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One Liners: Elton John & Taron Egerton, The Black Keys, Biffy Clyro, more

By | Published on Friday 17 May 2019

Elton John

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Elton John and Taron Egerton – who plays John in new biopic ‘Rocket Man’ – have released a duet, ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’, which was written especially for the film.

• The Backstreet Boys have released a new version of ‘I Want It That Way’ to mark the 20th anniversary of their ‘Millennium’ album.

• Halsey has released new single ‘Nightmare’.

• Tim Heidecker has released new track ‘To The Men’ in protest at Alabama’s new anti-abortion laws that were passed earlier this week. All proceeds from sales on Bandcamp will go to the Yellowhammer Fund, which provides funding to women seeking care from one of the state’s three abortion clinics.

• The Black Keys have released the video for ‘Go’ from their upcoming new album, ‘Let’s Rock’. “Very”, says the duo’s Patrick Carney of the video.

• Biffy Clyro have released their soundtrack for new film ‘Balance, Not Symmetry’. They announced the record just yesterday. Here’s the video for the title track.

• Aazar has released new track ‘Diva’, featuring Swae Lee and Tove Lo.

• Estelle has released the video for new single ‘Lights Out’. “‘Lights Out’ is my favourite song off the [2018] ‘Lovers Rock’ album as I feel it truly embodies what ‘Lovers Rock’ is to me”, she says. “The song came effortless to me and I love how it expresses the beauty in vulnerability and desire”.

• Producer Yasutaka Nakata has released new solo track ‘Pico Pico Tokyo’, featuring Momo Mashiro.

• Trash Kit have released new track ‘Horizon’, the title track of their upcoming third album. “‘Horizon’ is quite literal I think”, says frontwoman Rachel Aggs. “I was thinking about the edge of the Earth – how people interpret the planet, how you can sometimes forget the enormity of the world and the universe and how small that can make you feel”.

Mick Jagger practises dancing like that?

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