When Canadian iTunes users saw that a new Taylor Swift song, “Track 3,” was available for download, they might have assumed the song was a reworking of Blur’s “Song 2,” a piece of music that, like all the other inspirations for Taylor’s 1989, comes from the ’90s. The real song … More »
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Bono has heard your complaints about the automatic download for U2’s Songs of Innocence — that it was “creepy,” “invasive,” and “characteristically presumptuous” — and now he want’s you to know that’s he’s very, very sorry. In a Q&A session on Facebook (a tech-friendly band needs to cover all its … More »
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‘Songs of Innocence,’ magically added to every iTunes user’s library, is excruciating not because U2 is a bad band, but because they are a great one who made a mediocre record.
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