THE PIPETTES: "Your Kisses are Wasted On Me." Before it all went wrong. Sigh.
NEW RELEASES: Paste will point you to Son Volt, Prince, urand Jones & The Indications, and more.
BILL'S INDIE BASEMENT has LUMP, Dot Allison, Magic Roundabout, and more.
SLEIGH BELLS shares "Locust Laced."
BLEACHERS: Jack Antonoff talks to BuzzFeedNews about recruiting collaborators.
ELVIS PRESLEY, who died 44 years ago this month, was not a drug abuser in the typical rock’n’roll lifestyle sense, a new book claims, but he was medicating to address a series of congenital illnesses.
PRINCE's ESTATE is now controlled almost equally by an aggressive, well-funded New York music company and the three eldest of the music icon's six heirs.
THE NUMBER ONES looks at Simply Red's hubristic cover of the Philly soul classic "If You Don't Know Me By Now."
WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Jungle Cruise tops the chart with 34.2MM domestic, not too far off pre-pandemic The Rock films like Rampage. Then again, a 91.8MMglobal + streaming debut looks less than great against a reported 362MM negative cost. The Green Knight places with 6.8MM which is a strangely goodshowing for a strangely strange film that's only going to be in theaters for three weeks. M. Night Shyamalan's Old shows with 6.78MM on a 60 percent drop. Below the fold, Black Widow made only 6.4MM, the lowest fourth weekend for a Disney-released Marvel title ever. Stillwater, a movie boasting Matt Damon, made only 5.1MM.
EMMA STONE is reportedly considering suing Disney over the release of Cruella on Disney+.
GERARD BUTLER is suing Olympus Has Fallen's producers in a profits dispute over the original pic.
BOB ODENKIRK is going to be OK.
BRITNEY SPEARS' fourth topless shot stirs fan concern.
CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG hs been pulled from its planned September 17 release.
GEORGE CLOONEY was caught in devastating floods that hit northern Italy.
TOM HANKS will have a small role in Wes Anderson's next movie (after The French Dispatch).
TEASING A CORGI, or paying homage to a Corgi?
A HUGE DOG couldn't stand puppies - until he met the right one.
CAT vs TURTLE: Who You Got?