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News Bits: Adele Pitches Plus-Size Line to Burberry + More

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— There’s a rumor floating around that Adele responded to a recent pitch to be the new face of Burberry by telling the luxury brand that she’d like to collaborate on a line of clothes for plus-size customers. Burberry won’t comment on the story, which kind of makes us think it’s true. [Jezebel]

— Annie Lennox has tied the knot for the third time. The Scottish singer-songwriter reportedly wed American gynecologist Dr. Mitch Besser Saturday during a private boat ceremony on England’s Thames River. [Spinner]

— It was 42 years ago today (Sept. 18) that Jimi Hendrix died in London from a drug overdose. To mark the sad occasion, Ultimate Classic Rock has dug up the original ABC News story on his death, which incorrectly reported that he was 28. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

— Another track from Dinosaur Jr.‘s forthcoming new album, ‘I Bet On Sky,’ has been posted online. Check out the raucous ‘Pierce the Morning Rain’ and remind yourself why, as Death + Taxes put it, Dino “make all current indie rock bands look positively silly in comparison.” [Death + Taxes]

— Cleveland synth-rockers Emeralds have announced a Nov. 5 release date for ‘Just to Feel Anything,’ the follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2010 album ‘Does It Look Like I’m Here?’ Consider it their latest volley in the war against Cloud Nothings for the title of biggest indie rock band in the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. [Pitchfork]

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