Radiohead to Hit Road in 2008; Winehouse Arrested on Marijuana Charges
Plus news on Babyshambles.
Surely answering the prayers of fans across the globe, the Oxford-based boys of Radiohead will hit international highways and byways next year to unveil selections from mold-busting LP In Rainbowsbefore live audiences. “We plan to tour next year, starting in Maythrough to probably the end of the year. With lots of holidays in thatperiod,” Bryce Edge of Courtyard Management, the firm that manages theforward thinking quintet, told Billboard.com.”At the moment we are talking with our agents in North America and forthe rest of the world, trying to get a schedule which works for theband and works financially.”
Confirming the outing will be setin “slightly larger-scale venues,” Edge also divulges frontman ThomYorke’s initial hesitancy at the prospect of a lengthy worldwideouting. “He likes to do shows, but the whole business of schleppingaround the world is not top of his list of favorite things to do,” saidEdge before commenting on Yorke’s concern with environmental issues andthe effects of touring. “He really enjoys playing to the fans — it’sjust the process of how to do that which is the pain in the neck (forYorke). They’re not road dogs. They never have been.”
Amy Winehouse Arrested in Norway for Marijuana Possession
Well, at least it’s not heroin, crack, ketamine, and marijuana; Brit nightingale Amy Winehouse was arrested yesterday (Oct. 18) in Norway on possession of marijuana charges, the BBCreports. Police also held Blake Fielder-Civil, Winehouse’s husband, aswell as another member of her touring party, over night. The arrestoccurred in Bergen’s Radisson Hotel following a tip from anunidentified source claiming an occupant of the hotel had attempted tobuy drugs. Soon after, police discovered seven grams of pot in theWinehouse’s possession. The punishment: a fine of 500 Euros ($714).”She’s paid the fine, so the thing is over for us now,” said Norwegianprosecutor Lars Morten Lothe. A spokesperson was unavailable forcomment at press time.
Babyshambles to Release Live DVD
Whoa, from Eminem to Pearl Jam, Amy Winehouse to R.E.M. and everywhere in between, musicians are really catching onto this live DVD fad. And the latest to join their ranks: Babyshambles. Yes indeed, Pete Doherty and crew have announced the release of Up the Shambles – Live In Manchester,a live DVD filmed at Manchester’s Ritz venue back in September 2004,slated to drop to store shelves Nov. 5. Featuring the band previewingtunes from debut LP Down In Albion, including renditions oftunes like “Fuck Forever,” “What Katie Did,” and “Sheepskin Tearaway,”the DVD also showcases selections with guest vocals from Dot Allison.
Up The Shambles – Live In Manchester tracklisting:
1. “The Man Who Came to Stay”
2. “Do You Know Me”
3. “In Love With a Feeling”
5. “Gang of Gin”
6. “Fuck Forever”
7. “At the Flophouse” *
8. “Sheepskin Tearaway” *
9. “Don’t Look Back Into the Sun” *
10. “Time For Heroes” *
11. “Albion” *
12. “I Wanna Break Your Heart” *
13. “What Katie Did”
15. “My Darling Clementine”
16. “Blackboy Lane”
(* w/ Dot Allison on guest vocals)