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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261 Death of the pop critic?2012-01-13 19:13:00
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262 Woody Allen redux?2012-01-10 17:49:00
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263 'Mile 54' by Amy Waldman2011-12-30 22:00:00
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264 Margin Call and the financial thriller2011-12-16 16:24:00
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265 Interactive theatre and the role of the audience2011-12-09 18:43:00
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266 Enough Hamlet?2011-11-18 18:13:00
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267 Postmodernism: what's not to like?2011-09-20 11:50:00
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268 Ken Loach on political filmmaking2011-09-06 17:15:00
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269 The late, great Amy Winehouse2011-07-29 16:15:00
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270 Is this a golden age for children’s theatre?2011-07-19 15:20:00
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271 Edinburgh Festival 2011 Preview2011-07-15 16:49:00
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272 Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life2011-07-07 16:45:00
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273 Pop festivals, retromania and the iCloud2011-06-12 16:00:00
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Pop festivals, retromania and the iCloud

What's happening in the world of pop? FT critics Ludovic Hunter-Tilney and Richard Clayton join Neville Hawcock in the studio to look forward to this summer's pop festivals - and to ask whether pop itself has become too backward-looking, as Simon Reynolds argues in his new book Retromania. Are we really addicted to the past? And are YouTube and now the Apple iCloud part of this trend? Produced by Griselda Murray Brown…read more

274 Venice Biennale preview2011-05-25 15:02:00
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275 3D or not 3D?2011-04-01 14:46:00
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276 Musicals: serious art or just plain silly?2011-03-01 15:45:00
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277 Oscars 2011 preview2011-02-25 15:35:00
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278 Anna Nicole: the opera2011-02-18 18:10:00
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279 Brit Awards preview2011-02-14
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280 Sky Atlantic, Boardwalk Empire and the state of TV drama2011-01-28 17:09:00
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