Paradise Valley, the latest album from Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician John Mayer, will be released on August 20, and is available now to pre-order on iTunes. Mayer produced Paradise Valley with longtime collaborator Don Was, who also co-produced Mayer?s #1 charting Gold-certified 2012 release Born and Raised, and has worked on albums for acts such as the Rolling Stones, B.B. King and Bonnie Raitt.
?Paper Doll,? the first single from Paradise Valley, is available now on iTunes, and the lyric video already has more than 3 million views. People gave the ?bittersweet beauty? 3 1/2 stars and Billboard called it ?a perfectly crafted pop song,? remarking that ?Mayer?s voice has triumphantly returned.? Mayer performed ?Paper Doll,? as well as previous hits ?Waiting On The World To Change? and ?Queen of California,? on the Today Show on July 5.
Katy Perry just tweeted that Sia Furler is in the studio with her writing some songs for the next album. Yes, Sia, who has no time for her original fans anymore, is writing for the blandest of the them all – Katy Perry.
Oh em gee @siamusic just showed me her pubes. Yeah songwriting!
Of course this doesn’t make us happy as we have been anticipating a new Sia album for a while now but it seems that the original people who supported her will have to wait some more for another MOR hit penned by Sia. Sia, we are only doing this because we love you and we love to hear you r vocals on your words. Continue reading →
After a long hiatus since the release of 2000′s Voodoo, there is alleged news that D’Angelo is back in the studio to record the third album that has taken to long to suffice. Since his disappearance, D?Angelo has been rumored to be in the studio with Mark Ronson, Prince, Raphael Saadiq, John Mayer, Cee Lo Green and Roy Hargrove. But, no word is out as to who is producing the album with him. The album is expected at the end of this year!
John Mayer has always walked a fine and sweet line between folk and soul. That’s why his brand of acoustic pop has staying power. Here, on “Who Says” from his upcoming album Battle Studies he does just that. Fusing acoustic guitar with a few elements of , dare we say, jazz. It’s a breathtaking sound along with catchy lyrics. Battle Studies will be released November 17th.