Did You Know ☆ George Michael

Did You Know ☆ George Michael

DID YOU KNOW??? George Kyriacos Panayiotou Michael (known as George Michael on stage) was born 25th June 1963. His beautiful, silky voice oozed its way into the hearts of everyone who heard his music. It was impossible to find someone who didn’t (or still doesn’t) like him. He spoke volumes to large audiences and was the person behind those famous choose life tees; that paved the way for slogan fashion besides giving us his classic ‘Last Christmas’…

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The Mystery Of The Christmas Carol

The Mystery Of The Christmas Carol

Fun fact: The word Carol actually means dance or a song of praise and joy. Today in church the nursery children from our local school all gathered together during mass to sing some Christmas songs for the congregation. They were undoubtedly cute and all sang their little hearts out. It got me thinking however, why don’t we sing carols as feverently as we used to? Carols were believed to have been first sung in Europe…

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The Best Christmas Music… It’s In The Ads!

The Best Christmas Music… It’s In The Ads!

It seems at a time meant for love and sharing there’s an awful lot of competitiveness swimming about the media world. More specifically speaking, the music media world. We’ve read and heard about potential new Christmas number ones and seen them battle the great oldies that have lasted through the years. Did anyone stop however to consider the musical genius floating behind those beloved Christmas adverts? There are two absolutely brilliant ads that we are…

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Pale Waves Release Cover Of Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’

Pale Waves Release Cover Of Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’

Pale Waves release cover of Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’ It’s November and yes, it is still too early for Christmas songs but we are making an exception for this glorious cover by Pale Waves. A take on the George Michael classic, the band bring their own moody, brooding twist to the song which makes it super-acceptable festive listening. The Manchester band transform the track into a whole new sound that you could easily believe that they…

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Carly Paoli, ‘My Christmas Dream Is You’ – Single Review

Carly Paoli, ‘My Christmas Dream Is You’ – Single Review

As Christmas approaches, the race is on in the music universe to gain the coveted title of Christmas number one. We’ve seen everything over the years during the festive season. We’ve gone from the unbeatable ‘Last Christmas’ by the late but never forgotten George Michael, to the rebellious ‘Killing In The Name Of’ by Rage against the Machine; a song that fought the battle and won against the X Factor winner back in 2011. This…

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Elton John Stars In This Year’s John Lewis & Partners Christmas Advert

Elton John Stars In This Year’s John Lewis & Partners Christmas Advert

As the Christmas countdown slowly ticks down, we can finally admit that the festive season has begun with this week’s reveal of the eagerly awaited John Lewis & Partners Christmas advert. It was revealed yesterday after months of speculation that this year’s Christmas advert would be the tale and celebration of the nation favourite, Elton John. Aptly named, ‘The Boy & The Piano’ the advert takes us a journey through the highlights of Elton’s career,…

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Is it too early to start listening to Christmas music?

Is it too early to start listening to Christmas music?

There are 72 days left till Christmas which, once you think about it, is not much at all. This is the time to start contemplating gifts, cards, food, parties, a perfect time to start your pre-Christmas detox, there’s so much to think about. There’s also the small topic of music. Stores will start the playlists as soon as they get Halloween out of the way but is it too soon? For me, it’s never too…

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