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Sam Smith on His New Bond Theme: “I Wanted to Bring Out Something Timelessly Classic”

Sony Pictures Entertainment/Capitol RecordsFor any artist, being chosen to record the theme for a new James Bond film is always fraught with pressure: how will your version stack up against all the iconic ones that have come before?  Opinion on Sam Smith‘s new Bond theme “Writing’s on the Wall” appears to be divided, but Sam says that people shouldn’t come into it with unrealistic expectations.... Read more

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Which Rock Legend Gave Leona Lewis the Confidence to Make Her New Album “I Am”?

Def JamWhen you feel down at work, it’s always helpful when someone who’s respected in your field tells you why you need to keep on doing your thing. Well, that happened to “Bleeding Love” singer Leona Lewis when she was making her new album, I Am — but because this is the world of pop stardom we’re talking about, the respected person just happened to be Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Stevie Nicks.... Read more

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