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Album Review: Girls Aloud – Ten

November 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

There had been a lot of speculation prior to the recent announcement that Girls Aloud were to be getting back together to celebrate the quartets ten years as a unit. The announcement came to many as a bit of a shock given the stories we have all heard circulating in the pop world that the...

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An iconic album gets the kiss of life this month as Jeff Wayne’s classic The War of the Worlds is handed over to some of today’s biggest musical stars ahead of a UK tour which hosts a collection of stars from stage and screen. The science fiction novel, written by H.G Wells back in 1898,...

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Album Review: Lazy Habits – Lazy Habits

November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lazy Habits are one of the UK’s finest rising hip-hop collectives. Having tread the stages of countless festivals over the last few years including acclaimed performances at Bestival, Secret Garden Party and one of the world’s largest festivals, Glastonbury, the band have also performed at some of the countries key venues including Shepherds Bush Empire,...

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Album Review: Little Mix – DNA

November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

X Factor champions Little Mix have had a bit if a slow start to their career after taking the televised reality show crown last year. In the case of most of the shows previous winners we are usually presented with a record within a couple of months of their crowning in order for Cowell and...

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Album Review: Christina Aguilera – Lotus

November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s been a number of years since we had a really great record from US superstar Christina Aguilera. Following the singers debut self-titled release back in 1999 she has been a star accustomed to turning out hits for over a decade. Each of Aguilera’s releases has shown a different musical angle to the superstar. Starting...

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Album Review: Steps – Light Up The World

November 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

After a sold-out 22 date tour of the country’s biggest arenas which saw ticket sales close to 200,000, a number one Ultimate collection release and two successful Sky Living series, 90’s pop group Steps really have had the comeback the group, and their fans, had hoped for. With a split that lasted a decade we...

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Album Review: Soundgarden – King Animal

November 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rising from Seattle’s emerging  grunge scene back in the early eighties, rock icons Soundgarden made their way to music’s top shelf in 1994 with the release of their international breakthrough release, Superunknown, a record that launched the outfit into rocks mainstream with singles that included Black Hole Sun and Spoonman, both of which garnished the...

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Album Review: One Direction – Take Me Home

November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

If we have learned anything when it comes to new artists it is that the second album is the deal breaker when it comes to whether an act can make it in the long run. It is what will either make or break an act. There aren’t too many records these days that come with...

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Album Review: Robbie Williams – Take The Crown

November 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Pop really does seem to be getting quite the workout in 2012. With the likes of Steps, Girls Aloud, Leona Lewis and Kylie Minogue all adding weighty contributions to the end of year pop calendar, the king of British pop also makes his return with a brand new album – Take The Crown. Robbie Williams...

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Album Review: JLS – Evolution

November 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The X Factor gauntlet has done amazing things for some of Britain’s rising talent over the past few years. JLS are one of the best examples that show that you don’t have to win the national singing competition to come out on top. With over 6 million records sold, five number one singles under their...

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Brit poppers Madness have been enjoying quite a successful 12 months on the UK performance circuit. Not only have the 7 piece band, fronted by hat donning eccentric vocalist Suggs, played a fundamental role in the Queens Diamond Jubilee concert, performing on the rooftop of Buckingham Palace, they were also invited along as key performers...

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Album Review: Calvin Harris – 18 Months

October 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Over the course of the past 18 months, as he has appropriately titled his latest studio album, super producer Calvin Harris has been building a portfolio of work that would make any of his producer peers glow green with envy. Working with the cream of the hip hop and pop crop has helped the musician...

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Album Review: Macy Gray – Talking Book

October 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

American R&B superstar Macy Gray seems to be churning out records rather frequently these days. Having released her last album a mere 6 months ago the raspy voiced singer is back with another record and although it seems like the singer is fixated on releasing cover records these days, this time it is covers collection...

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