Brett Anderson’s new solo album Black Rainbows is his strongest work in nearly 15 years, invigorated by the recent Suede reunion gigs. Now Mr Anderson has unleased the video for one of its standout tracks, ‘Brittle Heart’, a properly whistling milkman, Eastenders cafe scene, bona-fide pop smash. ‘Black Rainbows’ is released on Sept 26th 2011. Produced by Leo Abrahams , Brittle Heart was mixed by Cenzo Towshend. [Source]
The song was originally intended for Billy Preston, who had a minor hit with it in early 1970, in his album Encouraging Words. It was written in December 1969, when Harrison and Billy Preston were in Copenhagen, Denmark. The recording of the song took place in London. Preston was the principal musician while Harrison was engineering the sessions.
Billy Preston version:
Included in the deluxe reissue package commemorating the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind (to be released by Universal on September 27 in the U.S. and September 26 worldwide), is a DVD and CD chronicling the band’s Halloween 1991 performance at Seattle’s Paramount Theater. [Source]
Taken from Mikael Simpson’s new album “Noget laant noget blaat” out now on iTunes. Written and produced by Asger Baden, Peder and Mikael Simpson.
Nightcall is the first time Kavinsky provides vocals for a duet with Lovefoxxx from CSS. The song was produced by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk and mixed by SebastiAN. A kind of French electro dream team. Pacific Coast Highway is the B-side. A perfect soundtrack for high speed highway chases. [Source]
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Is it possible that with his latest, and 26th, album, Welcome 2 My Nightmare, and after nearly five decades in the business, that Alice Cooper has not only not lost a step, but gained some in the process? The simple answer is yes. Welcome 2 My Nightmare is not a reboot, but a follow-up to 1975’s Welcome to My Nightmare, and not only is Cooper up to his old macabre tricks again, he is even resurrecting some familiar faces from his past, including members of the original Alice Cooper Band (Dick Wagner, Steve Hunter, Dennis Dunaway and Neal Smith) and producer Bob Ezrin. [Source]
The single ‘This is the day’ is available to download now. It is a cover of the 1983 The The track taken from the synth-noir classic album ‘Soul Mining’. The band have been fans of the group and their version echoes the original whilst bringing a new dynamic production and their own distinctive sound to the song. Download it now from Amazon or iTunes. [Source]