Week Commencing 2nd Dec
Single of the Week OUT 1st Dec
After seeing Dan wow the crowd at his headline show at Dingwalls, Home had to be Single of the week.
Back on home turf after touring with Imagine Dragons and Bastille this song must be exactly what Dan has been missing. Tatty carpets, rugs and leaving shoes at the door are just some of the references to remind us that nothing beats “Home Sweet Home”. Being a British artist expecting lyrics about putting the kettle on or making a brew is a given, right?
Fear not.. Dan is saved by this critic if you watch his official video. Milk two sugars please.
Album of the Week: OUT 2nd Dec
2006 Xfactor winner Leona Lewis is back with her first official Christmas album. Christmas with Love is exactly as the title suggests; filled to the brim with love, Christmas cheer and heavenly vocals that we could easily mistake Lewis for the angel Gabriel.
Leona has had her fair share of critics stating she is boring but One More Sleep is far from dull. Mixed with sparkling saxophone tones, jingle-bells, bitter-sweet lyrics and countdown hook, this could become a new festive favourite for years to come.
Gaining positive responses online from her soundcloud previews Leona continued to surprise fans with heavenly versions of both new and classic material. The Ave Maria cover is simply breath-taking and is enough to leave any critic shell-shocked. This hackney lass is up there competing with other Christmas albums from Mary J Blige and Kelly Clarkson. For me personally Leona’s shines the brightest. So if you are struggling for gift ideas, Christmas With Love is the perfect stocking filler
Video of the Week: OUT NOW
Time to Stan!
7 consecutive number one albums in the UK it is safe to say Eminem is no Rap King but a Rap God. Eminem raps 97 words in 15 seconds making this his slickest punchiest lyrical performance to date. This 6 minute video directed by Rich Lee (previously directed Not Afraid & Lighters) pays reference to 80s TV host Max Headroom as Eminem takes on his persona against a colourful backdrop. Scenes shot in Russell Industrial Centre in Detroit shows Eminem wired up like someone from the Matrix.