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Madame X Is The Best Madonna Album In A Long Time

"Hey young people - you're getting older every second. It's what we do. One day someone will tell you to stop and you'll be all…
Chris DeVille | June 13, 2019 - 4:57 pm


The 13 Best Jack White Collaborations

On the heels of Jack White's new album announcement as well as the unveiling of Blunderbuss's first single "Love Interruption," we thought it was time…
Stereogum | February 2, 2012 - 2:45 pm

More Stephen Colbert stories

Watch King Princess Make An Impressive US TV Debut On Colbert

Mikaela Mullaney Straus, the Brooklyn-born pop insurgent known as King Princess, doesn't turn 21 until next month, but she's clearly already spent a bunch of…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2019 - 8:51 am

Watch Miranda Lambert Sing “It All Comes Out In The Wash” On Colbert

Miranda Lambert is busy these days. Tomorrow, the long-reigning country star will release her new album Wildcard, and she's been dropping advance singles like crazy…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2019 - 9:37 am

Watch Big Thief’s Stunning Performance Of “Not” On Colbert

What a time to be Big Thief. Today, the New York band releases Two Hands, their second frankly amazing album of 2019. (The first was…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2019 - 9:07 am

Watch Thom Yorke Talk Boris Johnson, Dreams, & The Possibility That He’ll Be Knighted On Colbert

Last night, the main guest on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert was Rachel Maddow, a person who certainly has a lot to talk about…
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2019 - 9:00 am

Watch Wilco Play “Everyone Hides” On Colbert

Last night was a big one for current late-night king Stephen Colbert. God knows the weekend gave him plenty of Trump-related stuff to talk about.
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2019 - 8:59 am

Watch Tegan And Sara Play “I’ll Be Back Someday” On Colbert

Tegan And Sara just released their new memoir High School and its accompanying album Hey, I'm Just Like You. And yesterday, the Quin sisters stopped…
Peter Helman | September 28, 2019 - 2:40 pm

Watch Paul McCartney Talk BTS, The Loss Of His Mother, & The Beatles’ US Invasion On Colbert

55 years ago, the Beatles made their American debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. 70 million people -- 40.6% of the US population at the…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2019 - 10:31 am

Watch Stephen Colbert’s Tribute To Ric Ocasek

The latest in a recent flurry of musician deaths is Cars frontman Ric Ocasek, who died at home in New York this past weekend while…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2019 - 9:43 am

Watch Vampire Weekend’s Great Performance Of “Sympathy” On Colbert

This past weekend, Vampire Weekend played a triumphant homecoming show at Madison Square Garden, streaming that show around the world. They also announced another long…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2019 - 8:46 am

Watch Pixies Play “Catfish Kate” On Colbert

Here's something funny: The Pixies post-reunion run has now lasted more than twice as long as the original version of the band did. And they're…
Tom Breihan | September 5, 2019 - 9:38 am

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Play A Theatrical “Knights Of Malta” On Colbert

Last year, the Smashing Pumpkins -- their original lineup mostly reunited and restored, with only original bassist D'Arcy Wretzky missing -- released the Rick Rubin-produced…
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2019 - 9:39 am

Watch Nilüfer Yanya Make Her TV Debut On Colbert

Back in March, Nilüfer Yanya put out her stunning debut album, Miss Universe, which we ranked among the best albums of the year so far.
Julia Gray | July 24, 2019 - 10:24 am

Watch Tove Lo Perform “Glad He’s Gone” on Colbert

Back in May, Swedish pop princess Tove Lo debuted a new song called "Glad He's Gone." The track is from her upcoming album, the follow-up…
Keely Quinlan | July 18, 2019 - 12:11 pm

Watch A Fired-Up, Visibly Moved Stephen Colbert Sing “This Year” With The Mountain Goats

A decade ago, the Mountain Goats were guests on The Colbert Report. While they were there, they did something special. Together with Stephen Colbert, they…
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2019 - 8:59 am

Watch Jenny Lewis Sing “Wasted Youth” On Colbert

Jenny Lewis has had a busy 2019 thus far. She's released On The Line, her first album in five years. She's been touring hard. She's…
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2019 - 10:15 am
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