Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cage the Elephant, and Lana Del Rey to headline Hangout Fest 2020

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The weather outside is borderline frightful, but Hangout Fest is ready to make it delightful. On Tuesday (Dec. 3), the Alabama-based music festival unleashed the lineup for the 2020 incarnation of the annual event.

Headlining next year’s roster are the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cage the Elephant, Lana Del Rey, Post Malone, Billie Eilish, Marshmello, and more.

Joining the acts above on the bill are Juice WRLD, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Louis the Child, The Head and the Heart, Moon Taxi, T-Pain, The Band Camino, Wallows, RL Grime, Jhené Aiko, (not surprisingly) Finneas, Alec Benjamin, Bea Miller, Barns Courtney, and more.

Talk about an eclectic and genre-diverse list. At the time of publication, over 60 artists have been confirmed to take the stage at the three-day event.

Hangout Fest 2020 returns to its home of Gulf Shores, Alabama, during the weekend of May 15-17. Pre-sale passes go on sale this Friday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m. CT. General ticket sales begin next Monday, Dec. 9, at 10 a.m. CT. Ticket information can be found here.

Three types of tickets will be available come sale time; general admission, VIP, and for those feeling some serious YOLO vibes for 2020, the Super VIP.

If you feel like next year is all about going big or going home, there are always the Big Kahuna or Cabana options.

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Lana Del Rey covers Death Cab for Cutie on recent tour stop

Lana Del Rey’s Norman Fucking Rockwell tour is bringing in all the guests!

On Monday night (Nov. 4), the songstress took over the Bellco Theater in Denver as part of her current Norman Fucking Rockwell fall tour.

Like with past gigs, Del Rey brought up two special guests to perform alongside her.

Australian musician Julia Jacklin joined the “Summertime Sadness” crooner on stage for a collaborative version of the former’s song “Don’t Know How To Keep Loving You.” The song can be found on Jacklin’s recently released album, Crushing.

The second guest of the evening was Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard. Gibbard’s appearance wasn’t a total shock since he actually played a solo set before Del Rey took over the stage. Instead of taking a page out of Del Rey’s discography, the duo settled on one of Death Cab’s biggest hits; “I Will Follow You into the Dark.”

Check out the fan-shot video here.

Guest appearances are quickly becoming the norm on this outing. To date, Del Rey has been joined by Chris Issak at the Hollywood Bowl, Joan Baez at the Greek Theatre, and Sean Lennon.

The Norman Fucking Rockwell tour is in support of Del Rey’s recently released album by the same name. The excursion will conclude on Nov. 19 at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville.

Soon after wrapping up the cross-country trip, the self-proclaimed “Venice Bitch” will appear on Kacey Musgraves’ Christmas Special on Amazon Prime. The special airs on Nov. 29.

Lana Del Rey, Ariana Grande, and Miley Cyrus team up for ‘Angel’

Charlie’s Angels are back and deadlier than ever.

On Friday (Sept. 13), the much-anticipated “Charlie’s Angels” collaboration from Ariana Grande, Lana Del Rey, and Miley Cyrus was finally unleashed. In a bid to compete with Destiny’s Child’s “Independent Women Part 1” (which was THE song of the early 2000s version of the franchise), the three pop stars joined forces for “Don’t Call Me Angel.”

The almost-four-minute cinematic music video finds all three musicians taking on the different Angel positions. Cyrus is the first to appear on screen in a dark boxing ring. In the room, we watch as she practices her boxing skills with a partner, rolls around the ring, and holds a guy hostage. We can safely assume she’s “the muscle” of the group.

In contrast, Grande’s appearance is light, airy, and bright. Decked out in a white bustier and wings, Grande gallivants around the foyer of a brightly lit mansion. She slowly makes her way to an open-air space of the estate, armed with a pair of binoculars to keep an eye on the sky. We can only assume that her role in the group is both lookout and leader.

Del Rey is the last to appear on the screen and can be found in two different locations; a room lined with fire pits and a hacker’s paradise. Del Rey gives off the impression of two different characters; the “femme fatale” when she’s in the fire pit room and a ruthless assassin when she’s in the hacker’s paradise (hello, did you see her aim when she threw that dagger?!).

Watch the Hanna Lux Davis-directed music video for “Don’t Call Me Angel” above.

“Don’t Call Me Angel” will be featured on the upcoming “Charlie’s Angels” soundtrack. It was previously confirmed that Grande would be an executive producer on the album. Because of this, it’s only fitting that her song is the record’s lead single and movie’s theme song.

“Charlie’s Angels” punches its way into theaters on Nov. 15 while the soundtrack is due out Nov. 1 through Republic.

The film stars Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska as Charlie’s famous agents and Elizabeth Banks as Bosley.

In late June, a snippet of the new song was featured in the movie’s first official trailer introducing us to the new agents.

Lana Del Rey covers Ariana Grande during recent live show

Lana Del Rey’s love of covers knows no bounds.

