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    Matt Healey’s family respond to Taylor Swift’s savage new song which fans claim is about him

    MATT Healey’s family have responded to Taylor Swift’s savage new song which fans have claimed is about him.The US superstar released her highly-anticipated new album The Tortured Poets Department yesterday, and she didn’t hold back.Taylor Swift dropped her 11th album and she went to town on her exCredit: GettyFans believe some tracks on the album are about The 1975 frontman Matty HealyCredit: GettyMatt and Taylor dated briefly last yearCredit: GettyTaylor with Matt’s famous mum Denise WelchCredit: InstagramMany of the songs are speculated to be about her ex-boyfriend of six years, Joe Alwyn However, there are a couple of other tracks that fans are certain are about The 1975 frontman.Although Taylor doesn’t directly mention Matt – who’s mum is Denise Welch and dad Tim Healey – some of the songs on the new album appear to make digs at the 35-year-old British singer.One of which is the lyrics in The Smallest Man Who Ever Lived where she referred to a man in his “Jehovah’s Witness suit… who the f*** was that guy?”Read More on Taylor SwiftShe added: “You tried to buy some pills from a friend of friends of mine. They just ghosted you… Now you know what it feels like…”Fans of Taylor have taken to The 1975 social media account to slam the star.One wrote: “How’s the smallest man who ever lived?”A second added: “Is Matty okay, Taylor finished him”Most read in ShowbizA third penned: “How does it feel to be the smallest man who ever lived?”Now his family have bitten back, and jumped to Matt’s defense.Matty Healy ‘wrote hit song She’s American about Taylor Swift’ claim fans who spotted major clues Although his famous parents – who both starred in ITV’s Benidorm – are yet to comment, his aunt has spoken on behalf of his family.Debbie Dedes, who is Denise’s sister, has revealed how she thinks Matt has reacted to the tracks. She admitted, “nothing surprises him anymore”.Matt’s very happy in his new relationship so I’m sure he will be focussing on that.Matt Healey’s auntDebbie said: “He will not be surprised by the song. “Him and her know what went on.” Matt’s auntie also told the Mail:: “She writes about all her relationships, doesn’t she?'”I don’t think it will come as a shock to him at all.”He’s very happy in his new relationship so I’m sure he will be focussing on that.”Before Matt, Taylor was in a six year relationship with Joe AlwynCredit: GettyTaylor is now dating American football star Travis KelceCredit: GettyTaylor and Matt got together in spring 2023 after they were spotted kissing during a Casa Cipriani date in New York City.Years earlier, Matt told E! News he had “exchanged numbers” with Swift in 2014.He said at the time: “Let’s see what happens.“I mean bloody hell, what am I going to do? Go out with Taylor Swift? She’s a sensation, I wouldn’t say no.”READ MORE SUN STORIESAfter a brief summer fling, they went their separate ways in June 2023. Taylor is now dating NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce, while Matt is in a relationship with model and musician Gabbriette Bechtel.Taylor’s song for TravisTaylor Swift followers are convinced she has written a song about Travis Kelce.
    In 2024, Taylor fans went into overdrive as they are sure track 15 on her 11th album, The Tortured Poet’s Department is about Travis.
    The lyrics are: “Chiefs chanting ’cause they said. There was no chance. Trying to be the greatest in the league. Where’s the trophy? He just comes running over to me,” she sings in the bridge.
    And the chorus continues: “Touch down. Call the amateurs and cut them from the team. Ditch the clowns, get the crown, baby I’m the one to beat. ‘Cause the sign on your heart said it’s still reserved for me. Honestly, who are we to fight the alchemy?”
    “The alchemy is clearly about travis lmao touchdown, greatest in the league, gloves on the bench… where’s the trophy he just comes running over to me,” posted one on X.
    Another commented: “There is one beautiful surprise – The Alchemy is about Travis!
    “References touchdowns, teammates, trophies and how they had an instant connection they couldn’t resist.” More

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    Watch as legendary nineties band perform live for the first time in 12 years – after gig so bad fans tried to sued them

