Once the corporate reality of Realpop is internalised, then any criticism of pop which includes a critique of the corporate nature of pop music can be dismissed as an asinine act of naivety and obviousness.
We don’t care, we’re driving Cadillacs in our dreams.
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Pop music that shits all over the tired, tepid male rock posturing of the other nine videos from a wonderfully giddy height.
Female writers represent! For the first time since I started these charts, there are as many female writers featured as male.
“There’s no such thing as a good song. There’s only a good performance and sound.”
This is AKB48, the band with 48 members (many of them DEFINITELY NOT 18), and this song was all I heard all fucking summer. Shit is POPULAR, y’all. 18 million YouTube views & primetime TV popular. And it’s still probably not safe for work.
I wrote a review of the new Washington album for The Vine. You can find it here. ————————————————————————————————————————————————— Washington I Believe You Liar (Universal Music) Australia. You worry me sometimes. I’ve seen this album hailed as 2010’s saviour of pop. (This is what happens when you allow fucking radio presenters to moonlight as music critics, […]