Here are my songs of the day from this week, originally posted on Tumblr. Marina and the Diamonds – Lies Jamie McDell – You’ll Never Take That Away Of Monsters and Men – Dirty Paws EBRU – Mad Tone Damli ft. Eric Saade – Imagine Catcall – The World Is Ours Hoodie Allen ft. Jhameel… Continue reading My Songs of the Week
Tomorrow the final of Melodifestivalen, Sweden’s Eurovision qualifiers, takes place and as usual it’s set to be a fight to the finish between some great pop songs… and a few that you must need to be Swedish to see the appeal of! Last year I had fun reviewing each Melodifestivalen semi-final by giving every performer… Continue reading The MF Awards
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
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
One thing which I often complain that the UK is missing is attractive young male solo artists. In Sweden, this complaint could never be made, and I think that’s actually a token of how much more gender equality they have achieved. I believe that the reason why male artists who appeal to young girls are… Continue reading Swedish Pop Heartthrobs: A Beginner’s Guide!
This week’s Melodifestivalen was equal parts exciting and upsetting as it included three entries which will go down as MF classics for sure, but only one of them even made it past the first cut! The only advantage is that I can actually post the videos of two of my favourites, Linda and Sara, as… Continue reading The MF Awards – Part 3
It’s time to begin my countdown of the 25 most poptastic singles of 2010! The 25th Most Poptastic Single of 2010 Eric Saade – Manboy Released: 24th March (Swe)Trivia: Eric will make his second attempt to represent Sweden in Eurovision in 2011, but has already in fact appeared on the Eurovision final – he read… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2010 – Part 1