    NINETIES music fans have been left reaching for their air guitars after a legendary band from the decade returned to the stage. The group’s comeback came after 12 years and it was particularly notable as a group of fans had previously tried to sue them for a bad gig. Nineties band Creed have performed for the first time in 12 yearsCredit: X/@consequenceThe rock group took to the stage onboard a cruise shipCredit: X/@consequenceMusic fans enjoyed the show as they sailed to the BahamasCredit: X/@consequenceCreed made their return onboard a cruise ship in the Bahamas as they headlined at the Summer Of ’99 festival. Band members Brian Marshall, Scott Phillips, Scott Stapp and Mark Tremonti were captured on camera as they entertained passengers. The clip was posted on X, formerly known as Twitter, with the caption: “Creed performing live for the first time in 12 years aboard the Summer of ’99 cruise!”Creed had formed in the early 90s before releasing their debut album My Own Prison in 1997. READ MORE ON THE 90S Over the next six years, the alternative rock band achieved huge commercial success and even won a Grammy Award and four American Music Awards. But in 2022, Creed hit the headlines following a controversial concert. The band performed at Allstate Arena in Illinois, US, and fans were left serious unimpressed. Four music lovers even attempted to sue for $2million (£1.6million) after accusing singer Scott of appearing too intoxicated to perform. Most read in MusicScott allegedly forgot his lyrics and repeatedly fell over on stage before disappearing for 10 minutes. He denied the accusations, although so many people complained that Creed’s management released an apology. It read: “We apologise if you don’t feel that the show was up to the very high standards set by our previous shows in Chicago. “We also understand and appreciate the fact that there has been much concern about Scott’s health and we want to assure everyone that he is doing very well and is taking a much needed break at home in Orlando after a very long and rigorous touring year.”For now we hope that you can take some solace in the fact that you definitely experienced the most unique of all Creed shows and may have become part of the unusual world of rock ‘n’ roll history!”Music publication Billboard later reported that a judge in Chicago had thrown out the fans’ lawsuit. Creed enjoyed commercial success from 1997 to 2003Credit: GettyBut fans tried to sue the group following a shambolic gigCredit: GettyA judge threw out the lawsuit following allegations of lead singer Scott being intoxicatedCredit: Getty More

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    Can people stop claiming Taylor Swift is some kind of musical messiah – she’s no Madonna or Britney

    IN the world of pop she is the ultimate digestive biscuit, when what we really want is a party ring.I appreciate I’m one of a very small minority of people   who can’t stand the Taylor Swift phenomenon, but I’m standing my ground here.I’m utterly bewildered by our fringed friend whose army of sycophants hail her as the musical messiahCredit: AFPNot because I’m a misogynist who can’t stand to see a powerful woman call the shots in a male-dominated industry, but the opposite.I refer you back to the Eighties, when the changing world of rock and pop became dominated by divas strutting around stages with bouffant hair, giant earrings and towering high heels.And that was just the men. The women were even wilder. Tina Turner, Madonna, Annie Lennox  – they were gender-bending, trendsetting, rebellious trailblazers who took the planet by storm.They broke taboos regarding race, class, religion and, of course, sexism. READ MORE TAYLOR SWIFTNo one had ever seen anyone quite like them before.Which is why I’m utterly bewildered by our fringed friend whose army of sycophants hail her as the musical messiah.I will acknowledge that Tay-Tay writes great lyrics and has knocked out some sensational pop songs.She’s also clearly very shrewd and strong-willed and isn’t pandering to anyone’s perceptions of how she should be.Most read in MusicGood for her. She’s a decent pop star. But she’s not, as so many claim, an iconic one.Taylor not distinctiveIn order to earn this iconic status, and the smoke constantly blown up her backside, she ought to be serving something more than a few brightly coloured leotards, which, let’s face it, is the sort of get-up Madonna would wear to nip for a loaf  at Tesco.Madonna is a true musical icon who has lasted decades – will the same be of Taylor?Credit: RexKim Kardashian gets trolled by Taylor Swift fans after singer ‘shades’ star in Tortured Poets song (commenting on her latest pic with ‘thanK you aIMee’Madge tackled head-on sexuality, male chauvinists and just about every other form of bigotry imaginable.Those of us of a certain age will recall  her Like A Prayer video, which took a swipe at the Catholic Church and featured a black actor playing Jesus Christ, who she snogged . . . oof!Do you really want your kids to grow up coveting a career washing their dirty linen in public?Rod McPheeAnd my scepticism isn’t just because I’m a child of the Eighties, either.Look at all the amazing performers who have emerged since then – Britney Spears, Beyonce, Amy Winehouse.They’re all incredibly distinctive, talented women who, 30 years from now, will still be impersonated and revered. But will we be able to say the same thing about Swifty? I doubt it.And for all parents who think she’s an inspirational role model, do you really want your kids to grow up coveting a career washing their dirty linen in public?Beyoncé is one of the modern musical icons who are more impressive than TaylorCredit: Cécred / PA More

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    Taylor Swift’s biggest barbs aimed at exes after Matt Healy & Joe Alwyn digs mean pop superstar has now slammed 14 exes

