Y La Bamba Talks Identity And Self-Expression: BUST Interview

By Haley Maiden  In Music  On Jul 27, 2017

The Portland, Oregon-based band Y La Bamba is the perfect mix of smooth electronic music and folky pop, with the presence of unique and etherial vocal melodies. Frontwoman Luz Elena Mendoza is a vision with her silver bowl cut enchants you with soulful crooning. She spoke with BUST on issues of identity, community, and exploring physic powers. Luz, a good portion of your songs are sung in Spanish. I would love to hear about the significance behind creating bilingual albums. It’s a visceral route. I write and create the… Read more

Ötzi Debuts Catchy New Song "Charms": BUST Premiere

By Erin DeGregorio  In Music  On Jul 26, 2017

The California-based dark post-punk/deathrock band Ötzi is back with their first-ever LP (ready to be released this fall), and we are thrilled to premiere one of their songs, “Charms.” “Charms was inspired by fading fear-based traditions and how we still relate to them in our lives,” band member Gina Marie tells BUST. “In the video we decided to focus on the flip side of fear, and asked our friends to show off their own good luck charms and symbols of hope.” Their official music video shows people showing off their… Read more
Lana Del Rey inspires pretty mixed reactions among BUST readers and staff, but a recent interview in which she says that she uses witchcraft in attempt to rid the world of President Trump may make you like her a little more, if you’re not already a fan. Del Rey released her latest album, Lust For Life, on the waning crescent moon...the same day that witches worldwide took part in a binding spell intended to prevent Trump from doing harm. On a previous waning crescent moon on February 24, she’d asked her followers to… Read more
If you know your punk history, you know the name Alice Bag is one of significance. As a Latina, and as frontperson and vocalist of the iconic band the Bags, Alice Bag pioneered the Los Angeles punk scene in the 1970s. Breaking into an underground scene, which predominantly consisted of sweaty white dudes thrashing about, Bag was confrontational, political, and brazenly feminist. She paved the way for artists, particularly women and people of color, who aspired to make music that deviated from and aggressively defied… Read more
Pussy Riot, the badass feminist punk collective, has started a Kickstarter to help with their newest project. According to the site, the project is “a breakthrough immersive theatre production to remind us what is worth fighting for.” Pussy Riot has teamed up with Les Enfants Terribles to make an immersive experience that will allow participants to feel what it's like to be in a Russian Prison. It’s meant to remind the participants of their freedoms but putting them in replicas of the Russian cells that Pussy Riot… Read more
’Tis the season for outdoor music festivals. One of the best happens annually at Lincoln Center in NYC. This year, many prominent female musicians are featured. On July 26th, Rickie Lee Jones performs her classic sophomore release, 1981’s Pirates, in its entirety for NPR’s Turning The Tables series. This series highlights 150 albums record exclusively by a full array of female musicians.The show will also feature performances by rock'n'roll legends Ronnie Spector and Nona Hendryx of Labelle, as well as Alynda Segarra,… Read more
A culture of consent is not something you hear about often especially in summer music festivals; however, the people from Our Music My Body are looking to change that. “Our Music My Body is a group of people working to create a safer space at music festivals,” said prevention and education specialist Matt Walsh. “We want everyone to be able to have a good time create an environment that is free of sexual harassment and promotes consent.” The organization is created by two anti-violence agencies in Chicago: Between… Read more
The future is female, fierce, and dropped some dope words of truth at the Chicago Pitchfork festival June 14. Who better to kick off the festival this past weekend than singer and writer Madame Gandhi? No stranger to the Pitchfork music festival, Kiran Gandhi, also known by the stage name Madame Gandhi, first came to Pitchfork in 2013 as the drummer for MIA. 2017 was an even more eventful year for Gandhi being that she was the opener, kicking off the festival with her vision of a feminist utopia. Fun fact, I too was at… Read more
Sharkmuffin celebrate their 5 year anniversary with a new split EP featuring Sharkmuffin and The Off White. Check out their first single, "Where's My Mimosa?" Sharkmuffin, led by grunge-glam Brooklyn babes, Tarra Thiessen and Natalie Kirch, are consistently turning out new music before you even have time to get the old songs out of your head! From their debut LP Chartreuse, featuring Patty Schemel of Hole, to their most recent album Tsuki, plus countless EPs, Sharkmuffin has been hard at work the past five years. Just… Read more
Beth Ditto has never not been in a band. The self-described "fat, feminist lesbian from Arkansas" grew up with six siblings and 100 or so Bee-Gees-worshipping cousins. That's a big band. Then, of course, there was The Gossip, who were together for 17 years before they split in 2016. Ditto's first solo album, Fake Sugar, debuted in June after some very tantalizing video previews. On the record's first single, "Fire," Ditto reminds us that she's a rock 'n' roll Dolly Parton at her core. (She also plays her bubble gum… Read more

