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New Song Availabe from Jack White’s Dead Weather

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Sufjan Steven’s Forgotten Song About Sofia Coppola

From Asthmatic Kitty Records Blog:

What’s in a Name?
By Sufjan Stevens
Friday, April 24th, 2009

After a few years moving in and out of various towns, religious cults, faddish diets, etc., my parents finally sat me down and apologized for the weird name they gave me. “We were out of our minds!” they admitted. “We didn’t know what we were thinking!” To make up for it, they said, I could change my name to anything I wanted. Anything at all. Something familiar, normal, American, easy-to-spell, perhaps? It was totally up to me. What democracy! What fun! I scanned the possibilities: Benjamin, Jason, Derek, Chad. Endlessly delightful, perfectly ordinary candidates! I was given a week to decide, and a Webster’s dictionary.

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Flaming Lips’ Song Official Rock Song of Oklahoma

The people of Oklahoma were invited to vote for an official rock song for the state. “Do You Realize??” by the Flaming Lips, who hail from Oklahoma, received the most votes. The House of Representatives attempted to reject the song, but Governor Brad Henry intends to honor the people’s choice and “sign an executive order Tuesday, April 28, naming the Flaming Lips song, ‘Do You Realize??,’ as the official rock song of Oklahoma.”

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Governor Henry said, “The music of the Flaming Lips has earned Grammys, glowing critical acclaim and fans all over the world. A truly iconic rock ‘n’ roll band, they are proud ambassadors of their home state. They were clearly the people’s choice, and I intend to honor that vote.”

Information from the Governor’s website >>>

Dave Matthews Band New Single

The new single, “Funny The Way It Is,” from the upcoming album, Big Whiskey & the GrooGrux King, is actually available from the Dave Matthews Band website for free. Here’s a YouTube video for you to check it out. Big Whiskey is set to be released on June 2nd. Should be a good album! Enjoy.

Also check out an interview with Dave at Billboard.com