SONG OF THE WEEK: I Wanna Be Your Slave by Måneskin (week beginning Friday 23 July 2021)

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

If winning May’s Eurovision Song Contest in front of 183 million viewers wasn’t enough, Italy’s Måneskin had a top 20 hit with the victorious Zitti e buoni in the UK – and then followed it with 2 top 10 successes.

  • Read on for reasons including how London’s live music gig scene was key to the band’s success
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SONG OF THE MONTH: Solar Power by Lorde (July 2021)

WORTH A LOOK?: ****1/2

RELEASED: Friday 11 June 2021

This is 24-year-old New Zealander Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor’s 1st new song in 4 years and we’re quite enjoying the similarities to Primal Scream’s 1990 classic Loaded.

  • Read on for reasons including everything we know about the August release of Lorde’s next album and her upcoming UK tour
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SONG OF THE WEEK: Dust At Her Feet by The Blow Monkeys (week beginning Friday 25 June 2021)

WORTH A LOOK?: ****1/2

RELEASED: 25 June 2021

We’ve had a listen of The Blow Monkeys’ new album Journey To You released in September and this 3rd single from it is the 10-track collection’s opener as well as a brilliant introduction.

  • Read on for reasons including our thoughts on the band’s most recent singles More Than A Miracle and Time Storm
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SONG OF THE WEEK: Neon Lights by Annie featuring Jake Shears (week beginning 19 June 2021)

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

RELEASED: Friday 18 June 2021

There can be few things more joyous than a spoken word middle eight of a pop song and the interplay here between 2 of our favourite pop stars immediately ushers this to the front of the queue to be our favourite song of the week.

  • Read on for reasons including everything we know about Shears’ new single just out Do The Television
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SONG OF THE MONTH: Please by Jessie Ware (May 2021)

WORTH A LOOK?: ****1/2

RELEASED: 28 April 2021

One of the gifts of lockdown for us has been the time it has allowed us to listen to a wider range of music and as a result we are delighted to have finally succumbed to the charms of Jessie Ware and a little embarrassed it took us 4 albums to do so.

  • Read on for reasons including how to see Ware on tour in the UK in 2021
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SONG OF THE WEEK: Look What You’ve Done by Tia Kofi and Cahill (week beginning 14 May 2021)

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

RELEASED: Friday 7 May 2021

The 2nd single by the Clapham drag queen after her respectable showing in RuPaul’s Drag Race UK and this collaboration with Cahill finds Kofi on surer footing rather than her 1st, much darker effort.

  • Read on for reasons including where to see Kofi with fellow Drag Queens Of Pop in the West End next week
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