RISE Skillet (Warner) As politically conscious as Skillet try to be, they have a tendency to ruin a potentially good lyric such as “sometimes it’s crazy to fight for what you believe” with a fade-out kiddy chorus that’s just plain corny. Likewise Sick Of It
CLAWHAMMER Bannerman (Rhythmthod) Three albums into a solo career under the guise of Bannerman, but better known to his mum and friends as Richie Setford, one of New Zealand’s most invigorating and satisfying artists has produced an album that you want to righteously declare belongs in every music collection. Clawhammer features an eclectic cast of characters including Hollie Fullbrook and Alice Crowe and right from the get-go on Another Light lyrics – “these are uncertain times, I have left my courage behind” – that leave you gasping for air.
Beyonce has poked fun at herself by revamping the lyrics to her hit song Halo to acknowledge her hair drama at a concert in Canada. The singer crouched down on the edge of the stage at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Monday to belt out the ballad when her long locks got swept up into the blades of an industrial-sized fan positioned in front of the audience pit.
DAMAGE Jimmy Eat World (Sony) The twentysomething (as in that’s how long Jimmy Eat World have been around) musings of “Jimmy” Adkins offer a sometimes refreshing and reflective window on the trouble with relationships. As he recently told Rolling Stone magazine: “I’m 37 and the world around me is a lot different than when I was writing break-up songs in my 20s
Taylor Swift is not a feminist.
Strong displays of national pride don’t come naturally for many of us.
Psy Says He Now “Deeply Sorry” for singing about killing Americans PSY — the pop singer behind the hit “Gangnam Style” — says he “will forever be sorry” for performing a song in 2004 that called for the killing of “Yankees” … and is begging for Americans to accept his apology. The song in […]
Rihanna Releases Single with Ex Beau, Chris Brown titled “Nobodies Business.” Duet with Ex Chris Brown Rihanna’s much-hyped duet Nobodies Business with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown has been released. There is already buzz around her upcoming album Unapologetic which is set to release on November 19. The romantic song Nobodies Business is […]
Honey Boo Boo sings the Anthem. Boo Boo on Drew Honey Boo Boo Appeared on Dr. Drew’s HLN show and began singing the national anthem, forgot the lyrics and just started mumbling which prompted her mother to attempt to quiet the outgoing, young, pageant winner. Drew inquired as to whether or not there were plans […]
Lana Del Rey shared a new album sampler on her YouTube channel, so we listened and wrote down some memorable lyrics. Born To Die: The Paradise Edition features nine new songs and three bonus tracks. All the oldies (relatively) are included too (“Born to Die,” “Blue Jeans,” etc.). Take a look and let us know what […]