Here are my songs of the day from this week, originally posted on Tumblr. Diana Vickers – Music To Make The Boys Cry Helena Paparizou – Mr Perfect 2NE1 – I Am The Best Dia Frampton – The Broken Ones Eric Saade – Explosive Love King Charles – Mississippi Isabel CSS ft. Ssion – City… Continue reading My Songs of the Week
Here’s this week’s fun (not malicious!) gossip picked up on my travels around Planet Pop… Spotted: Parade chatting to Oh My! after their gig at The 100 Club. Can we have a girlband supergroup collaboration please? I went to a showcase for ropey new mixed band NVS on Thursday. They were introduced by Liz McClarnon… Continue reading The Gossip
Hello and welcome to the ninth issue of Future Pop from This Must Be Pop! Sign up here to receive this as a weekly email featuring the hottest new pop songs and artists that you need to know about. Then read on, listen up and make sure you tweet me @poptastic to let me know… Continue reading This Must Be Pop brings you Future Pop! (Issue #09)
The X Factor final is nearly here and there are many rumours going around about what song the winner will release as their single. For ages a Gary Barlow-penned track seemed likely, but now that we have the finalists it’s pretty clear that this won’t be suitable. Damien Rice’s Cannonball has also been rumoured, but… Continue reading Against All Odds, A Moment Like This? That’s My Goal!
Eric Saade – Saade Vol. 2Eric’s third album, but the second in the Saade series, seems to be pitched as a party album. There’s only one ballad which is dreary and pointless, so clearly was only included to tick the ballad box. Like Eric’s previous releases it’s a very inconsistent album, with a few brilliant… Continue reading Bumper Album Review Post
Here are my thoughts on some of the new girl band contenders marked, of course, in Spice Girls out of five! Little MixIn October I wrote an article stating it was time for a new Type A (see: Spice Girls, Girls Aloud) girl band to emerge, and my wish was almost immediately granted. X Factor’s… Continue reading New Girl Bands On The Block
Last month I organised my first ever live music night and everyone had a jolly good time, so I decided that I should definitely make it a regular event. The next gig will take place on 17th Jan at the same venue, The Workshop in Hoxton, and today I can announce the first of the… Continue reading This Must Be Pop Live IS BACK!!