Album Review / Palo Santo – Years & Years

It has been a long three years of waiting for new material from trio Years & Years, sky-rocketing to popularity and chart heights by winning BBC’s Sound of 2015. Flash forward to present day and the band is quite noticeably different, and with new album Palo Santo, they express a new facet of themselves. They are… Continue reading Album Review / Palo Santo – Years & Years

Album Review / 24 HRS – Olly Murs

Cementing his status as one of the most successful artists to come from Redbrick Music's least favourite TV show, The X Factor, Olly Murs has secured yet another number one album with 24 HRS (his fourth, to be exact). This ties him for most successful X Factor artist with One Direction in terms of number ones, which… Continue reading Album Review / 24 HRS – Olly Murs

Single Review / One Day I’ll Fly Away – VAULTS

Another year, another John Christmas advert. When the festive period hits, the British public waits in anticipation to see just what the department store will do next. In the past, we’ve been treated to animals waking up from hibernation in time for Christmas, a lonely man on the moon, even a long lost snowman couple,… Continue reading Single Review / One Day I’ll Fly Away – VAULTS

Single Review / Hold On – The xx

After a long and hard wait, The xx have finally returned. Following Jamie xx's success in 2015 with his debut album, In Colour, it comes as no surprise that the band are back and better than ever with their new single, 'Hold On'. The single is the first track lifted from their new album, I See… Continue reading Single Review / Hold On – The xx

Album Review / Nobody But Me – Michael Bublé

Alright folks, it’s that time of year again. The countdown to Christmas has finally begun (hurrah!) and that can only mean one thing: it’s time for a bit of Michael Bublé. Now I’ll be honest. As a massive Bublé fan, the whole ‘he only shows his face at Christmas’ thing gets old, and fast. This… Continue reading Album Review / Nobody But Me – Michael Bublé

Album Review / Viola Beach – Viola Beach

It is hard to review an album such as this due to the circumstances in which it was released, but I have given it my best efforts. Back in February of this year, Kris Leonard, River Reeves, Tomas Lowe, Jack Dakin, and their manager Craig Tarry, made headlines after passing away following a crash in Sweden on… Continue reading Album Review / Viola Beach – Viola Beach