On Monday (Sept. 9), the New York-born songstress headed over to BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge to perform not one, but two different covers during her stint. The first was her current radio single and Sublime cover of “Doin’ Time.” The second was her take on Ariana Grande’s “break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored.”

On social media, a fan pointed out that Del Rey was giving the thank u, next track a spin and Grande chimed in, showing support for the reworked tune.

“Oh my god Lana Del Rey I love u so very very much,” the “7 rings” singer tweeted.

This isn’t the first time the collaborators —Grande, Del Rey, and Miley Cyrus worked on a song for the upcoming “Charlie’s Angels” film— praised one another.

In an interview with the New York Times, Del Rey explained to the publication how she and Grande connected and her love for Grande’s fifth studio album.

“I had been listening to Dangerous Woman a lot. I got her number at some point and we would chat. And then thank u, next came out and I freaking loved that record. Every song, I was like, how did she write that?”

Currently, there is no solo audio of both covers and if you’re not in the United Kingdom you can’t watch the live performances. But you can stream the whole show here. Here’s a tip, Del Rey’s interview starts at the 2:00:00 point and both live performance soon follow. So fast-forward to that point and listen in.

“Doin’ Time” is featured on Del Rey’s much-anticipated and recently released record Norman Fucking Rockwell while their joint track “Don’t Call Me Angel” is due out this Friday, Sept. 13.

Lana Del Rey goes ‘Attack of the 50 Foot Woman’ for ‘Doin’ Time’

Summer may be ending, but Lana Del Rey is not letting that happen without a new music video. On Thursday (Aug. 29), a day before her new album is set to drop, the California-loving singer unleashed the music video for her cover of Sublime’s “Doin’ Time.”

The four-and-a-half-minute clip finds Del Rey channel the 1958 film “Attack of the 50 Foot Woman.” Del Rey plays the 50-foot woman who spends her time walking around Venice like it’s nothing more than a playground. We watch as she strolls around the downtown area, checks her makeup in a building, and eventually reaches the beach.

In a twist, the giant Del Rey is just part of a film that is playing at a drive-in where a blonde-wig wearing Del Rey (Lizzy Grant, is that you?) is with a date. After her partner goes missing, she goes to look for him and finds him in a car, making out with another girl.

While our blonde version of the singer just walks off, the giant version comes off of the screen to show the two-timing louse what a scumbag he is before returning to the screen.

Watch the music video for “Doin’ Time” above.

“Doin’ Time” is featured on Del Rey’s much-anticipated sixth studio album. Norman Fucking Rockwell is due out this Friday, Aug. 30 through Interscope Records. Pre-orders are available for purchase here.

As previously revealed, Jack Antonoff, Rick Nowels, Zach Dawes, and Happy Perez are all listed as producers on the upcoming album.

How to Disappear,” “Venice Bitch,” “Mariners Apartment Complex,” and “hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me…but I have it,” “Fuck It I Love You” and “The Greatest.”

In support of the new album, Del Rey will embark on a fall time tour later this year. The short North American leg of the tour begins on Sept. 21 at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York and concludes on Oct. 10 at the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre in San Diego.

The full list of upcoming tour dates can be found here.

Lana Del Rey returns with a double dose of ‘Norman F**king Rockwell’ goodness

With a week left until the release of her much-anticipated follow-up to Lust for Life, Lana Del Rey is back with not one, but two music videos. On Thursday (Aug. 22), the New York-born songstress unveiled the music videos for “Fuck It I Love You” and “The Greatest.”

The first music video (“Fuck It I Love You”) finds the singer in different locations in what we assume is her beloved California. We watch Del Rey singing on stage in some grimy dive bar, painting in what looks to be a studio, catching some waves (and an impressive look at the Aurora Borealis), skateboarding with some girlfriends, and yes, even getting her Priscilla Presley on a small 1960’s-style television.

At around the four-minute mark, there is a clear distinction, letting the viewer know that we’re about to transition the second song (“The Greatest”).

“The Greatest” begins with footage of the coast and eventually the inside of that grimy dive bar. Del Rey is still on the microphone singing to a group of regulars going about their evening. The five-minute clip primarily features Del Rey walking around an industrial port and hanging out at the bar with the locals. Unlike “Fuck It I Love You,” the mood of “The Greatest” is not bright and bubbly like the former, but rather, darker and grungier.

Both music videos were directed by Rick Lee, who also directed Del Rey’s music videos from Lust for Life. Watch “Fuck It I Love You” and “The Greatest”

“Fuck It I Love You” and “The Greatest” are featured on Del Rey’s much-anticipated sixth studio album. Norman Fucking Rockwell is due out Aug. 30 through Interscope Records. Pre-orders are available for purchase here.

As previously revealed, Jack Antonoff, Rick Nowels, Zach Dawes, and Happy Perez are all listed as producers on the upcoming album.

How to Disappear,” “Venice Bitch,” “Mariners Apartment Complex,” and “hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me…but I have it,” and her cover of Sublime’s massive hit “Doin’ Time.”

