Music Features

15 November 2012

Lana Del Rey, Nicki Minaj and The Dangers Of Reissues

With Lana Del Rey re-releasing Born To Die this week and Nicki Minaj scheduled to release Pink Firday for a third time next week, we’ve decided we’ve had just about ...
9 November 2012

One Direction's Success and Criticisms

One Direction return to the album charts this week with their second record Take Me Home and to say that I’m not looking forward to the release may be a ...
4 November 2012

Aerosmith and The Biggest Rock Comebacks

Aerosmith are back with a vengeance today as they return to the charts with Music From Another Dimension and it sees the rockers back into the charts with new material ...
3 November 2012

Robbie Williams - A Retrospective

Robbie Williams is back with a new album on Monday, and to celebrate the occasion, we’ve had a look back at the musical past of the now twice former Take ...
31 October 2012

Best Halloween Music Videos

Halloween’s on us once again, and the evening wouldn’t be complete without some accompanying music. So, to mark the occasion, we racked our brains and found the scariest music videos ...
29 October 2012

One Direction Unleash New Song - Opinion

One Direction have unveiled their newest single Little Things, and we here at FemaleFirst thought we’d weigh in with the thoughts of our music writer on their latest assault on ...
29 October 2012

Is Primark Selling Music A Good Thing?

It's happened. For weeks I’ve listened, read and watched people talk about how Primark will soon be stocking the latest albums in their UK stores. Convinced that these were merely rumours ...

27 October 2012

Calvin Harris - From Bedroom DJ to Chart Topper

Calvin Harris releases his third album 18 Months this Monday and to mark the occasion we’ve taken a look at the Scottish DJ that went from his bedroom making music ...
23 October 2012

Monty Norman Talks Bond

Skyfall’s out this Friday and while Adele might be grabbing the headlines with her eponymous song to the film, the classic theme tune we all know and love will certainly ...
22 October 2012

Taylor Swift - Bringing Country To A Whole New World

Taylor Swift brings out her fourth album Red today, so it seems fitting to look at how she’s brought country music from out of the corn fields and into the ...
19 October 2012

Alfie Boe Exclusive Video

Alfie Boe’s back with his new album Storyteller, and we’ve got a very special treat from Britain’s favourite tenor. We have snaffled ourselves the video for Alfie Boe’s fantastic version of ...
18 October 2012

The Balkans - Part Of The Worldwide Musical Bonanza

While over the last few years the area’s become better known for strategic voting in Eurovision, the folksy music they trot out for the annual musical shindig isn’t anything like ...
6 October 2012

Whitney Houston's Best Songs

Whitney Houston was the talent of a generation. With the final songs she recorded before her death set to be included in the film Sparkle, which opened yesterday, we decided ...
5 October 2012

Best Bond Themes

Its 007 day everyone! With Adele (finally!) putting out her Bond theme, which you can listen too right here, we at FemaleFirst had a thumb through our record collection and ...
5 October 2012

The Beatles - Their Impact On Music

The Beatles played their landmark session on North West Tonight 50 years ago today, and while many today may not have heard too much about the Fab Four other than ...
4 October 2012

Ukraine - Part Of The Worldwide Musical Bonanza

With us having a look at Poland’s best and brightest last week, it only seems fair to move on to their EURO 2012 co-hosts Ukraine. Again dominated by home-grown artists, Ukraine ...
4 October 2012

Nicki Minaj Has Changed Pop - For The Worse?

Nicki Minaj is definitely one for the headlines, with her high profile spat on the set of American Idol with fellow judge Mariah Carey just being the latest time that ...
1 October 2012

Muse - To The Stars And Back Again

Muse have never been ones for subtlety. Why do small and acoustic when you can draft in 5 more guitars, layer them up, add in some lasers and howl about ...
27 September 2012

Poland - Part Of The Worldwide Musical Bonanza

Over this summer we all got to see a slice of Poland with the football world descending on the nation throughout June. One aspect of Poland we didn’t get to ...
24 September 2012

Green Day - How American Idiot Changed It All

With Green Day’s ninth album ¡Uno! hitting store shelves today, here at FemaleFirst we decided to have a look at the rise, plateau and rise again of Billy Joe, Tre ...
20 September 2012

One Direction and The Dangers of Their Fans

One Direction’s fan base is simply enormous, with the group selling out their 2013 tour in a matter of hours. The trouble is, that they don’t appear to be the ...
20 September 2012

Austria - Part Of The Worldwide Musical Bonanza

Popping back out of the Eastern Europe for a moment, we travel to Austria. The country may be famous for alpine skiing and giving the world the Viennese Waltz, but there’s ...
17 September 2012

Are The EMA's Now Just A Joke?

Here we are at awards season once again, and we come to the ultimate contrast. The MTV VMAs and EMAs compared to the Mercury Music Prize. The cream of the UK ...
17 September 2012

Music Piracy Is Still Rife And Why Artists Should Work With It

With the music industry becoming more and more digital and music easier to get now than ever before, you would presume that music piracy might be so much of issue ...