New Music Friday: May 2019

May really treated us right. It’s like the ladies knew Pride month was coming and they wanted us to have the jams to embrace at every party. Let’s dive into some of the major moments music had for us this month. Miley Cyrus – Mother’s Daughter Easily the best song on the EP, Miley starts…

Mariah’s back (again).

Mariah deserves this. She deserves to slay with a vengeance. I still believe that Me. I am Mariah… the Elusive Chanteuse was criminally underrated by the streaming, purchasing and general public. Critically acclaimed, sonically appealing and quite triumphant, her nuances and persona eclipsed the music, and at the end, unfortunately, the joke was on her. The…

Yes, I like Meghan Trainor Songs*

*multiple Meghan Trainor songs So, yea, I fell into the hole that is the Meghan Trainor train. Frankly, I wasn’t all about that bass, and I kindly said no, thank you. I didn’t get it… but then at the Pride parade yesterday NO EXCUSES (as stylized by her team) was stuck in my head. Mind…

Thoughts: Lily Allen is important.

One of my favorite albums (yes, I’ll go on record) is Lily Allen’s It’s Not Me, It’s You. Even on her debut album, Alright, Still, Lily brazenly entered the pop-music world as a fresh and honest voice with a “no-fucks-given” attitude that called out the British Parliament, the police, other public figures, and her family…