Star Wars: Episode VIII Title Revealed

THE official title for Star Wars: Episode VIII has just been announced and it is… The Last Jedi.

The official Stars Wars twitter account broke the news to fans today.STAR WARS.png

The Last Jedi is the follow up to Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens and will be in cinemas in December

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Formation World Tour Throwback

Today I  want to share with you some of my experiences from when I saw Queen B. I was lucky enough to get tickets to the sold out Formation World, this was an amazing experience. Beyonce was absolutely phenomenal , you wont understand how talented she really is until you’ve seen her live.

I queued for eight hours in the rain at The Stadium of light in Sunderland, the stadium was absolutely packed,  I could barely move and I literally couldn’t lift my arms above my head at one point.

I quickly realised that Beyonce fans are dedicated and vicious, when entering the stadium someone actually tried to push me down the stairs to get into.  There was lots of arguments and pushing throughout the day in the queue and in the stadium, but it was more than worth it and I would do it again tomorrow if I could.

A Beyonce concert isn’t complete without Crazy in Love is it? check it out

 

Beyonce sang her classic hits, all but one. Single Ladies. I’ll never fully forgive her for not singing it at the Formation World Tour. I’m just kidding, I mean it’s Beyonce! She could literally sit on a chair for 2 hours, no singing, no dancing and I would still live for it. The Formation World Tour supported Beyonce’s latest visual album, Lemonade.

90’s Nostalgia

 

When I was at work recently I was asked if i ever owned a VHS (Home video system for those who don’t know what that means). Of course I did, who didn’t!? However I was told I was ‘too young’ to have had one.Lets take a moment to remember and appreciate all things 90’s.

I feel like a lot of things that were popular in the 90’s and early 00’s are becoming popular again for example Pokemon with Pokemon GO. I feel like Pokemon was definitely more popular when I was a child then suddenly this new app comes out and everyone’s playing it.

Furbies, remember those? You loved them but your poor mother hated them. The real struggle of trying not to wake them up and hiding them in your wardrobe trying to send it to sleep.I remember having a Gremlins Gizmo furby and I think it wgizmo-furbyas my favourite toy ever. Again Furbies were almost unheard of in recent years until now that is, they’ve been updated and are more interactive than ever and I still totally want one, sorry Mam.

 

VHS, children of today will never know the struggle of having to rewind your favourite video tape every time you wanted to watch it. I actually still remember using a DVD player for the first time and being completely gob smacked that I didn’t have to rewind it, don’t judge me I was still pretty young.  These will definitely not becoming popular again any time soon.

 

I may have only lived in the 90’s for three years but hey I’m still a 90’s kid a heart.

artRAVE Birmingham Review

It’s almost been three years since I booked tickets to see Lady Gaga for the first time. So in honour of the artRAVE I want to write a review and remember that amazing night.

As you’ve probably guessed I’m a huge Lady Gaga fan, it took me way too long to see her in concert. But on February 5th 2014 that all changed when I booked my standing tickets to artRAVE – The ARTPOP Ball, October 15th could not come quick enough.

I went to see Gaga in Birmingham at The National Indoor Arena, now known as the Barclaycard arena. I queued for twelve hours to get as close as I could possibly get and it was more than worth the wait.

 

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This concert was a celebration of art and creativity, so I tie dyed my shoes! 

Gaga performed her obvious hits along with the album she was touring, ARTPOP. She really knows how to put on a show, within the first five minutes of the concert there were giant balls flying around, confetti in the air and she had already managed to play the piano.

One of the highlights of the night for me was Telephone as it was the song where I shared a moment with Gaga and I briefly caught it on camera, take a look.

Okay, i’m sorry about the screaming but it’s Lady goddamn Gaga.

Another one of my favourite performances of the night was definitely Bad Romance

As well as being one of Gaga’s most iconic songs, it really captured the spirit of the whole night, crazy outfits and wigs, monsters with their paws up, it was just a really beautiful experience.

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Million Reasons music video

 

Lady Gaga just released the Million Reasons music video on Wednesday, this is the follow up video from Perfect Illusion. The videos are so completely different as the Perfect Illusion is a Adrenalin fuelled pop perfection music video whereas Million Reasons shows a much more honest, vulnerable side of Gaga.

As Perfect Illusion fades out Gaga is seen on the ground crying in the desert and her team pull up in cars and come to comfort her. Unlike the video for G.U.Y. An ARTPOP Film where Gaga is an ‘Angel Down’ like a fallen phoenix, a group of business men are scrambling for cash around her. Some fans believe this is reference to the way her old management treated her in comparison to her new management that love and care for her as a person.

The visuals in this music video are very simple but completely breathtaking, it fits the song perfectly  and is has the #JoanneVibes that many fans including myself have been living for this era.

As well as the music video Gaga has delivered some beautiful performances of the song at some major events including The Victoria Secret Fashion Show and The American Music Awards.

The Joanne era is proving to be Gaga’s most personal era to date and as a fan I feel like I’m getting to know Stefani more through this album. She has also confirmed that each music video this era will pick up where the last one left off.

For now we can only wonder where Gaga will take us next with her on this journey.

Joanne Review

Hey Guys,

I know I’m a little late on the Joanne train when it comes to reviewing the album, but better late than never and I definitely wanted to review this album.

I just want to start this review by telling you all to buy this album for yourself and for friends and family this Christmas. If you, like me are a Little Monster, this is the album we have been waiting for. Gaga really showcases some killer vocals on this album.

Joanne is Gaga’s first solo album released since ARTPOP’s release in 2013 and she did not disappoint, with either albums, just saying. But Joanne has a more personal tone throughout the entire album, Gaga herself said she has two sides one being Gaga and the other being her father’s daughter which she portrays through this album.

There is something about this album that feels completely fresh in the 2016 music industry as she could have opted to make generic pop songs.However, once again she reinvented herself in the music industry for a stripped back techno country pop Gaga in my personal opinion.

One track on the album Hey Girl features Florence Welsh or Florence and The Machine, their voices sound so beautiful and really complement one another, it makes you wonder why they haven’t collaborated before, we definitely need more of these two pop perfectionists together.

Million Reasons is probably Gaga’s best ballad and is one of my favourite songs on the album, a combination of powerful vocals and moving lyrics it’s a guaranteed tear-jerker. Million Reason’s is her current single with video dropping tomorrow, December 14th 2016.

Gaga teased fans that the video picks up exactly where Perfect Illusion finishes, so for a recap of that check out the Perfect Illusion music video below

Check back for a review of the Million Reasons music video review.

My First Blog Post

Hi Guys,

Since this is my first blog post I thought I’d give you a quick introduction to me and what I’m all about.

As I already mentioned I’m a second year
Journalism at Teesside University, hopefully second year is as crazy as first year, so I thought I’d share the next two years of my life with you all.

Most of my university life is spent in a night club, usually Mixtape on a Tuesday. If you live in Middlesbrough and haven’t been to Mixtape then you’re seriously missing out! No doubt I’ll blog and vlog from night outs out so keep an eye out for those.

Just a few facts about me

  • I’m a huge Lady Gaga fan and I’ve seen her live twice
  • I’m from a Seaside town called Amble by the Sea, it’s okay no one knows where it is
  • I have identical twin god-daughters, Erin & Eva.

I just want the world to catch a glimpse of this weird but wonderful world I live in.

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Throwback to that time Lady Gaga changed my life, October 15th 2014

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My God-daughter’s, the cheekiest twins I know