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The Streets are back with a quintessential lockdown anthem to enjoy, pre-empting the arrival of the 21st June. The earliest date with which all lockdown restrictions will be lifted in the UK.  The track is titled ‘Who’s Got The Bag (21st June)’ and serves as a protest song as much as a potential celebration. Speaking …

When The Streets burst onto the scene in 2002 with ‘Original Pirate Material’, it really was exhilarating zeitgeist-moment stuff. Mike Skinner was a much-needed, refreshing and relevant voice, and his musical portrayal of a loved-up rave-night experience will never be bettered. On subsequent albums however, his social commentator side became increasingly subservient to the “geezer” …

THE STREETS, Mike Skinner’s crossover original pirate million-sellers, have shared another track ahead of the release of the mixtape None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Life Alive tomorrow, July 10th. It’s a stark and reflective, piano-led number in the vein of “Dry Your Eyes”, looking at the rawer side of a lovelife, and …

Mike Skinner has released the video for new track  “I Wish You Loved You As Much As You Love Him” –  the second track to be trailed from his forthcoming mixtape, None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Life Alive.    The foils for Mike’s trademark declamatory delivery come in the dulcet tones of …

Mike Skinner, aka The Streets has just released the b-side to his new single ‘Call my phone thinking I’m doing nothing better’ which featured Tame Impala. Called ‘Where the f*&k did April go’, the track is a bonus that won’t feature on his forthcoming mixtape, but is available to stream now. Speaking about the new …

Mike Skinner has dropped another new track today, ‘Boys Will Be Boys’, featuring Jaykae. It follows the release of ‘If You Ever Need To Talk I’m Here’, ‘Burn Bridges’ and ‘Sometimes I Hate My Friends More Than My Enemies’. The new music precedes the forthcoming sold-out tour “The Darker The Shadow The Brighter The Light”, …