Glenn Cornick obituary


Glenn Cornick, who has died aged 67 after suffering from heart failure, can take much of the credit for the memorable music created by Jethro Tull on their first three albums, when they were a tightly knit band and not merely accompanists for the increasingly dominant singer/flautist/composer, Ian Anderson.

Ten things to do with an unwanted U2 album


As any fule kno, the iPhone 6 was unveiled last night in a blizzard of anticipation, malfunctioning streams and vague disdain, and one of the more intriguing/horrifying add-ons for potential customers was the fact that it effectively comes with a free U2 album as standard – indeed, as the album has been downloaded straight into all iTunes accounts everywhere across 119 nations, it has basically become the biggest music release of all time.

U2: Songs of Innocence – first listen review


There are “oh-ohs-ohs” that will sound huge ringing out across stadiums the world over when the band inevitably tour next year, some crunching guitar and then Bono starts singing: “I was chasing down the days of fears, chasing down a dream before it disappeared.”




Jimi Jamison obituary

Jimi Jamison, who has died aged 63 of a heart attack, was the lead singer of the US rock band Survivor from 1984 to 1988, again from 2000 to 2006, and then from 2011 until his death.