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Hi! I'm Andre. I'm a senior double major in Political Science and Spanish at Butler and I'll be graduating in 2014.

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Beyonce Monday

So I was minding my own business, Thursday night, when I decide to get a hearty meal to celebrate my last class of the semester. That said, I decided to even go to bed early and just relax. Little did I know, Beyoncé had big plans that night. I happened to wake up at 5 AM to a couple texts, mostly along the lines of “BEYONCÉ.” I just knew something big happened.

I checked my handy dandy Internet to find out that Beyoncé released a new surprise album with no prior warning or notice entitled “BEYONCÉ” on iTunes. Not only was it an album, it also contained 17 FREE music videos! I didn’t even flinch and purchased the album on command. Then I spent the next couple of hours watching the music videos and listening to the songs all being amazed how she could keep such a big secret for so long! I guess she’s called Queen B for a reason!

All the videos are amazing, unique, and have spectacular quality. One of my favorite songs on the album is called “XO” and it’s also one of my favorite videos just because of how organic it feels. Beyoncé never disappoints and it’s why she’s my favorite artist out today. I definitely need to see her in concert!

Check it out below:

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Music Monday: Royals

I have previously dedicated a Music Monday to Lorde but her album is so good that I needed to dedicate another to her to describe just how awesome her music is. Her album “Pure Heroine” is one of the few albums I can listen to from beginning to finish without skipping a track. Her songs have a minimalist sound with just a minimal beat with her voice, which I really like.

The song I’m posting for today’s Music Monday is her song “Glory And Gore,” which is my favorite song on the album. It’s kind of creepy, which is why I like it and I listen to it on repeat all the time and sing it to the top of my lungs in the car when I’m alone or shamelessly in front of people too.

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Music Monday: Twerk Edition

My obsession with the new Miley Cyrus has grown so much and I finally get to express it by purchasing her new album Bangerz tomorrow. It was just yesterday when she was a young innocent teen on Disney with her secret life as Hannah Montana and now she has grown into a wild twerking machine.

I streamed Bangerz on iTunes last week and I love almost all of the songs. My favorite is “Drive” which is rumored to be about her ex fiancé Liam Hemsworth. I also love the classics “We Can’t Stop” and “Wrecking Ball” as well. A lot of the songs on the album are mid tempos so they’re quite hard to dance to but I still make it work.

I’ll be staying up until midnight to buy the album tonight and probably won’t go to bed until 2 when I finally will get through the album and fall asleep. I hope this new Miley continues forever because my obsession is real.

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Music Monday: NWTS

Of course I had to bring back my weekly music monday posts! Today’s Music Monday is dedicated to Drake. All my friends know that I’m a huge Drake fan and he’s one of the few artists on my iPod. Plus, he’s one of my favorite artists to dance to in my room by myself. Sure that’s an embarrassing confession but whatever!

The reason why I chose Drake was because his new album “Nothing Was The Same” comes out tomorrow. I listened to it online last week and I love it and can’t wait to buy it when it comes out at midnight! No, I’m not waiting at the store, I’m just buying it on iTunes. I made sure I had enough money in my bank account to buy it so I should be all clear when it comes out.

My favorite song from the album is “All Me” but there are other good songs on the album too. His first single “Started From The Bottom” is great as well. I highly recommend checking it out!

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Music Monday: JT

After a 7-year music break, Justin Timberlake is finally releasing his third studio album tomorrow and I’m pretty excited. I wasn’t always a fan of Justin but when “Sexyback” came out, I was hooked. His first single “Suit and Tie,” although it took time to grow on me, is great! It makes me feel classy when I listen to it and I like to sing and dance along to it in the car. I can’t dance as well as him but I’m getting there!

Justin has been all over SNL, Jimmy Fallon, and other shows to promote the album, which has gotten me really excited. He even performed a new song each day last week on Jimmy Fallon. And after listening to the full album on iTunes yesterday, I can’t wait to buy it! It’s a lot of R&B and Pop sounds, which I love. There are also rumors that he’s making a volume two to this album as well so I can’t wait!

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Merry Christmas!

For those who celebrate, Merry Christmas everyone! I hope everyone has a great and warm holiday this year. Before the eating and unwrapping of gifts begins, I wanted to make a quick blog to talk about the holiday and such.

Thankfully it’s not snowing outside because 1. “White Christmas” is one of my least favorite Christmas songs and 2. I hate the cold. It’s also good because I plan to go shopping tomorrow with all of my Christmas money and the roads need to be clear to make way for me!

One of my favorite Christmas songs, however, is “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey. But since I’ve been listening to Michael Bublé’s Christmas album, I thought I’d post his version! His voice is reminiscent of drinking hot chocolate by the fire on a cold day. That basically means I love it! Even though I’ve never actually done that and I hate hot chocolate, his music is just too good.

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Boyling Disappointment

I have been an ardent Susan Boyle fan for years so I was happy when her new album “Someone to Watch Over Me” came out on Tuesday. But, after listening to it, I was left disappointed. The songs were boring and there wasn’t any originality! All of the songs were covers and some were not done very well. It is definitely my least favorite of her three albums. I am still waiting for her to do an original song and cover more modern songs!

This is the third year in a row she has released an album so hopefully it can be a yearly thing I can look forward to! It can be like an early Christmas present every year (unless it is a bad album)!! I would love to see her on tour! I saw a commercial for an upcoming TLC special about her so I will try my best to watch it!

Here is an interview with Susan Boyle!

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Back to the Present

Over the weekend I did the unthinkable… I created a Facebook! I was bored after finishing my homework and just decided to make one! It’s definitely different from what it was when I had my first Facebook. There are so many new features and tabs! It’ll take me a while to learn them all.

I’ve also been in the Christmas spirit today because Michael Bublé‘s Christmas album came out today! Although it is two months away, it is never too early to get in the Christmas mood! The only Christmas thing I’m not looking forward to is the snow. It was extremely cold all last week so it just needs to warm up quick before winter rolls along!

Here’s a Michael Bublé Christmas video to put you in the holiday spirit as well!

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