In town to play a sold-out show at the Varsity Theater, singer-songwriter George Ezra chats with The Current's Jill Riley and plays a couple songs off his debut album, 'Wanted on Voyage'. Ezra explains how the album title was partially inspired by Paddington Bear, and how the song 'Budapest' has less to do with the Hungarian capital than with a visit to Sweden, the Eurovision Song Contest and a bottle of rum purchased from a stranger. Listen to the full session.
The Kanye West/Rihanna collaboration “FourFiveSeconds” was already distinctive for returning Paul McCartney to the top ten after 29 years—and now it turns out that it got Wilson Phillips back into the top ten as well. Carnie Wilson has revealed that the trio were specifically approached by Kanye to sing on the song: “When I think of authenticity and I think […]