The new album contains 10 new songs, and with the exception of last year’s Grammy-nominated, digital-only single “Timebomb”, “Modern Guilt” is the first new material Beck has written since the prolific stretch that produced 2005’s platinum Guero and 2006’s universally acclaimed The Information.
You already know the story of the Neptunes, Grammy Award winning producers and songwriters Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, but the N.E.R.D. trio consists of Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo, and longtime friend and creative wunderkind, Shae Haley. The album is a blistering mash-up of booming hip-hop beats and roller-coastering rock riffs, rumbling crunk rhythms and scintillating soul music.
There’s an old saying that every human cell in the body is changed over a period of seven years, thus every seven years we become a new person. If this is the case My Morning Jacket has defied this idiom by collectively shedding its skin innumerable times since its inception a decade ago in Louisville, Kentucky.
“Flavors of Entanglement” offers a plethora of highlights, including the hauntingly beautiful lost-love lament of “Torch,” the clear declaration of “Moratorium,” the hypnotic ebb and flow of “Tapes” and the aspirational “In Praise of the Vulnerable Man.”
The much anticipated follow-up to The Fratellis debut “Costello Music”. Like it’s predecessor, “Here We Stand” has a great melodic sense and funny heartfelt lyrics, rounded out with excellent production and ear-grabbing vocals. “Costello Music” has scanned nearly 150,000 units in the US and over one million units in the UK to date.
Cash Money/Universal Motown Records multi-platinum artist Lil Wayne is once again taking control of the airwaves and breaking records in both with “Lollipop,” the first single from his highly anticipated album “Tha Carter III.”
It comes as no surprise that Jewel, an acclaimed American singer, songwriter, actress, poet, painter, philanthropist and daughter to an Alaskan cowboy singer-songwriter, finds herself in the embrace of country music for the release of her seventh career album, “Perfectly Clear.”
For the third time in its six-album history, Weezer will release a self-titled album through DGC/Interscope Records. To distinguish it from the other eponymous albums, it’s being referred by people as “The Red Album.”
The incomparable Ashanti is back with “The Declaration”!!This multiple Grammy winner and R&B superstar has delivered some of her most powerful and passionate songs yet.
Imagine a big-time punk-pop trio from the Oakland area deciding, for fun, to record a cool song that reminded them of ’60s garage rock—adventurous, reckless, and edgy but with a “doo-doo-doo” party sound.