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The Super Theme Songs of Batman, Flash Gordon, and The Incredibles

The swelling of strings, the beat of the drums, the shredding of an electric guitar…Every superhero needs a great song to herald their arrival but the perfect theme does not come often or easily. To truly capture the essence of a character — especially one

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An Unjustly Forgotten Queen Album

Doing a 180 degrees artistic turn is never easy for a band. Embracing a new style always comes with the risk of alienating a part of the old fan base, even a big part if the departure is an abrupt one. Something like that happened

31 Concept Albums You May Have Missed

As long as there have been records, there have been concept albums. As early as Frank Sinatra’s In the Wee Small Hours, with its songs about lost love, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass’ themed albums (Going Places, Whipped Cream and Other Delights), and Ella

Flash Gordon – The Godiva of Brain Candy

With comics-based movies so ubiquitous nowadays, it’s easy to forget there was a time when their popularity wasn’t a given. So it was with the 1980 film version of Flash Gordon, which was a box-office disappointment before making the transition to cult-classic. Because I missed

The “Other” Live Aid Guy

What do you do after organizing one of the biggest concerts in history? And you’re barely into your 30s? This is what singer/guitarist Midge Ure had to wrestle with after Live Aid – and he’s reinvented himself in some interesting ways. Midge (a cute backwards