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Lily Allen – "L8 CMMR"

I heard this song on last Sunday's episode of Girls, and I just had to download it. As with "Hard Out Here," "L8 CMMR" uses a little too much Auto-Tune, but it's such a fun, summery synthpop tune. I love the lyrics ("My man is a bad motherfucker") and the sassy title. Sometimes I wonder why I still watch Girls, though, since I hate almost everyone on that show. Except for Jessa, she's awesome. Although she's been a real hot mess lately—more than usual, I mean.

Anyway, as most of you already know, Allen has recently confirmed that her third album will be titled Sheezus, an homage to Kanye West's album Yeezus. Or maybe it could be a combination of the words "sheesh" and "Jesus." Y'know, like, "Sheezus! They're making Sharknado 2??"

In other news, recent Brit Award winner Ellie Goulding has just released the lyric video for "Beating Heart," the song she recorded for the soundtrack to the upcoming movie Divergent, which stars Shailene Woodley (yawn) and English hottie Theo James (yay!).

I'm not sure how I feel about it. I might have to give it a few more listens.


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