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Posts tagged “Singing

Song of the Day: Waves by Blondfire

Thank you WordPress for once again introducing me to an awesome song. I would have tagged the blog I found Waves by Blondfire on, but I got carried away listening to the music and then my computer crashed before I could commit the name to memory. (more…)

Song of the Day: Play On by Paloma Faith

We all know Paloma Faith is amazing, it’s no lie and all of you in the States better keep an ear out because I believe she’s on her way to spread her awesomeness there.

Anyway, onto the song. Faith has a plethora of fantastic songs at her disposal from New York to Upside Down, Picking up the Pieces to 30 Minute Love Affair, but I believe that Play On belongs on top of that pile. (more…)

Song of the Day: Bom Bom by Sam and the Womp

This is one weird song. Bom Bom by Sam and the Womp is a really love it or hate it type track. Usually I go on about how great the lyrics are, or the amazing vocals and sometimes even the seamless way the music works in tandem with the vocals, but none of this applies here. (more…)

Album Review: Mode Moderne- Strange Bruises

Strange Bruises by Mode Moderne

Strange Bruises by Mode Moderne is a release to be cherished. It’s sort of hard to say what makes it so good, really it’s an amalgamation of everything. Philip Intilé’s vocals, the synths, the lyrics. They all fuse together, tumbling and fluttering about like a fledgling bird attempting to take wing.

It jumps straight into the air and it hurtles downwards, a perilous spiral until miraculously it harnesses its wings and takes flight. It soars through the sky as the songs soar through your mind. It’s really a wonderful sound to hear. (more…)

Paloma Faith: Fall to Grace

Fall to Grace cover

Paloma Faith has swiftly risen through the musical ranks with her eccentric personality and powerful songwriting. Her debut album, Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful spawned several chart successes including Stone Cold Sober and New York. Fall to Grace,the singer songwriter’s second album,  came in at #2 on the British album chart

But it’s really not the chart success that makes Paloma Faith such a brilliant artist. (more…)