    SHE’S the pop princess who just can’t resist a pop at her exes – and her new album is no exception.Taylor Swift  surprised the world by dropping a Part Two to her Tortured Poets Department album  two hours after its release early yesterday morning, and the combined 31-song double record delivers blows to former British beaus Joe Alwyn and Matty Healy.Taylor Swift has used her new double album to aim swipes at two of her exesCredit: GettyOver the years Taylor has taken a swipe at 14 of her former lovers through her musicCredit: Instagram/@taylorswiftThe duo are in good company, as the 34-year-old serial dater has  over the years delivered swift justice to 14 of her former lovers.Today, we present yet another  Taylor album — this time using  her back catalogue to bring you a greatest hits of  barbs against the men she has been romantically involved with.The second part of yesterday’s album, called The Tortured Poets Department: The Anthology, also reignites her feud with Kim Kardashian. The pair  fell out  in 2016, after Kim’s then husband Kanye West branded Taylor a “bitch” in his song Famous.READ MORE TAYLOR SWIFTIn track thanK you aIMee — which features the US reality star’s name in capital letters — Taylor appears to brand her a bully.She also sings: “I wrote a thousand songs that you find uncool. I built a legacy which you can’t undo. And in your mind, you never beat my spirit black and blue.“One day your kid comes home singing a song that only us two are gonna know is about you. All that time you were throwing punches, I was buildin’ somethin’. “And I can’t forgive the way you made me feel.”Most read in CelebrityIt is classic Taylor, who  has never been one to pull punches, as we — and 14  exes — find out in our own Taylor’s greatest hits . . . Song: Picture To BurnBoyfriend: First love Jordan Alford who she dated aged 14. They had a nasty break-up after he went out with a former friend of Taylor’s.Taylor Swift’s Surprise Second Album: Closure, Clapbacks, and New LoveLyric: I hate that stupid old pick-up truck you never let me drive.You’re a redneck heartbreak who’s really bad at lying.Song: Teardrops On My GuitarTaylor took a swipe at Drew Hardwick after he acted on her hints a little too lateCredit: Hendersonville PoliceBoyfriend: Taylor’s high school crush Drew Hardwick who repeatedly ignored her. Two years after the song’s success, he showed up on her driveway.She told him: “Wow, you’re late.”Lyric: Drew looks at me, I fake a smile so he won’t see that I want and I’m needing everything that we should be. I’ll bet she’s beautiful, that girl he talks about, and she’s got everything that I have to live without.Song: Hey StephenTaylor told Stephen Barker Liles no other girl would write a song for himCredit: GettyBoyfriend: Singer  Stephen Barker Liles, who she got close to while touring with him in 2008.Lyric: Hey Stephen, I could give you 50 reasons why I should be the one you choose. All those other girls, well they’re beautiful, but would they write a song for you?Song: Forever And AlwaysTaylor was upset with how pop star Joe Jonas broke up with herCredit: Getty – ContributorBoyfriend: Joe Jonas, pop star who she dated for three months in 2008 until he ended it over the phone.Lyric: Was I out of line? Did I say something way too honest, made you run and hide like a scared little boy.Song: MineBoyfriend: The late Glee star Cory Monteith, who she secretly dated for a month in 2009.Lyric: You put your arm around me for the first time. You made a rebel of a careless man’s careful daughter. You are the best thing that’s ever been mine.Song: Back To DecemberTaylor had fond memories with namesake Taylor LautnerCredit: Rex FeaturesBoyfriend: Actor Taylor Lautner, who she met on the set of film Valentine’s Day in 2009. They broke up that December.Lyric: I miss your tan skin, your sweet smile, so good to me, so right. And how you held me in your arms that September night.Song: Dear JohnJohn Mayer did not impress Taylor with the way she said he treated herCredit: 2022 Steve GranitzBoyfriend: Singer John Mayer, who she  dated for two months. She was 19 and  he was 31.Lyric: Dear John, I see it all now that you’re gone. Don’t you think I was too young to be messed with?Song: StarlightTaylor briefly dated Conor Kennedy when she was a teenagerBoyfriend: Politician Robert F. Kennedy Jr’s son Conor Kennedy, who she dated in the summer of 2012.Lyric: I met Bobby on the boardwalk, summer of ’45. Picked me up late one night at the window. We were 17 and crazy, running wild, wild.Song: We Are