Leikeli47's "Miss Me" Video Fits Her No Bulls**t Anthem

By Seeta Charan  In Music  On Jul 12, 2017

While maintaining the air of mystery she’s created for herself, Leikeli47 released a music video to accompany her recently-released song "Miss Me." In the video she keeps her face covered and works in a bodega where all of the products bear her name or face. She first entered our radar when her song “F**k the Summer Up,” which Jay-Z co-signed, was included in his playlist on Tidal and he named the playlist after her song. Leikeli47 has managed to keep her full name, age, and appearance private by always wearing a ski… Read more

Paula Abdul's Not Missing A Beat While On First Tour In 25 Years

By Erin DeGregorio  In Music  On Jul 11, 2017

Songwriter, choreographer, and former American Idol judge Paula Abdul has finally dusted off her dancing shoes and graced us all with her presence and talents after a long 25 years. The last time she went on tour was in 1991-1992 for her international Under My Spell Tour, which was named by a fan from an MTV contest submission. Now she is opening up for boy band New Kids on the Block (NKOTB) on their current Total Package Tour – and it’s nothing short of awesome. The announcement came as a surprise when NKOTB made… Read more
Céline Dion is a queen. Whether it’s recently posing naked for Vogue Magazine or racking up those dollar signs with her choice of wardrobe ensembles ($108,000+), Dion knows how to slay, even without a microphone in hand. But if you still don’t believe me, watch and listen to some of her on-stage performances – such as “The Power of the Dream” at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, “That’s The Way It Is” with *NSYNC during her “All the Way... A Decade of Song” TV special on CBS in 1999, and “The Show Must Go On”… Read more

Tacocat's Emily Nokes Is BUST's New Music Editor!

By Hannah Rose  In Music  On Jul 10, 2017

We couldn't be more excited to announce the latest member of the BUST fam, Emily Nokes who is stepping in to be our new music editor. She's the singer/tamborine queen of Tacocat, the Seattle-based "Easter-egg-hued pop-punk-pop" band, and she was previously the music editor for The Stranger, an alternative newspaper in Seattle. She's smart, she's feminist, has impeccable taste, and she gives no fucks about expressing herself, whether it's through her rainbow locks or her girl-powered music. We're thrilled that she's… Read more

Kinderwhore And Courtney Love: A Retrospective

By Sunni Johnson  In Music  On Jul 10, 2017

I have a funny memory of being 14 in an Express Peter Pan collar dress, standing on my Sailor Moon bedset, screeching weird poetry. Sure, I had been inspired before during my elementary school Robin Hood peasant blouses and archery phase, begging my mum for Celtic jewelry at the Renfaire. Feeling very profound in my newfound angst when my middle school wiles kicked in, the world suddenly felt less whimsical. Consequently, my teen development happened at the peak of “grunge” on ‘90s Gen X MTV, much to the dismay of my… Read more
You know that almost-but-never relationship you had (or have, bless your heart) that kept you coming back for more as it unraveled your sanity (and, in my case, elicited a nine-month stream of subtweets)? So do Brooklyn-based “queer country trailblazers” Karen & the Sorrows, and their single “I Was Just Your Fool” from their upcoming album, The Narrow Place (out August 25th), will have you swaying back and forth in solidarity with that heart-wrenching feeling. The sound aligns with old-school country but incorporates… Read more

