News featuring Patsy Cline

The following news stories mention Patsy Cline. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 2 hours ago.

’14 Feb 17 Mon

Monday 17th February

  • Lisa Stansfield: 'I just sing. I just feel it'

    The vocal powerhouse is back with her first album for a decade, Seven, which she thinks is perfect for the age of Adele

    Lisa Stansfield groans as she recounts the advice of countless record company executives in recent years. "Why don't you do an album of covers?" they ask her. A nice collection of inoffensive classics is, however, unlikely to happen. "They can piss off," she says.

    Read the complete article at feeds.theguardian.com

’14 Feb 1 Sat

Saturday 1st February

  • The Jersey-Boardwalk Sound Of Nicole Atkins

    When Nicole Atkins sings, she sounds like Roy Orbison, Patsy Cline and Janis Joplin all rolled into one voice. Atkins talks with NPR's Scott Simon about her new self-published album, Slow Phaser, which was funded by fans.

    Read the complete article at www.npr.org

’14 Jan 27 Mon

Monday 27th January

  • Country musician Lindi Ortega: 'I'm a kickass thing'

    Her label dumped her for Lady Gaga. She survived touring with Kevin Costner. And when she first played Nashville, five people turned up. Meet Lindi Ortega, country's unstoppable star

    Lindi Ortega is talking about the last funeral she was at: her own. "I staged it for a music video," she explains. "We were in this very old cemetery in Mexico and I was dressed in full Day of the Dead makeup. This may sound weird, and I do have issues with self-esteem, but I have never felt more beautiful. I had violet petals all over me. I looked up and saw the trees and the sky. I thought, 'I hope my funeral is like this.'"

    Read the complete article at feeds.theguardian.com

’13 Nov 20 Wed

Wednesday 20th November

  • REM - a classic piece from the vaults

    In November 1983, REM came to Britain for the first time, amid music press hysteria. Trouserpress magazine met them earlier that year, in this classic piece taken from Rock's Backpages, the home of online music writing

    Are you tired of constantly being told how this or that band is the new greatest wonder? Of course you are. Unfortunately, superlatives have a way of spreading like germs.But if you will, suspend disbelief for a moment. Here's a band truly deserving of the most elaborate praise: REM.

    Read the complete article at feeds.theguardian.com

’13 Oct 14 Mon

Monday 14th October

’13 Sep 20 Fri

Friday 20th September

  • Sweet Dreams: The World of Patsy Cline

    Country music singer Patsy Cline embodied the power and appeal of women in country music, and helped open the lucrative industry to future female solo artists.

    Excerpted from Sweet Dreams: The World of Patsy Cline (footnotes omitted), edited by Warren R. Hofstra. Copyright © 2013 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (University of Illinois Press). No part of this excerpt may be reprinted, reproduced, posted on another website or distributed by any means without the written permission of the University of Illinois Press. “Nothing but a Little Ole Pop Song”: Patsy Cline’s Music Style and the Evolution…

    Read the complete article at www.popmatters.com

’13 Sep 16 Mon

Monday 16th September

  • Best Coast – “I Don’t Know How”

    Best Coast will release mini-album Fade Away this fall on Bethany Cosentino’s new label Jewel City and “I Don’t Know How” is the first look into what’s to come. Cosentino has cited country icon Patsy Cline as one of the project’s influences and this track, the album’s closer, feels extremely indebted to Cline’s wail, but [...]

    Read the complete article at stereogum.feedsportal.com

’13 Sep 10 Tue

Tuesday 10th September

  • Best Coast Fade Away Details

    Best Coast have announced EP Fade Away, set for release this fall on band leader Bethany Cosentino’s new Kobalt Level Services imprint Jewel City. According to a press release, the duo’s seven-song collection is influenced by Mazzy Star, Patsy Cline, and My Bloody Valentine. They will also record a new full-length in November with plans [...]

    Read the complete article at stereogum.feedsportal.com

’13 Sep 1 Sun

Sunday 1st September

  • Kacey Musgraves: 'I don't want to be the McDonald's of music'

    Are casual sex, gay love and smoking pot suitable subjects for country music? Kacey Musgraves thinks so – and she's set to bring the genre to a whole new audience

    Kacey Musgraves stands onstage at the Arts Club in central London and absent-mindedly worries the tuning pegs of her guitar. "Hope y'all don't mind depressing country music," she twangs. There are a few titters from the crowd; the venue comfortably holds about 100, but because of the excitable reviews for Musgraves's new album, Same Trailer Different Park, the room is crammed with perhaps double that.

    Read the complete article at feeds.theguardian.com

’13 Jul 22 Mon

Monday 22nd July

  • Summertyne festival – review

    Sage, Gateshead

    For all the lyin', cheatin' and cryin', country music has generally been an equal-opportunities genre when it comes to women singing about their troubles as well as men. The focus of this year's Summertyne Americana festival was Honky Tonk Angels, a celebration of female artists presented by country diva and radio host Elizabeth Cook. The concept was halfway between a roadhouse concert and a chat show, alternating sofa discussion with performers including Cook herself, whose breakthrough hit was Sometimes It Takes Balls to Be a Woman.

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