P441 Teletext 441 Oct28 21:40:00       ———————————————————————————  DIVA FEVER!   Ever admired the crescendos of Mariah Carey, or wished you could warble like Whitney? Club 440 shows you how to be a ballad-belter to beat 'em all. First, the singing itself. It's a waste to simply howl one long note when there is room for several quivering ones. Another tip is to try screeching up an octave at unexpected moments. Or, if you're Mariah, five octaves. It helps if you have operatic training for this. ——————————————————————————————————————— All the goss 443 PLANET SOUND LIFTS OFF ON p620 'Zine Goss Music Music biz
P441 Teletext 441 Oct28 21:50:02    —————————————————————————————————  —— It's been another torrid week of tabloid tales, but which are actually true and which are a load of old tosh? TABLOID RUMOUR: Robbie Williams has begged his ex-girlfriend Jacqui Hamilton-Smith to take him back and help him fight his drink and drug addictions - News of the World. CLUB 440 TRUTH: "Igve no idea where the story comes from," says a spokeswoman for Rob. "I can definitely tell you Robbie and Jacqui are together though." ——————————————————————————————————————— Gina G's Smurftastic tune! 443 PLANET SOUND LIFTS OFF ON p620 'Zine Goss Music Music biz
P441 Teletext 441 Oct28 21:50:00    —————————————————————————————————  —— TABLOID RUMOUR: Gary Barlow is planning to record a romantic duet with heart throb singer Eros Ramazzotti, who has been dubbed the Italian George Michael. The pair are working on some lyrics for the song - Daily Star. CLUB 440 TRUTH: "They won't be doing a duet," says a spokeswoman for Gaz's record company RCA. "Gary and Eros are on the same record label, and there was talk of a record together. But talk was all it ever was," she confirms. ——————————————————————————————————————— Beyond the pale 446 CELINE'S ALBUM REVIEWED p624 'Zine Goss Music Music biz
P441 Teletext 441 Oct28 21:40:10       ———————————————————————————  DIVA FEVER!   To be a diva with drama, you have to be a good actress. Lots of theatrical shenanigans are the order of the day, Consider Celine Dion, with lines like: "There were days when the sun was so cruel/All the tears turned to dust/And I just knew my eyes were drying up forever." It's all a bit OTT isn't it? Celine says: "Connecting with my audience is as important as breathing." But at this rate she'll hyperventilate! ——————————————————————————————————————— All the goss 443 WHAT'S ON INDEX p630 'Zine Goss Music Music biz
P441 Teletext 441 Oct28 21:41:01       ———————————————————————————  DIVA FEVER!   Top chanteuses make sure they hobnob with the right people. They're not half as daft as they make out in their songs Gloria Estefan married the bloke who invented her band Miami Sound Machine. He then became her manager. Mariah is spliced to the head honcho at her record company, Tommy Mottola. Celine is hitched to her manager - 27 years her senior. ghitney Houston is married to hip-hop bad-boy Bobby Brown. ——————————————————————————————————————— All the goss 443 WHAT'S ON INDEX p630 'Zine Goss Music Music biz
P441 Teletext 441 Oct28 21:51:00    —————————————————————————————————  —— TABLOID RUMOUR: London's Burning star John Alford has been approached by sportswear company Adidas, who want to use his new single Keep On Running to plug their products - News of the World CLUB 440 TRUTH: "Yes it's true," says John's spokesman. "There are definite possibilities. Nike and Reebok are also interested in the song. We'll let one of them use it for free if it's used on a TV advert. It's all good publicity for John," he adds. ——————————————————————————————————————— Liam and Patsy in pizza problem 443 HUGGY BEAR BARES HIS SOUL p623 'Zine Goss Music Music biz
P441 Teletext 441 Oct28 21:41:10       ———————————————————————————  DIVA FEVER!   Training of the tonsils is an essential part of being a operatic icon, as is looking after the larynx. Mariah Carey drinks tea with honey and lemon and tries to avoid throat-harming dry ice on stage. Celine Dion won't even sit in the sun because it dries out her throat. In typical drama queen fashion, she says losing her voice is like "losing her lifeb. Steady on, Cel! ——————————————————————————————————————— All the goss 443 WHAT'S ON INDEX p630 'Zine Goss Music Music biz
P441 Teletext 441 Oct28 21:50:03    —————————————————————————————————  —— TABLOID RUMOUR: Gina G has confessed a secret desire to date hunky Hollywood actor D—lfs Spader. "He's not Brad Pitt but he does something to me," says the Aussie star. "He's the No.1 man for me," - Daily Star. CLUB 440 TRUTH: "All I said was he's gorgeous and I wouldn't mind a date with him," protests Gina. "He's probably married with about 10 kids, anyway! That's the Daily Star for you," she sighs. ——————————————————————————————————————— All the goss 443 PLANET SOUND LIFTS OFF ON p620 'Zine Goss Music Music biz