After a short while of not a lot happening in the music world, suddenly all my fave artists are releasing new songs and albums. So today I am going to attempt to keep up with all this musical mayhem with a little discussion on who’s bringing out what and when.
Firstly I should probably discuss Lady Gaga’s new album “Born This Way” which came out not so long ago. It has had mixed reviews but I have to say I like it. It’s simple pop music though. There is little complication to it, just catchy tunes with, let’s face it, pretty meaningless lyrics. The song “Hair” is literally about hair which is really odd. But even that oddity is catchy. My fave track from the album so far is “The Edge of Glory” which is again makes absolutely no sense lyrically but melodically it’s fantastic. Here you may listen to it thanks to the wonders of the internet.
Next up are The Kaiser Chiefs. Just the other day I heard their new single “Little Shocks” and was surprised by what I heard…in a good way. It’s a complete change of direction but is absolutely fabulous. Here is the video for it:
Now although their new album “The Future is Medieval” is not out for a few weeks, you can purchase all the songs. On the Kaiser’s website you can choose ten out of a choice of twenty songs to put in your own version of the album which you can download for £7.50. Or you can just download someone else’s choice. My wonderful selection is available to download by clicking on the image below. It’s really good.
Next up are The Arctic Monkey’s. There fourth album “Suck it and See” is released this coming Monday. I of course will be purchasing it. Thank goodness I still have student loan left. It would be nice if the Monkey’s could be as good as their first, which was undoubtedly one of the best albums ever. Chances are it won’t be. The first single is “Don’t Sit Down Because I’ve Moved Your Chair” (good logic there) and it’s a decent little track with some fantastic lyrics involving running through chip pan fires while holding scissors and going into business with a grizzly bear. Yes, really. Here’s said track:
Perhaps my fave band, The Feeling, are releasing their new album “Together We Were Made” on June 20th. They are also going on tour in October and happily are actually coming close enough for me to go and see. They are still playing forty miles away from uni though and on a Monday night so getting back will probably be an issue. It’s so far in advance though I have no idea what I have the day afterwards. Either way, I’m to that gig no matter what. The first song from the album is called “Set my World on Fire”. And here it is:
And to end we have two more new tracks from artists with albums coming out in the not-so-distant future. Firstly is Coldplay with “Every Teardop is a Waterfall”:
And this is Hard-Fi’s “Good for Nothing”:
Thank you very much for reading and let me know your thought’s about any of the music in this entry. See you all soon!