Artery Brings Music To Any Space

By Haley Maiden  In Music  On Jul 05, 2017

I just started playing saxophone in this soul/folk band (I’m really bad at describing music). We were invited by an artist collective organization called Artery to play a secret apartment show. Artery was started by music lovers with the intention of bringing artists, performers, and audiences together in an intimate way, with the hope of sparking a connection that could inspire further collaboration. I enter a tiny Bushwick apartment and am warmly greeted by fellow performers. We huddle together drinking beer while… Read more
BUST has the exclusive premiere of Kim Boekbinder’s video for “Head Bitch In Charge (H.B.I.C.),” and this is sure to be your power anthem and fashion inspiration for the summer. Within the first 30 seconds, I was ready to throw on the weirdest shit I could find in my closet, sashay over to a warehouse party, and bless the dancefloor with limb-swinging moves. (So I’ve never actually been to a warehouse party, but I did watch that episode of Girls. I think it is my scene. Pls invite me.) "H.B.I.C." features a wildly… Read more
Annie Hart has announced her first solo album, Impossible Accomplice, to drop July 14. One of the album's eight tracks, "Run To You," can be heard for the first time here: “I am really pleased with how it turned out," she says of the track. "For me, it really combines that soft comfortable feeling of being with someone, and there’s music playing and this push and pull of emotions, the quiet of when they send you positive signals, and then the storm of torment that erupts when you realize it’s just not going to work and… Read more
Check out these NY State based bands at a city near you this summer. This playlsit features something for everyone from funk, jazz, hip-hop to heavy punk. The Skins: If you appreciate the essence of beautiful vocals, sensual beats that make you groove, The Skins are definitely worth checking out. They cater to several musical aspects creating a unique sound that hits the soul. Brooklyn Gypsies: Led by front woman Carmen Estevez Calero, the Brooklyn Gypsies are not only a vision, but an absolutely transportive… Read more

Punk Musician Alice Bag Is Making Another Album - And You Can Help

By Brianna Kirkham  In Music  On Jun 26, 2017

When Alice Bag founded her Los Angeles-based band Bags in 1977, it became one of the first punk groups ever led by a Chicana artist. Now, she's reaching out to help fund her second LP following her 2016 self-titled album Alice Bag. In her Kickstarter campaign, she states, "I'm not a fan of corporate backing for the arts (especially when my music is critical of the establishment), but I do believe that a small, engaged community can achieve big things." After working with many bands and writing two books, Bag says… Read more

The Regrettes: The Modern-Day Riot Grrrl Group In Concert

By Seeta Charan  In Music  On Jun 26, 2017

Earlier this year we got a taste of the Regrettes when they did an interview with us but I had the privilege of seeing them in concert and I couldn't be more impressed. It only took one song to fall in love with the Regrettes, and now I’m stuck waiting for more with only one killer album to keep me at bay. The Regrettes are a four-person punk band who use their music to push people to be honest about who they are and what they're feeling. Their first album, entitled Feel Your Feeling Fool!, is filled with songs where… Read more

21 New Albums To Get Obsessed With This Summer: BUST Playlist

By BUST Magazine  In Music  On Jun 23, 2017

It's finally summertime, and along with packing up your bag for the beach, it's also the perfect time of year to update your playlists as well. Here's a list of 21 new albums BUST is listening to this summer, featuring Gorillaz, Blondie, Feist, Pom Poms and more. FEISTPleasure(Interscope/Universal/Music Group) FEIST IS BACK – and her first album since 2011’s Metals is an agonizing and thrilling experience, appropriately titled Pleasure. While it takes some sonic cues from early ’90s minimalist grunge (the fuzzy,… Read more
BUST has the exclusive scoop on Nadine Khouri’s new EP, Catapult (set to be released on June 30th, 2017 via One Flash Records), and - goddamn - get ready to feel some type of way. Khouri's sultry, melancholic voice has the ability to soothe your soul and break your heart at the same time. It pinpoints that stomach-lurching resignation you feel when falling both in and out of love. One of two exclusive B-sides off Catapult, Khouri's cover of “Bird On The Wire,” sees Khouri reverse gender roles to cover a classic song by… Read more
Legendary German band CAN (Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt, and Holger Czukay) formed in 1967 and released their first album, Monster Movie, two years later. Since their debut, CAN has always pushed the limits of modern rock music by incorporating electronic, jazz, world beats, and modern classical genres. Their influence on future generations of musicians is wide, ranging from Joy Division, Pavement, PIL, Siouxsie And The Banshees, and Sonic Youth to the Flaming Lips, The Mars Volta, and Radiohead, to… Read more
In the realm of indie music, Sadie Dupuis has become a household name. As the frontperson (or, as Dupuis jokingly refers to herself, "frontdemon") of the critically-acclaimed grunge-revivalist favorite, Speedy Ortiz, Dupuis is well-known for her complex lyricism, grittiness, unabashed passion for social justice, and overall admirable bad-assery. Considering that Speedy hasn’t released an album since 2015, it would be an understatement to say that fans/the music world, in general, were blessed the day she released her… Read more
(Alex Toth of Alexander F and Rubblebucket at Barranquilla Studios) Party for a cause with us at Barranquilla Studios on Saturday, June 24, as we celebrate NYC's PRIDE. This green show format that combines music, comedy, activism, and community. Join us as we bring awareness to issues and topics that are important to us while immersed in music + art + voice of Brookyn. Barranquilla Studios is a DIY music space in Bushwick which prides itself on being a safe place for all. In honor of PRIDE we'll be fundraising for The… Read more
We love Yoko Ono, and are happy to report she is finally getting the credit she deserves. At the annual National Music Publishers Association meeting on Wednesday, Ono (now 84) and her son with John Lennon, Sean Ono Lennon, received the Centennial award for Lennon’s 1971 megahit “Imagine,” but the tribute didn’t stop there. NMPA CEO David Israelite showed a video clip from 1980, in which Lennon said that Yoko deserved songwriting credit for “Imagine.” According to the Los Angeles Times, Lennon acknowledged, "I know she… Read more

