News …

Police arrest Chris Cagle and girlfriend for domestic assault – News Channel 5

RIAA drops case against Russian music site AllOfMP3 – The Register U.K.

Kylie Minogue hits the big Four-O, as Australians continue to worship the soil upon which she trods – The Sydney Morning Herald

Is Tokio Hotel the next big teen group? – The Columbus Dispatch / Associated Press

Wanna buy Sony’s first glass tube speaker system? It’s gonna cost you. Lots – BBC Newsbeat

Marathon runners pick their top ten tunes for pounding the pavement – Swindon Advertiser U.K.

Views …

The Cure in Vancouver – ” … the 33-song, three encore set offered pretty much everything a Cure fan could ask for …” – The Vancouver Sun

Stone Temple Pilots in Connecticut – “Sunday’s show … found the band in full-on rock-star mode.” – Hartford Courant

Duffy at the U.K.’s Evolution Festival – “… wowed the crowds, belting out hits including ‘Mercy’ and ‘Warwick Avenue.’ – The Northern Echo U.K.

Natalie Merchant with the Boston Pops – ” … Merchant’s woody quaver has never sounded quite so right as it did framed by flutes, a weaving clarinet, and a gentle harp.” – Boston Herald

Westlife in Belfast – ” … continue to do the impossible and grow with their audience while retaining their massive popularity.” – Belfast Telegraph

They Say It’s Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)

Gladys Knight is 64

Billy Vera is 64

John Fogerty is 63

Phil Vassar is 46

Chris Ballew (The Presidents of the United States of America) is 43

Kylie Minogue is 40

Chubb Rock is 40

Colbie Caillat is 23