Never Ever Getting Back TogetherTaylor hinted at a tempestuous relationship with Jake GyllenhaalCredit: � Insight News and Features, Inc.Boyfriend: Actor Jake Gyllenhaal, who Taylor dated  in 2010.Lyric: I’m really gonna miss you picking fights, and me, falling for it, screaming that I’m right. And you would hide away and find your peace of mind with some indie record that’s much cooler than mine.Song: StyleTaylor admitted she had a real attraction to Harry StylesCredit: SplashBoyfriend: One Direction hunk Harry Styles, with whom Taylor had a whirlwind romance in 2013.Lyric: Cause you got that James Dean daydream look in your eye, and I got that red lip classic thing that you like. And when we go crashing down, we come back every time, ’cause we never go out of style.Song: I Did Something BadTaylor took a swipe at Loki actor Tom HiddlestonCredit: Rex FeaturesBoyfriend: Actor Tom Hiddleston, who she had a  three-month romance with in the summer of 2016.Lyric: I never trust a playboy but they love me. So I fly him all around the world and I let them think they saved me.Song: I Forgot That You ExistedTaylor says she has no feelings now for DJ Calvin HarrisCredit: BackGridBoyfriend: DJ Calvin Harris, who she dated for 15 months, from 2015.Lyric: I forgot that you existed. It isn’t love, it isn’t hate. It’s just indifference.Song: The Smallest Man Who Ever LivedShe had a brutal dig for long term lover Joe AlwynCredit: GC ImagesBoyfriend: Joe Alwyn, who she broke up with last year after six years.Lyric: You didn’t measure up in any measure of a man. I would have died for your sins but instead I just died inside.Song: I Can Fix Him (No Really I Can)She really wanted it to work out with Matty HealyCredit: SplashBoyfriend: The 1975 frontman Matty Healy. They dated for a month last summer.Lyric: The jokes that he told across the bar were revolting and far too loud. They shake their heads saying, “God help her” when I tell them he’s my man. But your good Lord doesn’t need to lift a finger. I can fix him, no really I can.I don’t get what the big deal is anywayBy Rod McPheeIN the world of pop she is the ultimate digestive biscuit, when what we really want is a party ring.I appreciate I’m one of a very small minority of people   who can’t stand the Taylor Swift phenomenon, but I’m standing my ground here.I’m utterly bewildered by our fringed friend whose army of sycophants hail her as the musical messiahCredit: AFPNot because I’m a misogynist who can’t stand to see a powerful woman call the shots in a male-dominated industry, but the opposite.I refer you back to the Eighties, when the changing world of rock and pop became dominated by divas strutting around stages with bouffant hair, giant earrings and towering high heels.And that was just the men. The women were even wilder. Tina Turner, Madonna, Annie Lennox  – they were gender-bending, trendsetting, rebellious trailblazers who took the planet by storm.They broke taboos regarding race, class, religion and, of course, sexism. No one had ever seen anyone quite like them before.Which is why I’m utterly bewildered by our fringed friend whose army of sycophants hail her as the musical messiah.I will acknowledge that Tay-Tay writes great lyrics and has knocked out some sensational pop songs.She’s also clearly very shrewd and strong-willed and isn’t pandering to anyone’s perceptions of how she should be.Good for her. She’s a decent pop star. But she’s not, as so many claim, an iconic one.In order to earn this iconic status, and the smoke constantly blown up her backside, she ought to be serving something more than a few brightly coloured leotards, which, let’s face it, is the sort of get-up Madonna would wear to nip for a loaf  at Tesco.Madge tackled head-on sexuality, male chauvinists and just about every other form of bigotry imaginable.Those of us of a certain age will recall  her Like A Prayer video, which took a swipe at the Catholic Church and featured a black actor playing Jesus Christ, who she snogged . . . oof!And my scepticism isn’t just because I’m a child of the Eighties, either.Look at all the amazing performers who have emerged since then – Britney Spears, Beyonce, Amy Winehouse.They’re all incredibly distinctive, talented women who, 30 years from now, will still be impersonated and revered. READ MORE SUN STORIESBut will we be able to say the same thing about Swifty? I doubt it.And for all parents who think she’s an inspirational role model, do you really want your kids to grow up coveting a career washing their dirty linen in public? More

