Combined Shape. Vampirical Evidence. Are you ready to open the forbidden curtain? Will Trump Get Casbah Giveaway? The City. Reflecting a theatrical spirit, the album is split into three acts. The first opens with Trouble In Paradise, which uses the fashion industry as a metaphor for the woes of the world, and Damsel In Distress. Set by London's Sloane Square — or 'behind the square of Sloane, under the English moon,' as Rufus puts it — the latter is a breezily strummed homage to Joni Mitchell that veers off on a progressive jazz-folk tangent more reminiscent of Jethro Tull.
There's also, on You Ain't Big, a wry comment on the need for any aspiring star to win over the U. Rufus mentions Alabama, Wichita and Topeka, but singles out the unfortunate city of Lawrence, Kansas — which, he says, 'doesn't really matter at all' — as the exception to the rule. She celebrated her outsider status with two hard-bitten country-rock albums — Midwest Farmer's Daughter and All American Made — and continues to sing of long nights and hard days on That's How Rumors Get Started.
Her first record with a new label sticks to familiar outlaw themes, with Letting Me Down celebrating two teen runaways who 'borrowed money. She has broadened her scope, too, with help from Tom Petty's keyboardist Benmont Tench and a gospel choir.
There's even, on Heartless Mind, some new-wave electronics. Having survived the school of hard knocks, though, the former waitress is wary of getting carried away. Tribute songs? Folk artist Kate has got them covered.
Buoyed by the positive reaction to her plaintive version of Oasis's Don't Go Away, released last year, Yorkshire folk singer Kate Rusby has clearly been bitten by the covers bug. Harmony vocals come courtesy of her daughters, Daisy and Phoebe pictured, above, with her.
With harmony vocals from the couple's daughters, Daisy and Phoebe, she taps smartly into the melancholy of a song that was a hit for The Bangles in A full covers album, Hand Me Down, follows next month.
Her home-based Instagram Live gigs have included self-produced covers of songs by Neil Young and The Weeknd, and her new single, Eyes Of A Child, opens as a keyboard ballad before taking wing as a powerfully sung guitar track. Little has been heard of Minneapolis band Semisonic since their album All That Chemistry, with singer Dan Wilson focusing on composing for other artists — he hit the jackpot in co-writing Adele's Someone Like You.
But the trio reunited in and new single You're Not Alone, their first in 19 years, is an uplifting pop anthem. Argos AO. Ludacris and Kid Rock stick their heads in on "Rock Star. You have to look so good you can shut the club down and make Kelly want to crowd-surf. Kelly tells the story behind the outgoing message on his phone. Track list for R. See and discover other items: 60's rock.
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