The song may have started as a spoof, but watch soul singer Mutlu Onaral (who goes simply by "Mutlu") jam with pals Amos Lee and Daryl Hall on the sweet and sticky "Carmel" on Hall's hit homegrown TV series "Live from Daryl's House" and you know these guys work seriously well together.
Since her memorable appearance on Skrillex's "Bangarang," Sirah's been focused on even more high profile projects, including her "Up & Down" video. Spin magazine included Sirah in its "50 Biggest White Girl Rap Moments of All Time" list.
"I wrote a song about my high school girlfriend who broke my heart and have been milking it ever since. The irony of it is, it's the very first song I ever wrote and it's the song that's pinned on my back, kind of like 'kick me.'"
Frontman Michael Fitzpatric just went through a shattering break-up, feeling as though he was about to lose his mind, when writing songs became medicinal. His album Pickin' Up the Pieces acted as part of the self-healing process.
This weekend, the legendary R&B songwriting team will receive honorary doctorates in recognition of the 3500 songs they've produced over their 35-year partnership. In this interview, they reflect on their extraordinary careers.
The World Cup 2010 has finally grabbed my partial attention, and made me upgrade soccer to a position just below American basketball, baseball, football and tennis, but just slightly above curling and ping pong.
Filled to the brim with radio staples like "Sara Smile," "Maneater," "Rich Girl," and about 25 other significant charters, Hall and Oates' new 74-track assembly truly is one of the best box sets ever released.