Allison Crowe Announces Video Album!

Forget BeyoncĂ©, our favorite Canadian songstress Allison Crowe just announced the upcoming release of her first “video album.” Comprised of previously released Allison Crowe originals as well as covers of songs by Annie Lennox, Tori Amos and Elton John, the video album will be released in September. Checkout the tracklist and image teaser below…

Allison Crowe Video Album Tracklist:

Disease
Why
Circular Reasoning
Creep
There Is
Doughnut Song
Running
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters
Spiral
Sweet Dreams
Effortless
Josephine
Double-Edged Swords
Running for Home
Alive and Breathing
Throw Your Arms Around Me

Weird Al’s Linguistic Parody of “Blurred Lines”

The Muruch household has always stood somewhat divided on the Weird Al issue. Editor Vic has been a lifelong Al fan, thanks to fond childhood memories of UHF, popular MTV videos of his hits “I Lost on Jeopardy” and “Smells Like Nirvana” and lesser known album cuts like “Dare To Be Stupid” and “Attack of the Radioactive Hamsters From a Planet Near Mars.” Yet Brendan’s MTV-less Irish upbringing left him lacking in such nostalgic affection for the infamous curly-haired parody purveyor. However, being the grammar-loving bookworms that we are, we both love Weird Al’s “Word Crimes” from his new album, Mandatory Fun. It has the catchy melody of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” sans the creepy lyrics…

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Vienna Teng: Ain’t No Sunshine / Lose Yourself Video

You can finally see Vienna Teng’s mesmeric cover/mashup of “Ain’t No Sunshine” by Bill Withers and Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” in this newly released video of her live performance on Mountain Stage last year. And in case you missed my rave review of that concert, you can read it in this post.

“Fancy” cover by Neil Young (Jimmy Fallon) feat. Crosby, Stills & Nash

In case you missed it, Jimmy Fallon resurrected his Neil Young persona to cover Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” with Crosby, Stills and Nash.

and here’s Fallon’s original Neil Young cover of Willow Smith’s “Whip My Hair” with Bruce Springsteen…