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#NowPlaying: Mumford & Sons – The Wolf

Mumford & Sons are a British rock band from London, formed in 2007. The band consists of Marcus Mumford (lead vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, drums), Ben Lovett (vocals, keyboard, piano, synthesizer), Winston Marshall (vocals, electric guitar, banjo) and Ted Dwane (vocals, bass guitar, double bass).

The band have won a number of music awards throughout their career, with Sigh No More earning the band the Brit Award for Best British Album in 2011 and six overall Grammy Award nominations. The live performance at the 2011 Grammy ceremony with Bob Dylan and The Avett Brothers led to a surge in popularity for the band in the US. The band received eight total Grammy nominations for Babel and won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. The band also won the Brit Award for Best British Group in 2013. (source wiki)

“Hold my gaze love, you know I want to let it go
We will stare down at the wonder of it all
And I-I will hold you in it and I-I will hold you in it

Been wondering for days
How you felt me slip your mind
Leave behind your wanton ways
I want to look you in the eye
‘Cause you were all I ever longed for”

#NowPlaying: Yeah yeah yeah -No despair

Yeah Yeah Yeahs are an American indie rock band formed in New York City in 2000. The group is composed of vocalist and pianist Karen O, guitarist and keyboardist Nick Zinner, and drummer Brian Chase.[3] They are complemented in live performances by second guitarist David Pajo, who joined as a touring member in 2009 and replaced Imaad Wasif who had previously held this role. (source wiki)

“Don’t despair, you’re there
From beginning to middle to end
Don’t despair, you’re there
Through my wasted days
You’re there through my wasted nights”

#TBT to the amazing concert at OLF 2013
 

#NowPlaying: The head an the heart -Lost in my mind

The Head and The Heart is an indie folk band from Seattle, Washington. Formed in the summer of 2009 by Josiah Johnson (vocals, guitar, percussion) and Jonathan Russell (vocals, guitar, percussion), the band also includes Charity Rose Thielen (violin, banjo, vocals), Chris Zasche (bass), Kenny Hensley (piano), and Tyler Williams (drums). (source wiki)

“Put your dreams away for now
I won’t see you for some time
I am lost in my mind
I get lost in my mind”

#NowPlaying: Ofelia K – As A Bell

#NowPlaying: Swiss Lips -Books

Swiss Lips are a five-piece dance-electro-pop band from Manchester.  They describe themselves on their Facebook page as “pop sorcerers going straight to hell.” They seem determined to show us that good pop music can also be hard-hitting, loud, abrasive & brash.

“Books,” will be released on February 23 via Foreverever/BMG Chrysalis, and the full-length EP of the same name will follow sometime in March. You can count down via the Swiss Lips Facebook page.

#NowPlaying: Bastille -Flaws

Bastille are an English rock band formed in England in 2010. They began as a solo project by singer-songwriter Dan Smith, who later decided to form a band. The four-piece is completed by Chris ‘Woody’ Wood, William Farquarson, and Kyle Simmons. The name of the band derives from Bastille Day – an event celebrated on Smith’s birthday, 14 July. (source wiki)

“You have always worn your flaws upon your sleeve
And I have always buried them deep beneath the ground
Dig them up; let’s finish what we’ve started
Dig them up, so nothing’s left untouched”

#NowPlaying: Bauhaus -Spirit

Bauhaus were an English Gothic Rock band, formed in Northampton, England in 1978. The group consisted of Peter Murphy(vocals, occasional instruments), Daniel Ash (guitar), Kevin Haskins (drums) and David J (bass). The band was originally named “Bauhaus 1919″; they dropped the numerical portion within a year of formation. With their dark and gloomy sound and image, Bauhaus are generally considered the first gothic rock group.

Bauhaus broke up in 1983. Peter Murphy began a solo career while Ash and Haskins continued as Tones on Tail and, later, reunited with David J to form Love and Rockets. Both enjoyed greater commercial success in the United States than Bauhaus had, but disappeared from the charts in their homeland. The band reunited for a 1998 tour and again from 2005–2008. (source wiki)

“I wear a coat of drums
And dance upon your eyes
Turn the tables upside down
Change the lows to highs”

#NowPlaying: The Strokes – Someday (Oh Mercy Cover)

The Strokes are an American rock band formed in New York City in 1998, consisting of Julian Casablancas (lead vocals), Nick Valensi (guitar, backing vocals), Albert Hammond, Jr. (guitar, backing vocals), Nikolai Fraiture (bass guitar) and Fabrizio Moretti (drums, percussion).

