Pixie Lott

Pop success, it’s all in the name

Who remembers David Sneddon? David won the BBC’s talent show Fame Academy, a pre-cursor to X-Factor, in 2002. His subsequent debut single went straight to number 1, and then he kind of vanished. So what happened? You might put it down to the possibility that perhaps he wasn’t that talented, or the show itself was […]

Voices

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

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Al Lewis – ‘A Child’s Christmas In Wales’ As we hit the week before Christmas here is the first of many festive-themed songs. Al Lewis’ song is a simple, string-led atmospheric look at the season that revels more in its poetry and […]

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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 […]

Dance Apocalyptic

This Week’s New Single Releases (1st September 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Editors – ‘Formaldehyde’ Download: Formaldehyde Editors are back with the second single from their latest album and, though the voice of lead singer Tom Smith is recognisable, the sound is considerably different, possibly reflecting the band’s change in line-up. Though bringing some […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases – 14 July Part 3

Part three of my round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Lucy Spraggan – ‘Lighthouse’ She dropped out of the X Factor due to illness but, like many of the other competitors, this hasn’t stopped her from releasing a song onto the chart. Her first single proper, after her last […]