FT Life of a Song

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Each month FT music critics and contributors discuss the story of a song, from its origins and early recordings through cover versions good and bad. Formerly called FT Arts.

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FT Life of a Song

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201 A messy business: Peter Aspden on sex2013-09-27 11:35:00
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202 Something old, something new: Peter Aspden on the classic with a twist2013-09-20 12:50:00
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203 Puccini vs the Twitterverse: Peter Aspden finds shelter in the stalls2013-09-13 13:00:00
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204 Look, don’t sketch: Peter Aspden on the V&A’s blockbuster dilemma2013-09-06 13:40:00
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Look, don’t sketch: Peter Aspden on the V&A’s blockbuster dilemma

Citing pressure of visitor numbers, the museum banned sketching at its recent “David Bowie Is” exhibition – a move that shows how hard it is for curators to reconcile accessibility and academic values, the FT’s arts writer says…read more

205 Look at me: Suzi Feay on the perils of self-indulgent art2013-08-30 09:00:00
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206 Party on! Peter Aspden on beach bar music2013-08-23 09:00:00
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207 Art for all: Erica Wagner on the Gramsci Monument2013-08-16 14:35:00
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208 The Great Remembrance: Jan Dalley on the first world war centenary2013-08-09 15:00:00
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209 Going it alone: Erica Wagner on creative independence2013-08-02 13:05:00
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210 Spasticus artisticus: Peter Aspden on Ian Dury2013-07-26 14:15:00
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211 Sound of sci-fi: Peter Aspden on the Dr Who Prom2013-07-19 13:30:00
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212 Ordinary megastar: Raphael Abraham on Amy Winehouse2013-07-12 14:50:00
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213 Howdy, Podner! Peter Aspden on Las Vegas’s heritage impulse2013-07-05 09:00:00
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214 After the spring: Peter Aspden on the Shubbak Festival2013-06-28 16:00:00
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215 Going soft: Peter Aspden on the cultural wealth of nations2013-06-21 11:10:00
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216 History's second draft: Peter Aspden on theatre and the news2013-06-14 15:05:00
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217 Hobson-Jobson: Julius Purcell on linguistic “barbarisms”2013-06-07 14:51:00
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218 Age of innocence? Julius Purcell on the cultural legacy of 19132013-05-31 14:10:00
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219 A different league: Peter Aspden on our soccer psychosis2013-05-24 14:50:00
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220 Focus, schmocus: Peter Aspden on distraction2013-05-17 12:35:00
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