Owen wrote: “I played three or four games in my career when absolutely everything clicked, everyone had confidence and every chance we got we scored. This was one of them. We felt fantastic. That game was one of those freaks when everything we touched turned to gold.” Owen scored again three minutes into the second half – the first four goals of the game were all set up by smart, controlled knockdowns, with Emile Heskey claiming this assist – and completed his hat-trick in the 66th minute after being released by Gerrard. Heskey scored the last with 16 minutes remaining, the first of the three goals he managed in 36 competitive internationals. “5-1 – and even Heskey scored,” roared the English fans. … [Read more...] about Germany 1-5 England: 15 years on World Cup qualifier is still music to ears of many
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For the lyrics, it chose the most common word pairs in past Eurovision songs, such as "my heart" and "the sun" and used these as the basis for the AI to create the lyrics. The team described the results as a "good balance between grammatically correct sentences and room for poetic interpretation". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: What is the sound of music during a pandemic?
But, as ever, it’s all about packaging, and Joanne was as much of a pose as Artpop. In many ways, the ballad-free, dancefloor-primed Chromatica represents not only Gaga’s most personal record, but her most straightforward. Obviously there’s a conceptual framework – that title, despite sounding like a Mac software update, actually represents a planet anchored by equality and inhabited by “kindness punks” – but it feels much lighter than before. As Gaga said in a recent interview with Zane Lowe, she prioritised “simple messaging”, a phrase that would have been reverse-Warholed up its own backside a few years ago. … [Read more...] about Lady Gaga: Chromatica review – Gaga rediscovers the riot on her most personal album
Team that with a stay in one of Amsterdam's top cheap hotels and you could find yourself with some budget to spare to spend on actually exploring the city. (If you've never been before, you may want to check out our guide to the best things to see and do for a dose of inspiration). … [Read more...] about Eurostar’s new direct route from Amsterdam to UK is now on sale with £35 tickets
The talented 18-year-old, who is heir to the throne of Belgium, will follow in her father's footsteps by enrolling at the Royal Military Academy in Brussels, where she will learn about military and social affairs that will help her prepare for her future role as Queen. … [Read more...] about A royal role model? Princess Elisabeth, 18, has brought the ‘Kate effect’ to Belgium, experts reveal – and already shares the Duchess of Cambridge’s polished style and dedication to her duty