It was just announced that Carly will be among the performers at Discothèque on July 1st as part of the “Festival International de Jazz de Montréal 2017”. From the official site:
Canadian dance music lives it up in the most incredible open-air discotheque in Montréal. Get ready for Carly Rae Jepsen, Men Without Hats, Radio Radio, Muzion, Buffalo Hat Singers, along with 24 musicians, 5 singers, 35 dancers, wild projections, surprises and a fireworks display staged by Yann Perreau and under the musical and artistic direction of DJ Champion and Alex McMahon.
Other artists performing will include Men Without Hats, Champion, Radio Radio, Yann Perreau, Buffalo Hat Singer, and Alex McMahon.
It’s has been known since at least January that Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” would be used as a theme song for “Peach Girl”, a film based on the popular Japanese manga. Here is a trailer:
In addition, a promotional photo has recently popped up featuring Carly herself holding a peach:
File this under #NotHappyAllTheTime.. It has been reported by a fan from Australia (who is among the first to hear it) that Danny replaced Carly’s vocals for “Happy All The Time” with PC Music alumni, Hannah Diamond*. It was assumed by me and many others that Carly would remain featured on the song, as it was the version that Danny often played during his DJ sets leading up to his EP release.
*Correction: the singer’s voice for the new version is uncredited on Spotify, so we cannot confirm at this time who the actual singer is. The report of “Hannah Diamond” is based off of one fan’s assertion who was one of the first to hear it. More likely, it was sung by Pawws Lucy who was credited as having worked on the EP or past collaborator, Raffy.
The snippet of Carly’s version, which came from “Danny L Harle’s Diplo & Friends Radio 1 Mix“, can be heard here:
The move to replace vocals on tracks is not unprecedented for Danny. Just last week, he released the lead single for his EP, “1LU”, which originally featured Phoebe Ryan (who also co-wrote the song). Her vocals were subsequently replaced by relatively unknown singer, Eyelar. The original track can be heard below:
RIP to all the Danny L. Harle tracks that could have been….
An eventful (and tiring) day for Carly today in China. Shortly after her interview we featured earlier, she made an appearance on a variety/competition show on Zhejiang TV called “天生是优我”(Born U5) where she performed acoustic renditions “Call Me Maybe” and “I Really Like You”. We’ve found some clips from Instagram:
Of course, like with all good TV hosts, they wouldn’t let her off without making a cringe-worthy Call Me Maybe reference 🙄
Afterwards, Carly shared with us with some hilarious Snapchats between her and Jenna Lightner, her bestie and frequent travel buddy.
Danny announced today that he will be releasing his new EP on May 19th. One of the tracks will include “Happy All The Time” which features Carly Rae Jepsen! In the last several months, Danny has been known to play the song during his DJ sets, so it is about time that it gets released!
from the 1UL EP
Happy All The Time pic.twitter.com/uIJ2D2SByG
— Danny L Harle (@DannylHarle) May 10, 2017
Danny’s EP also contains contributions by Nate Campany (who co-wrote several songs on Emotion and Emotion Side-B) and fellow singer/songwriter Phoebe Ryan (who co-wrote 1UL and sang the original demo for it).