The Biggest Selling Albums (That Were Never #1)

It’s natural to assume that if an album is one of the biggest selling in the world, it was probably #1 in the UK Charts at some point. But, as this post will reveal, that isn’t always the case – in fact, some pretty big albums have missed out on …

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The Greatest England Songs Ever

For some reason, every time a major tournament rolls around, an ‘official England song’ is released. The idea is to get England fans excited and behind the team but often, the songs are either rubbish or unintentionally hilarious. This year’s crop of songs are slightly disappointing (you can listen to …

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This Year’s England Songs…Reviewed!

The world’s greatest football tournament is just around the corner and England’s prospects are…well, not great. But hey, that won’t stop us getting excited! One thing we love about a tournament year here at musicMagpie is the official England song, in which a random artist is picked to produce a …

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superunknown

The musicMagpie guide to…the Best of Grunge!

There’s nothing we love more at musicMagpie than getting home from the office, chucking on an old plaid shirt and rocking out to a bit of grunge. We were surprised to learn that one of our favourite grunge albums, Superunknown by Soundgarden, is 20 years old this week. To say happy …

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What kind of gamer are you? [QUIZ]

Whether you play Candy Crush Saga or Dark Souls 2, you are a gamer. But did you know there are many different types of gamer? Take our ultra-accurate and scientifically-sound (according to the bloke who stands outside our offices in a big white coat) quiz to find out which type …

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Dallas Buyers Club

Which Oscar-winning movies should you buy on DVD?

With awards season a distant memory, the real day of reckoning has arrived for most of the award winners: their DVD release. So which of this year’s crop of award winners is worth your hard-earned cash (or the cash you make from selling DVDs with musicMagpie)? Dallas Buyers Club Who’d …

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