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    Taylor Swift fans spot six clues her song Tortured Poets Department is about The 1975’s Matty Healy – not ex Joe Alwyn

    THE HIGHLY anticipated new Taylor Swift album is out now, and contrary to what many expected, fans now think several of the songs are aimed at Matty Healy instead of Joe Alwyn.The Tortured Poets Department was marketed as a break up album from the offset, and given the pop star recently split from her boyfriend of six years, many assumed it would be about him.Taylor Swift released her new album The Tortured Poets Department todayCredit: GettyMany fans thought the titular track was going to be about Joe AlwynCredit: GettyA Swiftie has shared her theories about why it actually references Matty HealyCredit: GettyIn particular the titular song The Tortured Poets Department was thought to be about their public break up.Joe is known to have opened up to Variety about a group chat he has with fellow actors Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott called the ‘Tortured Man Club’.Swifties assumed the second track was referencing this – but one hardcore fan has now come out with the six clues she noticed that indicate it is actually about Taylor’s even more recent rocker ex.Firstly, she pointed to the lyric that says “You left your typewriter at my apartment”.read more in musicThe listener shared that the 1975 frontman Matty is known for having a love of typewriters, and also uses them on stage during gigs.It also seems realistic that he would leave one at her flat, given he was reported to have left guitar effect pedals, audio interfaces, and his MacBook at there while the pair were dating.The Swiftie also believes the line “you smoked then ate seven bars of chocolate” links back to the 1975’s song Chocolate – which is a euphemism for marijuana. She also pointed out that Matty is Taylor’s only ex who is known to have smoked regularly.Most read in MusicThirdly, in the song Taylor mentions praising American singer Charlie Puth with a partner.Matt Healy has been a fan of the songwriter since 2018, and publicly promoted his music on Twitter.Taylor Swift’s Surprise Second Album: Closure, Clapbacks, and New LoveAnother lyric references the love interest having tattoos.Matty has a sleeve on one arm and was also inked on his chest, legs, ankle, and even his lip.In contrast Joe Alwyn has no visible tattoos.Finally, one major hint was the pop singer singing: “Sometimes I wonder if you’re gonna screw this up with me but you told Lucy you’d kill yourself if I ever leave and I said that to Jack about you so I felt seen”.The Swiftie pointed out that Taylor and Matty were both friends with Lucy Dacus and Jack Antonoff, so she could have been referencing them. More

