Bad Day

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Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey covers R.E.M. for split release with Kevin Devine

Kevin Devine will release the final installment of his year-long Devinyl Splits series this Spring, and he’s tapped none other than Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey to share the honor. Listen to Lacey’s cover of R.E.M.’s “Bad Day” below, courtesy of The Fader. Both artists chose to cover R.E.M. for the split, with Devine opting […]

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Justin Bieber Debuts “Bad Day”

When someone announces a weekly music series there are bound to be songs that are better than others. Justin Bieber delivered a hit last Monday, but unfortunately this week’s #MusicMondays entry leaves a bit to be desired. Backed by acoustic guitar and a steady drum sample, “Bad Day” finds Justin Bieber depicting the worst day […]

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MUSIC HISTORY CLASS: The Birth of R.E.M.

On this day in 1980, alternative rock visionaries R.E.M., played their first official concert at the 11:11 Koffee Club in Athens, Georgia. A paltry 150 fans attended the show. Yet, their inner rock-rebelliousness showed even early: the police shut down the quartet’s set at 2am. The Koffee Club show would be the start of a […]