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Shura – “White Light”

Alexandra Denton looks like a cross between a late ’60s superhero sketch and a Sailor Moon guest star in the cover art for Shura’s new song. Usually, I find single artwork superfluous — boring even. A song shouldn’t be tied to a single image, and the image will be mostly meaningless after the initial tie-in. […]



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Shura – “2Shy (Warpaint STEEZ Remix)”

We named Shura an Artist To Watch back in November, and since then we’ve witnessed her (them? It’s confusing) evolve into one of the most talked-about independent pop acts of this year. There are still a lot of people who have no clue who “Shura” is, but they will soon. Mumford & Sons covered the […]

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Watch Mumford & Sons Cover Shura’s “2Shy”

Recently, the gorgeous wallflower anthem “2Shy” entered my life and I could not stop gushing about it. Turns out, neither could Mumford & Sons! The former folk-pop group covered Shura’s synthy R&B track for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge, unearthing its angular grooves and whipping up a frenzy of percussion, as they are wont to […]