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Single review: Leah McFall feat. Will.I.Am – Home

The Voice runner-up Leah McFall releases her first single proper and collaborates with television show judge Will.I.Am. With its retro and trumpet-heavy sound, and strong ‘Wizard of Oz’ theme, this isn’t a half bad track, showcasing McFall’s vocals well on its ballsy chorus, though overall ‘Home’ lacks that one solid hook that stops it from […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases (26th January 2014)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. The Amazing Snakeheads – ‘Flatlining’ From the same label as Franz Ferdinand comes this slow, lumbering number headed up by a sombre, gruff singer echoing over a chunky bassline. It’s so slow it’s almost pedestrian and pretty uncommercial, but with unusual vocals […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases (29th September 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Austin Mahone – ‘What About Love’ You know when your media player of choice stutters and you get that awful stuck sound? Well here it is matched up with the sound of an angry wasp and a thumping bass, to back up […]

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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 […]

Single Releases (2nd June 2013) – Part 1

Part 1 of Phil Lickley’s roundup of the week’s top new single releases. Afrojack feat.  Chris Brown – As Your Friend And we kick off this week with another entry into ‘Now! That’s What I Call Clichéd 2013’ with another autotune-filled, synth-heavy dance track with Chris Brown sounding so bored on the song that he […]

This week’s new single releases – 14 April

This week’s single releases – 14 April Reviews of all of this week’s top singles from Phil Lickley. The Brand New Heavies feat. N’Dea Davenport – ‘Sunlight’ [rating:3.5/5] Very much nailing an audio sandscape of the song’s title, ‘Sunlight’ sounds like the cousin of many a summer chill-out tune matched with Jamiroquai and, at times, […]

Top 100 Songs of 2012 – part 3

Part 3 of Philip Lickley’s personal list of the best songs of 2012. If you would like to contribute to All-Noise, get in touch on [email protected] Top 100 Songs of 2012 – Part 3 It’s time to break into the top fifty of my favourite 100 songs of the last twelve months… 50. Status Quo […]

Top 100 Songs of 2012 – part 2

Part 2 of Philip Lickley’s run-down of his favourite 100 songs of 2012… Top 100 Songs of 2012 – Part 2 It’s time to continue my countdown of my favourite songs of the year as we head towards the half way point. Have you seen your favourites yet? 75. Nicola Roberts – Yo-Yo Released: 6th […]

This week’s single reviews – 2 September

Single Reviews – 2 September Find out what’s been tickling Philip Lickley’s ear drums this week and download the pick of the week’s single releases…. Cheryl – ’Under The Sun’ [rating:3.5/5] Buy: Under The Sun Sounding like her vocals have been pushed through the same tool that makes the Dalek’s sound like they do on […]