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Why does Taylor Swift write so many one-note melodies?

Why does Taylor Swift write so many one-note melodies?

It’s easy to get distracted by her celebrity, but Taylor Swift is a once-in-a-generation songwriter, reports BBC. From the very beginning, she’s displayed a knack for melody and storytelling that most artists never master. Take, for example, her first US number one, Our Song. Written for a high school talent show, it’s a fairly typical […]

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Abdul Jabbar’s health condition unchanged

Dhaka – The health condition of eminent singer Abdul Jabbar, who has been undergoing treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) for last one month, has not improved, reports UNB. Professor Debbrata Bonik, head of intensive care medicine at BSMMU, said health condition of the singer remained unchanged. His liver, kidney and heart are […]

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40 years since the death of ‘the King’

Elvis Presley, American icon and King of rock ‘n’ roll, transformed popular culture, sold over a billion records and is idolized as ever on the 40th anniversary of his tragic death, reports BSS. His Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee — the second most famous home in the United States after the White House — expects […]

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Motorhead’s ‘Lemmy’ has dino croc named after him

A team of music-mad scientists unveiled an extinct, sea-dwelling crocodile from the Jurassic period Wednesday, which they named in honour of Motorhead lead singer Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister who died in 2015, reports BSS. “Lemmysuchus” — Latin for Lemmy’s crocodile — was about 5.8 metres (19 feet) long and had a skull of more than a […]

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Julia Michaels : ‘Dare to suck’

The songs she’s written for other artists, including Justin Bieber’s Sorry, Ed Sheeran’s Dive and Selena Gomez’s Hands To Myself, have clocked up more than 8 billion streams worldwide, reports BBC. They’re all songs that feel deeply personal – even when the artist doesn’t get a writing credit. And that’s Julia’s secret: She persuades pop […]

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Prominent Australian Aboriginal singer Gurrumul dies at 46

SYDNEY : World-renowned indigenous singer Gurrumul has died after a “long battle with illness” aged 46, his management said Wednesday, as Australians hailed his contributions to music, reports BSS. Born blind, the reluctant star never gave any interviews and was painfully shy, but his music drew worldwide acclaim, despite the fact that he performed in […]

Singer Rezwana Choudhury gets ‘Feroza Begum Memorial Gold Medal’

DHAKA : Eminent Bangladeshi Rabindra Sangeet singer and Chairman of Dhaka University (DU) Dance Department, Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya yesterday received the ‘Feroza Begum Memorial Gold Medal and Award’. Marking the 91st birth anniversary of late legendary Nazrul Sangeet exponent Feroza Begum, DU Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique handed over the award to her at a […]