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- Posted on Jan 31st 2013 2:50PM by Natasha Young
Sinead O'Connor revealed in an interview that she and the artist formerly and presently) known as Prince have an unpleasant history -- while she didn't go into detail, she says she and the "Purple Rain" singer once got into a heated violent encounter. O'Connor also claims to have, at one point, "chased Roger Waters to beat the shit out of him." Nothing compares to an Irish Catholic lady priest with a buzz cut kicking some rock legend ass. [Diffuser.fm]
Montreal duo Valleys just announced the forthcoming release of their second full-length album and debut on Kanine Records, "Are You Going To Stand There And Talk Weird All Night?", produced by Alec Dipple of UK indie rockers The Monochrome Set. The announcement comes with the full tracklist and a side of tour dates, but no song premiere just yet. [Brooklyn Vegan]
Iron and Wine have released a new song, "Lovers' Revolution," from their upcoming album Ghost on Ghost, due out April 16th on Nonesuch Records. In other news, Sam Beam's torrid love affair with the saxophone is still going strong. [Antiquiet]
How to Destroy Angels, Trent Reznor's latest project, has debuted the music video for "How Long" from the supergroup's upcoming full-length debut, Welcome oblivion. The track has a futuristic tribal vibe, complete with bleepy-bloops and a smooth vocal performance from Reznor's wife, Mariqueen Maandig. If that sounds like your jam, the album is due out March 5 on Columbia Records. [Consequence of Sound]
Once Alabama Shakes are done taking on "Saturday Night Live" on Feb. 16 along with host and "Django Unchained" star Christoph Waltz, the band is set to expand their tour, with new dates taking them everywhere from Japan to South America -- and, hopefully, to your backyard. [Brooklyn Vegan]
The Rolling Stones' "Sympathy for the Devil" appears in the new Mercedes CLA commercial, featuring Willem Defoe, Kate Upton, and Usher. The star-studded advert is set to air during the Superbowl on Feb. 3 -- but you can watch it below, if you're feeling impatient.