New Songs Articles

Nanny thrills next generation

Mary Poppins the stage show boasts five new songs given the blessing of the original's composers, writes Julia May in London.

Knowing me, knowing you

EVERMORE Evermore (Warner) HOODOO GURUS Purity Of Essence (Sony)

Perennial party pumpers are back on song

As their new album attests, the Hoodoo Gurus have still got it — and they're making sure everyone knows, writes Patrick Donovan.

Crazy Heart

Crazy Heart (soundtrack) Various artists (New West/Shock) Rating: 4/5

A nostalgic snapshot

Camera Obscura have decades of influences, writes Bernard Zuel.