On Tidbit Thursdays, we explore some recent stories in music news. Let’s go!
Yung Gravy and Rick Astley have settled their legal dispute over Yung Gravy’s use of an impersonation of Rick Astley’s voice on “Betty (Get Money).”
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony for 2023 will officially be streamed on Disney+.
In other Rock & Roll Hall of Fame news, Dolly Parton’s new album Rockstar (inspired by her induction into the Hall of Fame last year) will be available in a special “smokey” vinyl edition only through the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Record Store Day Black Friday list is out! Special releases include Noah Kahan’s 2020 Cape Elizabeth EP on blue marble vinyl, a fifth-anniversary edition of Yungblud’s 21st Century Liability, and Linkin Park’s Lost Demos, just to name a few.
Olivia Rodrigo covered Noah Kahan’s “Stick Season” for BBC Radio 1. “Stick Season”
This week’s single releases:
Blink 182 just released the new single “Dance With Me,” the video for which shows the band dressed up as The Ramones (costumed for the spooky month?) and directly paying homage to the “I Wanna Be Sedated” video. “Dance With Me”
Joanna Sternberg released a new song, “Neighbors.” “Neighbors”
Another track from The Rolling Stones’ forthcoming Hackney Diamonds has been released. “Sweet Sounds of Heaven” features Lady Gaga and Stevie Wonder on a track with a timeless Stones sound. Paul McCartney and Elton John will also be featured on the album, along with contributions from Bill Wyman and even Charlie Watts. “Sweet Sounds of Heaven”
Bruce Springsteen and Bryce Dessner of The National joined forces for “Addicted to Romance” from the She Came to Me soundtrack. “Addicted to Romance”
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard have announced their 25th studio album The Silver Cord (out October 27th) and have shared a video for the first trio of songs on the album. “Theia,” “The Silver Cord,” and “Set”