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“Obsessed: Radiohead” by Lena Hall

Artist: Lena Hall
Title: “Obsessed: Radiohead”
Label: Ghostlight Records
Release Date: 6/1/2018
Genre: Rock
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I’m continuing my examination of the series of cover EP’s by Tony Award winning musician Lena Hall with her latest offering of “Obsessed: Radiohead”, an album that finds the sonic vocalist offering up homage to the legendary Alternative Rock band by giving us her take on a handful of their numbers. My own relationship with the band Radiohead came very early in the bands debut as a newly signed band to a label I knew some people at way back when and upon inquiring what this one was all about, I was told “we think the song CREEP will be a big hit”. It was of course, and the band went on to their own levels of stratospheric popularity. Sorry, I just had to add that one into the mix but back to the latest tunes from Miss Hall.
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“Nude” (Single) by Lena Hall

Artist: “Nude” (Single)
Title: Lena Hall
Label: Ghostlight Records
Release Date: 6/1/2018
Genre: Rock
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I’ve been keeping as good a pace with singer Lena Hall as she continues to deliver EP’s under her “Obsessed” series and if you haven’t seen our thoughts on what’s come before you can just click HERE to be brought up to speed. “Nude” is the first single of Hall’s latest “Obsession” which focuses on the band Radiohead and while I plan on doing a longer overview when its released, felt it would be fun to do some Single Reviews here on “The Chronicles” as well. As a music fan I was only listening to Radiohead up until the “OK Computer” album so by the time they released “In Rainbows” where this song comes from, I was long gone. According to my research, it was the bands second single from this release and a very big hit.
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“Obsessed: Peter Gabriel” by Lena Hall

Artist: Lena Hall
Title: “Obsessed: Peter Gabriel”
Label: Ghostlight Records
Release Date: 2/2/2018
Genre: Rock
Rating: 4.5/5

Last month offered up an overview of a brand-new musical EP series by Tony Award winning singer Lena Hall with her “Obsessed: Hedwig and the Angry Inch”. It was the first in her series of “Obsessed” released which pretty much amount to artists or material that she herself is obsessed with. I loved the idea and as a fan of Hall’s for a number of years was glad to support this effort. Folks who missed that summary can click HERE to check it out. While I was relatively new to those songs, her latest EP focuses on the legendary Peter Gabriel, an artist that I am much more familiar with so let’s discuss “Obsessed: Peter Gabriel”.
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“Obsessed: Hedwig and the Angry Inch” by Lena Hall

Artist: Lena Hall
Title: “Obsessed: Hedwig and the Angry Inch”
Label: Ghostlight Records
Release Date: 1/5/2018
Genre: Rock
Rating:

Lena Hall is a Tony Award winning performer whose vocal register packs one hell of a punch. Recently, the singer announced a series of EP’s that will allow her to celebrate some of her favorite artists and music that she loves under the banner of “Obsessed”. According to what I’ve read, Hall plans on releasing these works during the first week of every month over the course of the year and the first one has just been released with “Obsessed: Hedwig and the Angry Inch”. For those who might not know this, Hall starred in the Broadway production of the film with Neil Patrick Harris (Hedwig) playing his paramore Yitzhak. When the show went on the road, Lena played both parts which is pretty damned awesome. The five songs on this EP are the creation of John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask and since I didn’t manage to see the play at all come off as completely new music to my ears.
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Congratulations To Miss Lena Hall – A 2014 Tony Award Winner!!!

“And the winner in the category for “Lead Actress In A Musical” goes to Miss Lena Hall for “Hedwig And The Angry Inch”!!!! (applause are thunderous) I am so excited to be putting this post up on the PiercingKen.com site because one of the things that I love doing with this blog is to showcase the talented people that I have had the pleasure of meeting during the course of my adventuring. Such was the case with singer/actress Lena Hall who I met when she was fronting a Retro-Rock sensation called “Cocaine The Band”. The music was awesome and the bands individual persona were very well thought out. I greatly enjoyed what this was presenting.

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Lena Hall as Coco Caine

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