Some of the ’60s material has the band backed by The Wrecking Crew.
Depending on how much faith you have in a Monkees album in 2016, that may or may not be interesting, but this part is: Songwriting contributions come from Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo, Death Cab for Cutie/Postal Service frontman Ben Gibbard, XTC co-leader Andy Partridge, Zach from Rogue Wave, and Fountains of Wayne bassist Adam Schlesinger who also produced it. UPDATE: The album also includes songwriting from Noel Gallagher and tour dates are now announced.The album also includes some unfinished material from the ’60s, including songs co-written with Neil Diamond and Harry Nilsson.Videos that add a charming element to these really lovely songs.Songs that are quite a bit softer than their originals. After all, they are a Scottish alternative rock band that many people may have missed, and Bandwagonesque an album that is, after all, over 25 years old?Today, Death Cab for Cutie released a lyric video for a new song entitled "Million Dollar Loan." The title comes from the GOP presidential candidate's claim that he started his business empire from the bottom with the aid of a million dollar loan from his father.
The song serves as a fittingly low-key protest song for Death Cab, leaning on the soft but loathing lyrical presentation of Trump's ego ("His enemies can't contain the flames of jealousy / With brutish charm the women flock to be on his arm") rather than any inherent musical aggression.
While some fans would love nothing more than to see these "(500) Days of Summer" co-stars get together in real life, the "Dark Knight Rises" actor told It’s awkward when people say that. We guess we shouldn't be so surprised, considering Deschanel -- who split from husband Ben Gibbard last fall -- has recently been spotted kissing new boyfriend Jamie Linden.
She’s turned me on to so many good movies and so much good music.
Zooey’s costars Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake have done the bulk of the junketing. ”— written for the Dream Works’ feature — dropped last May and was if not the song of the summer, certainly one of them.
In July, MAC Cosmetics pinged nostalgia for the neon-haired, bare-assed toys with its limited-edition Good Luck Trolls collection.
The complete set of the Monkees TV series also comes out on Blu-ray on April 29.