Daily Archives: June 18, 2018

Maxwell: The Glass House (We Never Saw It Coming) Official Video

Maxwell’s “The Glass House (We Never Saw It Coming)” gets a visual depicting a hard breakup between him and his partner. The actress faces him as they have a mature but difficult conversation about the state of their relationship. Maxwell’s passionate vocals and the image of his pregnant woman and other child makes the message hard to watch because they verbalize a separation but still look unified. The emergence of the new song and video indicates that his BLACKsummers’night trilogy should soon be completed. 

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Khalid: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Khalid had a breakout year in 2017 following the success of his debut album American Teen. He received two Grammy nominations, won a VMA Award for Best New Artist, sold out his Location tour and had a hit single with Alessia Cara. His career took off after he posted his “Location” single to Soundcloud in 2016. He shares the story of how he wrote “Location” during high school and how his friends encouraged him to post it online. The NPR concert is a minimal affair with Khalid and acoustic guitar player Jef Villaluna. Their mini-set includes “Young Dumb & Broke,” “Location” and “Saved.”

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