Florence Teams with Drake, New Adele Song + More
Plus: My Chemical Romance announce opening acts for tour; hear a new song from indie rock upstart Telekinesis, and more.
Watch Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine team up with Drake on the rapper’s song “Fireworks,” from the rapper’s recent show at the Hammersmith Odeon in London. Drake asked Welch to join him onstage to fill in for Alicia Keys, who sings the track’s hook, but SPIN’s Artist of the Year made it her own by teasing lyrics from her own tune “Cosmic Love.”
See Adele perform her heartbreaking new ballad “Someone Like You” live from her own London apartment. The song will be included on her second album 21, due out February 22. [MSN]
My Chemical Romance have tapped Circa Survive, Thursday, the Architects, and Neon Trees to open for them for various dates on their upcoming North American tour. The trek kicks off March 31 in Oakland, California and wraps up on May 29 in Las Vegas. [My Chemical Romance’s Official Site]
Funk legend Bootsy Collins will release his first album in five years on April 26. Tha Funk Capitol of the World features guest spots from George Clinton, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Public Enemy‘s Chuck D, and others. [Billboard]