Required listening: Emma Bunton’s ‘Free Me’


Music with a 60s retro theme has had an enduring presence in music, particularly artists from the UK.  Swing Out Sister certainly pops up on that list, although they were ahead of the game; the Austin Powers movies (particularly the first two) certainly put an emphasis on the era. The late Amy Winehouse, Adele, and most recently John Newman (who will be featured here soon) have utilized the sound and feel of the era in some of their work. But one artist who did it particularly well never really had her solo material noticed here in the U.S. Continue reading

Required Listening: Melanie C’s “Think About It”

I’ve got a personal post coming up, but I haven’t had the chance to sit down and finish it, so for now, here’s a fun song from Melanie C from 2011 that probably would’ve had a good chance over here if people hadn’t stopped paying attention to the Spice Girls after their breakup. Continue reading