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Emily Bootle is the New Statesman’s editorial assistant.
On her debut album, Beabadoobee proves her talent with complex songwriting that goes deeper than a new millennium aesthetic.
Netflix's new series Emily In Paris wants to be a progressive chick flick, but its unquestioning embrace of capitalism kills any warmth.
The former Spice Girl’s new release combines empowerment pop with buoyant energy – and a few flat moments.
In a year lacking in comforting familiarity, the TV show’s formulaic charms have renewed appeal.
A commitment to complete exposure made one family the most powerful celebrities of the social media age.
I started playing the piano aged four, and was told I had a talent. But when I studied music at university I discovered that it was not, as it had been at school, mine for the taking.
Despite his talent, the black A-level student was mocked when he said he wanted to attend a Russell Group university.
The group's sixth studio album has moments that remind you why they have made it this far, but it lacks personality.
Stephanie Meyer will publish Midnight Sun, the fifth instalment of the Twilight saga, on 4 August. But how will Edward's perspective add to the story?
That the composer, whose 250th anniversary is being celebrated this year, overcame deafness to write the greatest music of all time is a familiar story. But what does it leave out?