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    Music icon working on explosive tell all autobiography ahead of huge Glastonbury set

    Lulu went out with a Boom Bang-A-Bang as she completed the last night of her final tour at a sold-out London Palladium.But after six decades in showbiz, it sounds like her retirement from going on the road might be very short-lived.Lulu went out with a Boom Bang-A-Bang as she completed the last night of her final tour at a sold-out London Palladium – but it looks like she’ll be back soonCredit: GettyI’ve learned there was so much demand for the shows that she is now planning to return for an encore.The Scottish singer spoke to Bizarre after coming off stage on Wednesday evening, when she revealed she is planning on adding more dates — on top of her performance at Glastonbury in June.And even that won’t be the last anyone hears of her, as she is putting pen to paper on an autobiography.Speaking about her love of performing, she said: “I love it, it energises me. I’ve always wanted to do this and I’m meant to do this.”READ MORE ON LULUShe added: “I’m doing a book and I’m working on a couple of things but I’m also doing Glastonbury. And the people who organised this tour want me to do an extension of it because of the demand.”Although it now won’t actually go down as the last night of her tour, it was a triumphant evening, with Jennifer Saunders, who she starred opposite in Absolutely Fabulous, appearing as a surprise guest to introduce her on stage.Then fellow Scot Emeli Sande dropped by to sing her song Next To Me with her, as superfan Graham Norton watched on from the crowd.The concert also saw Lulu, perform moving collaborations on screen with late stars David Bowie and Tina Turner and receive four standing ovations.Most read in BizarreThere were also humble brags about being nominated for a Grammy, before she showed her vulnerable side as she opened up about life as a single woman at 75.She told the crowd: “People say to me, ‘Are you dating?’, I mean, are you having a laugh? They say, ‘You must be lonely’, but I’m not lonely in the slightest.”’I’m not lying, admits Lulu as icon reveals strict tour regime ahead of huge farewell tourGesturing to the audience, she continued: “Because I have this. I have you. This relationship is perfect.“This is the love of my life. The men have come and the men have gone, but the music, it goes on.”Hear hear.Travolta can still strut itJohn Travolta shows his moves as the cast of Pulp Fiction reunited to mark the movie’s 30th anniversaryCredit: GettyIn the movie with Uma ThurmanCredit: AlamyJohn Travolta can still strut his stuff as the cast of Pulp Fiction reunited to mark the movie’s 30th anniversary.John danced his way into the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood alongside Pulp pals Samuel L Jackson, Harvey Keitel and Uma Thurman.But John and Uma decided against recreating their dance scene, above, from the 1994 hit. Co-star Bruce Willis, who is living with dementia, was unable to attend, but he sent along his daughter Tallulah and wife Emma Heming Willis.John paid tribute to Bruce, who played Butch Coolidge. He said: “Bruce and I had a history.“We did Look Who’s Talking together, and we had a massive success with it. We were friends. It was very easy to be with each other and relax, you know?“And there was real genuine care. And we felt lucky we were in a very special movie.”Coa was no goer for spaced-out LilyLily Allen’s verdict on Coachella: ‘It reminds me of like a s**t fair that turns up at your local green’Credit: AP:Associated PressYou won’t catch Lily Allen at the second weekend of Coachella today, after she slated the US festival.On her Miss Me? podcast, Lily, who now lives in New York, said: “I could say what I really think about Coachella, but on the very small chance that I ever might get invited back, I probably won’t.”But instantly doing the exact opposite, she continued: “It reminds me of like a s**t fair that turns up at your local green.“I did Coachella in, I think, 2007 or 2008. I played. But I don’t even know if we can use that word in conjunction with whatever it was that I was doing.“Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan were at the side of stage. Somehow in amongst that crowd, I got passed what was my first ever experience with Cali weed, which is different to what I was used to smoking in London.“I’m not exaggerating, I got on stage and I forgot every single word to every single song of mine and I literally just held the microphone out to people like, ‘You do it!’.”Headie One and Stormzy have released their brand new collaboration, Cry No More.They joined forces for a cool music video filmed in Romford High Street which I showed you last week.Tottenham-born Headie is reflective in the song, rapping: “Sometimes you gotta lose the battle, just so you can win the war, you gotta go back and forth, from the court to the roads to the court.”Stormzy also gives a shout out to his girlfriend Maya Jama, rapping: “I just laugh when they say that I can’t go higher, I’m a frequent flyer.“My last albums cold but my new one’s fire, I might call it Maya”.I’m sure she’ll love that.So-phie so goodSophie Ellis-Bextor has teamed up with king of disco Nile Rodgers.Credit: GettyShe is no stranger to a good boogie, with her hit Murder On The Dancefloor having a recent resurgence.Now Sophie Ellis-Bextor has teamed up with king of disco Nile Rodgers.Sophie, inset, landed a new deal with Universal after her 2001 track shot back up the charts when it featured in film Saltburn last year.She is now hard at work on a new album to capitalise on her recent success. And it sounds like she is bringing out the big guns, including Nile.With his band Chic, he is responsible for hits such as Good Times and Le Freak. And he also worked on Daft Punk’s Get Lucky, David Bowie’s Let’s Dance and Madonna’s Like A Virgin.Talking about making music with Nile at ­London’s Abbey Road Studios, Sophie said: “I’ve been songwriting. I’ve been in the studio with Ed Harcourt and Nile Rodgers.“That was actually really fun. Would you believe it? We’ve done something kind of funky. I do like it. I like it a lot.”She will also be heading out on the road around the UK from June with Nile and his band.So I’ll keep my fingers crossed that we get to hear what they’ve been working on then.Rihanna has teased that her two kids could feature on her new music when she finally returns with an album – eight years after the previous one, Anti, came out.Speaking about sons Riot and Rza, who she shares with rapper boyfriend ASAP Rocky, she said: “It’s up to them. I feel like I already got stuff that I could make hits out of.“Me and Rocky are trying to figure out who’s going to use what. It’s so good.”At an event in London on Wednesday, she also met up with Nigerian singer-songwriter Ayra Starr and said she is keen to collaborate with her.After being told by Ayra that she is putting the finishing touches to her album, RiRi replied: “If you’ve got an extra verse for me, call me.”Rihanna wanting to work with you is one hell of a compliment.Zen is shiningZendaya went without trousers as she arrived to be interviewed on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Credit: GettyZendaya has been legging it all over the world to promote her new movie, including popping into a Los Angeles telly studio this week.The actress went without trousers as she arrived to be interviewed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! where she opened up about a racy threesome scene in her new movie Challengers.On watching her family’s reaction to the X-rated scene at the film’s premiere, she said: “I forewarned them. It was honestly my favourite part of the night.“I know when the scenes are coming so when those scenes were happening I just was watching my family because they were behind me.“It was hilarious.”I guess they say three’s a crowd . . . pleaser.Faithless have announced their live comeback after eight years – 16 months after vocalist Maxi Jazz died.They will perform at London’s Roundhouse as well as a string of festivals this summer and have teased new music is also on the way.The electronic band said: “As many of you have noticed, we’re back… Some shows have already been announced but we couldn’t start the summer without a little personal note.“Maxi died just over a year ago and obviously we miss him every day.READ MORE SUN STORIES“In the meantime, we never stopped – couldn’t stop, never wanted to stop! – making music.“Even during Maxi’s long illness we recorded and released All Blessed and now finally, eight years after our last live performance, we are returning to festival stages across the summer and are planning some of our own shows later this year.”Rockers James top the charts for the first time since 1998 with their new album Yummy, preventing Beyonce from a return to pole position.
    In the singles chart, Hozier is at No1 for a second week although there are promising new entries in Sabrina Carpenter’s Espresso and Dua Lipa’s Illusion.
    Singles

