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Music of the Month - July

More than one this month to make up for the fact that I haven't changed the song in the sidebar since April, whoops.

July is going to be the month of songs-which-I-originally-didn't-really-like-but-then-actually-grew-on-me.

La Roux - Bulletproof
I thought this was crap at first, especially compared to how In For The Kill was dead good, especially the Skream's Let's Get Ravey remix (Seriously now, listen. It's amazing. And don't be misled by the name, it is completely the opposite of "ravey")
Buuut, now I actually quite like it and find myself humming it all the bloody time, possibly annoying other people at work, as I hum somewhat tunelessly it has to be said...


Jordin Sparks - Battlefield
Again, hated this and though it was rubbish, but now I like when it comes on the radio. Although every time I hear it I can't help but think of the scene in 13 Going on 30 where Jennifer Garner and the little kids dance around in their pajamas singing "Love is a battlefield" by Pat Benatar..



Jamie T - Sticks 'n' Stones
Never been a big fan of Jamie T, and I frequently just find him quite annoying, but everyone seems to full on love him and Sheila still gets played a fair bit both on the radio and in clubs so it's usually a case of grin and bear it. First time I heard Sticks 'n' Stones I thought it was the world's most irritating song, but again, it's grown on me.. hurrah?


This doesn't usually happen to me, the whole songs-growing-on-me thing, so it's a bit puzzling. I'm going to blame the fact that I've started listening to the radio, namely Radio 1, again now I'm home from (radioless) uni, and they play about the same 4 songs over and over and over all day long it would seem.

I conclude that the BBC is trying to brainwash us..

10 comments

  1. i agree with the whole "bbc trying to brainwash us" aha. For some reason I have been listening to a lot of radio one and it seriously is the same songs on repeat. I suppose I could turn it off but that would involve effort! x

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  2. I really hated the first 2 song when i first heard them they are both definately growers xoxoxo

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  3. I'm lovin la roux and jordin sparks too at the moment!

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  4. I can see how these all can grow on you, def catchy!

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  5. the bulletproof music vid is neeattt

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  6. 13 going on 30 :)
    i love that reference to all the 80s?
    music :)
    I love the burning down the house
    song aswell

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  7. Thanks for the music tips, good choices!

    xxx,
    Tiffany

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  8. Oh my god, I thought I was the only one who had Battlefield as a guilty pleasure! When I first heard it I thought she was shrill and repetitive, but now I love it. Shame on us!

    Also, I can't believe you know Jo Briggs! Small little world.

    How are you, petal? Are you still in London? I live East now!

    x

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  9. I´m not that into La Rouxs music but I like her style, cööl clothes

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