Music Reviews

11 May 2017

New Kids On The Block – ‘Thankful’ EP Review

The wait for fans may have been excruciating, but with the release of New Kids On The Block’s brand new EP ‘Thankful’ it was clearly worth it as the iconic ...
17 April 2017

Lady Gaga – ‘The Cure’ Review

This past weekend at Coachella, Lady Gaga took to the stage after being announced as the replacement for the now-pregnant Beyonce. Not only did she bring some of her greatest ...
13 April 2017

DNCE’s ‘Kissing Strangers’ Featuring Nicki Minaj Is A HUGE Bop

There’s no denying the infectious nature of DNCE tracks. Blasting onto the music scene with their smash hit single ‘Cake By The Ocean’ back in 2015, Joe Jonas, Jack Lawless, ...
8 January 2017

The xx – ‘I See You’ album review round-up

The xx return with their third full-length album, ‘I See You’ on Friday, January 13, and it looks as if the critics are lapping the record up. Currently (at time ...
6 January 2017

Norma Jean Martine - Still In Love With You

Norma Jean Martine’s credentials stand up against most, having written for a number of well known artists including Ronan Keating so it was no surprise that her recently released debut ...

5 December 2016

UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey – ‘Unplugged’ album review

UB40's founding members Ali, Astro and Mickey are back with their brand new collection of unplugged tracks. Taking on the likes of 'Kingston Town', 'Red Red Wine' and 'Purple Rain', ...
23 November 2016

Review: Salt Cathedral & Matisyahu - 'Unraveling'

Duo Salt Cathedral can only be described as a pop band for the 21st century. With their futuristic vibes bouncy and upbeat style the duo have teamed up with reggae ...
13 November 2016

Emeli Sandé – ‘Long Live The Angels’ Review

Almost five years on from her hugely-successful debut album 'Our Version of Events', Emeli Sandé is back with her latest collection, 'Long Live The Angels'. It's a period of time ...
22 October 2016

Lady Gaga ‘Joanne’ album review

Lady Gaga is going back to her roots with her latest studio album 'Joanne'. She's no longer dressing up in extravagant and flamboyant outfits, instead stripping back the fame-obsessed persona ...
11 September 2016

The Carnabys album review – ‘Too Much, Never Enough’

Nearly two years after the release of their debut album, this next offering from Richmond band The Carnabys certainly doesn't disappoint. With infectious vigour and energy this five-piece ensemble crafts ...

29 March 2016

ZAYN album review - 'MIND OF MINE'

Before the release of debut solo single 'PILLOWTALK', talk was rife about just what kind of solo artist Zayn Malik would become. There were high hopes from many but just ...
19 March 2016

Adam Lambert review - 'Welcome To The Show' featuring Laleh

Adam Lambert returned this week with his brand new surprise track 'Welcome To The Show', featuring Swedish star Laleh. Rousing and emotional, the song allows Lambert to showcase his incomparable ...
3 March 2016

The 1975 album review - 'I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it'

The 1975 returned at the back-end of last month with their second studio album, delivering a solid 17 track collection to fans who have been chomping at the bit to ...

27 February 2016

A Night with Craig David at Beats Presents: The Redo

Throwing back to the garage scene, Craig David and a whole host of special guests brought the bassline to Oxford Street earlier this week at The 100 Club. Female First ...
16 February 2016

Jack Garratt - 'Phase' album review

It's easy to recognise just why so many critics in the industry have lauded Garratt as one of the most exciting modern-day young artists. He's got a fresh and raw ...

5 February 2016

LION BABE - 'Begin' album review

As one of the most exciting breakthrough acts of 2015, LION BABE have made their way into the music industry through sheer grit and determination and this week have released ...

29 January 2016

Zayn Malik 'PILLOWTALK' debut solo single review

I didn't quite know what to expect from Zayn Malik as a solo artist. As a member of One Direction he was known as the 'Bradford Bad Boi' by fans, ...
25 January 2016

The Corrs, White Light Tour, Liverpool Echo Arena

It's been 15 years since I last saw The Corrs live so I was keen to witness how they have matured as a band after a long hiatus. The family ...

18 December 2015

Ariana Grande - 'Christmas & Chill' EP review

Has the phrase 'a festive cash grab' ever been so relevant? I champion Ariana Grande a lot. I think she's an extremely talented young girl - I even wrote a ...
14 December 2015

The Courteeners review, Saturday December 12 @ O2 Apollo, Manchester - one of their finest

The Courteeners are one of Manchester's biggest success stories, with almost a decade behind them since formation. Though their sound has evolved and the members may look different to the ...

1 December 2015

Janet Devlin - 'December Daze' EP review

'December Daze' is the titular track that kicks off Janet Devlin's new five-track festive collection, an inoffensive tune which does well to introduce new listeners to Janet's style, but which ...

27 November 2015

White Light by The Corrs Review

I Do What I Like is a an uplifting start to the album- warm sun, blue skies and paradise feature heavily in the lyrics giving this song a sense of ...

14 November 2015

Justin Bieber album review - 'Purpose'

Opening his new record with 'Mark My Words', Justin Bieber's immediately pulling back on overproduced vocals with a short track that acts as an introduction to the rest of 'Purpose' ...
13 November 2015

NOW That's What I Call The 80s review - a brilliant collection of memorable hits

Many say that the 1980s was one of the best decades for pop music, and if this collection put together by NOW is anything to go by, they're definitely right. ...

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