Entries in Pop (4)

Tuesday
Jun122012

Coldplay @ Etihad Stadium (9th June 2012)

Coldplay were in town for one of two sell out shows at the Etihad stadium in Manchester on Saturday, and the 50,000 strong audience were not disappointed. They were not only treated to a flawless live performance from one of the world’s greatest bands, they witnessed a spectacular show of lights, fireworks and gigantic confetti-filled balloons that were fired out into the crowd during the set.

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Friday
Apr272012

David Stewart - Late Night Viewing

Over the past three years David Stewart has been known by most as the guitarist and vocalist for Example's live band, but over the past 12 months he has been hard at work on his own material, and is now set to release his first ever solo project. 'Late Night Viewing' contains 10 tracks, so in theory is too long to be an EP, and the quality is too high to be a mixtape, so it's probably best to describe it as a free album - either way, it's a collection of songs about David's experiences on tour, mainly to do with his late night activities.

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Sunday
Apr082012

Nina Nesbitt - The Apple Tree EP

8 months ago Nina Nesbitt was a 17 year-old singer/songwriter from Scotland who was uploading videos to YouTube and basically going through the motions - now in April 2012, she has just finished supporting Ed Sheeran on his first European tour, will be supporting Example on his first UK arena tour and is set to release her full debut EP 'The Apple Tree' in two weeks time. Although it was her covers of the aforementioned Sheeran & Gleave that shot her into the spotlight, Nina is a fabulous songwriter in her own right, and that is what that shines through more than anything on this wonderful body of work.

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Friday
Feb172012

Emeli Sandé - Our Version Of Events 

Having written tracks for the likes of Cheryl Cole, Tinie Tempah, Cher Lloyd, Susan Boyle and Leona Lewis - prompting Simon Cowell to name her his “favourite songwriter at the minute,” as well as singing hooks for the likes of Wiley and Chipmunk - Scottish born Adele Emeli Sandé has finally emerged as a (phenomenal) singer in her own right. Turning heads and catching the attention of the world with an old school voice coupled with an immensely new school vibe, (and hair-do to boot), Emeli Sandé has continued to win over hearts on her journey to the top of our most played lists.

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