Interview: Shakespears Sister

'We don't really set out to upset people. It's not like a pose or a strategy. It's a twisted sense of humour at times that comes through:’ All hail the return of Shakespears Sister.

Siobhan Fahey signs to Warner/Chappell

The Bananarama and Shakespears Sister singer-songwriter has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Warner/Chappell, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group.

Playlist: Julie Fowlis

Welcome to this week's playlist curated by Julie Fowlis, a multi-award-winning Gaelic singer and musician. Listen to an eclectic selection going from Bananarama to Scottish folk and back again...

Bananarama: pop in the first degree

Last week Bananarama were celebrated with deluxe reissues of their first six albums, making it a perfect moment to look back over one of the eighties' most prolific acts, says Russell Iliffe.

The return of Stock, Aitken and Waterman

Stock, Aitken and Waterman are considered one of the most successful songwriting and producing partnerships of all time. Though they didn’t always keep on the right side of the music critics, their music has lived on with fans and influenced a new generation of teen-focused pop producers.