Day: October 11, 2009

UK MUSIC: POUND STERLING – ‘FRESH’

UK artist Pound Sterling reminds me of 50 Cent (circa 2003 image) and this video /track is just the UK version of Fiddy’s ‘I Get Money’. Hmmmm.. the production isn’t bad. Do you know what? Pound Sterling, the track, the tired video concept, the whole ‘let’s pretend I’m a rich American rapper’ vibe, and the Pound Sterling sign tatooed on his left peck, I find it all highly amusing! I love it! LOL! [Thanks K] Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK TV: 13 YEAR OLD DIONNE BROMFIELD SINGS LIVE ON STRICTLY COME DANCING

13 year old Dionne Bromfield sang live last night on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ with her “godmother” Amy Winehouse singing backing vocals. Obviously Dionne’s connection to Amy has opened many doors for her ( hanging out in nightclubs with Amy, signed to a major label, appearing on Strictly etc), but the girl can sing. I was impressed.  However not sure what her ‘”godmother” Waste Woman Winehouse was doing. Was she even singing? All I could hear were the male backing vocalists… And Winehouse looked completely []

BOYZONE STAR STEPHEN GATELY DIES

Via BBC News Boyzone singer Stephen Gately has died suddenly at the age of 33 while on holiday in Majorca. Spanish police said he died on Saturday and that there were no signs of suspicious circumstances. But the cause of death is not yet known. Gately was on holiday with his long-term partner Andy Cowles. His bandmates said they were “completely devastated” and are now travelling to Majorca. The Irish band had six UK number one hits in the 1990s and reformed []