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Metro is a free newspaper published in tabloid format in the United Kingdom. It is distributed from Monday to Friday on many public-transport services in selected urban centres across the United Kingdom. The paper was launched in London in 1999, but is now also distributed in other major UK locations

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Estelle: Urban Ambassador

Profile and Interview by Sheryl Garratt, Metro, 7 April 2005

IT'S BEEN A long time coming, but finally things are moving for the feisty Fulham-born singer and rapper Estelle. Fast. So fast, in fact, that ...

The Roots: How I Got Over (Mercury/Def Jam)

Review by John Lewis, Metro, 27 June 2010

PHILADELPHIA'S ROOTS aren't really like any other hip hop acts. They're a proper live band, for starters (you might have seen them guesting as the ...

Everything Everything: Arc

Review by John Lewis, Metro, 11 January 2013

EVERYTHING EVERYTHING follow up their 2010 Mercury nominated debut Man Alive with Arc – and the results are both pleasingly complex and maddeningly simple. ...

Eels: Wonderful, Glorious

Review by John Lewis, Metro, 1 February 2013

THE TENTH ALBUM from Eels shows that, while they may have fallen out of the limelight, their music is as sharp as ever. ...

Lil' Kim: The hip hop star is a little big woman in a man's world

Interview by John Lewis, Metro, 11 July 2013

"I'M A GIRLY GIRL," says Lil Kim. "I'm strong but I'm very timid. Very dainty." This, of course, is the same Lil Kim who wrote ...

Anna Calvi: Hunter

Review by Simon Price, Metro, 28 August 2018

IT WASN'T ALWAYS easy to discern the purpose of Anna Calvi. A spare PJ Harvey in case we lost the real one down the back ...

The Kooks: Let's Go Sunshine

Review by David Bennun, Metro, 28 August 2018

DISCLOSURE: I had forgotten the Kooks existed. When the Brighton indie quartet first surfaced some 12 years ago, I described them as an "amiably ordinary ...

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