Now here's the thing. Back at the start of last year, when I was writing a bit more regularly on this blog and before real life intervened, I had always earmarked this particular post for the end of September 2021. Sadly of course, given what happened in that month relating to the lady I'm writing … Continue reading Through Cinderella’s Eyes: revisiting the solo ventures of Nicola Roberts
Olly Murs singing “Dance With Me Tonight” with The Muppets is the greatest X Factor guest performance of all time: discuss.
Olly Murs in rehearsals for The X Factor with The Muppets, November 2011. Image credit: Idil Sukan / Draw HQ With The X Factor finally given its official resting by ITV earlier on this year after 18 series, the dust has largely settled on the obituaries that said it should have happened sooner being delivered, … Continue reading Olly Murs singing “Dance With Me Tonight” with The Muppets is the greatest X Factor guest performance of all time: discuss.
JLS: Eyes Wide Open – the 10th anniversary of an intimate 21st century pop film
When pop bands get to a certain level of success - hit singles and albums, stacks of awards and sellout tours, it's safe to say they've reached national ubiquity and adoration. It is therefore not out the question, then, to mark this transition into absolute phenomenon via their first big screen outing. But it's a … Continue reading JLS: Eyes Wide Open – the 10th anniversary of an intimate 21st century pop film