Sam Smith's new single is To Die For

Sam Smith has marked Valentine's Day by releasing the title track from their forthcoming third album To Die For. Opening with a sample from the 2001 cult film Donnie Darko, the new track pairs soaring strings and evocative piano with Smith’s distinctive vocals and the plaintive confession, “I just want somebody to die for.” Smith recorded the song with Jimmy Napes and Stargate, who... Continue Reading →

Madame X is…

A few days ago, while promoting her new album Madame X, Madonna was asked by a journalist if she knew just how much she meant to people. She quite honestly responded that she didn’t. And I’m sure that’s the only possible, sincere answer she could have given. There is no way any truly iconic figure... Continue Reading →

Postcards from London: The Glory

At exactly 8:40, on a recent Wednesday evening, the first queen took to the stage of The Glory. For just over a month in the spring, London’s drag queens and queer performers of every ilk descend here once a week to show what they can do. The Glory is the perfect venue for this showdown.... Continue Reading →

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