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‘Blackstar,’ David Bowie’s last and final goodbye

‘Blackstar,’ David Bowie’s last and final goodbye

Ricardo Rodriguez

January 26, 2016

“Look up here, I’m in heaven/ I’ve got scars that can’t be seen,” starts “Lazarus,” the third track from David Bowie’s most recent and final album, “Blackstar.” Released two days before his death, “Blackstar” is a very personal requiem of discordant jazz and haunting lyrics...

Katy Perry Bores More than She Roars on “Prism”

October 29, 2013

Katy Perry is nothing if not resilient. Her past successes include three studio albums, two of which have reached the Top 10 position in the Billboard Top 100, with her thirdTeenage Dreamreaching number one on the charts and being the first album in history by a female artist to produce five number...