Twinnie’s Hollywood Gypsy

In my gay opinion, country music can be depressing with its tinny guitars and downer lyrics. Even Cyndi Lauper, who I worship, wasn’t able to convert me with her Detour album. However, there are some up-and-coming pop-country divas that can get my toes a tappin’, and Twinnie is one of them. Twinnie’s Hollywood Gypsy album…

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Carly Rae Jepsen’s Dedicated

In my gay opinion, Carly Rae Jepsen’s new album Dedicated is like cotton candy. It’s colorful, light and sweet with Carly Rae singing in her sugary voice without over-producing. The music is pure pop with fun house-like lyrics that are repetitive and able to be sung along to with just a few listens. Although she…

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Niki Haris & Donna De Lory’s Two Friends EP

Anyone who has seen Madonna’s Blonde Ambition Tour documentary Truth Or Dare is familiar with Donna De Lory and Niki Haris as her backup singers and dancers. Growing up as a huge Madonna fan, Donna and Niki were always singing backup to the soundtrack of my youth. They’ve gone on to perform with other singers and record their own…

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Cyndi Lauper’s Detour

I am a huge Cyndi Lauper fan but I’m not a big fan of country music. When Cyndi announced she had a new album coming out I was excited but apprehensive because it was going to be country. Cyndi released a standards album, At Last, in 2003 and a blues album, Memphis Blues, in 2010…

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Annie Lennox’s Nostalgia

Annie Lennox just released her new covers album of old jazz and blues songs called Nostalgia. I’m not a huge fan of jazz or blues but I am a huge Annie Lennox fan so I was excited to get a new album, whatever type of music it might be. I didn’t have high expectations but…

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