Louis Tomlinson left Syco last week after coming to a mutual agreement with the label, the last member of One Direction to have remained with Simon Cowell. All have embarked on solo careers with varied success, so – at the moment at least – it seems unlikely a reunion is on the cards. Regardless, there’s a lot of room for nostalgia for the X Factor group who went on hiatus in 2016, with special celebrations planned for July 23, which marks 10 years since the band’s formation.
Bulgaria’s 2020 Eurovision act VICTORIA recently released her entry for the 2020 competition. ‘Tears Getting Sober’ – out now – is a beautifully produced piece of orchestral pop, full of magical strings reminiscent of a show-stopping Disney ballad. Ahead of the event, we asked Victoria some questions about Eurovision, her music, and her upcoming livestream.
Song’. The classic song was originally released by British singing legend Matt Monro, and written by Don Black. Ray’s rendition sees him accompanied by a phenomenal orchestra and was recorded in his hometown at Liverpool, at Parr Street Studios. Undeniable is out on 29th May and available to pre-order here.
Fleur East today unveils her highly anticipated second album ‘Fearless’. Tracks include the rhythmic and pulsating current single ‘Lucky’, the smooth electro pop of future single ‘Mine’, the sweet funk of ‘Easy To Love, last year’s Radio 2 play listed tune ‘Favourite Thing’, and the soundtrack to Debenhams Christmas ad campaign, the kick ass ‘Size’.
Misunderstood are an English duo from London consisting of Stefan Jenson and Jeff Okyere, who competed in series 15 of The X Factor, as part of the Groups category mentored by Robbie Williams. Amy Bell had the pleasure of speaking to them about their new single, Ride, their time on X Factor, and their 2020 plans.