Bananarama: In Stereo review pop duo shimmy into the modern age

Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward update their sound with club bangers and electropop, while not forgetting the gleeful singalong choruses Its been a long time, announce Bananarama at the start of their first album in 10 years, which declares its arrival with a banger. Originally recorded by former Sugababes second departure and with longtime collaborator Ian Masterson co-writing and producing, Bananaramas 11th album doesnt try to recreate their 80s smashes but polishes the sound for todays pop market, swerving between club tracks and electropop a la Kylie. Back in Time does both, their chorus La la la dance music mingling with a vocoder out of Kraftwerks toolbox. The slick, processed pop production means things can get a bit identikit at …

Glastonbury 2019: Killers and the Cure announced as final headliners

US rockers and goth indie heroes take main-stage honours alongside Stormzy, while Janet Jackson confirms first UK show in years the Cure have been announced as the final headliners of the 2019 Glastonbury festival. Brandon Flowers Vegas band will headline on the Saturday, and Robert Smith and co on the Sunday. They join the previously announced headliner Miley Cyrus, among others. Christine and the Queens returns for her second Glastonbury, having provided a flash of European optimism with her debut at the 2016 festival, the day after the UK voted to leave the EU. Quick guide Who runs the Glastonbury festival? Show Hide Who runs the Glastonbury festival? The first “Glastonbury festival” was staged by the then 34-year-old Photograph: Guy …