Julie Louise Bacon, UNSW Picture this: July 14, Paris. On the Champs-Élysées, the promenade that runs like an aorta through
“How can you think you’re serious? Do you even know what year it is?”
Their breakthrough hit song Pompeii vaulted English indie pop band Bastille into the spotlight. Now, three years on, it's
Bastille are currently touring the states briefly via the Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour before heading abroad to finish up their run. Before you check them out, here's a few things you should know about their stateside shows.
A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Bastille's Dan Smith on "Eh Ohs," Covers, and the "Awesomeness" and "Weirdness" of Success
Most of the time, a song gets stuck inside your head for hours, days courtesy of a catchy chorus or well-written verse. In the case of Bastille, however, their orca-whale-sized hit "Pompeii" produced a mind gloriously filled with repeated "eh ohs."
If you're like me, your music collection is getting a bit stale, and you're looking for that awesome new song of the summer, right?
The last time we checked in on Peter Hollens, he was bringing the a cappella heat hard with his cover of Ed Sheeran's "I
Downton is the most watched show in PBS' history, but it's by no means Britain's only success story on U.S. television. Few cultural partnerships can match ours for closeness or longevity.
Kicking off the new year is an eclectic bunch of workout jams. Pharrell Williams turns up with a jaunty number for which he filmed a 24-hour long music video. The band American Authors continues a climb up the charts with a song you might know best from a Lowe's commercial.
However one cuts it, Messr. Hollande faces the same hard choices as does his defeated predecessor. Does he impose crushing new taxes on the wealthy or does he impose new taxes on everyone to help achieve revenue targets needed to help offset France's deficit?