‘Rick on Whatever’-Tuesday 1/29/13
Tidbit Tuesday. Providing you the information you need to know to sound informed today.
The rumors about Destiny’s Child reuniting at Beyoncé’s Super Bowl halftime show may just be rumors after all. In a recent interview-Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams said she was tied up with another gig on Super Bowl Sunday. Also-Beyoncé recently posted photos of her rehearsals for the big show. Michelle and Destiny’s Child third member Kelly Rowland did not appear in the photos.
“Love Songs”-the latest Destiny’s Child compilation album-is out today. The album features the single “Nuclear”-which is the ladies’ first song together in 8 years. “Love Songs” is mostly a collection of some of the group’s lesser known ballads. It spans their career as one of the biggest girl groups of late 90s and 2000s-with tracks from each one of their studio albums.
Today is Adam Lambert’s 31st birthday-and he’s dedicating it to a charity called the ‘We Are Family Foundation’. The foundation aims to raise funds to empower youth around the globe. Adam is using his birthday to raise awareness about the cause asking fans to donate 31 dollars as a gift to him. Fans who donate 31 dollars or more will be given the chance to record a ten-second video-which will become a part of the “world’s biggest birthday card” presented to the star. Those who donate less will still get to sign it. Fans have until February 6th to donate at wearefamilyfoundation.org.
Fashion designer Tom Ford is officially taking credit for Justin Timberlake’s sleek suits and ties. He has announced the details of his partnership with the singer on his latest project-the upcoming album “The 20/20 Experience.” Ford’s designs will be featured as a focal point of the new album’s visuals. Timberlake modeled Ford’s designs in his recent lyric video for the new single “Suit & Tie.”
Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham admits that the behind the scenes drama in the group “was a lot of the appeal” of their landmark album “Rumours.” Lindsey says the music on the disc “was wonderful” but also “authentic because it was two couples breaking up and writing dialog to each other.” At the time Fleetwood Mac was making “Rumours”-Buckingham and Stevie Nicks’ relationship was ending while Christine and John McVie were getting a divorce. In addition-Mick Fleetwood was dealing with his own marital problems after learning of his wife’s affair.
Eric Clapton will have new music to play on his upcoming tour. He will release his 21st studio album “Old Sock” on his own label. “Old Sock” will be released on CD and as a two-disc vinyl set. Its expected to be released on March 12th-two days before Eric launches his tour.
I’m Rick on Whatever–and The Whatever word of the Day is–DESTINY.