2011 is ending, and I particularly won't miss it. It was quite a shit year in general terms, and it wasn't particularly bright where music is concerned. Let me recap what was, in my opinion, the best and worst bits of 2011 in music. Jessie J: Highs and Lows Although Do It Like A Dude … Continue reading 2011: Goodbye My Friend
Nicola Roberts has premiered today her new video for her new single, Yo Yo, a song that is on her unfairly-underperforming-because-it-is-amazing album, Cinderella's Eyes. The video is fairly simple, but Nicola looks great in it. Don't get me wrong, she looks great a lot of the time, but this time she is exceptionally beautiful, the … Continue reading Nicola Roberts – Yo Yo (Video)
It seems ages ago since Nicola Roberts released Beat Of My Drum, the electronic, Diplo produced track that started her career as a solo singer. The song would serve as the first reminder of Nicola's singularity: it got positive reviews, but mixed reactions among the general public, with opinions going from "amazing" to "insufferable" (because … Continue reading Nicola Roberts – Cinderella’s Eyes (Album)
Earlier today a rough edit of Nicola Roberts' new video for Lucky Day leaked, which made the track finally available to listen in full and allowed us all to get a first general idea of what the Lucky Day video is supposed to be. The song is, as the live versions predicted, very good, and … Continue reading Nicola Roberts – Lucky Day
As everyone may/may not know, Popjustice have announced the short list for their anual Twenty Quid Music Prize, to be celebrated in September. The list of songs nominated for the prize can be found here. You can also apply to be a judge in the voting ceremony. I quote: Past winners have included Girls Aloud, … Continue reading Top 4 favourite songs to win PJ’s 20 quid music prize
If you follow me on Twitter you will know that I've spent 10 days in London and that's the reason why this blog has been an orphan during that exact amount of days. Those 10 days were filled with crazy!London weather, lots of food, music, tube delays and Harry Potter. No friends because I ain't … Continue reading I AM BACK
Even at risk of monopolizing the blog talking about this amazing ginger lady (at this rate I will have to change the name into The Nicolapop or something... The Jukecola?) I have to yet make another post about her. Because this week we've heard two more of her songs. Clue: none of them are disappointing. … Continue reading Nicola Roberts – Dance In The Rain and Lucky Day
Do you know that feeling you get when you listen to something that is truly special? The goosebumps you get, how you're not even able to explain how GOOD it is? That is Porcelain Heart. TOO. FUCKING. SPECIAL. I shed a tear listening to it. Not even gonna lie. Now go and listen to it. … Continue reading A very useful review of Nicola Roberts’ Porcelain Heart
Queen Nicola Roberts has prematurely released her first solo video for Beat of My Drum this evening. The song got its first play yesterday at Radio 1 where she was adorably nervous about people's reactions to it. This is my attempt of a review, though nothing I can possibly say will convey how I really … Continue reading Nicola Roberts – Beat of My Drum (Review)
I have replayed it a few times, it's sorta mesmerizing isn't it.
Dear Miss Roberts, You know what happens when someone reviews songs and they say it is amazing and new and great and you're already losing your shit over something you haven't even heard? There's a chance you listen to it and you think, oh, bugger. I'm so disappointed. Thanks for not letting that happen. http://soundcloud.com/paganpoet/nicola-roberts-beat-of-my … Continue reading Beat of My Drum, Porcelain Heart
It's official, Nicola Roberts' campaign has started. Her website opened today, following the countdown on Twitter, and there is a diary on it which Nicola is going to write, there will be a video series with behind the scenes footage, online shop where you can already pre order exclusive signed copies of album and single. … Continue reading May 6th, Nicola Roberts day.