Winehouse has an authentic soul voice and vivid character but her fame owes as much to her public disintegration as her music.In the vacuum left by Top Of The Pops, the tabloidization of pop became the real mass market.in room Harper Center 3SW Committee: Christian Leuz (Chair), Phil Berger, Michael Minnis and Amit Seru Proposal: “The Impact of Women's Health Clinic Closures on Preventive Care” By: Yao Lu Date/Time: Monday, November 17, 2014, at a.m.in room Harper Center 3A Committee: Emily Oster (Chair), Marianne Bertrand, Neale Mahoney, and Matthew Notowidigdo (Northwestern University, Department of Economics) Defense: By: Noah Askin (Joint Program in Business and Sociology) Date/Time: Thursday, October 23, 2014 ,at a.m.in room Harper Center 3A Committee: Oleg Urminksy (Chair), Daniel Bartels, Christopher Hsee, and Ann Mc Gill Proposal: “The Nature and Extent of Post-reward Crowding-out” By: Indranil Goswami Date/Time: Monday, November 17, 2014, at 3 p.m.in room Harper Center 3A Committee: Oleg Urminsky (Chair), Dan Bartels, Jean Pierre Dube, and George Wu Proposal: “The Economic Consequences of Borrower Information Sharing: Relationship Dynamics and Investment” By: Andrew Sutherland Date/Time: Monday, November 17, 2014, at a.m.
Arguably, the biggest phenomena have not been individual artists or thrilling new genres, but illegal downloading, the invention of the i Pod and i Tunes, the free music zones of You Tube, My Space and Spotify and the democratisation of the means of production and distribution that allows any kid with a computer to become a legend in their own bedroom studio.They were sung in crass cover versions by TV talent show wannabes and blared by tuneless amateurs in karaoke sessions. It is not a critic’s list, and not strictly a hit list; rather it’s one of tunes you find yourself humming whether you approve of them or not, the universal songs that infiltrated popular culture and provided a soundtrack to our lives. Thou Shalt Always Kill (2007) Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip Hilarious London satirist with Christopher Howse beard skewers noughties foibles. Ignition (Remix) (2003) R Kelly Girls are basically cars, sings Stevie Wonder of the bling generation. Rebellion (Lies) (2005) Arcade Fire The Canadian band exorcised personal grief with surging rock euphoria. Cry Me A River (2002) Justin Timberlake In which Timberlake wreaks R&B vengeance on Mickey Mouse Club ex, Britney. Sex On Fire (2008) Kings of Leon Steamy southern soul meets burning hot rock from preacher’s sons Watch it on You Tube Buy it on i Tunes 38.And laid out like this, it strikes me the decade doesn’t seem quite so bad. Thank You (2001) Dido Dido’s song of gentle yearning dominated the decade’s early stages. Never Gonna Give You Up (1987) Rick Astley This lovable Eighties hit “Rickrolled” to new popularity in 2007, via an internet prank. Good People (2005) Jack Johnson Johnson’s wonderings about the bad stuff on TV was an easy-going joy. Fallin’ (2001) Alicia Keys The R&B star’s inaugural hit was a gospel-tinged classic about romantic confusion. In Da Club (2003) 50 Cent Crunching Dr Dre beats launched the humorless Fiddy. Hips Don’t Lie (2004) Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean Gyration-inducing dance floor filler from the Colombian gargle-singer. Everybody’s Changing (2004) Keane Soaring, yearning melodic piano anthem from Home Counties heroes Watch it on You Tube Buy it on i Tunes 36. Avril Lavigne Sk8er Boi (2002) Pop-punk teenage love saga for the txting generation. Hallelujah (2008) Alexandra Burke Leonard Cohen’s anthem of spiritual stagnation transformed into celebratory X Factor romp Watch it on You Tube Buy it on i Tunes 31.in room Harper Center C02 Committee: Kelly Shue (Co-chair), Pietro Veronesi (Co-Chair), Richard Thaler and Robert Vishny Proposal: "Precautionary Maturity Management in the Corporate Bond Market" By: Qiping Xu Date/Time: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at p.m.in room Harper Center C03 Committee: Douglas Diamond (Co-Chair), Anil Kashyap (Co-Chair), Zhiguo He, Gregor Matvos and Amir Sufi Defense: "The Social Determinants of Economic Growth: Microenterprise and Microfinance in Latin America" By: Laura Doering Date/Time: Monday, September 29, 2014 at 2 p.m.