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11 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Richard Reed Parry, Low, Kurt Vile, Suede, and More

Plus Cat Power, Wild Nothing, Still Corners, Mitski, Madeline Kenney, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Weeks' Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 17, 2018

We took a break from Songs of the Week last week due to a little vacation by our publishers. So this week we are compiling the best songs of the last two weeks. Hence we couldn't contain the list to our usual Top 10, although we didn't do too badly, only expanding to a Top 11 and a few more honorable mentions than usual.  More

Christine and the Queens Shares Video for New Song “5 Dollars”

Chris Due Out September 21 via Because Music

Aug 16, 2018

Christine and the Queens (aka Héloïse Letissier and her amazing dancers) is releasing her sophomore album, Chris, on September 21 via Because Music. Now she has shared another new song from the album, "5 Dollars," via a video for the song. Colin Solal Cardo directed the video, which features Letissier take a shower and slowly get dressed in a suit. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Madeline Kenney, Campdogzz, John Grant, Suede, and More

Plus The Lemon Twigs, Christine and the Queens, Phantastic Ferniture, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 13, 2018

Hello again. We haven't done a Songs of the Week for almost five weeks, since June 9. We were on vacation from mid to late June and then when we returned there really weren't enough compelling songs last week to justify doing Songs of the Week lists, mainly because of the July 4th holiday being smack dab in the middle of the week and so labels mainly avoided sharing new songs. More

Jul 13, 2018

Christine and the Queens (aka Héloïse Letissier and her amazing dancers) is releasing her sophomore album, Chris, on September 21 via Because Music. Now she has shared a remix EP for the album's lead single, "Girlfriend" (which features Dâm-Funk). It includes a funky seven-and-a-half-minute remix of the song by Dâm-Funk. More

Jul 10, 2018

Christine and the Queens (aka Héloïse Letissier and her amazing dancers) is releasing her sophomore albumChris, on September 21 via Because Music. Now she has stopped by the BBC Live Lounge to do a session where she covers Maroon 5's "What Lovers Do," as well as performing her recent single "Girlfriend."  More

Jul 05, 2018

Christine and the Queens (aka Héloïse Letissier and her amazing dancers) has announced her sophomore album, Chris, and shared a video for a new song, "Doesn't Matter," as well as a video for a French version of the song, "Doesn't Matter (voleur de soleil)." More

Jun 13, 2018

Christine and the Queens (aka Héloïse Letissier and her amazing dancers) recently shared a new song, "Girlfriend" (which features Dâm-Funk). Last night they also performed the song on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. They were backed by house band The Roots, as well as Dâm-Funk.  More

Watch Kamasi Washington, Christine and the Queens, James, and St. Vincent Perform on “Jools Holland”

James Performed Two Songs on the Show, Including Classic "Sit Down" (Plus Daniel Blumberg Performed)

Jun 05, 2018

Tonight's BBC music show Later... with Jools Holland featured several memorable music performances. Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington performed "Fists of Fury." Christine and the Queens (aka Héloïse Letissier) performed her current single "Girlfriend," complete with choreography and backing dancers.  More

Christine and the Queens Share Video for “Girlfriend” (Feat. Dâm-Funk)

There's Also a Video for the French Version, "Damn, dis-moi"

May 24, 2018

Christine and the Queens (aka Héloïse Letissier) recently shared a new song, "Girlfriend" (which features Dâm-Funk), as well as a French version of the song, titled "Damn, dis-moi." It was one of our Songs of the Week. Now "Girlfriend" has a video. Jordan Bahat directed the video from a concept by Letissier. More

15 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Neko Case, Mitski, Gruff Rhys, Tunng, Bernice, and More

Plus Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Ryley Walker, Arctic Monkeys, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Weeks' Other Notable New Tracks

May 18, 2018

We skipped Songs of the Week last week for various reasons, but now we're back with two week's worth of songs. For that reason, this week it's a Top 15, instead of our usual Top 10. More

May 17, 2018

Christine and the Queens (aka Héloïse Letissier) made waves in their native France with their 2014 debut album, Chaleur humaine. A more English language version of the album, simply titled Christine and the Queens, was released in America (and other English speaking countries) in 2015 via Because Music.  More

May 31, 2016

HAIM recently covered Prince's classic "I Would Die 4 U" (from the late icon's 1984 album Purple Rain) at their tour opening show at the Observatory in Santa Ana, CA. They did it again this past weekend at the Boston Calling festival, but this time they brought up France's Christine and the Queens on the stage to do a dance routine behind them.  More