Paula Cole Returns To Her Jazz Roots: BUST Interview

By Dave Steinfeld  In Music  On Jun 16, 2017

Hard as it is to believe, 2017 marks 20 years since Paula Cole’s commercial breakthrough. This Fire, her sophomore album, technically came out at the end of 1996. But it really caught fire (no pun intended!) the following year. The album produced two huge hits in 1997 (“Where Have All the Cowboys Gone” and “I Don’t Want to Wait”) and Cole wound up winning the Grammy award for Best New Artist — despite the fact that Harbinger, her debut, was actually released in 1994. Over the last two decades or so, the… Read more

7 Riot Grrrl Songs To Inspire Millennial Women

By Samantha Mann  In Music  On Jun 16, 2017

Fourth wave feminists, let’s take pause and recharge. You’ve been hustling hard since early November and deserve a break. Many of you currently find yourselves tits deep organizing and vocalizing on the behalf of your fellow women all across the country, and your efforts have not gone unseen. DailyAction.Org reported that 86% of calls made to Congress in an effort to resist Trump have been placed by women. On top of calling, many of you are blogging, tweeting, raising money, marching, and occasionally knitting pussy… Read more

Stereo RV’s Debut EP “Human” Hits Us Right In The Feels

By Erin DeGregorio  In Music  On Jun 16, 2017

Portland natives and married couple Myra and Gabe Gleason have dug deep to create an EP that gets right to the heart of joys and sorrows experienced in everyday life. Some of the songs on Human – developed after two years of experimentation in their RV home – were inspired in part by working with foster care children in Oregon. The duo’s goals were to be emotionally honest for their listening audience and to give a voice to those who are not always listened to and facing difficult times. Myra, the lead singer of the… Read more
Anita Pallenberg, actress, model, style icon, “It Girl” of the 60’s and 70’s, and muse of The Rolling Stones, has died at age 75. She lived a life of scandal, glamour, and rock 'n' roll. Here are 7 reasons she was fabulous: 1. She was a world-traveling wild woman She was born in German-occupied Rome during WWII and, due to separation from the war, didn’t see her father until she was 3 years old. After being expelled from German boarding school at 16, she partied her way through Rome with the cast and crew of Fellini's… Read more

