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Single Review: The Band Perry – ‘Done’

February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

If a pumping, wild Country drenched hit is what you are on the look out for then look no further because The Band Perry are back with probably their most infectious and kick-ass track of their career to date. The Mississippi three-piece, which consist of siblings Kimberly (lead vocals), Reid (Bass) and Neil Perry (everything...

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Album Review: Brian McKnight – More Than Words

February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

More Than Words is the latest catalogue addition for US R&B superstar and 16-time Grammy Award nominee, Brian McKnight. Released on March 4th in the UK and March 19th in the US, the 16 track collection we have been presented with marks a welcome return for not just those sensually dressed, smooth and persuasive vocals...

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Back in the late nineties when the boy band era was truly at its peak, Westlife ruled the airwaves with songs that included Flying Without Wings, If I Let You Go and My Love. For over 12 years the group led the charge on the charts and found astronomical success before splitting in 2012. Brian...

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Single Review: Caro Emerald – ‘Tangled Up’

February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Deleted Scenes From The Cutting Room Floor was the first full length offering from Dutch Jazz-Pop songbird Caro Emerald. The album topped the charts in her native Holland and even eclipsed Michael Jackson’s Thriller in terms of weeks in the number one spot. Yes, for 30 weeks the debut stayed firmly planted in the top...

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Single Review: Dido – ‘No Freedom’

February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dido is slowly edging toward the release of Girl Who Got Away, the fourth album to join her previous studio efforts – No Angel (1999), Life For Rent (2003) and Safe Trip Home (2008). The first single to be released from the new album was the Kendrick Lemar collaboration, Let Us Move On and along...

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Single Review: Alexis Jordan – ‘Acid Rain’

February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Alexis Jordan exploded onto the international charts when she released her vibrant debut single, Happiness back in 2010. The single made its way to the number one spot in several European countries as well as the Top 3 in the United Kingdom and Australia. Her debut self-titled album followed soon after and spawned another club...

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Album Review: Dido – Girl Who Got Away

February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

It seems such a rare treat that singer-songwriter Dido releases a new record. It happens only every few years but when it does you can be sure that it is one that was well worth the wait. Dido released her first record, No Angel back in 1999 following the hugely successful debut single, Here With...

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Album Review: Ed Harcourt – Back Into The Woods

February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

I have to say that I fell in love with the music of Ed Harcourt quite late in the game. When I was asked to review his last record, 2010’s Lustre I wasn’t too sure what I was getting myself into. Though I had never heard any of Ed’s music prior to that point the...

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Album Review: Keaton Henson – Birthdays

February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Though the name Keaton Henson has been thrown about quite a bit within the music mill over the past year, hearing references and snippits of his music has kept me intrigued though as someone who very rarely listens to the radio these days I haven’t heard much more than these mini musical snapshots to place...

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Album Review: Kimberley Walsh – Centre Stage

February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

If there was ever a platform for Girls Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh to showcase her vocal mastery, Centre Stage is it. Multiple career paths are knocking loudly on her door right now with her Girls Aloud reunion in full swing and an Arena tour with the group approaching as the five-piece celebrate their ten years...

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Album Review: Tegan and Sara – Heartthrob

February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Canadian twins Tegan and Sara may not be a name you would instantly recognize but that is all about to change. The duo have been making music for close to two decades and it is surprising that they haven’t made a dent in the UK market until now. The same cannot be said about the...

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Every year radio show presenter Dermot O’Leary releases a record of his favorite performances from his Saturday radio show and aptly titles the collection, The Saturday Sessions. Previous releases from the series have allowed us to get our mits on top quality performances from the likes of Ed Harcourt, The Gossip, Lissie, Rumer, Will Young...

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If slide guitar coated, blues scented roots offerings tick all the relevant boxes for you then the new collaborative release from Ben Harper and veteran of Southern rock and harmonica extraordinaire Charlie Musselwhite might just be an album for you. Get Up is a demanding joint venture for the pair who have both done their...

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