Paul McCartney 80: How Depression After The Beatles Nearly Ended His Career | NOW

Paul McCartney will celebrate his eightieth birthday on Saturday and despite his advanced age, he is still fully active in the music world. Right after The Beatles broke up, it looked for a while that he wouldn’t build a solo career at all. The musician had to deal with a depression from which his then … Read more

Offensive Words in Songs: These Artists Adjusted Their Lyrics | NOW

Singer Lizzo has the lyrics of her new single grrrls changed after fans said she used an offensive term for people with disabilities. She’s not the first artist to no longer stand behind previously written lyrics. The songs below sounded slightly different than you know them now. Lizzo – grrrls American rapper and singer Lizzo … Read more

The Rolling Stones in the Netherlands: band picks up after the death of drummer | NOW

The fact that The Rolling Stones will visit the Netherlands again on Monday evening for a concert did not seem obvious at all last summer after the death of drummer Charlie Watts. The other band members, led by Mick Jagger, have picked up again and are performing in a sold-out Johan Cruijff ArenA. The concert … Read more

Festival industry is short of hands everywhere: ‘It’s getting busy’ | NOW

An exuberant audience is once again throwing themselves into the festival summer, after two years with hardly any events. But festival organizers and companies that provide services there are barely able to find enough staff. It is “a lot of work” for the festival sector, where a lot of flexibility is needed after many staff … Read more

Concerts Meeuwis and Van Buuren can be followed online: is there a future in the livestream? † NOW

Live streams were pretty much the only way for artists to perform for their fans for almost two years. Now that all events with the public are allowed again, the need for live streams no longer seemed so high. Nevertheless, Videoland and platform HYMN see a future in it: they are coming with a live … Read more

Rolf Sanchez: ‘The secret Spanish-language hit is in recognizable words’ | NOW

The release date of Rolf Sanchez’s debut album has been postponed a few times, but Friday is finally here and it’s Mi Viaje to listen. In conversation with NU.nl, the singer explains what he believes is the secret behind Spanish-language hits. The new album contains two Spanish-Dutch songs and a completely Dutch song. Nevertheless, the … Read more