Dolly Parton’s Jolene slowed down sounds better than the original

Stuart McBratney Contributor

By Stuart McBratney in New Music on Friday 23 August 2013

Dolly Parton’s slowed-down rendition of Jolene has been doing the rounds, and for good reason. It has a hypnotic quality missing from the original uptempo rendition, with the vocals sounding like a mellifluous male. And with its first-person narrative seemingly now from a male perspective, the love-triangle storyline takes a modern twist.

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From the LAEM Store: What Would Dolly Do? t shirt

Alison Shepard Contributor

By Alison Shepard in New Products on Thursday 17 May 2012

We often ask ourselves the same thing, and now so can too with this hot new shirt from Urban Cricket. Available as both a men’s crew and a women’s v neck, so everyone can rock the Queen of Country with style. The Dolly tee and v neck are new additions to the Lost At E […]

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Lay Low

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in New Music on Friday 18 December 2009

Lay Low, the alter ego of Icelandic singer/songwriter Lovisa Elisabet Sigrunardottir, draws inspiration from artists like Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton and Kitty Wells. Her debut album, Please Don’t Hate Me (2006), topped the charts and went platinum in Iceland, and was the best-selling original album in the country that year, winning three Icelandic Music Awards. […]

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Hafdis Huld’s Secret Playlist

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in Cool Websites on Thursday 9 July 2009

Icelandic singer-songwriter Hafdis Huld was formerly the frontwoman of electro-pop collective Gus Gus, before featuring as a vocalist on Tricky’s 2008 album Knowle West Boy, and, more recently, launching a solo career. We checked in with her and asked her to tell us about the eight songs that are getting most traction on her iPod […]

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