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REVIEW: Meghan Trainor – No

 

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Meghan Trainor is what I tend to refer to as a “periphery artist”. While she’s releasing good songs and music she manages to push into people’s line of sight and get rightfully noticed, but as soon as the quality of her material diminishes she’s pushed back into the periphery, waiting on the outskirts, only just visible until she releases something worthy of bringing her back into centre stage.

Her new single, “No”, from sophomore album, “Thank You”, at least in an isolated audio form, is the kind of material that’s going to keep her lurking in the wings waiting for her time to shine. Continue reading

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REVIEW: Elle King – Ex’s & Oh’s.

Elle King seems to be the answer to a question that was never asked: what would happen if you took Meghan Trainor and Gin Wigmore and merged them together? She has sass and attitude, she exudes confidence and she’s sexy as hell with a set of pipes and image that are impossible to ignore.

Meghan Trainor decided that her schtick was going to be body confidence and set out on a mission to convince everybody that bigger girls are sexy too. Unfortunately she did so through a slew of skinny shaming lyrics and ignorant remarks, hiding how awful she really is behind a fake, cutesie, conservative 50s/60s image and persona that irritated more than it endeared. Continue reading

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