Paul McCartney Supports Meat-Free Mondays In New Environmental Campaign

Courtesy of Concord Music GroupPaul McCartney has teamed up with the folks at Meat Free Monday and U.K. Energy and Climate Adviser Greg Barker to raise awareness of the global footprint that meat production has on the environment, reports Rolling Stone.

A longtime vegetarian, Sir Paul is urging people all over the world to give up meat — if only for one day a week. In a video message, he says, “All I want you to do is just log in on pledge.meatfreemondays.com and pledge your support. … We’ll send all these pledges …read more

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Marianne Faithfull to Release New Disc in November

Force Field PRMarianne Faithfull will return November 11 with Give My Love to London. It’s the follow-up to her 2011 album, Horses and High Heels, and this disc also has the distinction of being Faithfull’s 20th studio effort.

Artists who either appear on or wrote songs for the album include Roger Waters, Brian Eno, alt-country legend Steve Earle and young singer-songwriter Anna Calvi. The album’s 11 songs include “The Price of Love,” “Going Home,” “Late Victorian Holocaust” and the title track.

Faithfull will support Give My Love to London with a fall tour, but U.S. dates are not expected until …read more

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Stevie Nicks to Mount Show of Selfies…from the Seventies?

Stevie Nicks (Courtesy of Artist’s Personal Collection)You probably think of selfies as a modern phenomenon, but it turns out Stevie Nicks has been taking them for years. Now, the singer is mounting an exhibition of her self-portraits, which she snapped with a Polaroid camera from 1975 to 1987.

According to the New York Times, the show, called 24 Karat Gold — which is also the name of the singer’s new album — is being curated by Eurythmics guitarist Dave Stewart, who produced her last solo record, In Your Dreams. Nicks took the photos late at …read more

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