P481 Teletext 481 Nov 6 21:01:16  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . Virgin Records in America has confirmed that it is "in serious negotiations" to sign Manic Street Preachers for the US. This will be good news for the band whose latest LP This Is My Truth... has yet to be released in the States. Receiving a prize at last week's Q Awards, singer James Dean Bradfield said MSP were "the best band in the world except for America". It looks as though the new LP will at last be out in the US early next year. ——————————————————————————————————1/7—— WIN a camcorder 465 GUYS CHAT TO GIRLS NOW - p374 (ITV) Void M People Reviews Full guide
P481 Teletext 481 Nov 6 21:04:13  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . Bob Dylan and Joan Osborne have collaborated on a new version of Dylan's Chimes Of Freedom for a forthcoming US TV series entitled The '60s. Dylan originally recorded the track for his 1964 LP Another Side. Ronan Keating is now co-managing a new Irish boy band named Westside. The Boyzone singer describes the act as "a white Boyz II Men," adding: "I saw talent in the lads and wanted to give them the chance we had. It's nice to open the door for new bands." ——————————————————————————————————2/7—— Culture Club and Motley Crue CDs 484 IN-DEPTH TAR/T READINGS p623 Void M People Reviews Full guide
P481 Teletext 481 Nov 6 21:04:10  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . Hole are to release Malibu as the second single from their latest LP Celebrity Skin. The band have shot the video in LA, with bassist Melissa Auf Der Maur playing a mermaid. Tickets for The Rolling Stones' next US tour are rumoured to co1t more than £200. The gigs will be in 10,000 seater venues rather than stadia. Wu-Tang Clanster Methodman releases a new album, Tical 2000: Judgement Day, on November 16. ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— Local gigs 488 UK Tour dates 486 CHECK OUT THE CHARTS p485 Void M People Reviews Full guide
P481 Teletext 481 Nov 6 21:00:10  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . Another Level have announced a UK tour. The British R&B boys, who won the MOBO Best Single award for Freak Me, hit the road in the New Year. Dates:-  January 26 Wolverhampton Civic  Jan 27 Bradford St George's Hall  Jan 28 Manchester Apollo  Jan 30 Cambridge Corn Exchange  Jan 31 Bristol Colston Hall  February 1 Folkstone Leas Cliffe  Feb 3 Southampton Guildhall  Feb 4 London Shepherd's Bush Empire ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Those Lunar reviews 484 RANTING IN THE VOID p482 Void M People Reviews Full guide
P481 Teletext 481 Nov 6 21:00:10  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . 78-year-old Fjver singer Peggy Lee has been hospitalised in America after suffering a stroke. A film starring rappers DMX and Nas has been banned by a chain of US cinemas. Theatres are refusing to screen Belly, claiming it depicts African-Americans in a bad light. Marilyn Manson, meanwhile, has been working with DMX on a remix of the rapper's track Damien, for inclusion on his next album Flesh Of My Flesh. ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— Local gigs 488 UK Tour dates 486 TOMORROW: MAZ MANSON INTERVIEWED Void M People Reviews Full guide
P481 Teletext 481 Nov 6 21:00:04  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . David Bowie is hosting a songwriting competition for fans on the Internet. The singer's online service provider BowieNet (www.davidbowie.com) is inviting Web surfers to complete a half-finished composition entitled What's Really Happening. The winner will receive a host of prizes including a $15,000 publishing contract. The co-songwriter will also be flown to New York to watch their idol record the track. ——————————————————————————————————6/7—— Those Lunar reviews 484 'BEST OF' ALBUMS REVIEWED p484 Void M People Reviews Full guide
P481 Teletext 481 Nov 6 21:00:15  .    —————————————————————————  —— HEADLINES AND HAPPENINGS  . David Bowie, Noel Gallagher and Massive Attack have all contributed to a new documentary on Goldie. The drum'n'bass star will be profiled in Channel 4's When Saturn Returnz, set to be aired on December 14. ——————— WIN TICKETS TO SEE PULP ——————— We have three pairs of tickets up for grabs for Pulp's show at the Birmingham NEC on December 2. For a chance to win a pair, just name Pulp's latest album. Comp ends November 16. Winners drawn at random. The editor's decision is final. ——————————————————————————————————7/7—— e-mail: PlanetSound@Teletext.co.uk Post: Pulp Comp, Teletext, PO Box 297 London SW6 1XT or Fax: 0171 381 8525 Void M People Reviews Full guide