Ross Godfrey formed the pop band Morcheeba with his brother Paul in the early 90s, embarking on a trajectory that is still yielding critically-acclaimed albums and sell-out world tours nearly 20 years later.
Katrina and the Waves’ best known hit Walking on Sunshine is still going strong 25 years after it was first released. The band’s songwriter Kimberley Rew describes the 1980s music scene that formed a backdrop to the song.
Pam Sheyne is one of the songwriters behind Christina Aguilera’s global smash Genie in a Bottle. She has also written big hits for Dream and Jessica Simpson, and worked on the Pokemon: the Movie soundtrack and several Disney productions. In 2000, Pam won an Ivor Novello Award and two BMI awards for Genie in a Bottle.…
Strummerville music charity returns to Glastonbury to host another round of campfire sessions, bringing revellers a mix of new talent and some established names. Located in its usual spot by the Joe Strummer memory stone in the Unfair Ground, Strummerville will be burning a campfire all weekend long, showcasing the best that the charity’s music roster has to offer.
London Afrobeat Collective describe themselves as a ‘dirty dozen of battle-hardened musicians from all corners of the globe’, who’ve played everywhere from Gdansk to Zanzibar, from Lagos to Los Angeles. They formed in the capital in 2008, recorded an album and have built up a dedicated live following, keen to experience their latest afrobeat sounds.
John Powell is a composer who has created scores for Hollywood blockbusters including Antz, Shrek, the Bourne films, Ice Age, Kung Fu Panda and How To Train Your Dragon for which he won an Oscar and Ivor Novello award.