VIDEO: Duran Duran “Girl Panic!”

November 11th, 2011 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Duran Duran “Girl Panic!”

Duran Duran has released Girl Panic!, the third single from its Mark Ronson-produced and semi-comeback album All You Need Is Now. The video for Girl Panic! lifts a page from George Michael’s “Freedom” but takes the idea much deeper: A cast of well-known supermodels (Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Yasmin Le Bon, Eva Herzigova, and Helena […]

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STREAM: George Michael’s Version of New Order’s “True Faith”

March 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Well, at least it’s for charity. Michael drenches his voice in so much auto-tune it sounds like a bad joke. A really bad joke. Woof.

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George Michael to Cover New Order for Comic Relief

March 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on George Michael to Cover New Order for Comic Relief

George Michael is set to release a cover of New Order’s “True Faith” on March 13, 2011 to raise money for Comic Relief. Seems a bit of a left-field choice for Michael, but New Order’s (ex) own Peter Hook has given his slightly backhanded blessing, saying, “It blew me away when I heard it. Not […]

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George Michael: candidly crazy

December 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Reading this interview between The Guardian and George Michael, one comes away with the impression that Michael is kind of a paranoid loon. And not just your typically famous, crazy-person-musician-type loon, either. This goes beyond most self-absorbed celebrities and their notoriously dysfunctional behavior. I mean, I knew Michael was a bit off, having repeatedly seen […]

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Kitty-pounding wedding singers

August 28th, 2009 · Comments Off on Kitty-pounding wedding singers

If you’re marrying a girl with a seemingly limitless dowry, then you just might be able to afford one of the following performers for your reception. The prices are as big as the names, give or take. I remember my friend wanted to get The Magnetic Fields when he and his wife got married almost […]

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