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musicMagpie’s inevitable England disappointment playlist

England kick-off against Italy tomorrow and expectations are…well, pretty low, actually. Nevertheless, we’re eternal optimists at musicMagpie. We have every faith that Roy’s boys will send Italy home with their well-groomed tails between their legs. But we also believe in being prepared. So, in the interests of being prepared for …

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Breaking Bad

6 alternatives to watching football

The next month is going to be hell for non-football fans. With wall-to-wall football coverage until July, there is going to be no escape from the ‘beautiful’ game. Or is there? Here are some things you can do while the rest of the country wastes their time with football… Declutter …

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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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Three Lions

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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England Shirt

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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CDs

Can’t decide which CDs to sell? Here’s your answer…

Choosing what to sell and what to keep is difficult when decluttering. This is especially true with CDs. To most people, a CD collection is more than just a bunch of plastic discs in plastic cases; they’re the soundtracks to our lives. Then again, they also take up a lot …

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