7 de jan de 2011

NEO MUSICA: Andrea Corr

POP / ROCK / CELTIC

português> Andrea Jane Corr (Dundalk, 17 de maio de 1974) é cantora e atriz da Irlanda, mais conhecida por ser a vocalista líder da banda familiar The Corrs, do qual é a irmã mais nova. Além disso, Andrea também toca flauta irlandesa. Foi eleita a mulher mais atraente e elegante de 2005. Como actriz Andrea já participou de filmes como Evita,The Commitments e No Ritmo Da Vida (Boys and Girl from Country Clare), emprestando a sua voz na parte do canto, em 1998 á personagem Kayley, do desenho animado "A Espada Mágica". Em 25 de Junho de 2007 lançou seu primeiro álbum a solo: "Ten Feet High". Ficou noiva no final de 2008 de Brett Desmond, filho do bilionário Dermot Desmond, seu namorado desde 2007. Casou-se em 21 de agosto de 2009 na St Joseph's Church no Condado de Clare, Irlanda.

english> Andrea Jane Corr, (born 17 May 1974) is an Irish musician, songwriter and actress. Corr debuted in 1990 as the lead singer of the Celtic folk rock and pop rock group The Corrs along with her three siblings Caroline, Sharon, and Jim. Aside from singing lead vocals Corr plays the tin whistle and the piano. With the others, Corr has released five studio albums, two compilation albums, one remix album and two live albums. The Corrs are currently on hiatus because Sharon, Jim and Caroline are raising their children, while Andrea is pursuing a solo career, releasing her debut album, Ten Feet High, in 2007. The album moved away from the folk-rock genre of the Corrs and features a darker edgier dance-pop sound. Corr is involved in charitable activities. She has played charity concerts to raise money for the Pavarotti & Friends Liberian Children's Village, Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, the victims of the Omagh bombing in Northern Ireland and The Prince's Trust in 2004. She is an ambassador for the Nelson Mandela's "46664" campaign, raising awareness towards AIDS in Africa. During the Edinburgh Live 8 on 2 July 2005 the Corrs performed "When the Stars Go Blue" alongside Bono to promote the Make Poverty History campaign. She received an honorary MBE for her contribution to music and charity in 2005.

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"Ten Feet High"

"Take Me I'm Yours"

"Hello Boys"

"Shame On You"

"Champagne From a Straw"

NEO MUSICA: Elin Lanto


POP / ELECTROPOP / POP-ROCK

português> Elin Birgitta Lanto é uma famosa cantora suéca, nascida dia 22 de julho de 1984. Ficou famosa por lançar seu primeiro single, e hit, "I Won't Cry", em 2004, e no ano seguinte seu primeiro album, "One". Em 2007 Elin lutou por uma vaga no evento "Eurovision", mas perdeu nas disputas ainda na Suécia, ficando em 3º com a canção "Money". Em 2010 Elin voltou renovada com o album dance "Love Made Me Do It", que possui hits como: "Speak n' Spell", "Discotheque" e "Doctor Doctor".

english>
Elin Lanto is a Swedish singer who has had several hits in her home country, including the number one "I Won't Cry." Lanto first came to prominence after her performance of her song "Money" in Melodifestivalen 2007. She also took part in Melodifestivalen 2010 with "Doctor Doctor". In 2009 Elin made her US debut by releasing the single "Discotheque" on the American iTunes store, also featuring a new remix by Jonas von de Burg. On March 1, 2009, "Discotheque" was featured on Showtime's The L Word.

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"I Won't Cry"

"I Can Do It"

"We Fly"

"Money"

"Speak 'n Spell"

"Discotheque"

"Love Made Me Stupid"

"Doctor Doctor"

"Tickles"

