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Latest update : 2017-10-02

Music show: Newton Faulkner, Liam Gallagher and Carla Bruni

Hailed for his signature percussive acoustic guitar skills, pop-folk songsmith Newton Faulkner has been dubbed the "British Jack Johnson". He talks to Richelle Harrison Plesse about returning to the spotlight with a grittier, more soulful sound on "Hit the Ground Running".

Plus, we take a spin through some of the week’s major music releases; the bad boy of Britpop and ex-Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher drops his long-awaited debut solo album, and France’s former first lady Carla Bruni lends her smoky vocals to stripped-back covers of classic tunes by Depeche Mode, ABBA and the Rolling Stones.

By Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

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2018-07-27 Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

Hot picks from Paris: Tips for a cultural summer

As temperatures rise in the French capital we head to the banks of the River Seine for a round-up of what to read, see and listen to this summer. Abigail Altman joins us from the...

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2018-07-26 Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

Here they go again: 'Mamma Mia' returns to the big screen

Ten years after the sing-along success had the world humming Abba's greatest hits, Meryl Streep, Amanda Siegfried and Colin Firth are back. We take a look at the sequel to the...

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2018-07-25 Lisa NESSELSON

Film show: 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout', 'Under the Silver Lake' & 'The Wild Pear Tree'

Film critic Lisa Nesselson serenades us with her thoughts on Tom Cruise’s latest outing as Ethan Hunt; the mega spy franchise has come to Paris for its sixth instalment. We also...

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2018-07-24 Amobe MEVEGUE

Ziggy Marley: 'We have to rebel for love'

Ziggy Marley is a five-time Grammy award-winning artist with reggae royalty roots. He's been flying the green, yellow and black flag for laid-back Jamaican beats around the...

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2018-07-23 Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

Depeche Mode, Gorillaz, Kasabian & Bastille headline Lollapalooza Paris

Legendary music festival Lollapalooza returns to the French capital for a second year, establishing itself as one of the summer highlights of Paris’s cultural calendar! In this...

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