Lorde's Onion Ring Instagram Account Is As Flawless As She Is

By Seeta Charan  In Music  On Jun 15, 2017

Lorde constantly amazes us with her poetic songs and killer dance moves, but she has reached a whole new level. Lorde has traveled the world on tour, and as you can imagine, she has tried foods from all over the world. Something that must’ve stuck with her was the diversity of the onion rings during her travels, which inspired an Instagram account dedicated to reviewing onion rings. No one can be sure this account is really her, but there is a lot of evidence and also we really want it to be her. Among the few… Read more
Back in the 1960s, Lynn Castle was known as "The Lady Barber" because she was one of the first female barbers in Los Angeles. She tamed the tresses of a star-studded clientele at a salon on the Sunset Strip, all the while sporting a way cool look somewhere between Dusty Springfield and Nancy Sinatra. When Lynn wasn't cutting hair, she was cutting tracks with music industry buddies Lee Hazlewood and Jack Nitzsche, who were wowed by her deep, sultry voice and brilliant songwriting. And despite these recording sessions,… Read more
Voice of Baceprot is a metal band founded by three Muslim schoolgirls in Indonesia, and these queens are fucking slaying, both onstage and in the battle for social progress. Called VoB, which also means “noisy’ in their native Sundanese (hell yeah), vocalist and guitarist Firdda Kurnia, drummer Eusi Siti Aisyah, and bassist Widi Rahmawati discovered heavy metal while sifting through their school teacher-turned-manager Erza Satia’s music collection. They immediately fell in love with metal's sense of rebellion. Their… Read more
“I’ve had a drink and ate some stuff, now I’m already bored, a couple of bros said some shit I’m choosing to ignore, I’m not okay, I want to complain,” sings Julia Shapiro in the fifth track, “Complain” of her group’s latest album. Unapologetically honest when it comes to feelings and the fact that, a lot of the time, people kind of suck, Chastity Belt has gifted us with another glimpse into the minds of twenty-something-year-old women with their latest release, I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone. The band’s four… Read more

"Thunder Thighs" Is The Body Positive Anthem Of Summer 2017

By Seeta Charan  In Music  On Jun 07, 2017

Miss Eaves’s “Thunder Thighs” is about to be the realest summer anthem for thick-thighed girls. The opening line, “Chub rub, the day is just heating up,” paves the way for a very honest expression of living with thick thighs in the heat and embracing it. Miss Eaves, along with women of all shapes and ages, dance in outfits that allow them to beat the heat of a New York City summer. The single was released off Miss Eaves’s upcoming album, Feminasty, which is out August 4th. The video, along with an interview, debuted on… Read more
DJ Sheila Burgel and Rob Santos bless us with HONEYBEAT: Groovy 60's Girl-Pop, a compilation of Girl Group treasures that Sheila B. describes as “refreshingly unselfconscious, emotionally open, and made of the dreamiest, sweetest, snappiest melodies that grabbed at my heart and never let go.” Twist your hips to the classic "Stand by Me," covered by Little Eva with the same charming voice that made her famous for “The Locomotion.” Feel all the feels via the hypnotically moody melody of “The Rider” by the Pussycats. Put… Read more
What if you could change gun violence laws with a shirt? That sounds like something from a fairy tale, but this summer, music festivals are collaborating with activists to do just that. Chicago summers are known for two things, music festivals, and gun violence; however, the Pitchfork music festival is working with two gun violence prevention organizations, Everytown Against Gun Violence, and Mothers Against Senseless Killing, to make summer more about the music and less about the violence with its recent initiative,… Read more
(Photo by Hailley Howard) Led by colorist Chelsey Pickthorn and Creative Brand Director Jocelyn Simone, We Color Live has been spreading style, color and badass music across the States and into British Colombia. The all-star team of 10 packed into a tour van named "Gus," working with over 100 hair students and 80 musicians during the course of 35 non-stop days. The tour was one of the first of its nature, featuring a two-day stylistic education workshop focusing on a new style concept of slow hair color (transformative… Read more

WASI's "Floor Talk" Is A Riot Pop Dream: BUST Premiere

By Miriam Mosher  In Music  On May 30, 2017

WASI (We Are She Is) is a pop dream for woke grrrls. The queer, feminist duo creates a pop landscape that is both politically engaged and pure danceable fun in a Robyn-meets-Tegan and Sara sort of way. They (Merilou Salazar and Jessie Meehan) were recently called "a more poppish Sleater-Kinney for the next generation" by Curve magazine. Taking seriously the feelings of alienation and self-doubt that they experienced in their young lives, they center their narratives of growing up queer and celebrating the safe spaces… Read more

