NEW Music Find: Bombay Bicycle Club “Carry Me”

Walking down the concrete street, head bobbing with those Dr. Beats. Yes, it’s true. The British band, Bombay Bicycle Club (BBC), definitely had dancers and new music fiends like myself in mind when it released its new single, “Carry Me.”

With their last album “A Different Kind of Fix,” BBC tore up the alternative pop scene with quirky/folksy electronic songs like “Lights Out, Words Gone,”  “How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep” and the catchy hit, “Shuffle.” Now, the band is changing their sound. “Carry Me” hints at a more of a Dubstep and rave style but with the new album yet to be released, one won’t know for sure. Regardless, these guys are definitely a band to watch right now.

Check out their official “Carry Me” music video below.

Liked that? Check out the interactive version!

Carry Me Interactive Video

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7 Signs You’re a PR Major

PR students stay connected. Photo Courtesy of Apple.com

Every college major or department comes with its own inside jokes and quirks that only its students and faculty understand.  Public Relations is no exception. In fact, PR is probably one of the least talked about majors in college. To take away from the “mystery,” I want to let you all in on the inside story of the PR major’s life.

Here are seven signs that you’re a PR major.

7. Sleep is the one thing that never gets crossed off your to-do list. No rest for the heavy-laden and PR majors, contrary to popular belief, are.

6. When lstening to students form other majors talk about they’re lives , you struggle to reesist kriticizing there grammer. Brownie points to anyone that identifies all the grammatical errors in this sentence. Double points for proper editing marks.

5. You understand how a 500-word news story can take just as long to write as a 1500-word essay. First, you write then you edit. Then you write again and edit. Then you send it off to the editor who edits it and gives it back to you to write … again. See a pattern forming?

4. You’re so literate in SEO that you can find info on anybody. Literally. See that hot TA in the English class? Got his email, LinkedIn and Facebook in less than five minutes with some constructive “Google” searching (don’t pretend like you don’t do this — fact checking at its finest).

3. You get the “It’s not what you know, but who you know” lecture at least 20 times in a given semester.  Friendliness and gratitude go a long way when making professional connections (those thank you notes make a difference!).

2. Your professors reprimand you for NOT using social media in class. “Twitter for Good,” anyone?

Finally…

1. You start blogging solely for the purposes of building up your online presence. I’m just kidding with this one, but honestly, if I wasn’t a PR major, I wouldn’t be blogging. I am so grateful that it inspired me to start.

Did I leave anything out? Let me know what you would put on a list of  the life of a PR major in the comments below.

Thanks!

– Imani

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Hey Everyone,

I’ll start off with an apology for not “officially” introducing myself before starting to post to this blog.

I hesitated to make this blog my main one but then I thought it might be cool to share with you all the many unique facets of my life.

My little “sharings” for this blog are going to be pretty far-reaching as I have a ton of different interests.

Fashion and beauty, family life and education, politics and social change are some of the main issues that I like to talk about.

However, right now I am really interested in another topic.

Music.

My first “review” will be featured in the next post.

Stay tuned for more of my musings.

Thanks,

Imani R. L.