Music Review: Ellie Goulding’s “Halcyon”

Release date: October 9, 2012

Label: Interscope Records

Purchase: Amazon | iTunes

Rating: 5/5

Ellie Goulding is like  a sweet breath of fresh air to music since her debut. The talented European has undeniably shaken the industry with her enchanting and unique voice, soothing and thought provoking songs, and of course that distinctive beauty. The bundle necessary to make a statement and consider it brought. I had high expectations for Goulding’s sophomore album and I was indeed impressed. Halcyon took me by surprise and completely shitted on my brain. I’m left in this state of dependency;  I need to hear this album over and over to feed my addiction. What can I say? Ellie is in fact a ‘Goulding’ girl and I’m expecting just results from the charts. Continue reading “Music Review: Ellie Goulding’s “Halcyon””

Spotlight – Tinie Tempah

Meet Tinie Tempah, an English rapper best known for his hit singles “Pass Out“, “Written in the Stars“. Tinie was born Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu in South London. He began rapping since a young age and gained airplay on British radio stations in 2006. Tempah signed a record deal in October 2009, and released his debut single “Pass Out” in February 2010. “Pass Out” topped the UK Singles chart and remained in the number one position for two consecutive weeks. His second single “Frisky“, which was released in June 2010, also debuted in the top 10 UK Singles charts, peaking at Continue reading “Spotlight – Tinie Tempah”