We’re living exciting times, as my mom would say. It seems that the second half of the year looks quite exciting not only with music but generally with entertainment world. Shows come back from the summer breaks. Great looking movies hit theaters. Awesome artists are dropping singles followed by full new albums.
This time though I’m talking about Ciara. It’s hard to believe she’s been in the scene since 2003 – nearly 10 years now! For fellow Ciara fans, or C-Squad as she calls her fans now, you can expect her fifth album to hit the shelves in December, which is titled One Woman Army. In the meanwhile we can enjoy her latest single Sorry, and expect another single to come out early October!
Are you digging the song? What about her style?
I’ve lately been listening to Jason Mraz latest album Love is a four letter word, which was released in April. The album is such an awesome album! He is the whitest black singer, he’s got such soul in his music. When I need some calming music, he is one of the artists I turn to. I would love to attend his concert, even more so I’d love to meet him! He looks like he’s the type of person I could just hang out and be inspired by!
On the album itself, this particular song has a very nice intro – makes me laugh each time I hear it – unfortunately I wasn’t able to find it on Youtube. I highly suggest you getting the album, just try it out as it may surprise you!
This particular song is a very special one to me. It brings out some deep emotions within me..
Emeli Sande has one of those unique sounds to her voice. When I first heard of her music, at the time she was still up and coming, I thought there was something special and that one day, she’ll be on the charts. I’m happy she made it! (Not that the music on the charts specifies good music, it’s quite the opposite nowadays.) Over these past few weeks, this song has been on my playlist quite a lot.
Emeli has been in the background writing for music for the likes of Cher Lloyd, Alesha Dixon, Leona Lewis, Cheryl Cole, Tinieh Tempah and Mutya Keish Siobhan (formerly known as Sugababes). Although she was raised in Scotland, she is of Zambian-English descent. Hence her intriguing looks.
Her debut album Our Version of Events was released early February 2012.
I started going down to the memory lane, so why not share it here…
I’ve been listening to Jennifer Lopez early music lately. I don’t know why. Then again, do I need to know why? Would that really matter? The fact is, I like listening to her. I have all of her albums till Rebirth back in Finland. I think that album was some of her worst albums, it barely had any good songs. My favorites are On the 6, J.Lo, J to tha Lo: the Remixes and This is me… then. There are so many good songs on each of those albums! Well, here are two songs that I just listened to..
Back then, I didn’t understand what he was rapping about.. it’s funny. I love the song, and the lyrics of it. I love the beat, too. It has a good message..
Christina Aguilera is working on her 5th studio album, which should come out sometime this year, perhaps spring or summer of 2012. While not a lot is revealed of what the new album entails, some songwriters have confirmed working with her. Personally, I’m looking forward to this upcoming album as the previous album Bionic was… well, a flop. There are some great tracks in there but as a whole it was weaker than I had hoped. My absolute favorite album still is Stripped, just because it was a raw album and she really showed her emotions. The songs she had been working on for such a long time, were now set free.
There are rumors and speculations going on what may or may not be included in her upcoming album. This sample below is one of them. If it will be in her album, I hope it will be a feature. Is that Ne-Yo singing? Even if it’s not, I somehow hear this being a duet with Christina and Ne-Yo. What do you think of the song?