After poking fun at his Beatles hit “Yesterday” on Fallon earlier in the week, Paul McCartney appeared as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this weekend, and filmed a hilarious digital short with Andy Samberg and host Paul Rudd. In the clip for “Stumbling,” — which features Samberg stumbling around Rockefeller Center — features Macca spoofing Berlin’s 80s hit “Take My Breath Away” and performing a “tiny harmonica solo.” Check it out below.
Pete Doherty will make his movie debut in a film about 19th century French poet Alfred de Musset. The Babyshambles/Libertines singer will star opposite Charlotte Gainsbourg; production begins later this month. “I don’t know if I’m a good actor, but they say I am,” Doherty admitted. [The Guardian]
Bob Dylan’s hand-written lyrics for “The Times They Are A-Changin'” fetched $422,500 when they went up for auction at Sotheby’s last week. The lyrics were purchased by a hedge fund manager and art collector, who outbid five other contenders. [BBC]
Pick up an alternate version of Spoon’s “The Mystery Zone” as a free download here.
The Roots will contribute a “soul-drenched” score to the upcoming movie Night Catches Us, a drama about a 1970s ex-Black Panther member living in the Roots hometown of Philadelphia. [The Morning Call, via HipHopDX]
Samuel Long earns the rarest of pop boasts: He doesn’t sound like anyone else. This isn’t lost on the once-anonymous, lowercase male who’s adopted the uppercase female name SOPHIE and has likened his music to molecular gastronomy. (There’s one chief difference, though — it’s far cheaper than eating at the Fat Duck.) At press time,… More »