Music

As sad as Winehouse's story may be, Amy is gorgeous and provocative, too.

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26 May 2015 // 9:22 AM

Cannes 2015: ‘Amy’ Follows Late Singer’s Descent

In Amy, a new documentary about the late star Amy Winehouse, we learn just how unique and complicated a descent can be.

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The Top Eight Songs About Other Famous People

You're so vain but this song is about you.

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1 May 2013 // 11:05 PM

Alice Russell: To Dust

Fifth solo album from authentic soul diva Alice Russell deserves to see her claim her rightful place in the vanguard of the current female singer-songwriter explosion.

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29 Aug 2011 // 1:39 PM

MTV Video Music Awards pays tribute to Winehouse

LOS ANGELES — The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony went without a host or much sense of direction Sunday night at Nokia Theatre, as a heartfelt

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Rock ‘n’ Roll 101: How to Handle a Dead Young Rock Star

In the wake of Amy Winehouse's death, record industry types and music journalists dusted off their Rock 'n' Roll 101 handbooks, revisiting the chapter on how to report on a Young Rock Star's death. Has it been handled any differently this time around than in the past?

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5 Aug 2011 // 8:30 AM

Amy Winehouse’s legacy: music or misdeeds?

A few days after singer Amy Winehouse’s death last weekend, the celebrity news website TMZ conducted a poll about her life and legacy. Among

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Amy Winehouse: The 27 Club and Her Place in Music History

Though the troubled UK singer seems to fit the bill for rock 'n' roll's fabled 27 Club, Amy Winehouse will almost surely face some resistance.

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Amy Winehouse: A Look at  Another Promising Career That Came to a Tragic End

A look back at Amy Winehouse’s most memorable moments is sadly short, due to her depressingly short life.

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Amy Winehouse: A Voice to Make You Believe

Even given all of the media saturation in our desensitized age, the sheer speed of Amy Winehouse’s demise was astonishing. Yet, at the same time as she was struggling on this Earth, she possessed a true, utterly rare, gift of a voice.

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25 Jul 2011 // 7:30 AM

An Appreciation: Amy Winehouse

LOS ANGELES — It takes focus right now to actually hear Amy Winehouse’s voice amid all the chatter, to appreciate the breath and hum that

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25 Jul 2011 // 7:15 AM

M.I.A. Releases Amy Winehouse Tribute on Soundcloud

Last night, M.I.A. posted a tribute to Amy Winehouse on her Soundcloud page fittingly titled “27”. It’s “dedicated to all [her] friends that

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Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.

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Don’t Forget Your Wellies: Glastonbury 2008

With only a flimsy $15 tent and wellington boots for protection, PopMatters’ Cole Stryker avoided Amy Winehouse’s punches, the mud, and John Mayer, at the annual global gathering that is the Glastonbury Festival.

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Amy Amy Amy by Nick Johnstone

The interviews contain much hearsay, and several interviewees had very brief contact with Amy Winehouse.

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14 May 2008 // 4:23 AM

One-name wonders vie to be the next Amy Winehouse

Who will be this year’s Amy Winehouse? Nobody, that’s who. Smoky-voiced, beehive-hairdo’d, tabloid train-wreck retro-R&B singers who write powerfully revealing,

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Amy Winehouse [2007 Rewind]

The sold-out crowd was clearly there to see Amy Winehouse wail about her demons while indulging them on stage -- they wanted a set equal parts bravado and booze...

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19 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Amy Winehouse: Frank

From a musical standpoint, her two albums are quite different, but they’re both excellent works.

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24 Jun 2007 // 11:00 PM

Mark Ronson: Version

If Ronson is going to pander to an audience, he may as well be straightforward about it.

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Amy Winehouse + Patrick Wolf

The sold-out crowd was clearly there to see Amy Winehouse wail about her demons while indulging them on stage -- they wanted a set equal parts bravado and booze...

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