The Killers at the Top of the Charts
The Killers' Imploding the Mirage is at the top of the album charts around the world. The album debut on top of the U.K. chart and outsold the rest of this week’s Top 5 combined. It's the sixth chart topper there, making them the only international band to land six consecutive number-one studio albums starting from their debut. Down under in Australia Mirage also landed at number-one, giving them their third chart topper and eighth Top 10 album. And in the U.S. the album came in at number-eight, giving them their sixth Top 10 album.
It’s Document Day today and we’re looking back at highlights from the album, R.E.M.’s 5th full-length studio LP, which was released 33 years ago. Watch this unique filmic artifact—the Document Electronic Press Kit—in which Michael takes to the lectern and expounds upon the album, the videos, the first single ("The One I Love"), the tour, the band's "motto" while making Document, and much more. #remdocument #michaelstipe #billberry #mikemillsrem #peterbuck #worktour
R.E.M.'s Document marked its 33rd anniversary yesterday. And to celebrate the occasion the band posted some vintage video. Watch the electronic press kit their label sent out ahead of the release, starring Michael Stipe.
Black Pumas performed "Colors" on the Kelly Clarkson Show yesterday. After talking with Kelly about this year's Grammy nomination, their new Stay Gold beer brand and when and where they wrote "Colors" -- about a decade ago on the rooftop of singer Eric Burton's uncle's place in Alamagordo, New Mexico -- they did a stripped down version of the song. You can check out the whole segment here.