4 de jan de 2011

NEO MUSICA: Marina and the Diamonds


INDIE POP / NEW WAVE

português> Marina Lambrini Diamandis, nasceu em 10 de Outubro de 1985, mais conhecida pelo seu nome artístico de Marina And The Diamonds (Marina e Os Diamantes), é uma cantora e compositora galêsa de ascendência grega. Ela alcançou à fama depois de chegar no segundo lugar na lista da enquete da BBC Sound 2010, seguida por Ellie Goulding. Depois de lançar o primeiro EP, Marina lançou seu segundo, o The Crown Jewels EP (Joias da Coroa), com a ajuda de Neon Gold Records, em 2009. Agora, assinou contrato com a 679 Recordings, ela lançou seu primeiro álbum de estúdio, The Family Jewels, seguido pelo seu terceiro EP, o The American Jewels EP (Joias Americanas EP), em 2010. O nome dela "Marina and the Diamonds", consiste na tradução de seu sobrenome, que significa "Diamonds", em grego. Ela se refere aos membros de sua banda como "Os Diamantes". Porém, também refere-se aos fãs. Explica em sua página do MySpace, dizendo: "Eu sou Marina. Vocês são os meus diamantes".

english> Marina Lambrini Diamandis (Greek: Μαρίνα-Λαμπρινή Διαμάντη, born 10 October 1985), better known by her stage name Marina and the Diamonds (sometimes stylised as Marina & the diamonds), is a Welsh singer-songwriter of Greek descent.[3][4] She rose to fame after reaching number two on the BBC Sound of 2010 poll list, coming second to Ellie Goulding. After releasing one private EP, Diamandis released her second extended play, The Crown Jewels EP, with help from Neon Gold Records, in 2009. Now signed to 679 Recordings, she released her debut full length studio album, The Family Jewels, followed by her third extended play, The American Jewels EP, in 2010. Her stage name, "Marina and the Diamonds", consists of Diamandis' first name and the translation of her surname which means "Diamonds" in Greek. Although "The Diamonds" is often mistakenly believed to refer to her backing band (similar to Florence and the Machine), it in fact refers to Diamandis' fans: she explains this on her MySpace page by saying "I'm Marina. You are the diamonds."

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"Obsessions"

"I Am Not A Robot"

"Mowgli's Road"

"Hollywood"

"Oh No!"

"Shampain"

NEO MUSICA: Hurts


SYNTHPOP / ALTERNATIVE ROCK / NEW WAVE

português> Hurts é um dueto britânico de synthpop de Manchester composto pelo vocalista Theo Hutchcraft, (nascido em Richmond, em North Yorkshire) e o synth player Adam Anderson. Em Julho de 2009, a banda participou do "Band of the Day" do jornal The Guardian. Eles terminaram em 4º lugar na votação do "Sound of 2010" da BBC. No início de 2010, lançaram oficialmente seu single de estreia "Better Than Love" e começaram a se apresentar ao vivo. "Illuminated" foi tema de um anúncio da emissora de TV britânica Sky1 HD que promovia os seriados de sua grade (Bones, House, Fringe) na primavera/verão de 2010, no Hemisfério Norte. A música do grupo "Wonderful Life", remixada por Arthur Baker, foi trilha sonora da série "The Vampire Diaries", da emissora norte-americana CW. O álbum de estreia Happiness foi lançado no dia 6 de setembro de 2010 com a participação especial de Kylie Minogue na canção "Devotion".

english> Hurts are an English synthpop duo from Manchester composed of singer Theo Hutchcraft (originally from North Yorkshire) and synth player Adam Anderson. In July 2009, the band featured as "Band of the Day" on Guardian.co.uk. They finished in fourth position in BBC's Sound of 2010 poll. The band's song "Wonderful Life" was notably remixed by Arthur Baker. In early 2010 they officially released their debut single, Better Than Love with a famous Romanian actress named Laura Cosoi, and played their first ever live shows. The song "Unspoken" produced by Sky is the Limit turned heads with it's synths and orchestra bridge as it was created by an unknown but creative individual. The song "Illuminated" also was the soundtrack to Sky1 HD's advert to promote their best-watched seasonal programmes in High Definition (Bones, House, Fringe, Stargate Universe) in spring/summer 2010. Their debut album called Happiness was released on 6 September 2010. It contains a duet with Kylie Minogue entitled "Devotion".

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"Better Than Love"

"Wonderful Life"

"Stay"

"Illuminated"

"Confide In Me"

"All I Want For Christmas Is A New Year's Day"