If you love finding out obscure or surprising facts about the entertainment industry and the music industry in particular, simply continue reading to learn a few fascinating facts about the music industry. Especially if you’re a fan of Britney Spears, Husker Du or The Wedding Present.
Fun facts about the music and entertainment industry:
Stephen Dorff Britney Spears appearance:
Actor Stephen Dorff who is best known for appearing in True Detective and The Power of One, once appeared in Britney Spear’s music video for her hit track Everytime. In which Dorff plays Spears’ boyfriend who saves her from dying in a bathtub. Dorff is still vocal about how honored he was to get to act in a Britney Spears music video as he has always been a Britney Spears fan. In a recent interview, he recalled how he was initially worried that Britney would try to get him to dance in her video. As he can’t dance well. However, when he was told he would play a boyfriend who rescues Britney, he was immediately on board.
The Wedding Present’s evolution:
The Wedding Present was founded in England in 1985 and was originally an indie pop band. The Wedding Present is still an active band, however over the years many members have joined and retired from the band. However, surprisingly one of the original members of The Wedding Present, David Gedge is still the lead of The Wedding Present. Gedge was a member of The Wedding Present from 1985-1977 before taking a hiatus until 2004 when he rejoined the band.
If you’re interested in listening to some of the Wedding Present albums it’s well worth listening to George Best, Bizarro, Seamonsters, El Ray, Valentina, Going Going … and Saturnalia. All of which are jam-packed full of memorable tracks that you’ll want to listen to on repeat. Although all of The Wedding Present’s albums have hit tracks to listen to.
Husker Du Perfect Example:
Husker Du was an American-based punk rock band that originated in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1979. Originally Husker Du performed hardcore punk music, however as the band evolved they slowly become a punk rock band. One of the band’s most successful tracks was Perfect Example, which was released in 1985 when the band had built a reputation for itself. Perfect Example is a melancholy track that talks about the haunting memory of past events and how the past doesn’t always stay in the past and often becomes part of the future.
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In conclusion, so if you have a keen interest in the music industry and the history of some of your favorite artists and bands, hopefully, you have learned a few new fun facts about the industry. Especially if you’re a fan of Husker Du, Britney Spears or The Wedding Present.