https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozx-VvqO_ys What a song. Does Sarah's outro make sense? No, but it WORKED. Nicola's voice carries such emotion in her small part, one of the biggest moments for her in the Girls Aloud discography. And then there's Nadine to carry the chorus. None for the other two.
released 2018, 3T entertainment. I was practically in full on hype mode for Mariah's fantastic "Caution" last fall, that it was easy for me to let some great music slip through the cracks. Iyla Blue released the "War+raindrops" EP back in October of 2018, and I've only just gotten to experience it. Magnificent is the... Continue Reading →
There are way too many versions/mixes/edits/what have you of this song out there, but I have a solid feeling even the most obsessive of music collectors haven't heard of this mix of BLT in particular. (Wow, I really just abbreviated Bizarre Love Triangle to a sandwich.) Exclusively released on the soundtrack album for "Married to... Continue Reading →
released 2004, contemode. The summer of 2004 was sunny, shiny, and littered with tons of great pop albums that signified a revival of the niche and counter cultural Shibuya-kei genre. Pizzicato Five and Salon Music were long gone and inactive, and a new generation of torch bearers had arrived on the scene, complete with retro... Continue Reading →
I'm sharing this because it's one of the messiest live performances of this song that Mariah has ever done, and yet it still managed to be completely in character, full of life, and purely fun. This is one of the rare moments we have of "Highriah" caught on film, and it's truly something. Personally my... Continue Reading →