Welcome to a long overdue “Music Videos to Watch.” I have been so busy with work that I have been lax on this blog but anyway here are some videos that I currently repeatedly watch.
Wisin featuring Jennifer Lopez and Ricky Martin “Adrenalina”: This video is sexy and features one of my celebrity crushes, Ricky Martin, who looks super sexy in this video. There is a Spanglish version of this song under Ricky Martin’s discography on iTunes. In the Spanglish version, Ricky sings the chorus in English.
Lady Gaga “G.U.Y. – An ARTPOP film”: This video is almost 12 minutes long and features four songs by Gaga, “ARTPOP”, “Venus”, “G.U.Y.” and “MANiCURE”. The video was shot at Hearst Castle in San Simeon, California and features cameos of Andy Cohen and the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. The video is a masterpiece and is worth watching.
Neon Trees “Sleeping With a Friend”: Following the success of their sophomore album, “Picture Show”, Neon Trees are back with their first single off their forthcoming third album, “Pop Psychology”. “Sleeping With a Friend” video has a 80′s vibe to it and lead singer, Tyler Glenn, who recently came out as gay, embraces his inner gayness in this video.
As a movie and music buff, I like to buy soundtracks to movies so I know what music to expect in the movie. In many cases, most of the best songs on soundtracks were not played until the end credits started. If the soundtrack is mostly composed music with one or two songs on the album, the song(s) are definitely going to during the credits. Take, for example, “Love Song for a Vampire” by Annie Lennox was on the “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” soundtrack and it did not play until halfway through the movie’s end credits.
Here are some more examples of end credit songs:
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Welcome to a new feature I like to call “Pop Culture Tidbits.” Here is where I will report on things that are currently happening in pop culture or discoveries that I have made in terms of pop culture.
- “Heroes” to Return to NBC: It was announced yesterday that the hit TV show “Heroes” will returning next year as a 13-episode miniseries called “Heroes Reborn”. While no storyline or characters have been announced, I am hoping that Zachary Quinto, Hayden Panettiere and Milo Ventimiglia will return to reprise their roles. For more information, check out this article on TV.com and here is the teaser video that NBC released:
- KISS Decline to Perform at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction: On their website today, KISS announced that no incarnation of the soon-to-be-inducted band would be performing at the April 10th induction ceremony in New York City. The band claimed it was “an emotional situation where there is no way to please everyone.” At first, I was going to say that this was another incident similar to the whole Axl Rose with his Rock Hall induction but upon reading that quote, it was the diplomatic thing to do. More on this story at the link below.
- New Music Discovery: Last night while watching the Canadian sci-fi show, “Continuum”, I heard a song that I fell in love with. The song is called “Everyone is Everyone (and Everything is Everything)” by Au4. Here is the song:
For more information about Au4, go to their website.
- “Dallas” Season 3 starts tomorrow night: Nothing more needs to said about this. Here is the teaser:
Youngblood Hawke performed at the 2013 Mix 94.1 Petapalooza in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 13, 2013. I was there to take pictures and two videos.