38 Madonna Quotes And Photos To Empower Your Authentic Self

By Olivia Loperfido  In Music  On May 30, 2017

Madonna: the artist, the icon, the inspiration. Whether she's dressed in a power suit, a wedding dress, or something in between, Madonna consistently proves that authenticity is the best policy. In fact, it's the only policy. If you're in need of a push towards originality and self-love, let these Madonna quotes do the talking. When I'm hungry, I eat. When I'm thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it. Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense… Read more
It’s a 12-hour drive from Texas to Alabama, but when you take the time to sit with (in?) football, etc.'s new album Corner, it shares so much of the hazy, summer sentiment of Katie Crutchfield’s Ivy Tripp. That kind of unhurried, clear vision of a record is surprising, considering it was actually produced in five days with minimal overdubs. But yet, holed up in J Robbins’ Magpie Cage in Baltimore, Texan trio football, etc. have channeled some of that Waxahatchee Lakeside shimmer into this album. Indeed, opener "Save"… Read more

Nikka Costa Returns With "Arms Around You": BUST Premiere

By Michael Levine  In Music  On May 25, 2017

After taking a break to embrace motherhood and domesticity, Nikka Costa is back releasing a new song available for download today on iTunes, ”Arms Around You.” This new track was co-written with Justin Parker, who is best known for his work with artists such as Lana Del Rey, Rihanna, and Sia. It’s just a sample from her new kickin’ album Nikka & Strings, Underneath and In Between (Metropolis Recordings), which will be released June 2nd. Recorded in a single day with minimal overdubbing, Nikka & Strings, Underneath and… Read more
When she was just 17, Alynda Segarra ran away from her home in the Bronx. Since then, she’s been a rambler, frequently on the road playing her unique combination of folk, Americana, and roots rock. Now 30, Segarra is reckoning with where she came from on The Navigator, the newest full-length album from her band Hurray For The Riff Raff. It tells the story of a character named Navita Milagros Negrón, a teen girl from the streets adrift in a rapidly gentrifying city. Segarra spoke to BUST about her ambitious new concept… Read more
“There’s so many ants happening right now. I’m actually okay, they’re fine. Are you okay?” This nonchalant thoughtfulness is Mary Lambert in her truest form. She told me about her new crowdfunded album BOLD the day it was released over coffee - featuring ants - which she was charmingly unbothered by. Of all the things to adore about Lambert’s new album, what the musician loves most is that she produced half of it herself. “I feel like I’ve always had straight white cis male producers and crafters helping me craft… Read more
As a fan of Paramore for roughly ten years, I was ecstatic upon finding out the news that they were releasing a new album. The album’s first single, "Hard Times," was practically all I was listening to for days - the catchy melody getting stuck in my head. The album, After Laughter, released on May 12th is wildly different from anything the band has done previously. The sound leans more '80s synth-pop than the pop-punk tunes Paramore became known for. A running theme in this album, the follow-up to their 2013… Read more

DJ Sets To Get Your Groove On At BUST Craftacular

By Kristen Blush  In Music  On May 04, 2017

BUST is stoked to welcome these rad lady DJ's to the upcoming Spring BUST Craftacular! This two-day event is packed with great excuses to get your groove on, one of which is celebrating those bravest of ladies among us who dare to not only exist but to shine in spaces that are considered tough for women to break into. We'll be hosting street legend, Claw Money, who dared to shape our public spaces; vendors like Google Ghost, who dared to own the phrase 'Nasty Woman'; and lady skateboarders like twins Chris & Niki Culma… Read more
Rachel Trachtenburg’s EP with her new band Wooing, DayDream Time Machine, will be the psychedelic soundtrack to your summer. The dreamy tracks and melodic beats were inspired by different muses, including the documentary Blackfish and an LSD documentary from the 1960s. Before joining Wooing, Rachel was a member of The Prettiots, Supercute and The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow players. Photo via Rachel Trachtenburg Rachel had this to say about the EP: “DayDream Time Machine is true to its name. The EP is for sure a… Read more
Blondie is back with the music video for their single 'Long Time,' with an album Pollinator to follow on May 5. The track is a collab between Debbie Harry and Dev Hynes (aka Blood Orange), and the video is set in New York and features Debbie Harry driving a yellow cab Fast and Furious style. In celebration, we're going back into our archives to bring you this interview with Debbie Harry from way back in 2007, shortly after the release of her solo album Necessary Evil. Blondie's 1981 single, "Rapture," was the first… Read more