• Adele's '25' Sets Biggest U.K. Opening Sales Week, Most Downloaded No. 1 Album

    Adele has officially rewritten the U.K. chart record books, as confirmation arrives Friday, Nov. 27 from the Official Charts Company that "25" has recorded the biggest opening sales week in history.

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  • M.I.A. Travels With Refugees in ‘Borders’ Music Video (Video)

    Singer M.I.A. is the latest high-profile personality to tackle the escalating global refugee crisis, using her music as an outlet. Following the release of her new single “Borders” last week, M.I.A. has released the music video, which is just as politically charged.

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  • Best Songs of the Month

    Here are the best songs of November. The post Best Songs of the Month appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

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  • Singer-songwriter Lera Lynn breaks out from 'True Detective'

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer songwriter Lera Lynn looks nothing like the character she played on season two of HBO's crime noir series, "True Detective," who sang woeful drug ballads in a seedy dive bar.

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  • Sia Shares “One Million Bullets”

    'This Is Acting' comprises of songs originally written for other artists. The post Sia Shares “One Million Bullets” appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

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  • To Stream or Not to Stream: Adele’s Release Strategy Has Us Torn

    Adele isn't streaming '25' anywhere. Good strategy or greedy move? The post To Stream or Not to Stream: Adele’s Release Strategy Has Us Torn appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

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  • Video Premiere: Celebrate Black Friday With 'Drag Race' Star Sharon Needles

    Whom better to spend Black Friday with than the princess of darkness herself, RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 4 winner Sharon Needles?

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  • This is your next jam: a 2015 money-spending soundtrack

    Something tells me Adele isn’t sniffing out Black Friday deals and clipping coupons right now. There were a few candidates for this playlist on Drake’s February tape If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late — "Star67" is a close runner-up — but "10 Bands" is the only song rich enough to push Drake into…

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  • Milli Vanilli, Pop Music's Original Fakes

    One of the stranger images in pop culture this year has been the one above, of Drake’s face pasted onto the body of a Milli Vanilli member. It came courtesy of Meek Mill, the rapper who picked a fight on Twitter over the summer by claiming that Drake doesn’t write his own songs. In one of the diss…

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    Belly of the Cavern - Typhoon

    Typhoon are one of the most unique bands we've come across. Their sound is often tumultuous yet unified. Each individual member manages to weave their instrument masterfully into the group's aesthetic, creating music that feels almost anthemic. We caught this striking performance of "Belly of the…

  • M.I.A. embarks on a refugee's journey in her new 'Borders' video

    M.I.A. released new single "Borders" last week, and she's followed up the song's availability with a self-directed video that tackles Europe's refugee crisis head-on. "Borders - what's up with that," she asks. / Your privilege - what's up with that?" When combined with the video's striking imagery,…

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  • Track of the Day: 'Young Pilgrims'

    Says one fan of The Shins: I really love this song because I completely understand the concept of a “winter slide,” it happens to me every year, most poignantly last year. I can really relate to “this side of me that wants to grab the yoke from the pilot and just fly the whole mess into the sea.”…

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  • Listen to SOPHIE’s Bouncy “VYZEE”

    SOPHIE's new mini-album, 'Singles', is out via Numbers tomorrow. The post Listen to SOPHIE’s Bouncy “VYZEE” appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

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