On the face of it, A Rose for Emily by the Zombies seems an odd song choice to end each episode of the acclaimed, record-breaking podcast S-Town – the appearance of the William Faulkner short story that shares its title in the first episode notwithstanding. S-Town deals in real-life southern gothic: it is filled with chewy, sometimes incomprehensible Alabama accents and small-town intrigue and tragedy.
This cover image released by Interscope Records shows "Damn." the latest release by Kendrick Lamar. (Interscope Records via AP)In the weeks before the release of Kendrick Lamar’s fourth album, rumours circulated about its contents.