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What’s The Best Song Ever? One Direction’s Newest Single Has LEAKED!


Immediately after announcing July 22nd as the release date of “Best Song Ever“, One Direction‘s first single off their third album “Where We Are”, a full stream of the audio has been leaked.

Listen to the full audio here:

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Julie Anne San Jose: Track-By-Track Album Review


Julie Anne San Jose‘s self-titled album was first released as a digital album on iTunes, and only a few hours after its release, it climbed up the Top Albums chart of iTunes Philippines, an incredible feat for an 18-year old Filipina singer. One week later, the album became available on Astroplus and Astrovision outlets nationwide. Over-all album sales are still unavailable as of writing.

For a debut album, going the eponymous route in its title is always a smart move. It gives off a stand-alone statement right then and there. It almost feels like the artist is introducing herself and her sound. And her sound, I am about to review.  Continue reading

Music In Focus: “Rolling In The Deep”


It’s been almost two months since my last post. What?! I couldn’t believe how long it has been. I had so many prospective posts but they’re all stuck in the Drafts Graveyard. Sad. But anyway, today, I want to post a sequel to LSS Week. And no, I didn’t purposefully time my post for another Adele hit. It was a coincidence actually.

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Album Cover of Adele's 21

Last week’s LSS Song was by the amazing, now-22, blues and soul singer, Adele. The song is called “Rolling In The Deep“.

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Music In Focus: “Chasing Pavements”


Isn’t it ironic that I named this blog ‘daily’ raven when there is about a week-or-two interval between posts? I know, I am disappointing myself too. The urge to write has been rarely knocking my failing mind. I will try, in the succeeding days, to talk more.

But enough sentiments, today’s blog will be one of the series of blog posts which I baptized the name “LSS Weeks”. Each Blog Posts, as the title suggests(Last Song Syndrome), will be about songs that kept playing in my head for about a week.

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Album cover of 19

This week’s LSS Song is by the great soul singer, Adele. The song is called Chasing Pavements from the album ‘19‘ and was released as a single on January 11, 2008. There was a huge debate as to what the lyrics of the song means. Several radio stations banned this song Continue reading