Fans who were patiently waiting for Bruce Springsteen’s new album High Hopes to be released in a couple of weeks, were treated to a pretty great gift when the album was released well before its appointed date this weekend.
Thanks to Amazon, High Hopes had surfaced on their website for purchase. While the “buy album” option wasn’t available at the time, the option to purchase each individual track on the album was. Upon finding out what had happened, the online retailer quickly took down the album, but no before many people on the interweb purchased it. Of course, that has led to the album already making its way onto file-sharing sites.
Talk about a late Christmas gift.
High Hopes is the Boss’ 18th studio album and is different from all the other albums he had put out in his career. The new record is made up of cover songs, outtakes, and major reworkings of songs from earlier recordings and tours.
“The best way to describe this record is that’s its a bit of an anomaly,” Springsteen told Rolling Stone during a recent interview with the publication. “But not much. I don’t really work linearly like a lot of people do.”
One of the major guests to be featured on the new album is Rage Against the Machines’ Tom Morello who has been confirmed to be on one of the new tracks.
Lady Gaga has retracted her claws for one day to official release her first single since she went into hibernation. Though the song has been released almost a week before it’s official release date, fans of Mother Monster should thank those leakers for the rescheduling of the premiere.
Last week, took to the offense when she found out that someone or someones rather, had gotten a hold of a demo version of her new single “Applause” and had released it to the internet claiming that it was the album version of the song. When Gaga found out what had happen she was less than pleased with the outcome, even pleading with her Little Monsters to not listen to that version of the song and help her catch the culprits.
This weekend, we saw the pop star come to the defense of one of her fellow peers, Katy Perry when her new single “Roar” got the leaking treatment as well. Gaga tweeted Perry, “Wanna grab some shovels and fuck up some hackers? @katyperry excited to hear your ROAR, sorry to hear about your truck!”
For now, you can listen to Lady Gaga’s “Applause” here, just try to avoid all the iHeartRadio promotions that tend to happen every ten seconds.
Lady Gaga will be making her official return to the stage at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards where she will be performing “Applause.”
It might start sounding redundant, but another day, another Lana Del Rey song has been leaked onto the internet. Today’s song is titled, “Behind Closed Doors.” The song follows a list of demo tracks from the singer that had been recorded before 2010’s Lana Del Ray a.k.a. Lizzy Grant album.
Previously, the supposed Lady Gaga dissing track “So Legit” and the funky “Maha Maha” demos have made their way to the internet, leading fans along when they thought it was new music. The songs have supposedly been around for a about five years before their unearthing.
Listen to “Behind Closed Doors” below and tell us how it ranks among all her recently discovered demos?