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Ireland’s darlings of pop rock, The Cranberries, returned to London this weekend to present to fans some of their career defining hits that have recently been given a new lease on life. Since the bands early nineties breakthrough, the four-piece have remained consistent in their delivery of impeccable studio releases and memorable stage shows; releasing...

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Album Review: LP – Lost On You

May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

LP aka Laura Pergolizzi can normally be found toiling away behind the scenes writing songs for the likes of Cher and Rihanna, but now on her fourth studio album; LP is ready to take more of a centre stage. Whereas beforehand LP has taken more of a folk and country approach, Lost On You is...

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Album Review: Paramore – After Laughter

May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s probably scientifically impossible not to be a fan of Paramore. Their carefree approach to life has always provided solace for those unsure of themselves. On their fifth record; After Laughter, the band have embraced their unashamed enthusiasm for the music they make. The moment Paramore posted Hard Times online, there was a collective yelp of excitement as fans...

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Toronto’s Broken Social Scene recently detailed their first album in seven years, Hug Of Thunder, out July 7th, 2017 on City Slang. Produced by Joe Chiccarelli and mixed by Shawn Everett, Hug Of Thunder includes contributions from all fifteen original members of Broken Social Scene The band will be heading to Europe next week for...

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Each of the members of the group One Direction have come to a cross road in their career, and Niall Horan, like the others, is now taking his own direction in the music industry. After the success of his debut single This Town, Horan has given us a second serving in Slow Hands. Opting for...

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The selection of which tracks from an album are released as singles is general driven by two (oftentimes) competing considerations; do you select the songs that you believe will have commercial appeal, which will be picked up by TV and radio, driving interest and sales? Or do you go with the songs that highlight your...

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Easily one of the most anticipated solo ventures of the last couple of years, former One Directioner Harry Styles has been quietly sitting on the sidelines of the pop scene over the last year while his former band mates try their hand at solo careers and raising families with Niall and Zayn turning out a...

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Global superstar Shakira has announced the release of “El Dorado,” her first studio album in over three years, available to buy on May 26th. The album will feature the brand new single “Me Enamoré” and the diamond-selling US Latin #1 “Chantaje,” featuring Maluma. “El Dorado” is named after the golden city which, according to Colombian...

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Album Review: Foster The People – III

May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

All the other kids with the pumped up kicks haven’t grown up to be quite as edgy as Foster The People are on III, an entree for the group’s upcoming third record. Three years since we saw them last, Foster The People have grown into quite the cutting edge quartet. Opener Pay The Man owes a lot to the...

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If there’s a way to make a mark with new and old fans then The Cranberries have undoubtedly set the benchmark in 2017. Nearly 25 years after they released their debut album to the world, comes Something Else – an acoustic over-brushing both pertinent and rich. Featuring select hits from their back catalogue and a...

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Taking in cities around Europe as part of her Emerald Island tour, Dutch songbird Caro Emerald dished up seconds to London fans over the weekend with an additional date in the capital. Following a successful performance at the elegant Royal Albert Hall earlier in the month before taking the show around the country, Emerald returned...

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Global superstar Shania Twain revealed new music news when making an appearance last night on NBC’s The Voice. While Shania served as a first-time-ever fifth judge on the hit show and a key advisor to the contestants, fans learned Shania’s “Life’s About to Get Good” is scheduled to hit country airwaves this June and her...

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Album Review: Texas – Jump On Board

April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

With 8 albums already under their belts and a string of hits that would make any greatest hits concert a truly enviable live experience for any music fan, Glaswegian pop/rock outfit Texas have proven they are a mainstream mainstay as they have recently unveiled album number 9 with Jump On Board adding to an already...

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