"Sometimes I’ll look back at old pictures where I’m a little heavy and dressed funny and think, ‘How did I get chicks all the time?’” Linda Perry is not sharing this personal insight with a close friend.
Her band 4 Non Blondes was an overnight success, with a debut album that spent 59 weeks on the Billboard 200. She quit at the peak of stardom, reinventing herself as a hitmaking songwriter for Pink and Christina Aguilera. Now the "What's Up" singer is trying her hand at reality TV, hosting a competition likely to put her talent, uncompromising attitude - and uncontrollable profanity - on display
She & Him, the indie duo comprised of M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel, have just joined the majors. Columbia Records, the Sony Music subsidiary run by chairman Rob Stringer, has signed the twosome, a rep for the label confirms, marking She & Him's exit from independent label Merge Records. A new album is expected in the fall.