To my great surprise this band/group of French DJs and this is their first album “Tera”, through they are together since 1998.
"Down The Road" was the first single and I put that song on every time I want a lyric less song with some pretty amazing and varied stuff, especially on rainy days or just to have a bit more of energy.
I don’t like the whole album but fell in love with this song immediately.
I never feel christmassy if I don’t see this movies, they just set me in the right mood. So here they are:
Mickey’s Once Upon A ChristmasCute and you are never getting too old to see this.
Mickey’s Twice Upon A Christmas"Christmas: Impossible" is my favorite episode of them all! We have Huey, Dewey and Louie Duck first ruining Christmas and than saving it.
Mickey’s Magical ChristmasOkay, I admit it I’m a big fan of Mickey that’s all.
"Moon Landing" is the new album by James Blunt. This is his 4th album and the only single so far has been "Bonfire Heart" and in January "Heart To Heart" will be released as single.
It was really hard to choose a song because I absolutely love this album even more than “Some Kind of Trouble” (the previous album).
Other song you should listen to: “Bones”, “Always Hate Me” and “Miss America”.
Lilly Allen hasn’t released an album since 2009 but we have this lovely song which was used in the advertisement for the department store John Lewis in the UK.
What?! There’s a new album by Bastille?!
Nope, so calm down this is just a reedition of (“Bad Blood”) and it’s called “All This Bad Blood”. This reedition contains some new songs and the best of their previous mixtapes (“Other People’s Heartache” and “Other People’s Heartache 2”).
This edition contains two CDs, the first is “Bad Blood” (with 12 tracks) and the other one contains all the awesome stuff I wrote about earlier (with 13 tracks).
This has been one of my favorite bands this year and I know by heart all the lyrics to all the songs and it was so damn hard to choose a song for you today but, eventually I made it.
Another amazing thing we have in this time of the year are the movies! I personally have a few movies that I watch every year because they just set the right mood for Christmastime.
Now, Christmas movies are probably million of millions and this are just a few of them. Feel free to let me know which Christmas movies you like.
The Polar Express
This movie is so amazing and cute. It’s the essence of Christmas no matter how old you are.
A Christmas Carol
This is a huge classic plus Disney movies are always the best!
Rise of the Guardians
Jack Frost, Santa, north Pole, snow and adventure. It’s not really a Christmas movie but who cares it sets the mood.
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
Sweet and I love it to bits.
I highly recommend to watch all of this movies with a cup of hot chocolate or a cup of tea and a nice and warm blanket.
By now you should have understood that Simple Plan are one of my favorite bands ever and every time they come out with new songs I’m always the first in line.
This time they released their first EP, “Get Your Heart On - The Second Coming!”. The song on this EP are some songs that were wrote for their last album (“Get Your Heart On”) and that didn’t made it to the final track list. Since they are starting now to work on the new album, Simple Plan thought that the fans deserved some new songs.
The EP was released today worldwide and I have already listened to it at least eight time and (as I knew) I loved it from the beginning.
I prefer the slow tracks which are the last 3 (“In”, “Lucky One” and “Try”).
The lyrics of all the songs are amazing as all Simple Plans lyrics.
"I’ve Given Up On You" has been on repeat non stop for a few days now and I really love this song.
A nice pop punk band from Chicago.
It’s finally Christmas season, presents, snow, hot chocolate, Christmas Trees and … Christmas music!
"Punk Goes Christmas"
At the beginning of November came out this amazing album from the “Punk Goes…” series, released form Fearless Records, and you usually in this series you have punk rock bands that cover songs from other genres. But for this album the artists wrote new (christmassy) songs. YAY!
So, if this year you want a new Christmas compilation to add to your special winter holidays playlist, you’re in the right place. But don’t expect the classics songs from this album.
We have 12 awesome tracks with 12 different band. Let’s get started!
1.”Nothing For Christmas” by New Found Glory
2.”Fool’s Holiday” by All Time Low
It’s a strange mix between the classic All Time Low guitar and the classics Christmas sounds.
3.”I Had a Heart” by Real Friends
4.”Father Christmas” by Man Overboard
Hilarious lyrics and a very classic-style pop punk song, a kind of Simple Plan at the beginning of their career.
5.”This Christmas” by The Summer Set
A nice pop-christmas song. I love the chorus of this song a lot.
6.”There Will Be No Christmas” by Crown the Empire
They are usually kind of scream but I love it, I love it and I love it!
7.”Christmas Lights” by Yellowcard
Wonderful cover of Coldplay.
8.”Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays” by Issues
Although it contains a bit of scream in the background I still like this as a Christmas song.
9.”All I Can Give You” by Jason Lancaster
The verse is really more spoken than sung.
10.”I Don’t Wanna Spend Another Christmas Without You” by The Ready Set
A nice pop song with bells in the background.
11.”This Christmas ( I’ll Burn It To the Ground)” by Set It Off
This feels like it’s taken from “The Nightmare Before Christmas” soundtrack, which I think is awesome.
12.”Do You Hear What I Hear?” by William Beckett
Slow song time!
My favorite song is definitely “Nothing For Christmas”, “There Will Be No Christmas” and ”I Don’t Wanna Spend Another Christmas Without You”.
This link should bring you to a full album stream:
So Christmas is near and I wanted to do a mini-series of themed blog posts and what better chance of Christmas time!
This mini-series will start from the 1st of December.
So I’ll see you soon with this crazy “Christmas Holidays” series.
I had so much fun doing part 1 and re-listening to all the awesome songs and I decided to give you more of it.
15. Lost In The Light by Bahamas
16. Down The Road by C2C
17. Cactus In the Valley (Acoustic) by Lights & Owl City
18. Go to Hell by Go Radio
19. I Need Your Love (feat. Ellie Goulding) by Calvin Harris
20. Roar by Katy Perry
21. Acapella by Karmin
22. The Silance by Bastille
23. My Fault by Imagine Dragons
24. You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet by Avril Lavigne
25. Far Too Young To Die by Panic! At The Disco
26. Holes by Passengers
27. The Monster (feat. Rihanna) by Eminem
28. Elephant by Mads Langer
Panic! At The Disco with their 4th album “Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die” done with the producer Butch Walker who produced hits for a lot of artists (Avril Lavigne, All Time Low, The All-American Rejects, The Cab, Neve Shout Neve, Fall out Boy and Weezer). They’re from Las Vegas. The lyrics of this album are dedicated to Las Vegas, the city they have come to like after the initial hostility.
This album is my favorite from this band even more than “Vices & Virtues”.
The singles of this album were amazing and representative of the whole work: “Miss Jackson”, “This is Gospel” and the song I choose for you today.
Other awesome tracks of this album are: “Casual Affair” and “Nicotine”.
Even though it might be difficult to pay attention to the lyrics because of the wonderful music may catch your ears first, maybe on a second listen of the song or album may help you focus your attention on the lyrics.