Review: Charli XCX Commits to Avant-Pop Partnership on ‘Number 1 Angel’

Charli XCX was already an alternative-leaning pop star when she broke with the punky rant "I Love It" with Icona Pop and dropped Sucker, an EDM-Devo reinvention of the quirkiest, most Bow Wow Wow-ing early Eighties New Wave. But in the past year and a half, this hook monster with legitimate Top 10 hits under her belt has taken a neon night

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Hear Robert Plant’s First ‘Kashmir’ Performance Since Led Zeppelin Reunion

Robert Plant made an appearance Tuesday night at London's Royal Albert Hall during a performance by violinist Nigel Kennedy to sing Led Zeppelin's "Kashmir" and cover "Hey Joe." The gig, a gala concert, had been billed as Nigel Kennedy and Friends and otherwise featured mostly classical performers. Fan site 

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