Lorde – Melodrama

Melodrama┬ácan best be described as Lorde’s coming-of-age album. She released her first studio album, Pure Heroin,┬áback in 2013 at the tender age of 16. Back then the lyrics of her songs, the most notable being “Royals” and “Tennis Court”, were a critique of materialism and popular culture. Four years later,┬áMelodrama is a showcase of the artist’s transition into adulthood. At the age of 20, the … Continue reading Lorde – Melodrama

A musical ode to hopes and dreams

La La Land (Damien Chazelle, 2016) follows the efforts of Mia (Emma Stone) and Seb (Ryan Gosling) to fulfil their dreams. She is an aspiring actress looking for her first break while he is a pianist whose sole ambition is to save jazz, an art form he believes is in decline. When their paths cross they do anything they can to keep each other believing … Continue reading A musical ode to hopes and dreams

Into the woods, a fairytale musical

Into the woods is the film adaptation of the popular theatrical musical. It tells the story of a baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Streep) who are trying to collect a series of objects in the woods so that a witch (Meryl Streep) will lift the curse she put on the baker so that he wouldn’t be able to have children. On their adventure … Continue reading Into the woods, a fairytale musical

Our favourite artists break Guiness World Records

As the date of publication of the next edition of Guinness World Records draws nearer more information about it’s content is revealed. When it comes music country-turned-pop sensation Taylor Swift and British X-Factor boy-band One Direction are among the world record breakers this year. Country bumpkin Taylor Swift has managed to get her name printed in the widely-popular record book this year not only once … Continue reading Our favourite artists break Guiness World Records