Reviews Albums

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 ...
21 November 2014

Review: Why One Direction - 'FOUR' - has changed my opinion on the band

One Direction have released their fourth album, the aptly named 'FOUR', and after my first listen I've done a complete U-turn on the group of five boys that used to ...
15 November 2014

Dame Shirley Bassey - 'Hello Like Before' album review

There's not much praise you can lavish Dame Shirley Bassey with that hasn't all been heard before. Of course there are those who don't enjoy her sound, as there is ...
2 November 2014

Taylor Swift - '1989' album review

If 'Welcome To New York' is the welcome to the rest of Taylor Swift's fifth studio album '1989', I'm certainly not sold. It's a punchy opening tune with a catchy ...
18 October 2014

Ella Henderson - 'Chapter One' review

Opening with one of the best songs of this year - the Ryan Tedder-co-written 'Ghost' - Ella Henderson has managed to claw her way away from the X Factor label ...
22 September 2014

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga - 'Cheek To Cheek' album review

Casual fans or non-listeners of Lady Gaga were likely shocked when it was announced she'd be doing a full jazz album with legend of the genre, Tony Bennett. Why would ...
18 September 2014

Professor Green - 'Growing Up In Public' album review

"Dedicated to the last 18 months of my life, thank you and f**k you. "Oh and nan I love you x" Professor Green isn't a man of many words when it comes ...
13 September 2014

Johnny Partridge - 'Dames, Dudes + Cowboys Too' album review

Johnny Partridge is a man of many talents, tackling the world of showbusiness for over 30 years and getting a breakout role at the tender age of 16, in stage ...

5 September 2014

Maroon 5 - 'V' review

Adam Levine's voice is truly something to behold. He proved this week alongside Jimmy Fallon that he's even able to emulate some of the greats - including Michael Jackson - ...
3 September 2014

Vance Joy - 'Dream Your Life Away' review

There's still no denying that Vance Joy's breakout single 'Riptide' is a musical masterpiece, and legions of fans have been anticipating his big album release ever since. Now there's just under ...

25 August 2014

Biscuithead & The Biscuit Badgers - 'Dinosaurs Ate My Caravan' Album Review

I really don't know how to take Biscuithead & The Biscuit Badgers. I imagine that this is a comedy album and upon listening to the opening tune, I must be ...

22 August 2014

Jona Overground - 'On The Outside' Album Review

Anna and Jon make up the relatively unknown duo Jona Overground, who must be hoping to make a name for themselves with the release of their new record 'On The ...

19 August 2014

Eoin Glackin - 'Rain Finally Came' Album Review

Eoin has a voice that instantly grabs your attention and doesn't let go until the final seconds. He has something that ensures you're not forced to listen, but rather you ...

17 August 2014

Kongos - 'Lunatic' Album Review

Quickly building a huge and rapturous beat, opening track 'I'm Only Joking' gives listeners an immediate taste of everything that's to follow, perfectly painting a picture of the four brothers ...

11 August 2014

OneRepublic - Are the 'Native' repackaged album tunes any good?

I'm not the biggest fan of repackaged albums. They've been done a hell of a lot and encourage fans to pay full album price all over again for a sprinkling ...

6 August 2014

Hunter & The Bear - 'Before I Come Home' EP Review

Opening track 'Pick Me Up' may start off slowly with some subtle vocals, but it doesn't take long for the tune to do exactly what it says in the title, ...

3 August 2014

'Pixie Lott' - Track-By-Track Review

Slated as her most personal album to-date, this new self-titled record from Pixie Lott kicks things off with the radio-friendly 'Nasty' and latest single 'Lay Me Down' - a lead ...
23 July 2014

A.J. Ellis - 'Bury The Devil' Album Review

As the frontman of NYC revival band Five O'Clock Heroes, A.J. Ellis saw major success, releasing three albums and touring across Europe and America, gaining praise all the way. Now he's ...

19 July 2014

Anja McCloskey - 'Quincy Who Waits' Album Review

Releasing her sophomore album 'Quincy Who Waits', Anja McCloskey has always been somewhat of an acquired taste. Her tone takes some getting used to and the congested instrumentals on each ...

17 July 2014

Nathassia Devine - 'Cosmic' Album Review

Electronic music doesn't have to be messy, over-produced and in your face. Unfortunately, 'Cosmic' opens with a minute and a quarter of that very thing and it's enough to put ...

16 July 2014

Young The Giant - 'Mind Over Matter' Album Review

After some massive success in America, Young The Giant are releasing their brand new album 'Mind Over Matter' here in the UK, giving the British a chance to wallow in ...

13 July 2014

Noah Francis Johnson - 'Harvest Tree' - EP Review

What do Oasis' guitarist Paul Stacey, Faithless' drummer Andy Treacy and Rolling Stones' close friend and colleague Chris Kimsey all have in common? They're all some of the contributors that ...

8 July 2014

La Roux - 'Trouble In Paradise' - Album Review

You'd think Elly Jackson would be against any major change after her debut album alongside Ben Langmaid as La Roux gained critical acclaim and a Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance ...
7 July 2014

Leon Else - 'River Full Of Liquor' - EP Review

Kicking off the EP with the title track, there's a subtle hint of Adam Lambert-esque vocals laced within the incredible tones and talents of Leon Else. He isn't afraid to take ...

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