As if a new album wasn’t enough, Del Rey will also embark on a fall time tour. The short North American leg of the tour begins on Sept. 21 at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York and concludes on Oct. 10 at the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre in San Diego. The full list of upcoming tour dates can be found here.

Lana Del Rey confirms release date for ‘Norman F***ing Rockwell’

Everyone, stop what you’re doing. Lana Del Rey just confirmed the official release date for her new studio album.

On Wednesday (July 31), the singer took to social media to confirm that her much-anticipated sixth studio album will see a late-August release date. The 14-track album, which was previously confirmed to be titled Norman Fucking Rockwell, is due out Aug. 30 through Interscope Records.

Jack Antonoff of Bleachers fame, frequent Del Rey collaborator Rick Nowels, Zach Dawes, and Happy Perez are all listed as producers on the upcoming album.

In June, Del Rey told the audience at her Malahide Castle show (Dublin) that her long-awaited follow-up to Lust for Life would be out in “two months’ time.”

She wasn’t kidding.

In addition to the release date, Del Rey also unveiled the album’s tracklisting and cover art which was shot by her sister, and frequent collaborator, Chuck Grant. The tracklist features several songs Del Rey has released over the last year with the addition of a special surprise in the form of her Sublime cover.

Until this point, we’ve heard  “How to Disappear,” “Venice Bitch,” “Mariners Apartment Complex,” and “hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me…but I have it” and several other tracks that did not make it onto the album.

In other news, Del Rey is set to drop a collaborative track with Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande relatively soon. The song is for the upcoming Charlie’s Angels film due out Nov. 15. A snippet of the song can be heard in the background of the movie’s first trailer.

Lana Del Rey hints that new album could be out in “two months”

And just like that, we may have finally been given an official release time frame for Lana Del Rey’s much anticipated new studio album.

On Friday (June 21), the singer took the stage at Malahide Castle outside Dublin, Ireland for a show. During her set, she reportedly told the audience that her new album would be released in two months’ time.

For fans who have been keeping a close watch, this comes as great news. Up until this point, information about Norman Fucking Rockwell has been at best scarce at best. We had a title. We were treated to six songs (“How to Disappear,” “Venice Bitch,” “Hey Blue Baby,” “I Must Be Stupid for Feeling So Happy,” “Mariners Apartment Complex,” and “hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me…but I have it”). We knew that Jack Antonoff of Bleachers and fun. fame produced for the forthcoming release. All we were missing was an official release date.

While Del Rey did not further elaborate on the exact date, we can probably assume that it will be sometime in late August. Norman Fucking Rockwell will be the long-awaited the follow-up to 2017’s Lust for Life.

In addition to the release time frame reveal, Del Rey also performed her slowed down cover of Sublime’s “Doin’ Time” during the gig. Last month, she debuted her version of the 1997 track and revealed that it would be part of Sublime’s upcoming documentary “Sublime.”

“Not a day goes by that I don’t listen to at least one Sublime song,” Del Rey said about the band.

“They epitomized the SoCal vibe and made a genre and sound totally their own.”

Watch Del Rey’s fan-shot performance of “Doin’ Time” above which features her “girlies.”

Lana Del Rey goes California cool in her cover of Sublime’s ‘Doin’ Time’

It’s almost summertime, so we should expect Lana Del Rey to finally release her new studio album any day now. While we still don’t have an official  release date, Del Rey has given us a new summer jam to blast through our car speakers; her take on Sublime’s “Doin’ Time.”

On Friday (May 17), the New York-born singer unveiled the full cover of the 1996 reggae-infused tune. The full version of the track comes a week after she dropped a warped version of the audio on Instagram. The caption at the time read “coming soon.”

Del Rey’s version of “Doin’ Time” will appear in Sublime’s upcoming documentary “Sublime” which “outlines the history of the iconic California band.”

“Not a day goes by that I don’t listen to at least one Sublime song,” Del Rey said in a statement.

“They epitomized the SoCal vibe and made a genre and sound totally their own.”

Sublime’s Bud Gaugh adds: “We are so excited to be collaborating with Lana on this. The smoky, sexy, and iconic sound of her voice breathes new life into one of our favorite singles.”

Troy Dendekker, late singer Bradley Nowell’s widow, noted, “Lana’s cover of ‘Doin’ Time’ is magical and haunting. What an honor to have her talent complement the Sublime legacy.”

Listen to Del Rey’s cover of “Doin’ Time” above.

“Sublime” premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April to mixed reviews from critics. Directed by Bill Guttentag and produced by Interscope Films, the film follows the group’s rise to mainstream success and their subsequent fall following the death of Nowell in 1996.

As for Del Rey, her new studio album Norman Fucking Rockwell still does not have a release date. To date, she’s released a total of six singles; “How to Disappear,” “Venice Bitch,” “Hey Blue Baby,” “I Must Be Stupid for Feeling So Happy,” “Mariners Apartment Complex,” and “hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me…but I have it.”  In January, she also treated fans to a snippet of another new song titled “Happiness is a Butterfly.”