Day 2 of this year’s Coachella included dependable rockers, a whole slew of first timers and Pharrell’s career-spanning cameo-filled set. And let’s not forget Bey & Jay turned up on stage too.
While Lorde sounds wise beyond her years on the track off her 2013 debut, Pure Heroine, CHVRCHES singer Lauren Mayberry sounds like someone who’s been there done that.
Goldenvoice has announced its line-up of Los Angeles area shows between Coachella weekends. Dubbed Localchella, artists playing the 38 shows include Foster the People, CHVRCHES, Broken Bells, and Cage the Elephant.
Where the original is a dark-lit stomp of attitude and angular guitar riffs, Chvrches’ version is rife with warm synthesizers and the delicate vocals of singer Lauren Mayberry.
With their cover of Whitney Houston’s “It’s Not Right, But It’s Okay,” CHVRCHES give the diva’s 1999 hit an electro makeover.
Drake’s started from the bottom and now ‘Nothing was the Same’ is here, at our favorite album of the week. Kings of Leon doesn’t not try, and CHVRCHES is off to a great start. These are the New Releases of the week.
This week, June 17-21, sees pop-rock veterans Jimmy Eat World playing in support of their eighth studio album and Scottish up-and-comers Chvrches bringing something new to the States.