Frontman Ezra Koenig on about how their hit single from the GRAMMY-nominated ‘Modern Vampires of the City’ went through a rough ugly duckling stage until they figured out that vocal effect—you know the one.
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“When I heard ‘Wagon Wheel’ at my daughter’s high school talent contest, I just thought, ‘Man some day I’m going to cut the song for a record.’ It was one of those lightning bolt things that I can’t even explain.”
“It can be challenging, you don’t get to eat the foods you normally eat at home. You can’t cook. You’re on a bus with tons of people and different cities every day living out of a suitcase. It’s a lot of wear on your mind and body.”
Another January day, another round of GRAMMY performer announcements. Metallica, Lorde, Katy Perry and Robin Thicke with Chicago will take the stage later this month.
“I think one of the first lines I wrote from that song,” Lorde told Radio.com, “which was, ‘We’re driving Cadillacs in our dreams,’ was in a diary that I had when I was like 11 or 12, so young.”
For one night only, Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart will share the stage in honor of The Beatles first performance on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show.’
It seems for Daft Punk’s second GRAMMY performance — their first being back in 2008 — they’re bringing along a few of their famous friends.
“I am woman, hear me roar.” It’s the simple phrase that Helen Reddy sang in 1971 and 42 years later would inspire Katy Perry, along with her co-writer Bonnie McKee, to write “Roar.”
Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson & Blake Shelton to Perform Together at 2014 GRAMMYs
A special GRAMMY Moment performance will feature Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Blake Shelton performing on stage together. Also see a list of all country GRAMMY nominees.