Despite the fact that it actually had some really strong tracks on it, Cheryl Cole’s last album ended up being a bit of a laughing stock, thanks to uninspired lyrics (who can forget the classic, “You were the tree and I was the apple”?), cheap production and really dodgy vocals – but with her third solo album expected later this year, we decided to do the research and find out if there’s any chance she might turn it all around. The answer? In short, it looks like she’s got a good shot.
Keep reading to find out 5 things you *need* to know about Cheryl Cole’s new album, including who’s masterminding it, when you can expect to hear the first single and what the ex-Girls Aloud star herself thinks of it. (more…)
BBC Radio 1′s Hackney Weekend concert will take place on the 23rd and 24th of June and the line-up includes acts like Dappy, Jessie J, Labrinth, David Guetta, Tinie Tempah, Lana Del Rey, Emeli Sandé, Leona Lewis and many more. Find out more and register for tickets here. We’ve listed this event in our pop diary. Hit like below if you’re going to attend.
We got sent David Guetta’s Nothing But The Beat album in the post last year and we had it on repeat for many weeks in the MP! office – but one of the stand out tracks was always the dance-floor ready ‘Turn Me On’ featuring vocal duties from Queen of features Nicki Minaj.
Gaga’s producer complained that this song is basically a rip-off of Rihanna’s ‘Only Girl (In The World)’ and whilst he’s right, we don’t think that’s a reason not to enjoy it. With those familiar Guetta beats and a thrilling singing performance from Minaj, MP! HQ is overrun with the sound of feet tapping whenever this track starts to play. Watch the music video for ‘Turn Me On’ below…
David Guetta may have just hit Number 2 in the charts with his Sia-assisted track ‘Titanium’, but don’t expect him to start slowing down any time soon. Feast your eyes on the brand new trailer for MP! fave ‘Turn Me On’ featuring Nicki Minaj. From what we can tell, it’s going to be quite scary, so expect all kinds of twisted and deranged facial expressions from Nicki – and stay tuned for the full video soon…