Music Review: Christina Aguilera “Lotus”

Lotus (Deluxe Edited Version)

Release date: November 13, 2012

Label: RCA

Purchase: Amazon | iTunes

Six albums already under her belt (yes, that includes the questionable Bionic) Christina Aguilera is back on the scene to do what she does best, sing her throat heart out. With a strong force of musically gifted producers and songwriters behind her, Christina is set to reclaim the top of the charts with her seventh studio album, Lotus. Like the album’s title, the singer rises above her setbacks. Now, she’s challenging herself to experiment with different sounds, including country. Well, let’s see where this new found path leads her. Continue reading “Music Review: Christina Aguilera “Lotus””

Music Review: One Direction “Take Me Away”

Take Me Home

Release date: November 13, 2012

Label: Syco Music/Sony

Purchase: Amazon | iTunes

I had no idea who One Direction was until finally deciding to check them out after constantly seeing the group’s name trending on twitter. The English has surely been invading the States, with a great amount of talented vocalists, but as far as One Direction is concerned, I have mixed views.Β 

Right off the success of their debut album, One Direction is hoping to make the same impact with their sophomore attempt, Take Me Home. It’s possible the group will score another hit or fall victim to the second album curse. There’s no denying their positions on the charts so far, but just how good is the overall package? Let’s find out: Continue reading “Music Review: One Direction “Take Me Away””

Meet Lemar

If you’re out of the loop, then allow me to introduce you to a talented artist influenced by old school r&b soul. Lemar, an English singer, songwriter, producer, and actor, has gained moderate success in Europe and Australia. He has had 7 top ten singles and sold over 2 million records, not to mention he’s won two Brit Awards and three Mobo Awards. What can I say? The man is out to conquer the world, starting with one heart at a time. But before we get down to the sensual and tasteful melodies coming from his lips, let’s discover who Lemar is behind the music. Continue reading “Meet Lemar”

Leona Lewis’ “Collide” MV

British songstress Leona Lewis has released the music video for her latest single “Collide,” featuring Avicii. I like the song because of its power vocals and sensuality. Without any doubt when this woman sings all you can do is stop and listen, and the music video flows well with the hypnotic beat being that it’s set on the beach. “Collide” is the first single from Leona’s upcoming third studio album set to be released this fall. Check out the video below and tell us what you think. Continue reading “Leona Lewis’ “Collide” MV”