Snow Patrol v Far Right Austrian Party

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Austria’s far right Freedom Party (FPOe) is being sued by British rock band Snow Patrol for the illegal use of one of their songs in an election campaign. Universal Music, which represents the band, has launched legal action against the Freedom Party for using the song ‘Run’ without permission. It featured in a video which […]

Austrias bearded lady battles against Armenian Eurovision Rival

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A war of words has broken out between Austria’s bearded lady entry for the Eurovision Song Contest and an Armenian singer after he described her as “abnormal” and “unsuitable to take part in the event”. UK comedian Russell Brand had earlier described Conchita Wurst as his double while on a recent visit to the Austrian […]

Austria Eurovision song chosen by Conchita Wurst

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By Maddy French Conchita Wurst, Austria’s entry to the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, has announced what song she will be singing in the competition taking place in May. Wurst has chosen to go down the ballad route with the song ‘Rise like a Phoenix’, a cinematic orchestral number in a style that differs to the […]

World Cup hit rapper K’Naan to come to Vienna

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Up and coming rapper K’Naan will perform in Austria this summer, it has been announced.Music news website Britishrock.cc reports today (Thurs) that the Somali-Canadian artist will rock the stage at Vienna¬ís Szene club on 31 August.The 32-year-old is best known for his hit “Wavin’ Flag” which is currently topping the Austrian single charts. The song […]

Premier league tailor to visit Vienna

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The tailor who kits out Premier League stars Emmanuel Adebayor and Alexandre Song will visit Vienna at the end of March.Top Hong Kong tailor Hafeez Ur Rehman regularly visits the UK to fit out A-list customers.”Alexandre Song has already had 20 suits tailored by us and now Emmanuel Adebayor is a regular customer as well.”Rehman […]