SONG OF THE MONTH: Break Up (Bye Bye) by Frock Destroyers (November 2019)

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

OUT: now

Ladies – start your engines. We’re big fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK and so, when monstagigz favourite MNEK appeared to produce rival girl groups, we thought the results would be good but we weren’t quite prepared for two fabulous versions of a great original song.

  • Read on for reasons including why favourite Cheryl Hole’s Filth Harmony wasn’t our pick

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SONG OF THE MONTH: Salted Caramel Ice Cream by Metronomy (July 2019)

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

OUT: now

Imagine sassy Prince mashing up Greased Lightning from musical Grease with the keyboards from Pulp’s Common People and you might come close to recreating this summer anthem singing the praises of the dash of imperfection that accentuates perfection.

  • Read on for reasons including details of Metronomy’s London gigs later this year

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SONG OF THE MONTH: Moving On by Hera Björk (March 2019)

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

OUT: now

Eurovision season is in full swing and the song we most want to see competing in Tel Aviv in May is a gorgeous ballad with a gigantic dramatic key change sung beautifully by a former contestant who finished 19th in 2010 in Oslo in a completely different style.

  • Read on for reasons including who we want to see represent Norway at Eurovision 2019

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