Good Reads
Archive Monday, June 26th 2017
Farmer’s Daughter boasts a modern folk feel and an accessible country vibe, and is a good indicator that Crystal Bowersox’s time in the spotlight is not yet over. Bowersox’s sense of when to allow the band to tag along and when to go solo makes all of the tracks work well, and she doesn’t fall into the trap of trying to do too much or too little. Even if you’re not a fan of country, give Farmer’s Daughter a shot.
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All in all, Love Letter has a few absurd moments, but overall, it’s full of classic R. Kelly. Love Letter has a fair amount of sure-to-be hit singles, and features a lot of catchy songs and smooth R&B rhythms. Although every track isn’t the most original, Love Letter finds R. Kelly branching out with success on several tracks and is worth a listen.
It looks as though Craig Owens has put the “destroy” in Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows. The singer fulfilled the first portion of his new band’s name in a car accident Sunday, although Owens escaped mostly uninjured. Craig Owens shared the news that his car was totalled, but that he only suffered a cut under his right eye.
Can you believe it? Another Pirates of the Caribbean film? It is true – we can prove it, with the Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides trailer video below! Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides will hit theaters May 20, 2011 and finds Johnny Depp starring across from Penelope Cruz, who plays a woman from Jack Sparrow’s past, who is either in love with him or using him to find the Fountain of Youth.
Paramore – also known to some as the Hayley Williams band – is in the early stages of development of its new album, which has yet to be named. The new disc will follow the career-defining Brand New Eyes, which spawned five hit singles and international fame.
The royal engagement photos are here! Prince William and Kate Middleton released their engagement photos today, with the couple showing a surprisingly modest look, in terms of fashion. Although the royal engagement photos show off Kate’s engagement ring – Prince William chose it because it belonged to his mother, Princess Diana – the clothing is unpretentious. For example, one picture features Kate sporting a $250 dress from a 2009 fashion collection,while another finds her in a $150 embroidered blouse.
Filmmakers Mark and Angela Walley follow photographer Sarah Sudhoff as she works on her series titled At the Hour of Our Death. In the series Sudhoff creates large-scale color photographs of stained fabrics from trauma scenes and discusses the invisibility of death in our culture.
Kanye West caused a big stir with My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy – and not just because the album has earned countless five-star reviews (read Bloginity’s review right here). Kanye West also caused a big stir with the My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album cover, which features some artistic nudity. But the rapper insists he didn’t choose the cover to cause a stir, but because it spoke to him, artistically.