The first Irishman in space? Why, Bob Geldof, of course. Does he really not like Mondays that much? (Source: The Independent, London)
Listening to bubblegum pop helps when studying and may result in higher grades, a new survey says. Keep in mind that said survey was commissioned by music-streaming service Spotify. So stay tuned for "Cream Cakes Make You Skinny, Says New Survey Commissioned By The Lardyass Bun Corp. (Source: The National Post, Canada)
Prestigious Mercury Prize nominations announced. Full nominees here. (Source: Daily Telegraph, London)
Bowie Already Favourite for Mercury. (Source: The Guardian, London)
Record Store News: Tower Records continues to thrive in Japan. (Source: Japan Times, Tokyo)
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