Monday, August 14, 2017
The Pantone Color Institute announced Monday that they are releasing a shade of purple in honor of Prince's life and legacy and will call it "Love Symbol #2,"in honor of his moniker from the mid-to-late 1990s.
For the first time ever, Nile Rogers had to cancel a performance with Chic, whom he has been playing with since the 1970s. Rogers was hospitalized for undisclosed reasons and cancelled the bands show with Earth, Wind, and Fire, in Toronto. He is said to be recovering.
Liam Gallagher has said he will quit music if his new solo career goes bust. The former Oasis and Beady Eye frontman spoke to The Daily Star about his upcoming album, As You Were, and said he will go away if the record tanks. “If the album comes out and it bombs, there is no real point doing another one,” he told the Daily Star. "There is no point going through the rigmarole of interviews and touring if no-one wants it.”
Beck has confirmed that his new album, Colors, which was supposed to arrive last year, is finally coming in October. "These are complex songs all trying to do two or three things at once. It's not retro and not modern. To get everything to sit together so it doesn't sound like a huge mess was quite an undertaking," he said.