The 5th Most Poptastic Single of 2012 Girls Aloud – Something New Where’s something borrowed and something blue? Released: 16th November Writers: Brian Higgins, Wayne Hector, Tim Deal, Matt Gray, Carla Marie Williams Trivia: I recently read Cheryl’s book My Story, and the section about her upbringing was surprisingly fascinating. One interesting fact from a… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2012 – Part 5
A Year of Future Pop!
This week marks a year since the very first Future Pop mailer! In that time many of the artists, including Conor Maynard, Rita Ora, fun. and Carly Rae Jepsen, have become major chart stars, while others are currently speeding along to the highway to success. Here’s an update on their progress… Gabrielle Aplin is currently… Continue reading A Year of Future Pop!
Bumper Album Review Post: Loreen, Taylor Swift and Leona Lewis
Loreen – Heal (Listen) As Loreen’s sound is so distinct, it’s hard for her music to avoid being samey. She doesn’t quite escape that fate on her long-awaited debut album Heal, but with Eurovision winner Euphoria being one of the best singles of 2012 I can’t really complain about having an album full of similar… Continue reading Bumper Album Review Post: Loreen, Taylor Swift and Leona Lewis
My Songs of the Week
Here are my songs of the day from this week, originally posted on Tumblr. Hedley – Kiss You Inside Out Seye – Mexicana Bounce Rachel Crow – Mean Girls Faye – Water Against the Rocks Alexandra Stan – Lemonade Far East Movement ft. Justin Bieber – Live My Life (7th Heaven Club Mix) Loreen –… Continue reading My Songs of the Week
Popping the Question: Will the UK ever win Eurovision again?
Every time the UK does badly in Eurovision, it seems to bring out the worst in the British public, and 2012 was no exception. Commenters on Twitter and tabloid journalists suggested that it was time to quit Eurovision, simply because we didn’t win. Talk about sore losers! They also used the same old “political voting”… Continue reading Popping the Question: Will the UK ever win Eurovision again?