Sia Releases Spotify Sessions — Listen Now

siaThere are many reasons the music industry’s top songwriters give their hits to other artists instead of actually singing them for themselves, and some of which involve not having a strong enough voice to execute their vision. In Sia’s case, it has nothing to do with that. And in case you’re wondering whether that’s true, listen to her recently released Spotify Sessions, which features six stripped down versions of her songs, including “Bird Set Free,” “Elastic Heart,” “Space Between,” “Alive,” “Chandelier,” and “Broken Glass. According to Just Jared, the sessions were recording at The Village Studio in Los Angeles. Enjoy!


Quote of the Day — The Black Keys Bash Spotify

“He’s an a–hole. . . . That guy has $2 billion that he made from figuring out ways to steal royalties from artists, and that’s the bottom line. You can’t really trust anybody like that. . . . I honestly don’t want to see Sean Parker succeed in anything.” The Black Keys’ drummer Patrick Carney on former Facebook president and current Spotify board member Sean Parker’s assessment that Spotify will surpass iTunes in revenues paid to artists.