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Phil’s Top 100 Music Singles of 2013: #40 – #21

With the majority of my countdown already covered, let’s get a bit nearer to my top twenty with numbers #40 through to #21. 40. Clean Bandit – ‘Mozart’s House’ (Released: March, No. 17) Possibly one of the least accessible tracks of the year, Clean Bandit’s ‘Mozart’s House’ was, however, an eye opener, mixing in electronic […]

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Phil’s Top 100 Music Singles of 2013: #80 – #61

Following numbers 100 to 81 of my top 100 of 2013 countdown, here are numbers #80 through to #61. 80. Matt Cardle and Melanie C – ‘Loving You’ (Released: August, No. 14) Proving that he can make more interesting music once he’s escaped the pressures of the X Factor, this touching ballad was one of the […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases (13th October 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. The Aston Shuffle – ‘Can’t Stop Now’ Australian house duo The Aston Shuffle release their pop-house number ‘Can’t Stop Now’ which at least puts a slight twist on the familiar and overused formula of 2013 with an enjoyable lead male vocal and […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases (15th September 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Arcade Fire feat. David Bowie – ‘Reflektor’ Arcade Fire’s first cut from the album of the same name is a weird affair with many varied elements, thumping bass lines, French and an understated appearance by Mr Bowie himself. Very much like a […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases (18th August 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Alistair Griffin and Leddra Chapman feat. Grimethorpe Colliery Band – ‘The One’ Fame Academy’s Griffin teams up with newbie Leddra Chapman on this ballsy ballad. Though their voices complement each other and there’s a welcome sound from the inclusion of the Colliery […]

This week’s new single releases (28th July 2013) – Part 1

Part one of my round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Amplify Dot feat. Busta Rhymes – ‘I’m Good’ Just like last week’s ‘Best Song Ever’ the title leads itself to form part of the overall review of the song. Well, I won’t disappoint you, as Amplify Dot think’s she’s […]

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This week’s new single releases – 28 April

This week’s new single releases – 28 April Phil Lickley’s weekly roundup of new single releases. Amplify Dot – ‘Kurt Cobain’ [rating:3/5] Refreshingly delivering a female rapper to the listing in a male-dominated feed, Amplify Dot’s second hit named after the Nirvana singer is a well constructed affair peppered with some intriguing audio hooks, but […]

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Watch: Disclosure – ‘You & Me’ video

Last week new UK production duo Disclosure released yet another sassy and radio-friendly pop song in the shape of ‘You & Me’, this time featuring Eliza Doolittle on guest vocals (following in the footsteps of Aluna Francis and Sam Smith). Today Disclosure have put out the promo video for ‘You & Me’, which follows a loved-up couple […]

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Listen: Disclosure – ‘You & Me’ ft. Eliza Doolittle

With the success of the Sam Smith-featuring ‘Latch’ and the Aluna Francis featuring ‘White Noise‘, Disclosure are on something of a streak at the minute. The Lawrence brothers announced earlier this week that the next single from their upcoming debut album Settle will be ‘You & Me’ and will feature Eliza Doolittle on vocals. They’ve […]

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Disclosure announce debut album ‘Settle’

Thanks to their awesome collaboration with Sam Smith on ‘Latch’, and their chart-bothering ‘White Noise’ with Aluna Francis, Disclosure’s debut album has become one of the most anticipated of 2013. Today the producing siblings revealed all about their debut album, and teased a new single called ‘You & Me’ – which will feature Eliza Doolittle. […]