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Marina and the Diamonds’ “How To Be A Heartbreaker” Gets the Glee Treatment

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Who knows how to be a heartbreaker? Glee’s Brody Weston sure does. Newcomer Dean Geyer, who portrays Brody on the hit FOX show, will be performing Marina and the Diamonds’ new single, “How To Be A Heartbreaker,” during tonight’s episode. Glee’s version of the song also features vocals from the oh-so talented Lea Michele (Rachel Berry).

Marina and The Diamonds - courtesy of Atlantic RecordsI recently had the opportunity to chat with Marina Diamandis, who shared that she actually had never seen an episode of Glee before, but was ecstatic about having her song performed on the show.

“I’m so excited. It’s such a treat,” the Welsh singer-songwriter exclaimed during our phone interview. “It’s quite awesome just being asked to do something with the song. It’s great.”

“How To Be A Heartbreaker” is the second single off Marina and the Diamonds’ latest album, Electra Heart, which was released last April and hit number one in the UK.

The song is surely to be a hit among fans of the show. With its infectious, pulsing electro-pop beat and playful lyrics, Gleeks are bound to be dancing and singing along to “How To Be A Heartbreaker” in no time.

Diamandis hadn’t heard the show’s take on her song when we spoke, but said that she was “just really interested to see what it’s going to sound like” and summed up the opportunity as being “quite surreal.”

Marina and the Diamonds will be bringing the music of Electra Heart to life this May during the North American leg of the Lonely Hearts Club headlining tour. Check out a preview of the tour below.

 

 

Catch Glee’s peformance of Marina and The Diamonds’ “How To Be A Heartbreaker” tonight at 9 p.m. on FOX. 

 

Tour Dates

May 2 – Seattle, WA, Showbox At The Market 
May 3 – Vancouver, BC, Commodore Ballroom 
May 4 – Portland, OR, Wonder Ballroom                                                         May 6 – San Francisco, CA, Warfield Theatre                                                 May 7 – Santa Ana, CA, The Observatory                                                       May 9 – Las Vegas, NV, The Pool At The Cosmopolitan                                

May 10 – San Diego, CA, House Of Blues                                                       May 11 – Los Angeles, CA, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE                                       May 13 – Salt Lake City, UT, Club Sound                                                             May 14 – Englewood, CO, Gothic Theatre                                                           May 16 – Lawrence, KS, Granada Theatre                                                       May 17 – St. Louis, MO The Pageant                                                                   May 19 – Minneapolis, MN, Varsity Theater                                                     May 20 – Chicago, IL, Vic Theatre                                                                   May 22 – Detroit, MI, St. Andrews Hall                                                                   May 23 – Toronto, Ontario, Sound Academy                                                  

May 24 – Montreal, Quebec, Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre                          

May 28 – Millvale, PA, Mr. Small’s Theatre                                                       May 29 – New York, NY, Rumsey Playfield/Central Park

 

Photo courtesy of Atlantic Records.

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About Kirsten Coachman

Kirsten Coachman is an Entertainment Writer from the San Francisco Bay Area. She has interviewed a variety of people from across the entertainment spectrum, including singer-songwriter/Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas, Andrew Dost from the Grammy Award-winning band fun., singer-songwriter Christina Perri, and acclaimed writer-director Derek Cianfrance.