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Listen: Florence and The Machine – ‘Over The Love’ (The Great Gatsby OST)

The soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann’s glossy adaptation of The Great Gatsby has become one of the most anticipated albums of the year so far, thanks to Jay Z’s involvement as ‘executive producer’ and an all-star cast that includes Beyonce (covering Amy Winehouse’s ‘Back To Black’ with Andre 3000), Lana Del Rey, Jack White, Emeli Sande, […]

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This week’s new single releases – 31 March

This week’s single releases – 31 March Phil Lickley takes us through another batch of new single releases. Alison Moyet – ‘When I Was Your Girl’ [rating:3.5/5] Buy: When I Was Your Girl The first release from Moyet’s eighth album is much poppier than I’d expect from the classically trained singer. Sounding very much like […]

Listen: The xx Cover ‘Last Christmas’ by Wham!

If any Christmas song was ripe for an emotional and heartstring-tugging xx makeover, it’s Wham’s festive classic ‘Last Christmas’. Today on Radio 1’s Live Lounge The xx put their distinctive spin on this well-known festive tale of lost love. Check it out and let me know what you think: As well as covering ‘Last Christmas’ […]

Jessie Ware Share It All

Listen: Jessie Ware – ‘Share It All’

After announcing details of her upcoming second album Tough Love, and streaming the title track, modern soul star Jessie Ware has put another new track online. This one is called ‘Share It All’ and is reportedly set to feature on the deluxe version of Tough Love. It’s a smooth, seductive RnB ballad that was co-written […]

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Watch: The xx – ‘Fiction’ video

The xx have revealed a video for new single ‘Fiction’, the latest to be taken from last years second album Coexist. The video is a gorgeously shot black and white piece which features Oliver Sim stalking around a hotel suite strewn with sleeping bodies – including his bandmates. Check it out: The video was debuted […]

The xx Fiction video

Watch: The xx – ‘Chained’ video

Just like their music, nothing much happens in the xx’s video for new single ‘Chained’, but it’s simple beauty pulls you in anyway. Directed by Young Replicant in partnership with The Creators Project, the video features the three band members drowning in glorious slo-mo in a swimming pool. Watch the promo below and let me […]

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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 […]