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Highlights at the Penthouse include performances by HAIM, Phoenix, The Neighbourhood, The 1975, Paramore, Vampire Weekend, Florence & The Machine, The Temper Trap, Foster The People, 30 Seconds to Mars, Mumford & Sons, My Chemical Romance, and Broken Bells, as well as breakfast with Weezer, Linkin Park's CD release party, and Old School Game Night with Jimmy Eat World.
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"Royals" by Lorde is one of the most requested songs on ALT 98.7 right now, and one of the songs of the summer. It's the first song from the New Zealander to be released and is an instant hit with its clever lyrics, distinct beat and her amazing voice. We're excited to hear more of her music soon as she's set to release her debut album, Pure Heroine on September 30.
One of the first stops on her maiden voyage to the US (after In-N-Out) was to the
And you'll definitely want to watch Lorde's interview with Kennedy, which are always an adventure. They discuss Lorde's creative process, her influences, her sound, live shows and much more. It gets real.... Lorde talks about how she emerged from the womb, figuratively of course! They also talk about Lorde's voice possibly turning into that of an Ogre, similar to Princess Fiona from Shrek. You should just watch and enjoy.
Interview with Kennedy:
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