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THE Fast Boy and Raf they collaborated to create Wavedance track born from the refrain of Self-Controlthe first great success of the Apulian artist published 40 years ago. WAVE (label Time Recordsin collaboration with Virgin/Universal on the international market) has entered radio rotation and is available on all major digital streaming platforms. Self-Control It was the single that brought Raf into the limelight, making him known to an international audience as well. The song marked the beginning of his career of successes that will be celebrated with a club tour and a concert event at the Unipol Arena in Milan…

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Glass Animals frontman Dave Bayley has said that their smash hit single ‘Heat Waves’ nearly went to pop star Rihanna. In a new interview with The Independent, Bayley opened up with his struggles being vulnerable in his music – including on sleeper hit ‘Heat Waves’. He revealed to the publication that offering the song to another musician might have made it easier to release, explaining: “Initially it felt too personal and vulnerable to do it myself, because the little secret in that song would be very, very strongly attached to me. And that was quite scary. I had hoped it would be…

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Jane Fonda paid tribute to her fellow fitness guru Richard Simmons on Sunday following the death of the beloved TV icon. “Richard Simmons always wanted people to feel good and be happy. He would go out of his way to make people happy. I often wondered if maybe no one had made him happy when he was a little boy,” Fonda wrote on social media in the caption accompanying a photo of the couple. “He was generous. He gave of himself, of his time, to make people happy. He once popped out of a huge cake at the launch of…

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Sampha has announced a collaboration with Little Simz called ‘Satellite Business 2.0’. The new song seems to be a continuation to the original ‘Satellite Business’, which appeared on Sampha’s latest record ‘Lahai’. Now, the soul singer has teamed up with rapper Little Simz for a song together, which is set for release on July 16. The duo have not previously released any collaborations, though Little Simz appeared as a guest performer during Sampha’s huge set at Ally Pally in April this year. Sampha recently appeared on the stacked guest feature lineup for Headie One’s new album, where Skrillex, AJ Tracey, Stormzy, Aitch and…

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President Joe Biden addressed the nation for a second time after the attempted assassination of Donald Trump, stressing the importance of “unity” and announcing he has called for an independent review of security procedures at the rally where the shooting took place. “There is no place in America for this kind of violence or any violence for that matter,” Biden said from the White House on Sunday afternoon. “An assassination attempt is contrary to everything we stand for as a nation. Everything. This is not who we are as a nation, and we cannot allow this to happen. Unity is…

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Frank Zappa‘s ‘Apostrophe (‘)’ will receive a super-deluxe edition for its 50th anniversary – see all details below. READ MORE: ‘Zappa’ review: Alex Winter’s complex portrait of a rock iconoclast The musician’s acclaimed sixth solo album, which was originally released in 1974, will see a 75-track, six-disc re-release, due for September 13. Along with the original nine tracks, which includes classics like ‘Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow’ and ‘Cosmic Debris, the re-release will include bonus live material from Zappa’s performances in Colorado and Ohio, new mixes, and more details from the album’s recording. In the box set of the new edition,…

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Evan Wright, the National Magazine Award-winning journalist and longtime Rolling Stone contributor whose reporting on the Iraq War served as the basis for the book and television series Generation Killdied at the age of 59. Wright's wife confirmed his death to Rolling Stone. The cause of death was suicide. As a writer for Rolling StoneWright journeyed to war zones like Afghanistan and Iraq, delivering harrowing first-person reporting from the battlefields. Wright's series of articles on Iraq — where he was embedded with a US Marine Corps. battalion — was serialized for a series of Rolling Stone articles titled “The Killer…

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