Inna Sober

Inna, 'Sober': The Romanian Queen of Pop's Done It Again at Home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxxaEMCNAOI Inna, Romanian Queen of Pop™, has done it again. But then, when hasn't Elena Alexandra Apostoleanu done exactly what she needed to do? The 33-year-old Romanian superstar has remained a consistent, tried-and-true supplier of dance-pop anthems from the very…


Aly & AJ Joan of Arc on the Dance Floor

'Joan of Arc on the Dance Floor': Aly & AJ Are Ready for Battle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9P_b2e_01U Joan of Arc was canonized as a saint for her pivotal role in leading France to victory in the Hundred Years' War. Aly & AJ released "Potential Breakup Song." Their respective accomplishments are nearly identical in cultural impact, so it was only a matter…


Utada Hikaru Time

'Time': Hikaru Utada Wonders 'Bout Turning Back Time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_DPvZWhXJ8 The State of Things? I've gotta be honest here: not great! But Hikaru Utada has graciously decided to stage a comeback amid a global health crisis, anyway. And for that, we are eternally (REFERENCE) grateful. In fact, she's got two songs for the Hikki…


Jessie Ware Save A Kiss

'Save a Kiss': Jessie Ware Supplies the Disco Optimism We Need

For just under a decade, Jessie Ware has proven she is physically incapable of leading us astray. The English singer-songwriter's supplied sophisticated, succulent disco servings for the past few months from her forthcoming fourth studio album What’s Your Pleasure? pre and mid-quarantine, from…


Tei Shi Die 4 Ur Love

'Die 4 Ur Love': Tei Shi Returns, Right in Time for the Apocalypse

Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome back to the stage...Miss Tei Shi. Less than a year after the release of her 2019 studio album La Linda, including one of last year's personal obsessions, "A Kiss Goodbye," the LA-based, Colombian-Canadian-bred singer-songwriter returned on Thursday (May 7) with…


Skylar Grey Dark Thoughts

'Dark Thoughts': Skylar Grey Reintroduces Herself With a Shadowy Strip Tease

You loved the way she lied. You found her a doctor. You welcomed her back with open arms when she was coming home. And now, Skylar Grey is having some rather spicy thoughts, and she'd like to let you know more about them. Yes, Skylar Grey, the prolific singer-songwriter who's penned and voiced…


Kelly Rowland Coffee

'Coffee': Kelly Rowland Is Back With an Ode to Morning Sex

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJZZ6dPPawM&feature=emb_title Many moons ago - a decade of moons ago, to be exact - a certain vocal powerhouse of our generation sung of the joys of "Sex For Breakfast" on the now scientifically-proven-to-be-ahead-of-its-time advanced listen of an album, Bionic.…


Little Mix Break Up Song

'Break Up Song': Little Mix Kick Off a Promising New Era

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pa3C3blayWo While some artists put their long-awaited efforts on hold (which is not shade, genuinely, no one knows the "right" way to work through a pandemic), others are just getting started with their campaigns. Little Mix is one of the acts who have decided to go…


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Social Distancing With the Spice Girls

People of the world: don't go outside. It's truly wild how much...everything has changed since the last time I wrote something for MuuMuse, which was, uh, ten days ago. I think everyone is still processing exactly what's going on, adjusting to life at home, and wondering how long life will be like…


Kiesza All of the Feelings

'All of the Feelings': Kiesza's Back With a Burst of '80s Pop Euphoria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVISqHw5DSM Kiesza's back. One might even say she's no longer...hiding...away. No, sorry, awful. But yes, it's true: six years after first exploding onto the scene with her chart-topping, House-y debut "Hideaway" (ooh, aah, aah, ooh...), the 31-year-old Canadian…


Mabel Boyfriend

Pick Up the Phone: Mabel Wants a 'Boyfriend'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xi3c-9qzrPY You know what? A girl's allowed to change her mind. Sure, Mabel might have spent the bulk of 2018 pissed at us for letting the phone ring ring while we were out partying, only to tell us not to call her up for a full year afterward, but her priorities…


Dua Lipa Physical

‘Physical’: Dua Lipa Is Putting the Pulse Back in Pop

Introspection and somber reflection regarding the State of Things Today are important elements of modern pop. But in the current climate, which often feels heavy with personal confessionals, anxiety and depression-themed anthems and worldweary political commentary (and, well, that general…