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By By GENE JOHNSON FIFE, Wash. (AP) — A judge on Friday is expected hear arguments over whether cities in Washington can ban marijuana businesses that are allowed under state law, in a case that could have big implications for Washington’s experiment in legal weed…. …read more
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Credit: Vincent Perini/NBCMaroon 5 is hitting the ground running next week with major TV appearances lined up to promote their new album, V.
The group will appear on NBC’s Today show on Monday, September 1, Labor Day. On September 2, the album arrives in stores, and on September 3, they’ll appear on the semi-finals results show of America’s Got Talent, performing their latest hit “Maps.”
The band also has been teasing a tour announcement on Twitter, revealing a number of states in which they’ll be performing, but the full details have not been announced yet. So far, the only scheduled date is September 11 at the iTunes Festival in London.
Maroon 5 also has released a video teaser for V. It features black-and-white footage of the band in the studio, interspersed with shots of the streets of L.A, a beach, someone riding a motorcycle in a desert, a hummingbird suspended in mid-flight, a lightning strike, a group of lions, birds flying in the sky and the wing of an airplane. The whole thing is set to a spacey version of “Maps.”
ABC/Lou RoccoIt’s the time of the year when recent high-school graduates head off to college for the first time, and according to Paramore front woman Hayley Williams, the band’s latest hit “Ain’t It Fun” should be on their required listening list.
The song by the Nashville-based rock/pop group is about getting a big dose of reality and suddenly having to make your own way –as the lyrics say, “So what are you gonna do when the world don’t orbit around you?/Ain’t it fun/living in the real world?” Hayley wrote it about being on her own for the first time when she moved to L.A. to record the band’s latest album, but its sentiment is something new college freshmen can definitely relate to.
“I feel like the message is sarcastic but also inspiring enough for younger people who might be getting into the world for the first time on their own,” Hayley explains. “I know it really helped me through a transitional phase in my life, so maybe it’s also connecting with younger people in that way too.”
The song has been connecting with a lot of people in a big way, in …read more