    Too Sweet – Hozier
    Beautiful Things – Benson Boone
    I Like The Way You Kiss Me – Artemas
    Lose Control – Teddy Swims
    Texas Hold ’Em – Beyonce
    Espresso – Sabrina Carpenter
    Austin – Dasha
    We Can’t Be Friends (Wait For Your Love) – Ariana Grande
    Illusion – Dua Lipa
    Forget About Us – Perrie Edwards

    Albums

    Yummy – James
    Cowboy Carter – Beyonce
    One Deep River – Mark Knopfler
    Papercuts – Linkin Park
    Halo Effect – Kris Barras Band
    The Highlights – The Weeknd
    Guts – Olivia Rodrigo
    This Could Be Texas – English Teacher
    Stick Season – Noah Kahan
    Hombres – Gun More

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    Inside Taylor Swift’s shock SECOND new album as she gushes over NFL boyfriend Travis Kelce

    TAYLOR Swift has reignited her feud with Kim Kardashian after releasing a surprise second album in less than 24 hours.On Friday Taylor Swift released the follow up to her eleventh record, The Tortured Poet’s Department, and the album features brutal digs at Kim.Taylor Swift released a shock second album, The Tortured Poets Department: The Anthology, with 15 new songs on Friday morningThe pair famously fell out back in 2016, after Kim’s then husband Kanye West branded Taylor a “bitch” in his song Famous.Turning her venom-loaded pen on Kim on new song thanK you aIMee – which shows the US reality star’s name capitalised within it – Taylor appears to brand her a bully.The song even seems to subtly name-checks Kim’s eight-year-old son, Saint.Taylor sings: “Everyone knows that my mother is a saintly woman/ But she used to say she wished that you were dead.I wrote a thousand songs that you find uncool/ I built a legacy which you can’t undo. And maybe you’ve reframed it.”And in your mind, you never beat my spirit black and blue.”Taylor later adds: “One day your kid comes home singing a song that only us two are gonna know is about you.”All that time you were throwing punches, I was buildin’ somethin’. And I can’t forgive the way you made me feel.”Most read in ShowbizTaylor and Kim’s fallout back in 2016 made headlines, after Kim posted what later turned out to be an edited video of Kanye calling Taylor about his song Famous ahead of release.On new song Cassandra, Taylor also seemingly takes on the whole Kardashian family for keeping quiet as the world turned on her after their row was made public.It also makes jibes about the famous family’s wealth, which is reported to be over £1.5billion.Taylor sings: “They knew, they knew, they knew the whole time. That I was onto something. The family, the pure greed, the Christian chorus line.“They all said nothing. Blood’s thick but nothing like a payroll. Bet they never spared a prayer for my soul.”Elsewhere on the album, Taylor opens up about her new romance with NFL star Travis Kelce.On So High School she sings: “You know how to ball. I know Aristotle. Touch me while your bros play Grand Theft Auto. It’s true, swear, Scout’s honour. You knew what you wanted. And, boy, you got her.”Taylor also uses the album to set the record straight when it comes to claims she is a serial dater, after a string of high profile romances including with Brits Harry Styles, Calvin Harris and Joe AlwynOn The Prophecy she sings: “Don’t want money, just someone who wants my company.”I’m so afraid I sealed my fate. No sign of soulmates, I’m just a paperweight”.Joe took a bruising on The Tortured Poet’s Department, with Taylor appearing to suggest he cheated on her during their six year relationship.Following the double release yesterday [FRIDAY] however she confirmed she had nothing more to say to Joe, or to her ex-fling Matty Healy, who she also lashed out at on the album.Taylor wrote online: “This period of the author’s life [Taylor] is now over, the chapter closed and boarded up.READ MORE SUN STORIES“There is nothing to avenge, no scores to settle once wounds have healed. And upon further reflection, a good number of them turned out to be self-inflicted.“This writer is of the firm belief that our tears become holy in the form of ink on a page. Once we have spoken our saddest story, we can be free of it.”Taylor Swift has reignited her feud with Kim KardashianCredit: GettyTaylor Swift is currently dating NFL ace Travis KelceCredit: GettyTaylor Swift attends the 66th GRAMMY Awards at Crypto.com ArenaCredit: Getty More

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    Forgotten 90s star who was founding member of legendary UK band seen for the first time in 25 years

