Delayed Quick Thoughts on Dedicated: Side B

So I’m a good six-or-so weeks behind on getting this post together. But after my husband’s final birthday gift – the Urban Outfitters exclusive vinyl of Carly Rae Jepsen’s Dedicated: Side B – arrived yesterday, I decided to go ahead and finally get my thoughts on the album posted. I’m […]

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Quick Thoughts on Demi Lovato’s “I Love Me”

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Following her incredible performances of her song Anyone at the Grammys and of the National Anthem at the Super Bowl, Demi Lovato released the official first single from her upcoming album today. The upbeat pop song I Love Me is a self-love anthem where she talks about her past and remains optimistic […]

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Quick Thoughts on Dixie Chicks’ “Gaslighter”

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It’s been nearly fourteen years since the Dixie Chicks’ last studio album, Taking the Long Way, which features the fan-favourite Not Ready to Make Nice. In the interim, lead singer Natalie Maines released a studio album entitled Mother, while sisters Martie Maguire and Emily Robison released two albums through their side project Courtyard Hounds. […]

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Quick Thoughts on Framing Hanley’s “Envy”

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Framing Hanley was a band I really enjoyed in the late 2000s, after they burst into the “emo” mainstream with their cover of Lil’ Wayne’s Lollipop and Hear Me Now. They continued putting out music for a few more years before announcing a break in 2015. In 2019, they reformed and started […]

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Quick Thoughts on Kesha’s High Road

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I still remember first hearing Kesha’s TiK ToK during my senior year of high school, and becoming a fan of Kesha (then stylized as Ke$ha) almost immediately. I was a fan of most of Animal‘s output, though it wasn’t until the subsequent EP Cannibal that really made me latch onto Kesha into full-fledged […]

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Quick Thoughts on Demi Lovato’s “Anyone”

Listening to music.

While I don’t usually watch much of the Grammys, I couldn’t help but watch the telecast awaiting a performance from one of my favourite singers, Demi Lovato. When the moment finally arrived, I just transfixed on the TV and blocked all peripheral noise out, and I’m glad I did. The […]

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