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If there’s one thing I love about the guys in HEALTH, it’s their devil-May-care attitude, which permits them to go out one limb when they perform… and promote. For you HEALTH fans, listen up: in each copy of the new album Get Color, coming out Sep 8, the band put a contest ticket. Grand prize is a trip to LA, breakfast in bed care of the band and you get to go to Six Flags and the zoo! Outrageous!
There’s a slew of other prizes–65 in total–check out the list:
GOLD. 1ST PRIZE. LOS ANGELES ADVENTURE ROUND TRIP AIRFARE. THREE DAYS AND TWO NIGHTS OF NON STOP ENTERTAINMENT. YOU ARE STAYING WITH US. WE WILL TAKE YOU TO MAGIC MOUNTAIN. WE WILL TAKE YOU THE ZOO. WE WILL …
As the daughter of reggae veteran Denroy Morgan, chanteuse Una and her siblings were guided, similarly to the Jackson 5 (albeit without the abuse) onto a musical path at a young age. The Morgan clan’s father encouraged his children to explore and develop their talents, and helped Una to discover her many gifts. As a vocalist, songwriter, and keyboardist, Una’s integral contribution to iconic family group
The collaboration between James Mercer (The Shins) and Danger Mouse on Dark Night of the Soul should have been a clue that they would probably work together again. According to former Shins drummer Jesse Sandoval, The Shins were working on new material with Danger Mouse when Sandoval was in the band. For more information, go to nme.com