Directed by Nicholas Jarecki and starring Richard Gere - in the best performance of his career - Arbitrage tells the story of a troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire. Cliff Martinez - who did the music for Drive - composed the beautiful and electronica driven score. It features all the musical elements that have made Cliff Martinez one of the most interesting and sought after composer of our time. The soundtrack features also music by Bjork, Billie Holiday, Jobim/Getz and a great cover of "My Foolish Heart."
Appropriately dubbed “Beck Zeppelin,” Ty Richard’s album Zillion brings back classic rock riffs set in front of a Beck style electric instrumental style. With enough drop outs and break downs to satisfy any electronica-head, Ty seemingly blends in the scratch that rock-purists have been asking for, a dirty guitar and a heavy bass line.
Beat music, British beat, or Merseybeat (after bands from Liverpool and nearby areas beside the River Mersey) is a pop and rock music genre that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1960s. Beat music is a fusion of rock and roll (mainly Chuck Berry guitar style and the midtempo beat of artists like Buddy Holly), doo-wop, skiffle and R&B. The genre provided many of the bands responsible for the British Invasion of the American pop charts starting in 1964, and provided the model for many important developments in pop and rock music, including the format of the rock group around lead, rhythm and bass guitars with drums. The Beat Of The Pops - excellent selection of beat tracks.
"Stronger" is the twenty-sixth studio album by British singer Cliff Richard, released in October 1989. The album was produced by Alan Tarney and includes the singles "The Best of Me"(UK #2), "I Just Don't Have the Heart" (UK #3), "Lean On You" (UK #17) and "Stronger Than That" (UK #14). The album reached Platinum, peaking at #7 in the UK Albums Chart.
In aid of the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Center and the BRIT School for Performing Arts, 120,000 fans gather for a historic event featuring a legendary combination of British rock artists: Tears for Fears, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Genesis, Dire Straits, Status Quo, Cliff Richard & the Shadows, Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, Elton John.
The Shadows are usually thought of as the quintessential British instrumental group and, along with the American band the Ventures and the Swedish group the Spotnicks, one of the most popular instrumental groups in the world. But that barely tells the story of their true significance in the history of British rock & roll including the fact that they were the first home-grown British rock & roll band to dominate the U.K. charts; or that they weren't originally an instrumental group, either.
In the years after Elvis Presley but before the Beatles, Cliff Richard was the biggest thing in British rock & roll and in the years after the Beatles, he was never far from the top of the U.K. charts. Arriving in 1958, just a couple of years after skiffle swept across Britain, Richard was the first English singer to approximate the hip-shaking rebellion of American rock & roll with his 1958 debut single "Move It." A smash hit right out of the gate, "Move It" kicked off an astonishing five decades' worth of hits (his last time in the U.K. Top 10 was, as of this writing, in 2008, when "Thank You for a Lifetime" went to three).