eight and a half what?
It's November 1st, so that means the pre-holiday season deluge...including Lulu, a collaboration between Lou Reed & Metallica. The odd pairing might have something to do with their 2009 Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame performance. It's kind of artsy and a lot weirdy:
This deluxe box set features both Achtung Baby and their 1993 album Zooropa, along with B sides, remixes, previously unreleased outtakes and an early version of Achtung Baby. The album was joint-produced by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno - the same combination the band used for 1987's The Joshua Tree!
Also today: the first single from the new band Eight and a Half. The band is Dave Hamelin and Liam O'Neil (formerly of The Stills) and Justin Peroff of Broken Social Scene. Eight and a Half is releasing their debut full-length album in early 2012...so here's Eight and a Half with "Scissors" (and I think it's my )Winter 2011/12 track: