Metric – Youth Without Youth
I’ve been a Metric fan since I was 14 so I’ve been waiting anxiously these past three years for some new Metric music and FINALLY “Youth Without Youth” is here to cure my Metric withdrawal! The first single off their upcoming album Synthetica is a great guitar driven track. It’s faster and louder than most of Metric’s other music and it’s nice to hear lead singer Emily Haines using her voice to its full potential. I could see this being a serious song to jam out to during one of their upcoming concerts. You can pick up Synthetica on June 12.
Santigold – Proud Mary
I had the good fortune of seeing Santigold at Coachella and this woman has some serious talent. In her cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s famous “Proud Mary,” Santi White adds her own flavour to the jam. Instead of a straight up cover of the song, she adds some synth, African beats, and belts the song in her own robotic style. I’m loving this new take on a classic track.
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Lana Del Rey’s new video for “Blue Jeans” has some similarities to “Born to Die.” Both music videos were directed by Yoann Lemoine and feature the heavily tattooed model Bradley Soileau. It makes sense considering it serves as a prequel for “Born to Die.” The new video for her third single explores the happy stages of a relationship before it’s torn apart.
Del Rey sports a sexy vintage bathing suit and swims in the pool with her beau…. oh yea, and some alligators. The black and white video has a lot of blurry camera work, so sometimes you can’t tell what’s a reflection in the water and what’s real.
What do you think of it?