Headteacher praises Taylor Swift as a great philosopher and quotes her lyrics in school assemblies

Taylor Swift the great philosopher: Headteacher says she should be viewed alongside Shakespeare and he uses her lyrics for inspiration in school assemblies The headteacher of Harris Westminster has praised Taylor Swift as a philosopher James Handscombe, 46, revealed he uses her pop songs as source of inspiration He often quotes her alongside Shakespeare, Yeats, Donne and … Read more

CRAIG BROWN: Imagine… a degree in John Lennon’s lyrics

In August 1967, Stephen Bayley, a 15-year-old pupil at Quarry Bank in Liverpool, wrote a letter to the school’s most famous pupil, John Lennon. Young Stephen told John, who had left Quarry Bank ten years earlier, that his English teacher was in the habit of playing Beatles records in class, and encouraging the boys to … Read more

Sir Paul McCartney appears in never-before-seen images from new book The Lyrics

Sir Paul McCartney is set to release a new book titled The Lyrics, which will see him recount his life through the 154 songs he’s written. The Beatles icon, 78, will reflect on his life, from his boyhood to the present day, based on the compositions in the particular period of time. In previously unseen … Read more

Woody Allen claims song lyrics prove his innocence

Woody Allen has long-denied molesting his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow when she was a child and he believes the idea to frame him came from the lyrics to a song titled ‘With my daddy in the attic’.  The accusations against the Oscar-winning filmmaker have come to light again following the release of a HBO documentary this … Read more

David Gray album review: The lyrics are thoughtful, the melodies soulful

The lyrics are thoughtful, the melodies soulful: Unlike most of today’s singers, David Gray writes alone, and he has made a singular album By Tim De Lisle for Event Magazine Published: 22:01 GMT, 20 February 2021 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 20 February 2021 David Gray                Skellig        … Read more

Judi Dench goes viral in a hilarious TikTok with her grandson where she attempts to guess pop lyrics

‘I like Jason Derulo’: Judi Dench, 86, goes viral as she takes on hilarious TikTok challenge with her grandson and reveals the music she’s loving – before slating Jonas Brothers’ lyrics By Lydia Spencer-elliott For Mailonline Published: 14:49 GMT, 18 February 2021 | Updated: 14:50 GMT, 18 February 2021 She proved she was down with … Read more

Why Australian rapper Illy purposely steers clear of writing about exes in lyrics

Australian rapper Illy reveals why he would never memoralise a break-up by blasting exes in his song lyrics By Louise Starkey For Daily Mail Australia Published: 04:48 GMT, 17 January 2021 | Updated: 04:48 GMT, 17 January 2021 Musicians often used their pasts as material for their lyrics. But Australian rapper Illy – real name Alasdair Murray- … Read more

Justin Bieber fumbles as he forgets the lyrics to Sorry during New Year’s Eve performance

Sorry! Justin Bieber fumbles during New Year’s Eve performance as her forgets the lyrics to his hit song By Sarah Abraham For Dailymail.com Published: 20:59 GMT, 1 January 2021 | Updated: 21:01 GMT, 1 January 2021 Justin Bieber is saying ‘sorry’ after he suffered a bit of a flop during his New Year’s Eve performance.  … Read more

Mariah Carey forgets Auld Lang Syne’s lyrics while tunefully ringing in 2021

While All I Want For Christmas Is You has stood the test of time as her most enduring festive hit, she also enjoyed success with her 2010 rendition of Auld Lang Syne. Yet Mariah Carey struggled to recall the lyrics of the rousing traditional track when she opted to wish her Instagram and Twitter followers … Read more