Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, October 15, 2009...
Leona Lewis took a right hook to the dome--for literacy--when a "fan" punched her in the head at a book signing.
- Care to know what the Editors are up to in London? Check out their very own Google Earth.
- Sufjan Stevens is contemplating the meaning of him making music, and it seems he's not a big fan of people breaking up his albums by downloading just a song or two. And albums, he says, are a dying medium...
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