Little Mix is a wildly popular modern girl band that can make even the One Direction boys be envious of their success. Not only did the young talented girls take home the coveted X Factor UK victory which was denied the boys, but also they had tons of positive commentary on their debut album – DNA. It is a solid and consistent collection of great singles. The whole CD is a lot of fun to listen to. Little Mix clearly reach for inspiration to the glorious days of hip R&B girl bands TLC and En Vogue. The singers’ productive work is complemented magnificently by their collaborators. You’re very unlikely to be left disappointed by DNA if you enjoyed the girls’ previous hits from X Factor UK.
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Amazing European talent appears on the UK shores while Italian singer/songwriter Giulia presents her debut single entitled ‘Radio Junky’ – a delicious temptation will increase when her debut album ‘Raze Me To The Ground’ appear (it is planned to be released early 2015).
To contribute to a scarce live performance organized by Eminem Dr. Dre joined him at his headline show that was held at Wembley Stadium in London on July 11.
To support the rapper during his first of two massive concerts in Britain Danny Brown and Odd Future took part in this huge performance earlier that evening. Eminem appeared on the stage at about 9:30PM, but he was antedated by the video that displayed the performer’s back story starting with his early days spent in Detroit and proceeding to his troublesome family relationships and his latest drug addiction and rehabilitation.
Today, we will present several titles of current pop songs that have shaken the world and made it look at the pop genre a little differently. They are basically the modern definition of popular music. Take a look!
1. Am I Wrong
Nico & Vinz
This talented Norwegian duo of African descent has created the ultimate pop hit. What makes them special is their encrustation of hip-hop gems into their mainstream popular music brand. The result of such an innovation has been appreciated by millions, which led to Nico & Vinz becoming a true international sensation. The two performers are currently at the top in the U.S. with their break-out pop act.
A trendy new music clip for Paul McCartney’s “Early Days” shows a famous Hollywood actor Johnny Depp participating in it as a guest star.
The music video presents McCartney who is playing the guitar alone, but little by little blues guitarists among them you can see Johnny Depp surround him. Patti Smith was at the film set, but she didn’t participate in the music video.
Vincent Haycock, who is a director of the clip, designed it as a tribute to the early relationships between John Lennon and Paul McCartney. This music video reflects the real scenes told by McCartney.
Music is proved to be an extremely powerful tool when it comes to stress relief. Here, we’ve included names of several great CDs listening to which will help you relax and get in touch with your feelings.
1. In My Time
This is probably one of the best tension-soothing CDs out there. All the songs are played just beautifully. The main musical instrument is the piano, plus some orchestral backup, and there aren’t any vocals. You can easily use this music when you want to boost your drive to work. For example, by listening to the tracks on this CD you can transform your usually tiresome commute into an incredibly pleasant experience.
1. Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar: The Call
It always becomes a problem for performers to transfer the mesmerizing effect of a live performance into a studio. But the original abundance of fiddle (Ciaran Algar) and acoustic guitar (Greg Russell) illuminates The Call. The first sounds show that the duo have solved this problem. Starting with 2012 when the debut album entitled The Queen’s Lover was released, Algar and Russell have received the BBC Young Folk Award and now their second album presents a growing depth of their creativity. The wonderful musicianship of The Call is due to properly chosen songs.
Backstreet Boys strive to use various opportunities for creating a documentary. The group united for recording the last year’s album “In A World Like This” and succeeding world tour aimed at its support. You can watch it here.
Kevin Richardson tells that the group have been filmed under the recording of the album, the rehearsals for their world tour, while being on the road. It is some kind of the record that shows their story, the way they united, their ups and downs and scrapes that they’ve been on. The documentary is approximately entitled “Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of”, after one of the songs from their latest album, more information about its release will be provided later this summer.
Their names are not simple household names…these three music makers who create great music of diverse genres are aimed at declaring themselves this year.
Having reached the top of the U.K. singles chart in 2012 in collaboration with Rudimental, the British soul performer John Newman released his gorgeous debut song “Love Me Again,” which occupied the top of most famous singles chart in 2013. Now Newman is preparing for a stateside upheaval. The first step in this direction was made after the release of his full-length LP entitled “Tribute” which was in great demand among U.S. retailers. The markers of his success are his participation in various headlining shows in US.
FKA twigs has presented her first studio single from the imminent album “LP1” – a surging R&B song under the title “Two Weeks”.
The music video, directed by Nabil, presents actually one pan-out scene. The action takes place in an ancient temple. Twings is depicted as some kind of a goddess, with what looks like a royal crown on her head. The beginning of the clip shows a close-up of twings’ face, gradually revealing a group of surrounding dancers.
After the performer’s pair of acknowledged introductory EPs, the song “Two Weeks” becomes a truly persuasive statement. Being an extension of her early music material, this song is more beat-driven, particularly in the final part.