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World Class Rock Week-In-Review: 11/2/16

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  • Arcade Fire debuted new music at a secret show this weekend (Paste)
  • John Lennon’s letter to Queen Elizabeth unearthed in used record sleeve (Rolling Stone)
  • Adele speaks about her battle with postnatal depression (NME)
  • Watch My Morning Jacket’s Jim James and Andrew Bird play new version of “Sic of Elephants” (Pitchfork)
  • A Smiths reunion almost happened in 2008, according to Johnny Marr (AV Club)
  • Neil Young has a new, primarily acoustic album coming out in December (Spin)
  • Smash Mouth got into a Twitter fight with the Oakland A’s at 2:30 am (CoS)
  • Phish honor David Bowie With Full-Album Performance of Ziggy Stardust (UCR)
  • Mayer Hawthorne releases surprise EP, Party of One (Paste)
  • Eric Clapton sued by bluesman’s estate over mistaken Unplugged credit (Rolling Stone)
  • Bono named as one of Glamour’s Women Of The Year (NME)
  • Watch President Obama sing “Purple Rain,” Dance to “Thriller” with Michelle (Pitchfork)
  • Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins announces debut solo LP (Stereogum)
  • Johnny Marr announces book tour for his new memoir, Set the Boy Free (Spin)
  • Hippo Campus announce debut album landmark, share video for “boyish” (CoS)
  • Roger Daltrey says Rock ‘n’ Roll has reached a dead end (UCR)
  • She & Him share “Happy Holiday” off forthcoming album Christmas Party (Paste)
  • Aerosmith meet Barack Obama by chance at Florida airport (Rolling Stone)
  • The Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine” Lego set released today (NME)
  • Watch Muse dress up as the Cramps, cover “New Kind of Kick” for Halloween (Pitchfork)
  • Watch Cubs superfan Eddie Vedder sing at the World Series (AV Club)
  • Billy Corgan blasts celebrity Cubs fans: “I don’t necessarily see them in June” (CoS)
  • Bon Iver is selling a dang flannel shirt inspired by his new album (Spin)
  • Paul McCartney shares his struggles with stage fright (UCR)
  • A new Japandroids album is on the way (Paste)
  • Watch Chris Martin, Conan sing Coldplay’s “Yellow” in cockney accents (Rolling Stone)
  • Arcade Fire recorded their audience singing for a new song last night (NME)
  • Look inside David Bowie art display ahead of auction (Pitchfork)
  • Martin Courtney shares “Asleep” video (Stereogum)
  • The immortal Iggy Pop is back in the studio again (Spin)
  • Kevin Morby dedicates two new songs to victims of Pulse nightclub shooting (CoS)
  • Phil Collins says he did not divorce his Wife by fax (UCR)
  • Cherry Glazerr announce new album Apocalipstick, share new video for “Nurse Ratched” (Pitchfork)
  • Bob Dylan finally acknowledges his Nobel Prize win (Paste)

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Wilco – “Someone To Lose”

The Shins – “Dead Alive”

The Orwells – “They Put A Body In The Bayou” (Official Video)

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