The Bonnaroo lineup has been revealed, and they’re bringing Kanye back. Elton John, Jack White and Vampire Weekend are also on the roster. Also, Pharrell has revealed details on his upcoming record G I R L. All that and more below.
- Fun.’s Jack Antonoff Starts Solo Project: Fun.’s leading guitarist Jack Antonoff has opted to do what so many other musicians in bands tend to do – form a side project. His, called Bleachers, is a solo thing, and Antonoff has already released a single titled “I Wanna Get Better.” The guitarist has also announced that an album is scheduled to follow this spring. Antonoff told Rolling Stone that he wanted to bridge the gap between Disclosure and Arcade Fire – something both streamlined and organic. He added, “The production and songwriting is extremely over-the-top, extremely epic and unapologetic. The record is all about finding a world where you can be kind to yourself in.” Bleachers is set to appear on Late Night With Seth Meyers on March 26th. Head over to Soundcloud to listen to the new track.
- Pharrell Offers G I R L Details: Earlier this week Pharrell announced the release date of his second solo album G I R L. Since new details have surfaced. According to Pitchfork, the album includes collaborations with artists such as Daft Punk, Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys. Below you can check out the complete tracklist:
G I R L:
01 Marilyn Monroe
02 Brand New [ft. Justin Timberlake]
06 Come Get It [ft. Miley Cyrus]
07 Gust of Wind [ft. Daft Punk]
08 Lost Queen
10 I Know Who You Are [ft. Alicia Keys]
11 It Girl
- New Katy Perry Music Video: Katy Perry has released a new music video for her single “Dark Horse” featuring rapper Juicy J. Check it out:
- Bonnaroo Announces Lineup: The lineup for this year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has been announced. The list includes the likes of Kanye West (who is set to return after the 2008 debacle), Jack White, Vampire Weekend, Elton John, Skrillex and more. Bonnaroo takes place from June 12-15 in Manchester, Tennessee. Here’s a cool video announcing the musicians:
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