The Old King Is Dead / Long Live the King

Next column, inspired by a vicious Buzz and Twitter fight over the relative merits of Beyonce and Solange Knowles with my PostBourgie fam, is up.  And thanks to the research for it, I’ve been spinning Solange’s cover of Coldplay’s Viva La Vida with her band for two straight days.  It’s straight-up gorgeous, and there’s this fab rock-Supremes vibe going with her and her backup singers, I think: