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First Listen: Lea Michele - “Cannonball”


After conquering broadway in Spring Awakening and dominating the charts with the cast of Glee, it was only a matter of time before Lea took a shot at pop stardom (in all honesty I’m surprised it took her this long to do it). ‘Cannonball’ serves as her first official single off her upcoming debut album Louder, and it’s kind of everything I expected from her. I’m not going to be blasting ‘Cannonball’ on repeat but that’s not to say it’s entirely bad. I’m sure her fans will flock to this one, but I don’t really see mainstream audiences latching onto it like they did with Katy Perry’s ‘Roar’ or Miley’s ‘We Can’t Stop’. If you like what you hear, you can purchase a copy of it right now on iTunes by clicking here.

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'Book of Mormon' reunion alert!

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A minute and a half longer than the YouTube clip from earlier today.

Album stream: The Head and the Heart - ‘Let’s Be Still’

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First Listen: Justin Timberlake - “TKO” 

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Glover has made the song available for free download as well.

First Listen: Justin Timberkale - “Take Back the Night

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Side rant: EW’s video player stream is awful and doesn’t automatically play the next song when one ends. Not exactly user friendly. 

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Opening Australia this Month, the show includes music by Sara McLachlan, Massive Attack and The Avalanches.


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American Psycho' Musical Looks to Kickstarter for Support | Gothamist

The above Kickstarter video features a first listen to one of Duncan Sheik’s songs for the show.

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