March 13, 2014 |
Presented with minimal context: We're not entirely sure what's going on here, but this Vine speaks volumes. Titled "PERFECT DATE = ELLIE GOULDING + LORDE = AARON PAUL SINGING FOR A KISS #strangers #theykissed," the Vine shows the trio of stars singing "kiss her!" in unison. Were they strangers? Did they know each other? Is this yet another knockoff "First Kiss" video? There's a lot of questions, but for now, just realize these two had a date -- or at the very least a random encounter -- that will be better than any you'll ever have. Want more?
March 4, 2014 |
Thanks to a recent court ruling, same-sex couples in Cook County can now get married immediately rather than having to wait until June. And while that's an occasion for joy, sometimes enthusiastic interference from families and friends can lead to misunderstandings and awkward outcomes. Enter 4 Days Late, a Chicago comedy-theater ensemble best known for their reality TV parody, "Jersey Shore: The Musical," which ran for nine months in 2011-2012. Now they return with "Tony n' Timmy's Wedding: The Bachelor Party" - a parody...
December 17, 2013 |
***= Recommended shows On sale 10 a.m. Wednesday Sam Smith, Saturday, March 29 (15, 17+) at Subterranean. On sale 10 a.m. Friday Lorde, Tuesday, March 18 ($42.50, all ages) at Aragon. Rebelution, Saturday, April 12 ($22.50, 17+) at Aragon. Lindsey Stirling, Friday, June 6 ($27, all ages) at Riviera Theatre. On sale noon Friday G. Love and Special Sauce, Ethan Tucker, Friday, April 18 ($25-$30, 18+) at Metro. Stu Larsen, Thursday, May 15...
December 16, 2013 |
Everyone's favorite 17-year-old songstress is finally coming to Chicago. Lorde will be at the Aragon Ballroom on Tuesday, March 18, with tickets going on sale at 10 a.m. this Friday. The New Zealand artist is nominated for four Grammy awards this year. Her first LP "Pure Heroine" is available now. Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page .
November 13, 2013 |
Billboard reports: Lorde signed a $2.5 million deal with Songs Music Publishing on Nov. 7, her 17th birthday. The deal will include her EP "The Love Club," LP "Pure Heroine" and all upcoming recordings. Get the full story: billboard.com Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page .
September 30, 2013 |
Album review By Dana Moran | RedEye Sound Board“Pure Heroine” Lorde 3.5 out of 4 stars Here's how I know Lorde is going to be HUGE. Her first single, “Royals,” is already No. 3 on the Billboard 200, and she hasn't even put out a full album yet. Oh, and she's 16. If you didn't know this going in, you might think Lorde - real name Ella Yelich-O'Connor - was somewhere in the vicinity of 25, with a few successful records under her belt. The New Zealander's voice is gorgeous, smoky and mature, her...