Happy New Year! If You follow ECE on Twitter (@earcandyexpress) you would see that I came back from my super long hiatus of 6 months. I’m sorry for abandoning you guys, but since I’m still on break I thought I’d give you something to read. Continue reading SNSD- I Got A Boy
Melanie Fiona steps back into the spotlight with her sophomore album, The MF Life. The new album features vocal collaborations from J. Cole, Nas,B.o.B, John Legend and Snoop Dogg. MF Life picks up where her debut album ‘The Bridge’ left off, filled with songs about heartbreak and love. Continue reading Melanie Fiona The MF Life
British-Irish boy band, One Direction have invaded the hearts of young girls across North America. Under the direction of former American Idol judge Simon Cowell the group was formed from the popular England talent show The X- Factor where each auditioned separately and later made the now five member boy band. They released their debut album, Up All Night on March 13th and have been toping Billboard 200 chart. Continue reading One Direction Up All Night
Ingrid Michaelson returns with her sophomore album, Human Again. After rising to fame with her song ‘The Way I Am’ in 2007 as the insert song for Old Navy as well as Grey’s Anatomy and other television shows. Her new album ditches the kitchsy sound she was well received for and opts for a darker sound. Continue reading Ingrid Michaelson Human Again
Five member Irish band Snow Patrol return after a three year hiatus with their sixth album Fallen Empires. The album was released January 10th through various online stores which you can purchase on Amazon or iTunes. Frontman Gary Lightbody’s track-by-track explanation can be viewed here. Continue reading Snow Patrol Fallen Empire
This is extremely delayed (sorry!), but its better late than never right? 🙂 I’ll admit I was pretty excited to hear that the Wonder Girls would be making their Korean comeback and it wasn’t going to be retro. So after a billion plays, I finally deccided to write my review. Now I only have two words:
Wonder Girls are back! Continue reading Wonder Girls Wonder World
Simon D is one of those rappers who’s amazing at both rapping and singing and isn’t cocky and walking around like he’s the best thing ever; I like that. Also, he’s super adorable and charming, who says rapper’s have to be ‘gangster’ all the time? Continue reading Simon D SNL League Begins
Actor Donald Glover, known for his role on NBC’s Community, is making his first commercial release with Camp under the stage name, Childish Gambino . The album in its entirety was released exclusively to npr.com (take a listen here).Camp is set to release November 15 on Amazon.com and iTunes. Continue reading Childish Gambino Camp
It’s been a long time coming, but finally Secret released their first album, Moving In Secret. They are often overlooked especially when they debuted, but after Magic,Madonna and Shy Boy were released they gained a (slightly) loyal following. Out of all their releases, I think their mini album Madonna had the best style.
In September 2007, Brown Eyed Girls released their 2nd album ‘Leave Ms. Kim’.Sticking with their R&B/ballad style, the album didn’t do so well. The music was good but it just didn’t click with audiences.Source) Well it certainly clicked with me; I’m a sucker for R&B; this album delivered some solid tracks like 너에게 속았다 and How Could I Love You. Continue reading Brown Eyed Girls Leave Ms. Kim
Eyed Girls is a group that had such an amazing debut album.
Unfortunately their debut album,Your Story didn’t receive as much
love as they wanted and they revamped their sound, opting for a
electronic based sound.Your Story, released March 9,2006 , may not
have had that much success in 2006, but it is definitely on of the
best debut albums I ever heard.
SISTAR is one of those groups that get the short end of the stick. The songs they get aren’t really showing off all of their talent; most of the time it’s more like the Hyorin and the others show. As a group, they haven’t really been on my listening radar; most of their songs are just mediocre. Continue reading SISTAR So Cool