Melbourne’s Oh Mercy  have put together a simply divine cover of “Someday,” a single that is possibly everyone’s favorite from the debut album.

Free download from their Bandcamp right here!

As the lyrics say:

“Oh, someday…

I ain’t wasting no more time”

#NowPlaying: Bleachers – I Wanna Get Better

Bleachers is an American indie pop act based in New York City that was formed by Jack Antonoff, of Steel Train and Fun. Their first single, “I Wanna Get Better”, was released February 17, 2014.

While on the road with his band, Fun, Antonoff began working on a new project during his time in different cities. For about a year he kept the project a secret until February 17, 2014 where the first single “I Wanna Get Better” was released along with the launch of Bleachers’ website, social media profiles, and a selection of tourdates.[citation needed] News of Bleachers was first publicly announced in a Facebook post by Brooklyn music studio Mission Sound in May 2013.[1]

About making the album, Antonoff said, “I spent the past year working on the music but not talking about it, and eventually it became this psychotic alter-ego situation, where it was second nature to have this part of me that no one knew about. Except for a small group of people, most of which happened to be members of my immediate family, no one was aware that this music, or this album even existed … even though it existed so deeply to me.”[2] Antonoff also cited that Bleachers was never meant to be a departure from his position in Fun,[3] and that he will remain in the band.

Bleachers’ full-length album Strange Desire was released July 15, 2014, from RCA Records. (Information from wikipedia)

“And I miss the days of a life still permanent
Mourn the years before I got carried away
So now I’m staring at the interstate screaming at myself”

Read more: Bleachers – I Wanna Get Better Lyrics | MetroLyrics

Las 10 Mejores Vestidas De Los Premios Globos De Oro

Los premios Globos de Oro cumplieron muy bien su cometido como primera fiesta importante del año. En general hubo buenos aciertos, la elección de tonos de colores fue variada, aunque vimos a varias celebridades prefirieron la sobriedad en los colores. Vimos tonos metalizados y en general dominaron los colores vivos. En cuanto a los escotes los más vistos fueron: espaldas al descubierto, cuellos en “V” y la silueta “hi-low” .

A continuación los 10 mejores vestidos:

1.- Naomi Watts vestida por Tom Ford

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

Utilizar un vestido metalizado en un color claro podria ser considerado como una movida arriesgada, una vez más Naomi acertó. Los accesorios fueron escogidos de manera muy elegante, la pulsera y clutch en dorado fueron el complemento ideal.

2.- Lupita Nyong’o vestida por Ralph Lauren

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

El “look” más completo de esta alfombra roja. La elección del color y silueta del vestido fue magnífica, y los accesorios y estilismo le dieron el toque necesario para incluirla en el top 3 de las mejores vestidas.

3.- Cate Blanchett vestida por Armani Prive

Cate Blanchett - Armani Prive

Increíblemente elegante, este vestido fue sin duda uno de los más destacados.

4.- Olivia Wilde vestida por Gucci

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

Lució su embarazo con un ajustado vestido de lentejuelas y cristales en verde esmeralda.

5.- Rashida Jones vestida por Fausto Puglis

Rashida Jones - Fausto Puglis

La silueta sencilla con palmeras bordadas en oro, el cinturón negro y su estilismo llevaron a Rashida a la lista de las mejores vestidas.

6.- Emma Watson vestida por la casa Christian Dior

Emma-Watson - Dior

Considerada como una de las celebridades más atrevida de la alfombra roja de los Globos de Oro con un vestido pantalón escotado por la espalda.

7.-  Julie Bowen – Carolina Herrera

Julie-Bowen- Carolina Herrera

Controversial el vestido de Julie, en lo personal me parece que le quedaba perfecto. Pocas veces vemos una ejecución de un vestido con terciopelo tan impecable.

8.- Julianna Margulies vestida por Andrew Gn

Julianna-Margulies- Andrew Gn (1)

Su vestido se destacó sobre la alfombra roja con un diseño negro con detalles metalizados y jugó con los mismos tonos para los accesorios. Sobria y elegante.

9.- Kate Beckinsale vestida por  Zuhair Murad

Kate Beckinsale - Zuhair Murad

Una combinación elegante entre la silueta y el color.

10.- Margot Robbie vestida por Gucci

NBC's "71st Annual Golden Globe Awards" - Red Carpet Arrivals

La pedrería y el impecable corte del vestido resaltaron su estilizada silueta.

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