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In 2013, ALT 987 will feature some of your favorite bands at our Penthouse, which has spectacular views of the Hollywood sign to the north and the heart of Hollywood to the south. Those lucky enough to attend are treated to an intimate live performance, great food, soda, beer, and wine, and appearances by your favorite 987 on-air personalities.
Highlights of 2011 and 2012 at the Penthouse include performances by 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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This Year's Best New Song... of the Week is "Skinny Love" by Birdy.
Birdy released her self-titled debut album two years ago, when she was 15! On the album, she puts her own spin on songs like "1901" by Phoenix, "White Winter Hymnal" by Fleet Foxes, "The District Sleeps Alone Tonight" by The Postal Service, "Young Blood" by The Naked and Famous, "Shelter" by The xx and and Bon Iver's "Skinny Love." We were moved by the power and emotion in Birdy's voice and had to make "Skinny Love" this Year's Best New Song... of the Week!
We’ll being playing "Skinny Love" Monday through Friday this week at 8:10a, 12:10p, 6:10p and 10:10p.
Get your FREE DOWNLOAD of "Skinny Love" as you watch the music video:
Birdy just released and brand new EP called Breathe. The EP includes a brand new songs from her upcoming sophomore album that will be released next spring, as well as "Skinny Love," which you can DOWNLOAD for zero dollars.