Give it a chance. Its not bad. The group is called Babymetal. If you like it, you can hear more at their YouTube channel.
This video was first posted a week or so ago. But now it is improved with the vocals of Soft Cell‘s Marc Almond, who sang the original.
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Apple is bringing its iTunes Festival to the US for the first time. Previously, all the Festivals were in the UK. The US version will be from March 11 to March 15 at SXSW in Austin, Texas.
At the Super Bowl, none of the musical instruments used by the Red Hot Chili Peppers were actually functional. All the music was pre-recorded. And now Flea has explained:
When we were asked by the NFL and Bruno to play our song “Give It Away” at the Super Bowl, it was made clear to us that the vocals would be live, but the bass, drums and guitar would be pre-recorded. I understand the NFL’s stance on this, given they only have a few minutes to set up the stage, there a zillion things that could go wrong and ruin the sound for the folks watching in the stadium and the T.V. viewers. There was not any room for argument on this, the NFL does not want to risk their show being botched by bad sound, period.
Here is a group of Swedish Marines performing “Greased Lightning.”
Check out this mashup of 68 dance/pop hits of 2013:
I love both Simon Pegg & Nick Frost. Check out this cover of Get Lucky, done in the style of radio announcers.
They are both in the new movie The World’s End.
. . . and you get Dolly Parton.
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Dolly Parton’s hit song “Jolene” actually sounds great if you start with the 45 and slow it down to 33-1/3.
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