Last Lap: Previously Unreleased Britney Song Borrows Liberally From Madonna’s “La Isla Bonita”, Sounds Awesome

by (@kat_george)

La Isla BonBritney-ita
Perhaps in honor of her 30th birthday, the Britney Spears fansite BreatheHeavy posted a previously unheard and unreleased Britney track today called “Love 2 Love U.” This would be fairly unremarkable if not for the fact that the song borrows the beat and the vocal cadence of Madonna’s “La Isla Bonita.” Listen below, and CHA CHA! [BreatheHeavy via Idolator]

Justin Vernon Of Bon Iver Thinks The Grammys Are Unimportant And Don’t Mean Anything
Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon put the Grammys on blast, saying, “it’s just not important and people spend too much time thinking about it.” Yeah, he went there. Maybe he’s got a bee in his bonnet over collaborator Kanye West‘s Album Of The Year snub? [Pitchfork]

Trent Reznor And Karen O Cover “Immigrant Song”Nine Inch Nails front man and musical genius Trent Reznor teamed up with rock goddess Karen O to over Led Zeppelin‘s “Immigrant Song” for the Girl WithThe Dragon Tattoo movie soundtrack. And it’s really awesome. [Stereogum]

Ticketmaster Hands Out Refunds
However, it’s not as good as it sounds — after over charging consumers for “processing fees” between October 1999 to 2011, Ticketmaster will be handing back $1.50 a ticket, for up to 17 tickets per customer. You won’t be able to buy a ticket with your refund, but you can always treat yourself to a drink! [Billboard]

Kanye West Justifies His Grammys Album Of The Year Snub
Performing in Chicago as part of his Watch The Throne tour, Kanye West, very gracefully, subdued his fans from boo-ing at his lack of nomination for Album Of The Year at the Grammys by taking full responsibility for the snub. Kayne admitted that releasing two albums in such close succession was to blame for the bumble, and he seemed pretty cool with it. [Prefix]

[Photos: Getty Images]

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