Tag Archive: albums

Fancy Meeting You Here (1958) – Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney

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This is my album of the moment, the one I play on repeat, the one I play to start my day because I know that it will give me a feel-good boost. It’s… Continue reading

“The only way we can thank you is to keep coming back!” – The Script Live in Manila, 14 April 2018

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The Script had their first show here in the Philippines in 2011, seven years ago. Seven years! And they’ve kept coming back, God bless them, never failing to include us in their world… Continue reading

My Top 10 Favorite Christmas Albums

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It’s time to start listening to holiday tunes! My friend likes to tell the story that one year he asked me for Christmas songs to put on his iPod and apparently I surprised… Continue reading

Album Review: Freedom Child – The Script

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The Script have finally done what they’ve been threatening to do since their last album, No Sound Without Silence. They’ve turned into a dance pop group. The leadoff single, “Rain”, is catchy with an… Continue reading

10 Best Panic! At The Disco Songs

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Panic! At The Disco is a band that originated from Las Vegas and was formed in 2004 but became famous in 2005. It was first made up by friends Ryan Ross, Spencer Smith,… Continue reading

Ripcord – Keith Urban

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I found myself listening to a whole Keith Urban album the other day, quite by accident. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE Keith Urban. But I was only looking for his duet with… Continue reading

The Hamilton Mixtape: A Track-by-Track Discussion

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1.  No John Trumbull (Intro) by The Roots This intro by The Roots captures the essence of the musical and these “inspired-bys and  covers” that make up the mixtape, all in less than a… Continue reading

“I think I love him now.” – James Bay in Manila, 18 August 2016

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Passionate music fans love to say they liked an artist before anyone else. “Oh I was listening to him before he became mainstream,” or, “My new favorite singer is someone you’ve never heard… Continue reading

Top 5 Broadway Cast Albums (Of the Moment)

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Every year I get on a Tony high and binge listen to Broadway cast albums. This year’s show was pretty good, and it reminded me of some musicals from a couple of years ago… Continue reading

Cass County – Don Henley

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Wow. How to begin with an album that just blew me away? Don Henley’s latest is a straight-up country album, and to be honest I had misgivings when I first heard of its… Continue reading

Rise Up! – Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording

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Alexander Hamilton. Hip-hop. Broadway. Three words that you would never expect to see together in a sentence, much less brought together on the stage. But guess what? That’s just what Lin-Manuel Miranda did!… Continue reading

Holiday Wishes – Idina Menzel

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…when we get to listen to holiday music! Idina Menzel is not only my woman-crush. She is my spirit animal. I squeeed for joy when I… Continue reading

Why Do I Hate Coldplay?

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It has now come to this. I am actually defending Coldplay to my sister! Oh help. Before you take away my Coldplay-hating creds, let me explain. A Coldplay song came up while I… Continue reading

Happy Anniversary, Songs of Innocence!

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I cannot believe that it’s been a year since U2 released Songs of Innocence. Has it really been a year since they gave us the most awesome surprise gift ever? U2start.com kindly reminded… Continue reading

The Good Old Days of Maroon 5

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Hey, remember that time when Maroon 5 had really good songs with a legit funk vibe, beautiful melodies and imaginative lyrics? Before they invaded other people’s weddings (quite inconsiderately, I might add – if that… Continue reading

“Still Want You” – Brandon Flowers

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The news that Brandon Flowers would release another solo album brought me a real sense of panic. I thought that The Killers were breaking up for good. When the band’s singer goes solo, more… Continue reading

“Can you please never release an album that automatically downloads ever again?”

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U2 have been making the rounds lately, promoting their newest album Songs of Innocence. On the Graham Norton Show, Bono explained why he wears sunglasses all the time. It’s already been said years… Continue reading

4:John Paul George Ringo – Free EP

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What is up with iTunes lately, being all generous and shit? First U2, now The Beatles? Happy days. iTunes has released a FREE 4-song EP of The Beatles’ solo work. It’s an appetizer… Continue reading

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