New pet tomorrow but New Music today (Friday) w/ Kacey Musgraves & Metallica/ Vera Farmiga quote

morning babble / Friday 09-10-21

This is the scribble that leads to the babble. Sometimes it gets tidied up, but sometimes . . . not so much. When all else fails – go watch the video!

Where are you Rolling Stone with music reviews? You get like two in this recent issue. However, I am enjoying the Silk Sonic interview with Anderson Paak and Bruno Mars.

I did listen to the Soup Dragons this past week – Love God. Today, I’m going to listen to their

Hotwired – Subsequent albums continued in the band’s own style and in 1992, they enjoyed their biggest US hit with “Divine Thing” which reached No. 26 on the Billboard Hot 100.[4] It also hit No. 3 on the Modern Rock chart and its video was nominated by MTV as one of the year’s best,[6] though beaten by Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”.[

This Sunday night is the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards – remember that? Still happening, host Doja Cat, Kacey Musgraves, Olivia Rodrigo, Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes, Foo Fighters, and Jack Harlow. Isn’t that what set off Russell Brand.

I ran – 253 – 5K runs for the year on day #253

And the Evans family gets a new pet tomorrow.

New Music Friday:

  • In conjunction with their 30th-anniversary reissue of The Black Album, Metallica are releasing today – The Metallica Blacklist. Benefiting various charities. After months and month of releases, it’s a 53-track, four-hour compilation of different artists covering Black Album songs. Artists include: Phoebe Bridgers, Weezer, St. Vincent, J Balvin, Miley Cyrus, and the Neptunes.
  • Several weeks ago, we got “Visiting Hours” from Ed Sheeran. Before that, it was “Bad Habits.” Both off of his upcoming his fifth studio album, = (pronounced equals), to be released on October 29th. Today, we get “Shivers” – that’s a good sounding pop song.
  • Via Pitchfork, I read that Kacey Musgraves stated: “I wasn’t going to be a real country artist without at least one divorce under my belt.” She filed for divorce last summer and today has a new album out – Star Crossed. billed as a “tragedy in three parts” – you get 15 tracks.
  • Lana Del Rey’s next studio album Blue Banisters will arrive October 22. We also got to hear the LP’s latest single, “Arcadia.” AND – there is a self directed video for it – click here.
  • Eddie Vedder – the Pearl Jam frontman – has shared “Long Way,” the first single from his forthcoming solo album Earthling. He hasn’t had a solo album in ten years. I enjoyed the chill sound from Ukulele Songs and this song “Long Way” appears that way too – minus the ukulele sound.

IMPORTANT – Reminder: I’m doing the 5K run for the St. Jude Walk/Run in Philadelphia on Saturday, September 25th. I’ve joined the team – XTU to the Maxx – which is with Charlie Maxx who you can hear middays on 92.5 XTU.  To donate, please click here – anything you can do will be greatly appreciated for this great cause. “St. Jude won’t stop until no child dies from cancer”

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“Music is what our feelings sound like” – by Vera Farmiga

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