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Mary J Blige joins Disclosure, Young Turks' new imprint, Damon Albarn's first solo album and more music we tweeted this week

King Dream Chorus: King Holiday On Monday, the US celebrated the legacy of civil rights activist Dr Martin Luther King Jr—and his dream of freedom for all. The day was declared an official holiday in 1986, and to mark the occasion several musicians (including Whitney Houston, Run DMC, New Edition and Whodini) joined forces under the name King Dream Chorus, and performed a song called …

King Dream Chorus: King Holiday

Mary J Blige joins Disclosure, Young Turks' new imprint, Damon Albarn's first solo album and more music we tweeted this week

On Monday, the US celebrated the legacy of civil rights activist Dr Martin Luther King Jr—and his dream of freedom for all. The day was declared an official holiday in 1986, and to mark the occasion several musicians (including Whitney Houston, Run DMC, New Edition and Whodini) joined forces under the name King Dream Chorus, and performed a song called King Holiday. The musical tribute …

Damon Albarn: Everyday Robots

Mary J Blige joins Disclosure, Young Turks' new imprint, Damon Albarn's first solo album and more music we tweeted this week

Musician Damon Albarn has been influencing pop music for over two decades as the frontman for Blur and the Gorillaz—yet he’s never released solo material. This week he unveiled the highly anticipated first single from his upcoming solo album, due out 28 April 2014. “Everyday Robots” sees Albarn’s trademark melancholy voice appear over a piano-driven downtempo beat. The song addresses the ubiquity of technology in …