Weekly Music News: David Bowie, Jenny Lewis, and more

July 18, 2014

photo: David Bowie pressDavid Bowie says "more music" coming soon

Last Saturday, David Bowie sent a message to a London charity event in his honor that included this cryptic revelation: "More music soon." No further details were included. Bowie's most recent release "The Next Day" was released last year following a decade without any new albums from the British singer. [via Pitchfork]

Jenny Lewis recruits actresses Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart, and Brie Larson for "Just One of the Guys" video

Former Rilo Kiley singer Jenny Lewis has a new solo album entitled "The Voyager" out on July 29. This week, she released the video for single "Just One of the Guys," which features Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart, and Brie Larson as Lewis' backup band, as well as track suit and facial hair-donning bros. Lewis is a former child actress herself: watch her utilize her acting chops among some A-list names in the video below. [via Consequence of Sound]

 

Johnny Winter dead at 70

Blues guitar legend and Woodstock alum Johnny Winter passed away this week at the age of 70. Read more in his NPR Music obituary.

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