Tuesday, July 26, 2011

NEWS WRAP

• Shannon Noll's new single 'Switch Me On' (pictured) is one of a selection of new song taken to Australian radio this week. The track was co-penned by Good Charlotte star Benji Madden and is the first taste of his forthcoming LP, due later this year.
• Other new tunes to media this week include John Butler's new single 'Losing You', Oh Land's magical 'Sun Of A Gun', Caro Emerald's 'A Night Like This' and Keren Ann's 'My Name Is Trouble'.
• Not much longer to wait for fans of Lady Gaga, with organisers of her recent 'Live At Monster Hall' event confirming that the show will be telecast on GO! Channel this Friday night from 6pm. It'll also be broadcast on the Today and Southern Cross radio networks, while Vodafone and 3 customers will be able to view the show and extra content on their mobiles.
• A spokesperson from Abstract Entertainment confirmed with us yesterday that British pop duo Bananarama has cancelled their forthcoming Aussie tour. Keren and Sara were due to play three shows in Victoria later this year on the back of their appearance at Wollongong's Rewind Festival. Whether that means they're no longer going to be appearing at Rewind remains to be seen.
• Voting in this year's ARIA Awards will kick off at the end of next month. It's the award ceremony's 25th anniversary this year and organisers will take the opportunity to look back at the past quarter of a century of Australian music on the night.
• Over in the UK, the boys from The Wanted are spending their second week atop the singles chart with their new tune 'Glad You Came'. In fact, the entire top five stays completely unchanged, with the highest new entry for the week coming all the way down at No.44 - it's the new Red Hot Chili Peppers track 'The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie'.
• And on the UK album chart this week, the top three's the same - with Adele still in the No.1 position with '21'. LMFAO's 'Sorry For Party Rocking' debuts in the No.8 spot and the new Kylie box set 'The Albums 2000-2010' hits the No.37 position.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great to have new music from Shannon! We need honest Aussie rock back on our charts after the dirge of watered down copycat electro pop of the past few years.