Why we can't get enough of the 80s?
You can see the evidence everywhere.
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Beatles producer, George Martin, who has died aged 90, has been described as “visionary” and “a musical genius”.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2016
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
HE has a string of hits to his name but Scottish singer-songwriter Midge Ure couldn’t be less interested in the hype about being a star.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
The latest version of Band Aid’s Christmas classic ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ was premiered last night, with the proceeds from the charity single going towards the fight against the spread of the ebola virus.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2014
Adele ignored Bob Geldof's Band Aid phone calls and he admits some stars "just don't want to do it".
Sun, 16 Nov, 2014
Bob Geldof has announced the worst kept secret in the world — the re-convening of Band Aid with acts such as One Direction, Sam Smith and Chris Martin.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2014
Adele, Bono, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith! Oh My!
Mon, 10 Nov, 2014
Moody chart hit ‘Vienna’ by Ultravox has been named the best song from the 1980s.
Tue, 22 Apr, 2014
Bob Geldof was terrified he wouldn’t be able to pull off Live Aid.
Wed, 14 Jul, 2010
THE 1980s electronic pop group Ultravox are reforming for a special reunion tour for the first time in more than 20 years, it was announced yesterday.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2009
Musician and humanitarian Midge Ure will today be recognised for his efforts both on and off stage when he is presented with an honorary degree.
Wed, 12 Oct, 2005
Dublin came to a standstill tonight as thousands took to the streets in a bid to help Make Poverty History.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2005
U2 were honoured by the music industry today with a lifetime achievement award.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2005
Three more Live 8 gigs are set to take place. Bob Geldof announced today that the new concerts would take place in Tokyo, Toronto and Johannesburg.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2005
Bob Geldof has welcomed a decision by online auction site eBay to ban the sale of Live 8 concert tickets from its website.
Wed, 15 Jun, 2005
Live 8 organiser Midge Ure defended the event today against criticism that not enough African artists are taking part.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2005
Travis, Snow Patrol and Dido will be among those heading the line-up at a massive anti-poverty concert in Scotland next month, it was revealed today.
Tue, 07 Jun, 2005
Rock legend Midge Ure today told authorities alarmed about a massive G8 protest planned for next month: “Don’t panic.”
Thu, 02 Jun, 2005
Bob Geldof has asked the world's most prominent figures, including Pope Benedict XVI, the Dalai Lama and Nelson Mandela to take part in the anti-poverty rally and Live 8 charity concert this summer to mark the first day of the G8 Summit of world leaders.
Mon, 30 May, 2005
Bob Geldof has confirmed charity concert Live 8 will go ahead this summer - but warned music fans the gig will not be "a Live Aid 2".
Fri, 27 May, 2005
Bob Geldof and Midge Ure today announced plans for their follow-up to Live Aid.
Thu, 26 May, 2005
The original version of Band Aid hit Do They Know It’s Christmas? has been voted the favourite Christmas Moment of all time.
Sat, 25 Dec, 2004
The original Band Aid, classic Jimmy Stewart movie It’s A Wonderful Life and The Office Christmas specials are vying to be crowned Britain’s Greatest TV Christmas Moment.
Thu, 23 Dec, 2004
Midge Ure's alcohol addiction became so serious this year his wife threatened to leave him, he has revealed.
Fri, 17 Dec, 2004
A Live Aid II concert may take place next summer to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the transatlantic extravaganza.
Tue, 30 Nov, 2004
The release of the Band Aid single has left record stores bracing themselves for a massive sales rush.
Sun, 28 Nov, 2004
Travis lead singer Fran Healy is to visit the devastated Darfur region with his fiancee, photographer Nora Kryst, in a trip organised by Save The Children to highlight the importance of the Band Aid 20 campaign, he revealed today.
Fri, 26 Nov, 2004
BONO has won out in the rock rivalry over who should sing the most famous line of Do They Know It’s Christmas?
Tue, 16 Nov, 2004
Making the re-recording of Band Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas? was a bit like Groundhog Day, says Midge Ure.
Mon, 15 Nov, 2004
The cream the music industry today started to gather for their re-recording of ’Do They Know It’s Christmas?’
Sun, 14 Nov, 2004
Paul McCartney won't be asked to sing on the new Band Aid single, because at 62 organisers consider him too old.
Tue, 09 Nov, 2004
Singing sensation Robbie Williams is being lined up to take part in recording sessions for charity fundraiser Band Aid III.
Mon, 25 Oct, 2004
Bookmaker William Hill is refusing to take bets on the new Band Aid single making the Christmas number one because it is such a dead cert.
Thu, 21 Oct, 2004
British rockers Coldplay, The Darkness and Travis are joining forces to re-record Band Aid hit Do They Know It’s Christmas? in a new drive to alleviate Africa's famine crisis.
Wed, 20 Oct, 2004
Legendary Band Aid charity single Do They Know It's Christmas? Will be remixed and released for the third time later this year.
Fri, 15 Oct, 2004