30.09 News on Weezer, Blur, Bruce Springsteen, Let’s Go Crazy line-up


– Lil Wayne is set to feature on the new record from Weezer. The Lollipop star will rap on Can’t Stop Partying, produced by Jermaine Dupri. Album Raditude is released by Geffen Records on 3rd November, and also features a collaboration with All-American Rejects.

– Blur guitarist Graham Coxon has said the band have no more plans for a tour or ‘anything else’. In an interview with NME, he claimed “Everyone’s slipped back into what they do when the Blur creature isn’t heaving around. Law and cheese and music, I suppose.”

– Bruce Springsteen has announced he will play an entire album from his back catalogue at each of his five live shows in New Jersey. The format was tested when the star played Born To Run in full at a Chicago concert earlier this year. The same album will be showcased in East Rutherford, while Born in the USA and Darkness On the Edge of Town will also be performed as part of the tour.

– Dance music party night ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ will return at Brixton Academy, on 26th October in London. The evening will feature Drum’n’Bass stars Chase & Status and Pendulum, as well as 2ManyDJ’s, Annie Mac and several other guests. The compilation album sharing its name with the event is released by EMI on October 5th.