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TRACK / NEWS: JIMMY EAT WORLD RELEASES COVER OF CROOKED FINGERS’ “CALL TO LOVE” FEAT. BETHANY COSENTINO

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As a standalone album – which is how I’m viewing it, having not seen the film – it’s a good album. Sometimes that’s all you need to know, but you can also see the scaffolding for it to be more than that, and that’s something to look forward to. Having the blanks filled in. Without that context, maybe a 7.5 with room to grow

After what seems like a lifetime since the album was delayed back in early 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Foo Fighters have finally unveiled their 10th studio album Medicine at Midnight on 5th February 2021 via RCA and Roswell. Recorded between October 2019 and February 2020, the album sees the Foo Fighters take quite …

Evanescence release ‘The Game is Over’ the second song to be taken from The Bitter Truth, their first album of new original music in nine years. The Bitter Truth will be released incrementally throughout 2020 via RCA. Singer Amy Lee says of “The Game is Over” – “This song is about being sick of the facade. The disguises we wear for …

They originally performed the song to conclude their special livestream on April 17th for Stinkweeds Records to commemorate what would have been Record Store Day. Frontman Jim Adkins and the band were joined by Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino to perform a cover of Crooked Fingers’ “Call to Love”. It has now been released via RCA. “I thought I’d take advantage of the …

The Strokes are 22 years into their musical career as a band and with their 2020 release The New Abnormal, they’re showing no signs of slowing anytime soon. This is the New Yorker’s sixth studio album and it has all the elements of a typical Strokes offering. Opener The Adults are Talking has an infectious little riff throughout, which contrasts …

Around a week ago I had the enviable task of reviewing the ‘Blackstar’ album (hey, it’s what we do and I got lucky – see below for original review). Like everyone, aside from the man himself (and his closest circle), I had no idea I was reviewing David Bowie’s parting address to the world. On …

Ahead of their new album ‘Get to Heaven’, Everything Everything have announced that ‘Regret’ will be the second single taken from it, the follow up to the brilliant and totally infectious ‘Distant Past’. The album, produced by Stuart Price (The Killers, New Order, Pet Shop Boys, Madonna) sees the band move into ever more ambitious …

You can’t fault the timing of Kodaline’s record company. RCA presumably have a bank of eggheads working in a basement somewhere under their New York Headquarters running complex predictive algorithms to check the likely content of the British summer.  They could have just asked someone. The streets of London are full to the fucking brim …