Top of the Poptastic!

March’s best singles from around the world… 1. Robyn – Who’s That Girl (UK release)2. September – Cry For You (UK release)3. Maia Hirasawa – The Worrying Kind4. Delays – Hooray5. Charlotte Perelli – Hero6. Shout Out Louds – Tonight I Have To Leave It (UK release)7. Linda Bengtzing – Hur Svårt Kan Det Va8.… Continue reading Top of the Poptastic!

The Next Big Thing?

FM BelfastI really wanted to like this group, because they’re quite pretty and cool-looking, and they’re fron Iceland, one of the world’s acest countries. I wasn’t convinced by the first 2 songs on their MySpace, but those that followed were much more appealing, positioning FM Belfast as the Icelandic answer to The Knife. I particularly… Continue reading The Next Big Thing?

Sort of exciting news!

You may remember my obsession with a very little-known English/Icelandic male/female duo called The Honeymoon who supported Darren Hayes on tour and released an amazing album called Dialogue a few years ago. They disappeared and the Icelandic girl, Thorunn, was later spotted as a member of super-bores Fields. Now it’s the turn of the English… Continue reading Sort of exciting news!

American Idol 2008: The Top 12

I have to admit I haven’t really been keeping up with music very much lately, and the new stuff I have heard, with the exceptions of Private’s album and BWO’s new single, hasn’t been especially inspiring. However, I have been following the music TV shows as usual and along with Melodifestivalen, American Idol has been… Continue reading American Idol 2008: The Top 12

Top of the Poptastic!

The best pop of February… 1. BWO – Lay Your Love On Me2. Gavin DeGraw – In Love With A Girl3. Jordin Sparks & Chris Brown – No Air4. Amy Diamond – Thank You5. Alcazar – We Keep On Rockin’6. Leona Lewis – Better In Time7. Velvet – Déja Vu8. Girls Aloud – Can’t Speak… Continue reading Top of the Poptastic!

Melodifestivalen Round 4

This is the final round before the second chance and the final, so it’s the last time we’ll hear new songs. Let’s hope there are some great ones, although maybe not too good as they’ll ruin BWO’s chances! Niklas Strömstedt – För många ord om kärlekI don’t know much about Niklas but he seems terribly… Continue reading Melodifestivalen Round 4