Posts Tagged: wrecking ball

Two Options for Listening to Miley Cyrus's "Wrecking Ball" Without Listening to Miley Cyrus

"Wrecking Ball" is the no. 1 song on Billboard's Hot 100 for the second straight week, and there is nothing we can do about it, because it is catchy as hell. We CAN, however, indulge in these two covers instead of watching a 20-year-old lick a mallet.

First, from the blessed Haim sisters, the women who are pulling off the middle part in 2013, a Haimified take on BBC 1 yesterday:

And from the Gregory Brothers, the men who auto-tune the news, a country version:


No Country for Old Miley: Cormac McCarthy Describes the Video for "Wrecking Ball"

A face emerges from the blackness, white skin against an even whiter wall.

Es Miley. 

-De los Video Music Awards de MTV?


She stands against a blank plane, eyes blue, eyelashes weighted down in black ink. Her mouth is parted, painted in bright red pigment like the women of the night in the outskirts of La Playa. She has come from the west. A single salt-laden tear hovers and falls. Memories of twerking bears and motor-boating a big butt start to form but quickly vaporize into a faint smell of stale weed. The sky is an unmodulated grey and lies heavy in a post-roofie molly [...]