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Rick Astley To Headline 1980s Music Festival

January 18th, 2011 6:53am EST
Rick Astley
Rick Astley, the Human League and Spandau Ballet frontman Tony Hadley are to co-headline this summer's Rewind Festival in Scone Palace, Scotland.

Heaven 17, Bananarama, Hue & Cry, The Beat, ABC, The Bluebells and Fiction Factory, who have reformed specially for the occasion, will also perform for an expected 20,000 fans of 1980s music, who will attend the festival.

Billy Ocean, Kim Wilde, Howard Jones, Go West, Nik Kershaw, Imagination, T'Pau, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, The Real Thing, Toyah, Hazel O'Connor, China Crisis, Doctor & the Medics, Modern Romance and Cutting Crew complete the...
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Hot! Hot! Hot! Your 2010 Summer Playlist

May 21st, 2010 9:00am EDT
Lady Gaga Pink
Is your iPod ready for summer? If not, here are 20 of some of the best songs, both old and new school, to help you enjoy these upcoming hot days and warm nights.

“Summertime” by DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince: For all of you born after 1995, Will Smith, at one time, had a successful hip-hop career with his BFF DJ Jazzy Jeff. This is one of their most popular and successful songs, garnering a Grammy in 1991.

“Cruel Summer” by Bananarama: Technically, no summer should be cruel. Or without a loved one. Or without this song.

“Alejandro” by Lady Gaga: The name “Alejandro” remin...
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Our Favorite Summer Songs

June 24th, 2008 8:43am EDT
Rihanna
Everyone has favorite summer tunes, and since summer officially arrived over the weekend, what better way to celebrate the end of school, a day at the beach or a road trip than to listen to summer-inspired music?

Four Starpulse contributing writers have compiled lists of their favorite summer tunes (including several that were picked by more than one writer). Whether they are summer inspired, make you feel like summer, or are just cheerful tunes to listen to during the hot sticky months, we're sure they'll get you in the mood for sipping pina coladas, dipping your foot in the pool, or...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 10

September 10th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Dan Castellaneta voices Homer Simpson
Happy Birthday to My Chemical Romance bassist Mikey Way (1980), actor Ryan Phillippe (1974), "Donnie Darko" actor James Duval (1972), actor Jonathon Schaech (1969), British film director Guy Ritchie (1968), rapper Big Daddy Kane (1968), Yankees pitcher Randy Johnson (1963), "Shakespeare in Love" actor Colin Firth (1960), film director Chris Columbus (1958), "Simpsons" voice actor Dan Castellaneta (1958), Bananarama singer Siobhan Fahey (1957), actress Amy Irving (1953), Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry (1950), TV journalist Bill O'Reilly (1949), "To Sir, With Love" actress Judy Geeson (1948), ...
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The Pipettes To Release Debut North American EP 'Your Kisses Are Wasted On Me' June 5

May 2nd, 2007 11:53am EDT
The Pipettes
Smart, fierce and focused, 7 piece pop machine The Pipettes are a cure for cookie cutter rock-induced boredom. With their clever nods to the pristine pop of Phil Spector and the Supremes (not to mention Bananarama and Bikini Kill), the Pipettes are hell bent on making a new sound for Right Now, one catchy tune at a time.

At the core of this unique pop group are three whip smart females, all-singing, all-dancing RiotBecki, Rosay and Gwenno. They formed in 2003 with a simple yet subversive idea: to put an end to "stodgy, standardized" boy rock by embracing their love of classic Brill bui...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 10

September 10th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Dan Castellaneta voices Homer Simpson
Happy Birthday to My Chemical Romance bassist Mikey Way (1980), actor Ryan Phillippe (1974), "Donnie Darko" actor James Duval (1972), actor Jonathon Schaech (1969), British film director Guy Ritchie (1968), rapper Big Daddy Kane (1968), Yankees pitcher Randy Johnson (1963), "Shakespeare in Love" actor Colin Firth (1960), film director Chris Columbus (1958), "Simpsons" voice actor Dan Castellaneta (1958), Bananarama singer Siobhan Fahey (1957), actress Amy Irving (1953), Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry (1950), TV journalist Bill O'Reilly (1949), "To Sir, With Love" actress Judy Geeson (1948), ...
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