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Lizzo, Sophia Eris, and Claire de Lune featured on Prince and 3RDEYEGIRL album Local Blog

As European fans discovered when Prince’s two new albums were released there earlier today, a song on PLECTRUMELECTRUM features Minneapolis’s own Lizzo and Sophia Eris. PLECTRUMELECTRUM is Prince’s new album with his band 3RDEYEGIRL; the other album, ART OFFICIAL AGE, is credited to Prince alone. On “BOYTROUBLE,” a girl-power romp, first Sophia Eris and then Lizzo contribute spirited raps over […]

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Minnesota music for National Coffee Day Local Blog

It’s National Coffee Day. What are your favorite coffee-themed songs by local artists? Here are a few nominations. The Jayhawks, “Five Cups of Coffee” The Andrews Sisters, “Proper Cup of Coffee” A Firm Handshake (featuring Zach Sobiech), “Coffee Cup” Pert Near Sandstone, “20 Cups of Coffee” Charlie Parr, “Coffee’s Gone Cold” Prince, “Starfish and Coffee” […]

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Today’s Music News: Larry Mullen Jr. listens to his son’s belly button in new U2 cover art Local Blog

When U2‘s new album Songs of Innocence was released for free to half a billion iTunes users, it came with temporary cover art. The album’s official cover has now been revealed; it features drummer Larry Mullen Jr. embracing the midsection of his 18-year-old son. Bono says the cover represents the idea that “holding on to your own innocence is a lot harder than […]

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