    A FORGOTTEN 90s star who was the founding member of a legendary UK band has been seen for the first time in 25 years.The reclusive music star was pictured out and about near his North London home.The star was pictured out and about in a light pink topCredit: Click News and MediaThe musician was part of an iconic band in the 90sCredit: Click News and MediaHis fellow bandmate was also snapped in ManchesterCredit: Click News and MediaHe is best known for being part of the iconic band Oasis, arguably the biggest guitar band of the 90s.Paul “Guigsy” McGuigan, 52, keeps a low profile, but was snapped in the capital wearing a light pink top.He was a notoriously quiet member of the group, once described as a “calming influence” on the Gallagher brothers.In 1999, Guigsy quit the group along with Bonehead, to spend more time with his family after his wife Ruth gave birth to their first son Patrick while he was on the Be Here Now tour.Meanwhile, original drummer Tony McCarroll, also 52, has been seen in Manchester.Tony appeared in high spirits while enjoying a walk further north in a blue coat.Despite the eventual songwriting dominance of Noel Gallagher, Oasis were actually formed by Guigsy.He founded the group The Rain in the 1980s, with bandmates Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs, 58, and Tony on drums, before Liam Gallagher , 51, joined.Most read in CelebritySoon after, Liam brought on his brother Noel Gallagher to the group.They changed their name to Oasis when Noel joined the band as guitarist after having spent time working as a roadie for Manc baggies Inspiral Carpets.Oasis were famously signed at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow, Scotland – and the rest is history.Signed Noel Gallagher guitar comes to exclusive auction alongside celebrity-owned objects Dismissing false modesty in favour of supreme confidence, Oasis set out to be the biggest band in the world.The iconic band rose to prominence throughout 1994 – including a performance at the legendary 100 Club in London.Their debut album, ‘Definitely Maybe’, entered the UK album chart at Number 1 upon its release in August 1994, and in the process became the fastest-selling debut album in the UK at the time.They first headlined the Glastonbury Festival’s celebrated Pyramid Stage in 1995, where they previewed tracks from the yet-to-be-released ‘(What’s The Story) Morning Glory’.Oasis next headlined Glastonbury in 2004 with former Beatle Paul McCartney and pomp-rockers Muse.But despite achieving unimaginable heights, their success came at a high personal price, leaving brothers Liam Gallagher and Noel Gallagher on not-so amicable terms.Oasis are a iconic English rock bandCredit: PA:Press AssociationNoel Gallagher (R) and Paul McGuigan from the British rock band OasisCredit: ReutersOasis officially split in August 2009. Noel broke the news on the band’s official website.He wrote: “It is with some sadness and great relief…I quit Oasis tonight. “People will write and say what they like, but I simply could not go on working with Liam a day longer.”The relationship between brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher was always fractious at best – as evidenced by the bootleg single ‘Wibbling Rivalry’.It comes after Oasis released a previously unheard live track – a version of Supersonic from back in 1994 recorded the day ‘Definitely Maybe’ went to number one in the album charts. The song, which captures the band’s early live sound, was recorded at the Limelight, Belfast on September 4, 1994, and is available on YouTube and Spotify.Shortly before taking to the stage, the band learned their debut album had reached number 1 in the UK Official Album Chart. READ MORE SUN STORIESThe track has been released to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the classic debut single Supersonic, originally released on April 11, 1994.What have Oasis members done since their split?Oasis split in 2009 but it didn’t stop the musicians from embarking on separate careers
    Noel Gallagher
    Noel, now 56, was the last to join the group in 1993, with Liam originally asking him to manage them, which he refused.
    It was Noel who walked away from the remaining members of the band in 2009, following a spat with Liam at Rock en Seine festival in Paris. 
    Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds are enjoying enormous success, releasing their fourth album in June 2023.
    Noel shares a daughter Anais, 24, with Meg Mathews and sons Donovan, 17, and Sonny, 14, with Sara MacDonald.
    Liam Gallagher
    Liam topped the album charts just last month, with a collaboration with John Squire, and has also enjoyed solo No. 1 albums
    He has also won plaudits for his solo efforts since Oasis was wound up, including 2017 album As You Were.
    Liam’s solo career took off following the demise of the post-Oasis outfit, Beady Eye.
    The singer, who blames brother Noel for calling time on the band after a bust-up in 2009, said that if Noel sent him a “box of choccies”, he would forgive him.
    He is happily married to wife Debbie Gwyther, after several high profile divorces from All Saints singer Nicole Appleton, who he shares son Gene, 22, and Patsy Kensit, who he shares son Lennon, 24.
    He also has a daughter Molly Moorish, 26, from a previous relationship with Lisa Moorish. 
    Paul “Guigsy” McGuigan
    Guigsy was the group’s bassist from 1991 to 1999, although he briefly quit the group in 1995 due to exhaustion, and was replaced on bass for the video accompanying Oasis’ hit Wonderwall.
    Guigsy was notoriously quiet member of the group, once described as a “calming influence” on the Gallaghers – besides an occasion in 1994 when he and Liam were locked in a cell on a ferry travelling to Amsterdam for getting into a bust-up on board, before being deported back to the UK from Holland.
    n 1999, Guigsy quit the group along with Bonehead, to spend more time with his family after his wife Ruth gave birth to their first son Patrick while he was on the Be Here Now tour.
    Now living quietly with his family outside London, he occasionally DJs.
    But he stays out of the limelight and declined to participate in the 2004 Definitely Maybe DVD, or the 2016 Supersonic documentary.
    Tony McCarroll
    Just a year after Definitely Maybe’s release, drummer Tony left the group in a bitter breakup while they recorded What’s the Story Morning Glory?
    Noel reportedly said: “I like Tony as a geezer but he wouldn’t have been able to drum the new songs.”
    Tony attempted to sue Oasis for £18m, but in 1999 it was settled out of court for a six-figure sum. Tony said he “got drunk for three whole years” as the court case dragged on.
    In 2019, McCarroll went to a party for the Oasis documentary “Supersonic,” where he had a fond reunion with Liam.
    In 2021, he suffered a heart attack and praised the NHS for helping him recover.
    In 2022, he got married to wife Sue, who he lives in Manchester with, and works as a guest speaker, presenter and podcaster.
    Paul Arthurs aka Bonehead
    In April 2022, Bonehead was diagnosed with tonsil cancer but announced months later that it had “gone” after a course of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
    He quit Oasis in 1999 following a spat with Noel, and to spend more time with his family.
    His two children, Lucy, 28, and Jude, 25, were just four and one when he walked away.
    Bonehead was replaced by Gem Archer, and went on to perform with Liam in Beady Eye during the 2010s. More