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Video: See The Official Trailer For ‘Rock the Kasbah’ Starring Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Zooey Deschanel

posted by Oscar June 13, 2015

It’d been a while since we’ve seen a good Rock movie but I think we might see an end to that run with Rock the Kasbah. The new film stars Bill Murray as the washed-up tour manager Richie Lanz who drags his last client (played by Zooey Deschanel) to Afghanistan for a USO tour, during which she steals all his stuff and leaves him stranded in the Middle Eastern country. Lanz by pure chance discovers a singer out there (Leem Lubany) and manages her as she competes in Afghan Star.

The shining moment of this trailer is seeing Murray sing “Smoke On The Water.”

Rock the Kasbah, also featuring actors Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, and Danny McBride, hits theaters October 23rd.

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She & Him – “God Only Knows” (The Beach Boys Cover)

posted by Oscar December 12, 2014

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After releasing a whole album of covers, She & Him return with yet another tribute to a hit from the past by doing their own version of The Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows.” The song coincidentally appeared on latest episode of The New Girl, the series starring Zooey Deschanel, the “She” of She & Him.

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She & Him – “Stay Awhile” (Dusty Springfield Cover)

posted by Oscar October 24, 2014

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Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward are coming together again this year for another album as the duo known as She & Him. This time around they’re showing off their best cover band colors with their new album titled Classics and our first look at thing’s to come is their tribute to Dusty Springfield’s “Stay Awhile.” Their version gives it a cool, indie-in-the-2000s vibe and it sure makes for a promising new album from them.

You can see the trailer, featuring a snippet of this cover, below and you can hear the actual song by clicking over to their website and tuning the dial to 1202 (which notes the album’s release date, Dec 2).

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Video: She & Him Perform “Never Wanted Your Love” on ‘Letterman’

posted by Oscar May 11, 2013

America’s collective crush on Ms. Zooey Deschanel can keep on growing because there’s more evidence she’s also a pretty good music performer. Deschanel and M. Ward make up the duo She & Him who have just released their fourth album (“Volume 3,” released May 7th on Merge) and went on Letterman to perform the lead single.

The song is “Never Wanted Your Love,” which the duo performed greatly with a full backing band that also included four violinists and backup singers. See the clip above.

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She & Him – “Never Wanted Your Love”

posted by Oscar March 7, 2013

Who doesn’t love Zooey Deschanel? The charismatic actress is half of the duo She & Him (the other being M. Ward) which just released their first single from their forthcoming album, Volume 3.

The new single is titled “Never Wanted Your Love,” has a similar sound to that heard in the duo’s previous efforts. Hear it after the jump.

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