Mumford Sons

In Defence of Mumford and Sons

Tim Thornton | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

I fear that the reason for the Mumfords' status as "one of the most maligned bands in the world", to borrow Drowned In Sound's phrase, is nothing more complicated than that old cliché: build 'em up, and knock 'em down.

Is Your Facebook Feed Full Of Baby Photos? Blame Mumford & Sons

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Comedy

They're successful, rich and a hit with the ladies. So naturally, British faux-ksters Mumford & Sons are ripe for the mickey-taking. Step forward S...

WATCH: Gary's Mumford-Inspired Video

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

When Gary Barlow unveiled his new folky sounding single 'Let Me Go' last week, critics were quick to point out how it sounded more than a bit like a M...

WATCH: Mumford & Sons DO Have A Sense Of Humour

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ever thought Grammy Award-winning British folk band Mumford & Sons take themselves a bit too seriously? Over the years a lot of critics have expres...

WATCH: US Comedy Stars Play Mumford & Sons In Their New Music Video

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Specifically: it stars Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Ed Helms and Will Forte playing them. Yes, just click play above to enjoy the sound of Mumfo...

Mumford & Sons' Summer Stampede: Better Than Glastonbury?

Francesca Newman-Young | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Francesca Newman-Young

Summer Stampede, a one day festival, had a lineup handpicked by Mumford & Sons which included Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Vampire Weekend, Bear's Den, Haim, and Ben Howard.

A Late Reflection on The Glastonbury Effect

Francesca Newman-Young | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Francesca Newman-Young

For me, the British Summertime is all about its music festivals. I will be taking you through a tour of the very best things going on in and around London with my first belated entry about the mother of all festivals, Glastonbury.

Glastonbury, Wimbledon, Fourth Of July And More: Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Welcome to this week's round-up - which, as you'll see below, is something of a bumper crop. Well, it's not every week that Glastonbury, Wimbledon, Ga...

Mumford & Sons Make Big Glastonbury Decision

PA | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Mumford & Sons have said that they plan to take to the Glastonbury stage for business as usual despite bassist Ted Dwane's recent operation to remove ...

Mumford & Sons Member To Have Emergency Surgery

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has been rushed to hospital to receive emergency treatment for a blood clot on the brain, the band have revealed. ...

Why Sandie Shaw's Posh Bashing Misses the Point

Sean O'Meara | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sean O'Meara

But moaning about posh popstars and the inevitable response from the media of championing "real artists" is a self-perpetuating cycle. For every Mumford and Sons, there's a Jake Bugg waiting by to call them out on their accents.

Twitter Reactions To Glasto Line-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

News that The Rolling Stones will headline Glastonbury Festival for the first time in their 50-year-career has been greeted with mixed reactions on Tw...

Rolling Stones Top Glastonbury Bill

PA | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

The Rolling Stones have been finally confirmed as headliners for this summer's Glastonbury Festival after months of rumours, with Mumford & Sons and A...

JT Reveals Another Huge Collaboration

PA | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Justin Timberlake is teaming up with Marcus Mumford of Mumford And Sons to record the soundtrack for the Coen Brothers new movie. The 'Suit & Tie' ...

WATCH: Mumford & Sons Perform With Elton

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Mumford & Sons had a fantastic night at the 55th Grammy Awards on Sunday, after they took home the Album of the Year prize for 'Babel'. The English...

Drug Dealers Ruin Lives But They Also Ruin Songs

Carol Tobin | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK Comedy
Carol Tobin

If hear that Goyte tune I have to consciously stop myself rocking back and forth, now it's just a song that I used to love.

Are You Ready for the Country?

Greg Rose | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Greg Rose

There is a natural wariness that takes over whenever anybody asks: "Do you like country music?" As if by admitting to yourself that you like any songs from a genre that spans the majority of Western music means you immediately have to put on a stetson hat and chew on some straw.

WATCH: Idris Elba Directs And Stars In Beautiful Mumford & Sons Video

WENN | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Actor Idris Elba can add music video director to his resume after taking charge of Mumford & Sons' latest promo. 'The Wire' star also appears in th...

Chasing Owls: An Emerging Icons Band Set to Follow Mumford's Country Path To Success

Kat Jackman | Posted 01.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

The sound of the Edinburgh-based group will surely sate that seemingly unquenchable thirst for all things warm, rich and sing-along.

MUSIC BOX: Rihanna Shines With Diamonds

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

CHART TOPPERS It seems even One Direction's millions of teenage fans can't stop Rihanna reaching the top spot when she releases a new single. Th...

WATCH: Mumford And Sons On Their Hatred Of Music Videos

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

British folk band Mumford And Sons are back with their second album Babel, the highly-anticipated follow-up to the band's huge debut Sigh No More and ...

One Sharp Cat: Nick Etwell

Jason Holmes | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Shoreditch in east London. It's in the Bricklayer's Arms that Nick Etwell greets me with a grin, a paisley scarf knotted around his throat.

Secret Policeman's Ball Moves To New York

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Amnesty International's legendary comedy and music event, The Secret Policeman's Ball, is heading to America for the first time in its history. The...

First AMAs, Now Grammys For Adele?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Adele has once again enjoyed the warm embrace of her American fans, earning five nominations in leading categories ahead of the 2012 Grammy Awards. ...

Music - It's a Matter of Life or Death as Q4 Releases Line-up

Paul Carey | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Paul Carey

Last week a man was reportedly facing jail in the US for stealing a guitar from someone's coffin. Another one of those only in America stories I guess. But it made me think about my relationship with music.