Ladies and gentlemen, it’s been a long time but the wait is worth it. Listen to Pink’s So What, produced by Max Martin. This new single solidifies her position as pop’s rock girl with a stomper that includes blaring guitars, subtle synth flicks and a hooky chorus that will hit you with flue-like infection. “So What” deals with life after marriage as Pink makes several references to her divorce of Corey Hart after his rumored infidelity. The video for the single will premier on August 22 and will show the singer riding up and down the Sunset Strip in a lawn mover.
And yes, just like Stupid Girl, there is a reference to Jessica Simpson.
Upon their successful first album, The Dø has just released their second music video ‘At last‘. Watch out for oranges, because you get many of them in this video. The story revolve around people in the dance floor with unwhole oranges trying to find the remainding half/ perfect match. The smart thing is that the video points out the ‘perfect match’ dose not necessarily be who you want it to be. You see people fighting just to try to squeeze their oranges to make it fit. Of course, the perfect match may also be of the same sex or a totally different age group, because there are no rules.
Pete Wentz from Fall Out Boy has landed the cover story of the August 2008 issue of OUT Magazine. In the interview, he talks about sexuality, his childhood and Andy Warhol:
“Warhol impacted you in the ’80s whether you wanted or not,” he says, but after seeing Piero Manzoni’s Merda d’artista (literally, cans allegedly filled with “artist’s shit”) as a kid, he followed the theme to Warhol. Tributes to his hero fittingly run the gamut, from T-shirts — one has Warhol’s name across the chest of a baseball-style jersey; another is a set of cartoon monster portraits with “Warholier than thou” as tagline — to a new bar with an underground space modeled after Warhol’s less glamorous hangout, Max’s Kansas City.”
There must be something about the stars lately, it seems like everything is revolving around the theme of outer space, galaxies and supernova. This is Linkin Park’s official music video of Leave Out All The Rest. The song is from their 2007 album, Minutes to Midnight. It features the band members as astronauts in a spaceship somewhere near the sun (the music video would have made a great sound track for Sunshine.) The song itself is a bit repetitive but nonetheless it’s not a bad song if you like Linkin Park’s style. They have obviously matured over the years and so did their music. Not sure if it is a good or bad thing.
We Will Rock You, the musical by Queen and Ben Elton is an electrifying show that’s guaranteed to blow your mind. Now is its 6th year on London’s West End, where it continues to play to packed houses. Thas captivated 6 million theatre goers around the world form London to Las Vegas, Toronto to Tokyo and beyond.
We Will Rock You is a futurist adventure set in the year of 2350, a time when live music is banned on earth, but the kids are rebellion, fighting against the all powerful Globalsoft Corporation which controls their lives and feeds them a diet of synthesized pop. The show features 26 of Queen’s legendary hits ncluding Bohemian Rhapsody, We Are The Champions, Radio GaGa, Another One Bites The Dust and Crazy Little Thing Called Love
The symphonic metal band with light electronic elements noted for having a penchant for myths with an exotic flair is definitely not the same without Lisa Middelhauve. They are now officially looking for a new vocalist to replace their former leader which left 2 weeks ago for personal reasons.
Here’s the quote from their official web site on Middelhauve’s departure:
“Lisa Middelhauve is not the singer of Xandria anymore. After almost eight years of successful work together she decided to leave the band due to personal reasons. For some time now Lisa didn´t feel comfortable with her role as Xandria´s front woman anymore and wants to step aside to make it possible for the band to find someone who can stand behind Xandria completely. A step that we all regret, but is highly respected. We want to thank her for the great, successful and unforgettable time we had together and wish her only the best for the future! Thank you – your contribution to Xandria and everything you did for the band we will never forget!”
Here’s one of their last music videos with Lisa Middelhauve released in summer 2007, “Save My Life”