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In death, Amy Winehouse’s music has generally been treated with a respect and restraint that, as director Asif Kapadia’s brilliant, gut-wrenching documentary about the singer made plain, was too often…

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If you thought the emotionally draining Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck was on course to be the most harrowing music documentary of 2015, then think again. The story of Amy…

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When a musician dies young, it becomes hard not to see everything they created in their career as a prelude to their untimely passing. In Amy Winehouse’s case, to revisit…

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Producer Salaam Remi says this “feels like Erykah Badu”, and he’s right. Recorded during the ‘Frank’ sessions, it’s a slice of laid-back, hipster soul that feels strangely detached from her…

Really, where would we be without Southgate’s Queen Of Soul? In the past month alone she’s seen hubby Blake Fielder-Civil (aka Plastic Pete) banged up, called her own fans “a…

Occasionally, ‘Back To Black’ slips down the charts to Number eight, maybe nine. In fact, it’s only ventured out of the Top 10 once all year. This Deluxe Edition has…

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Amy Winehouse’s I Told You I Was Trouble is an exercise in Pretending Everything’s Fine that works on its simplest principles. It’s a very good concert film of an even…

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The delectable Ms Winehouse returns to inspire a strange mix of animalistic lust and sweaty-handed terror in wan indie boys everywhere. ‘Back To Black’ is a break-up song with a…

Coming on like a crossbreed of (naturally) Amy Winehouse’s soul diva blathering and Aretha’s ‘Respect’/Martha’s ‘Dancing In The Street’/any Motown song ever, this isn’t really very original. What it is,…