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Paul McCartney Announces Double A-Side Single Coming Tomorrow

Paul McCartney season is upon us.

The rocker will release two new songs tomorrow: “I Don’t Know” and “Come on to Me.” According to a press release, McCartney will be releasing an album this fall, his first since NEW came out in 2013.

Take a look at the announcement, including the single artwork, below:

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Nick Drake’s 10 Best Songs

Nick Drake was born on this day in 1948.

The singer is known for his emotional acoustic songs like “Pink Moon”. The track was featured in a Volkswagen commercial in 1999 that helped bring it to the attention of a new generation.

Drake tragically passed away at the age of 26 from an overdose of approximately 30 amitriptyline pills. This was ruled as a suicide.

In honour of his memory, we’re looking at 10 of his most prolific songs:

10. “Day Is Done”

9. “Milk & Honey”

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The Tragically Hip: Looking Back On The Band’s Final Tour

The Tragically Hip set out for one last tour last year, traveling from the west coast of Canada to their hometown of Kingston, Ontario, for one last hurrah.

The tour announcement came shortly after news broke that frontman Gord Downie was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

Thousands of fans got to see their idols one last time, while millions caught the broadcast of the final hometown show, with 1 in 3 Canadians tuning in.

The tour coincided with the release of the band’s 13th studio album, Man Machine Poem.

As we approach the year mark to The Hip’s final curtain close, we take a look at each of the tour stops, along with the setlist from each concert.


July 22: SAVE-ON-FOODS MEMORIAL CENTRE – Victoria, B.C.

July 24: ROGERS ARENA – Vancouver, B.C.

July 26: ROGERS ARENA – Vancouver, B.C.

July 28: REXALL PLACE – Edmonton, AB

July 30: REXALL PLACE – Edmonton, AB

Aug. 1: SCOTIABANK SADDLEDOME – Calgary, AB

Aug. 3: SCOTIABANK SADDLEDOME – Calgary, AB

Aug. 5: MTS CENTRE – Winnipeg, MB

Aug. 8: BUDWEISER GARDENS – London, ON

Aug. 10: AIR CANADA CENTRE – Toronto, ON

Aug. 12: AIR CANADA CENTRE – Toronto, ON

Aug. 14: AIR CANADA CENTRE – Toronto, ON

Aug. 16: FIRSTONTARIO CENTRE – Hamilton, ON

Aug. 18: CANADIAN TIRE CENTRE – Ottawa, ON

Aug. 20: ROGERS K-ROCK CENTRE – Kingston, ON


Victoria, BC

July 22, 2016
SAVE-ON-FOODS MEMORIAL CENTRE

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10 Songs Perfect For Father’s Day

Today marks Father’s Day!

Whether you’ve got a father figure you’d like to celebrate, or you’re a pops yourself, this weekend is a chance to give thanks to those dads who rock and have sacrificed so much.

To honour dad, here are ten songs to play this weekend!


10. Eric Clapton – “My Father’s Eyes”

Notable lyrics:

“Bit by bit, I’ve realized /
That’s when I need them,
That’s when I need my father’s eyes.”

9. Bob Dylan – “Forever Young”

Notable lyrics:

“May you build a ladder to the stars
And climb on every rung
May you stay
Forever young”

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5 Artists Who Predicted Their Own Death

Some famous musician deaths prove to be more mysterious than others.

While many rock stars sing about death, sometimes, the circumstances come full circle.

Here are five artists whose lyrics, while never singing about their own demise, take on new meaning after their death.


Jimi Hendrix

On “The Ballad of Jimi”, the song was dedicated to the memory of himself. The line “Five years, this he said / He’s not gone, he’s just dead” is incredibly eerie, as the song was released five years prior to Hendrix’s death.


John Lennon

Lennon retired from music in 1975, but returned to the studio in 1980 to record songs for the Double Fantasy album. After he was assassinated in December 1980, one lyric on the song “Borrowed Time” written only months previous proved to be extra haunting: “Living on borrowed time without a thought for tomorrow.” (more…)

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