I didn’t have a lot of time for the Olympics theme song that Muse did. It was over the top and too self-important for my tastes.
Their new song is being promoted, it has been on youtube for a couple of weeks and has almost 4 million views, so clearly it doesn’t need my help.
I like this a lot better than their last effort but what I am struggling to understand is the comparisons people have been making between them and Queen.
Ok, so there’s a guitar riff in there that sounds like it could be straight out of a Brian May guitar solo but other than that, I just don’t see it myself…
Last night on American Idol, judge, pop star and mother of two Jennifer Lopez (a.k.a J. Lo) premiered her new controversial video ‘Dance Again’. The video disturbingly features her and her 24 year old dancer “boy-toy” Casper Smart rubbing and panting all over each other. This display of debauchery doesn’t seem at all appropriate for the young viewers of American Idol. Before making such a careless move, J.Lo should maybe stop and thing of how her own children will view her?
Tonight, American Idol contestant Deandre Brackensick is finally eliminated from the show. He sang for the judge’s save and they did not use it on him to the dismay of the crowd. Bye bye Deandre! Go get a haircut!
A final Los Angeles County coroner’s report, released yesterday, described Whitney Houston as being discovered submerged face-down in hot water in the bathtub of her Beverly Hills hotel suite with an unidentified white powdery residue left in a spoon on the bathroom counter.
The report confirmed that the 48-year-old singer drowned, with heart disease and cocaine use listed as contributing factors. It concluded that Houston’s death was accidental.
In an interview with BBC, James McCartney (son of famous Beatle Paul McCartney) revealed that he is interested in teaming up with the sons of other famous Beatles to form a new band, The Beatles: The Next Generation.
“I don’t think it’s something that Zak [Starkey] wants to do,” says McCartney. “Maybe Jason [Starkey] would want to do it. I’d be up for it. Sean [Lennon] seemed to be into it, Dhani [Harrison] seemed to be into it. I’d be happy to do it.”
Guess we will just have to wait and see what happens but this could be very big news for the music industry.
Madonna’s 12th studio album, dedicated to club-friendly dance tracks, sold 359,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, despite lukewarm reviews from critics and minimal promotional appearances by the singer.
This is the fifth time in the 53-year-old singer’s career that her album has debuted at No. 1, following her 2008 CD “Hard Candy,” and she is the second woman to top the chart eight times behind Barbra Streisand, who holds the title with nine chart-topping albums.
Los Angeles: Music mogul Simon Cowell reportedly isn`t excited about the prospect of Britney Spears joining the judges` panel of X-Factor.
The pop star has apparently expressed interest but Cowell thinks Spears won`t be able to deliver good advice, reported Us magazine.
“Simon`s worried she won`t be able to deliver good advice, and he`s afraid contestants won`t take her seriously,” a show insider said of the British producer, 50, who doesn`t
want his program`s brand associated with the formerly troubled teen idol.
When it comes to filling the vacant spots on the panel, Cowell is also hoping to sign on someone with a little more experience in the business.
“He`ll probably go more in the direction of Mariah Carey or Janet Jackson,” the show source added.
I am a HUGE Steelers fan and really enjoyed Wiz Khalifa’s fall 2010 hit “Black and Yellow” and especially when the lyrics were changed to support the Steelers. As soon as everyone around the country found out that the Steelers were going to yet another Super Bowl, his song became the unofficial anthem fans all over who would wave their black and yellow “terrible towels” to it. THEN, Lil’ Wayne had to come out with his own hater version/parody of Wiz’s song titled “Green and Yellow” bashing the Steelers and glorifying the Packers. First of all, Wiz is FROM Pittsburgh and understandably wanted to show support for his hometown team. Lil’ Wayne is from New Orleans. Maybe he forgot that his hometown team went to the Super Bowl last year, not this year. In the song Wayne even claims to be a “cheesehead” when everyone knows he’s a dang Saints fan. Wiz Khalifa’s “Black and Yellow” does not say one word about the Packers but Lil’ Wayne mentions the Steelers every other verse. How pathetic! Really, Lil’ Wayne? How about you SHUT UP! I sure am tired of him and his attitude. And people say Kanye’s bad…..
Snoop Dogg is AAAAmazing in this video though (Snoop has AAAAALWAYS been a Steelers fan! Representing
I’ve been wanting to learn how to play the drums for awhile now and have been keeping a mental list of all my favorite “drum focused/oriented” songs and definitely The Velvet Underground’s “Sister Ray” is one of the list toppers. I woke up quite early this morning and put “Sister Ray” on while still in bed and it just got me going for the rest of the day. There’s just something uplifting about Lou Reed’s voice. I could never imagine slamming on the drums for 17 minutes straight!!! Maureen Tucker is an absolute GOD for doing that! His arms are not that huge either, I’m amazed they didn’t fall off or something. And do I have to mention John Cale on the organ. He does an excellent job. Who knew you could jam out on an organ? LOL Overall, this song is amazing even for it being 17 minutes long. It’s so fun to listen to that it doesn’t even seem that long. Some people have said this song has heavy Jim Morrison/The Doors influence because of the organ but I definitely disagree. The Velvet Underground are an entity in their own. Any opinions??
Have you heard of the band Paper Tongues yet? Their new hit “Ride to California” is so catchy it stays stuck in my head hours after I hear it. They’re a fairly new band formed in 2007 in Charlotte, North Carolina and then moved to California in hopes of getting a record deal. This is where the inspiration for their hit song came from. It peaked at number 22 on Billboard Chart of Alternative Songs. The lead singer Aswan North has impeccable vocals and their particular take on mixing hip-hop and rock & roll is quite refreshing. If you haven’t heard it yet, here it is for your viewing pleasure!