Not Giving Up

Single review: The Saturdays – Not Giving Up (EP)

It’s fifth single syndrome for The Saturdays as they release ‘Not Giving Up’ as it comes across as a familiar sounding club tune, though the pace of the vocals and the determined pop sound still sound like winning factors and you can’t criticise the girls for being understated. It’s just that, compared to the interesting […]

Attracting Flies by AlunaGeorge

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 (6th October 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Angel Haze – ‘Echelon (It’s My Way)’ Angel Haze has clearly popped down to the American equivalent of Waterstones and picked up two books: ‘The Dummies Guide To Modern Rap’ and ‘How to Act Like Nicki Minaj’, combining what she’s learnt from […]

Attracting Flies by AlunaGeorge

Top 50 songs of 2013 so far (50-26)

Yes, would you believe it, we’re already half way through the year!? To celebrate the passing of the first six months of 2013 here is part 1 of my top fifty singles of the year so far. They may not have been the biggest sellers or indeed troubled the top forty, but these are the […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases – 30th June 2013 Part 2

Part two of my round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. John Newman – ‘Love Me Again’ After his recent appearance on the Rudimental single ‘Not Giving In’, Newman’s distinct vocals are back on this immediately catchy chant-led single that sounds like an immediate festival favourite. With elements of a […]

Depeche Mode 'Heaven'

This week’s new single releases – 17 March

Single Releases – 17 March Depeche Mode, Alt-J, Bring Me The Horizon, The Vaccines and more feature in another weekly round up of new single releases from Phil Lickley… Alt-J – ‘Dissolve Me’ [rating:3/5] Buy: Dissolve Me The fifth single from their debut album, ‘Dissolve Me’ sounds much more life-affirming, a little bit happier and […]

This weeks single releases – 14 May

Single Reviews – 14 March This weeks singles that matter, reviewed and rated for you by contributor Philip Lickley. If you would like to contribute to All-Noise, get in touch on [email protected] Amy Macdonald – ’Slow It Down’ [rating:3.5/5] Buy Slow It Down It’s been a while since the Scottish singer-songwriter attacked the charts but […]