Reviews Albums

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', ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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 ...

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