Over 6 million singles sold and still counting, not to mention the countless YouTube cover versions and late night TV jokes. Here, the kind folks at NPR Music deconstruct the song that’s been stuck in an endless loop in our heads and has no intention of leaving anytime soon.
Former Husker Du and Sugar frontman Bob Mould celebrates his mighty return today with the release of his brand new solo CD, Silver Age, and an appearance tonight on Letterman. Check out his video for “The Descent,” and set your DVR for 10:35 p.m. Central tonight. Because there’s never any such thing as too much Bob Mould…
Memphis-born , DC-raised and now Brooklyn-based Clarence Greenwood (aka Citizen Cope), Greenwood’s musical journey began in the mid-1990s, when he first drew local acclaim for both his intimate songwriting and unique sonic fusion. His official debut album, CITIZEN COPE, was released in 2002, while THE CLARENCE GREENWOOD RECORDINGS followed two years later. The road to THE RAINWATER LP also included guest appearances on blockbuster albums by Santana and Dido, while Citizen Cope songs such as “Let The Drummer Kick” and “Bullet And A Target” have been featured in a wide array of films, television series, and advertisements. With THE RAINWATER LP, Citizen Cope offers the clearest distillation yet of his distinct musical approach, a laidback gumbo of acoustic blues, singer/songwriter rock ‘n’ roll and deep soul grooves. [He] has crafted an album redolent of such classic tunesmiths as Randy Newman and Stevie Wonder - both major touchstones for his emotively penned songs.
Come on out and say hello to the KXT Street Team who will be out in force for the Bob Schneider show at the Granada Theater on August 31. Bob and his band are known for their eclectic blend of musical styles; Good for fans of singer/songwriters with huge chunks of funk, country, rock and folk. This is a throw down party from beginning to end. Tickets and more info.
Can you believe it’s been 15 years since the Old 97’s broke into the national scene with Too Far To Care? Relive the dream on August 24 during their Too Far To Care tour as it stops by House of Blues in Dallas. Get tickets here. Read the NY Times article here.