Music Reviews

29 October 2015

Amy review - the heartbreaking tale comes to DVD, Blu-ray and digital download

"I don't think I could handle it - I think I'd go mad" - Amy Winehouse, talking ahead of the release of her debut album 'Frank', in Universal's new documentary ...
17 October 2015

Jamie Lawson debut album review - worth the hype?

Earlier this year, he was unveiled as the first signing to Ed Sheeran's new record label Gingerbread Man Records, and now Jamie Lawson has finally released his debut self-titled album. ...
6 October 2015

Bird - 'Figments Of Our Imagination' album review

Janie Price AKA Bird is back with her brand new third studio record, 'Figments Of Our Imagination', and whilst a lot of her music is soothing pleasure for the ears, ...

29 September 2015

Ethan Ash - 'Live At Hunter Club' EP Review

Gearing up for the release of his brand new and live EP 'Live At Hunter Club' recorded at the Bury St. Edmunds venue, Ethan Ash is an artist we've championed ...

11 September 2015

Duran Duran album review - 'Paper Gods' - the group stamp their personality over 12 tracks

At their heart, Duran Duran are still an experimental pop group not afraid to push boundaries and let their feelers go out into unconventional places. This is apparant right from ...
15 July 2015

Years & Years - 'Communion' album review

It's a strange thing to marry inner demons and enigmatic lyrics to radio-friendly pop beats and familiar-sounding electronics, but that's exactly what Olly Alexander does with Years & Years debut ...

15 June 2015

Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea - 'Pretty Girls' single review

It's the collaboration pop fans were waiting for in early May, with Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea teaming up for an infectiously catchy number that celebrates women who use their ...
14 June 2015

Rixton - 'Let The Road' track-by-track album review

Rixton make the best move with the starting song and title track of their debut album 'Let The Road', showcasing each individual's member's ability to really give it some welly ...
9 June 2015

Adam Lambert - 'The Original High' track-by-track Female First AND fan review

Adam Lambert returns officially next week with his third studio album 'The Original High', but fans of the punk-pop-rock singer were treated prematurely this week when Amazon made the entire ...
27 May 2015

Pokey LaFarge - 'Something In The Water' album review

'Dated' is a word that's often used in a negative sense, but here with brand new album 'Something In The Water', Pokey LaFarge manages to prove that you can breathe ...

21 April 2015

Adam Lambert single review - 'Ghost Town'

Transport yourself into Adam Lambert's 'Ghost Town' heart with his brand new single, kickstarting with 45 seconds of melodic and soothing vocal tones before rampaging through an intense and exciting ...
18 April 2015

Callum Wright debut single review - '1.2.3'

Callum Wright may at the moment be a name you're unfamiliar with, but if his forthcoming debut single '1.2.3' is anything to go by, he's going to burst onto the ...

8 April 2015

Rihanna - 'American Oxygen' review

Dropping a brand new exclusive song on Tidal in the likely hopes of boosting its downloads and subscriber base, Rihanna is back with the latest cut from her forthcoming eighth ...

31 March 2015

Sam Beeton album review - 'In The Yard'

Remember Sam Beeton's hit 'What You Look For'? It was a travesty when he didn't instantly become one of the UK's most successful musicians. He gained legions of fans and ...

25 March 2015

Alexandra Burke - 'Renegade' Review

Alexandra Burke is back after months and months of speculation, with a brand new track that showcases a very different style... and one that's just not as good as the ...
11 March 2015

Madonna album review - 'Rebel Heart' - back to pushing the boundaries of pop music

Madonna is back this week with her brand new album 'Rebel Heart' after a nasty dose of 'MDNA', proving that even the reigning Queen of Pop has her slip-ups, yet is ...
8 March 2015

Nathan Sykes 'More Than You'll Ever Know' review

Nathan Sykes has finally released the first cut from his forthcoming debut solo album, titled 'More Than You'll Ever Know'. Taking to Twitter to reveal the track, it's not going ...
6 March 2015

Kelly Clarkson - 'Piece By Piece' track-by-track album review

A catchy, melodic tune with an upbeat and infectious tone, this is the perfect pop tune for Kelly to have kicked off her record. Slowing things down, Kelly's back to ...
22 February 2015

Alesso - 'Cool' feat. Roy English review

Grammy nominated Swedish producer and DJ Alesso is back, following up his chart smash 'Heroes (We Could Be)' with a brand new single including the vocals of emerging artist Roy ...

12 February 2015

Fifty Shades Of Grey (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) review

As one of this year's most hotly-anticipated movies, the Fifty Shades Of Grey movie adaptation of the popular erotica novel had to have a soundtrack that would match up to ...

10 February 2015

IV Rox debut EP review - 'Imperfections'

IV Rox may not yet be on everybody's radar, but if they're aiming to prove anything with their debut EP 'Imperfections', it should be that they have more than what ...

2 February 2015

Katy Perry Super Bowl halftime performance review

From the moment Katy came out onto the field for her 2015 Super Bowl halftime show, I had tingles. Riding astride a mechanical tiger she entertained the audience with a ...

10 January 2015

Tracey Browne & Raevennan Husbandes - 'East by North West' album review

Female First favourite Tracey Browne is back with her brand new collaborative album 'East by North West', a body of work she's worked on alongside Raevennan Husbandes. After meeting in ...

30 November 2014

McBusted debut album review

Opening with the genius debut original single 'Air Guitar', McBusted are instantly on to a winner with their very first album together as a supergroup. Collaborating with Mark Hoppus of ...
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