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Winter is coming. And so is Game Of Thrones' highly anticipated season 4. In a brilliant move to promote the popular series on HBO, a special hip-hop mixtape titled Catch The Throne is released.
Ladies and gentlemen of Westeros, wait no longer. The jesters in court can't compare to this. How better do we tell the tales of old and new, the epic battles that men fought and died for? Of course this. Not to mention that the rappers gave a shoutout to the Houses too. F*ck the Lannisters, am I right?
Forget the modern 'shawty booty' name-calling, no rap can top this 10-track mixtape.
Each one begins with a dialogue from an episode which transitions into a pretty sick beat. The whole series has just become 1000% cooler.
Check out Catch The Throne below and let us know what you think! For me, I definitely say spin!
Game of Thrones will premiere on April 6.
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No, I don’t mean Simon Cowell, the shrewd businessman of a Brit who put the group together. I’m speaking of the chief mainstay of One Direction, the person (or people) responsible for the music creation, the top-earning blokes of 1D.
Who are they? None other than Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson. Allow me to break down the job scopes of the members of the boy band.
Admit it. He’s always the first person that pops into your head whenever someone mentions “One Direction”. And there’s a blatant reason behind that—Harry Styles creates publicity. (See: Taylor Swift, hooking up with fans, etc.) The more hype he generates for himself, the more hype he generates for his band. Smart. On the musical front, he sings just as the rest does. But has co-written only four songs on latest album Midnight Memories.
Liam Payne + Louis Tomlinson
These two boys, on the other hand, have both written about half the songs on the album. They’re the band’s main song-composers. You could even say they’re the brains behind 1D. Oh, and did I mention they’re the highest paid members too?
Liam told The Sun: “Learning how to write is the best way of ensuring your career has longevity and that you have control over it.” And he’s absolutely right. Look where all the extra songwriting money went! Right into Liam and Louis’ enormous pockets.
Credited with only one song (from Midnight Memories) as the co-songwriter, I’m almost certain Zayn is in the band just to up its collective level of attractiveness. Well, by the looks of it, he’s doing a pretty darn good job. I’ve not yet met anyone who could deny Zayn’s smoulder.
I’m not too sure of what Niall’s job is, but to have loads of goofy fun in the group. He hasn’t written many songs—only two from the latest record. He hasn’t been making much news. And he’s not a pop star one would typically label “hot”. So, let’s just call him the middleman, the most innocent one of all.
And there you go. Don’t think Liam and Louis are the “brains behind One Direction”? Let’s us know!
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It's been a really long time since we've heard from Coldplay.
I remember that the last time I wrote about them was when they released their single for the official The Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack.
However, staying below the radar, the boys have cooked up some splendid things like a host of new songs for their brand new album, Ghost Stories and have even released the full tracklist and a brand new single, following their previous one, Midnight!
Titlted Magic, the single is a far cry from the many upbeat tracks that Coldplay has been known to put out. Instead, Magic is a laidback and airy tune that's very easy to listen to, albeit a little repetitive.
It truly is pretty surprizing that, for the second time, the band chose to go with a more laidback and relaxed tune as a single. I never would have expected Coldplay to go down that road especially after such a powerful and cheery album like Mylo Xyloto.
It looks like their new album is set to be a pretty emotionally-driven one eh?
Ghost Stories is set for release on March 19th 2014. Check out the track list below:
1. Always In My Head
4. True Love
6. Another's Arms
8. A Sky Full Of Stars
Listen to Magic below:
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Much like smoking, love too can turn out to be so addictive that it ruins you.
Personifying the addiction in a music video, Panic! At The Disco's Nicotine sees lead singer Brandon Urie helplessly trying not to go back to old habits with a super hot model.
Nicotine is about that girl (or guy) that you know is bad for you but you just keep going back," Brandon tells Rolling Stone. "It's that drunk text you know you shouldn't answer. It feels good in the moment but the next day, you know, you get that shame hangover."
But seriously though, who in the world would possibly ever want to hurt Brandon Urie???!! JUST LOOK AT THAT FACE. UNF.
Check Brandon out below!
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