1 CRAZY STUPID LOVE CHERYL COLE FT TINIE TEMPAH – C+
2 RUDE MAGIC – C+
3 GHOST ELLA HENDERSON – B-
4 BUDAPEST GEORGE EZRA – B
5 PROBLEM ARIANA GRANDE FT IGGY AZALEA A-
6 BOOM CLAP CHARLI XCX – B+
7 IT’S MY BIRTHDAY WILL I AM FT CODY WISE – B
8 ME AND MY BROKEN HEART RIXTON – C+
9 RIGHT HERE JESS GLYNNE – C+
10 SING ED SHEERAN – C
Comment: This is as lame as the UK charts have been all, all dance pop more or less all the time, it lacks any change of paste (ok, “Budapest” but otherwise?), when heard like this it feels like extremely manufactured and derivative pop pap, which it is. I meant without the fun.
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – June 1975 (Volume 7, Number 1)
Smith’s final freelance contribution to Creem.
putting Nigeria on the map
back at # 1 for a third non consecutive week
not a dreamer but a steely eyed businessman and pop musician
Willie Nelson will play at the Palomino fest on Saturday
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – May 1975 (Volume 6, Number 12
Elton John came across as completely engaging
by episode nine, season four, the bastards finally got me sick of Kate!
some hooky and wildly inspired tune
Harry has the summer of his career!