Annie Dark Hearts

American Cars, Dark Hearts & The Return of Annie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HqTDoScPI4&feature=youtu.be Annie doesn't stop - and she also doesn't miss. From Anniemal, to Don't Stop, to the A&R and Endless Vacation EPs and all the one-off singles scattered in between, there are, quite simply, no skips in her catalog. And at her highest…


Richard X Teases New Annie Track From Inside A Recording Studio

Annie's The A&R EP, her collaboration with Richard X, is coming out on July 29. It's basically the most exciting thing to happen all summer. Last week, we got to hear "Hold On," a sparkling, objectively perfect song from the upcoming EP. Prior to that, we got to hear the Little Boots-assisted…


Richard X Just Asked Rachel Stevens to Record A Follow-Up to 'Come And Get It'

LITERALLY BREATHE IN, BREATHE OUT AND SHUT THE FUCK UP BECAUSE IT'S ABOUT TO GET SO GOOD. Three long years ago, MuuMuse Domestically Foreign Special Affairs correspondent and resident Madonnalogist David R. excluusively broke the news to MuuMuse that pop princess and fellow Chosen Person Rachel…


Richard X Releases Remix of Cassie's "King of Hearts"

You already know how I feel about Queen Cassie's game-changer, "King of Hearts." You already know how I feel about King Richard X, the brilliant producer behind pop masterpieces like Rachel Stevens' "Crazy Boys" and "Some Girls," Annie's "Anthonio" and "Songs Remind Me Of You" and Will Young's…


Will Young Releases Completely Amazing Song for Free: "The Way I See"

~BLAH BLAH BLAH, LOOK AT ME: MY NAME'S WILL YOUNG AND I JUST RELEASED THE PERFECT VIDEO FOR THE PERFECT LEAD SINGLE FROM MY (PROBABLY) PERFECT UPCOMING FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM BUT I'M LIKE TOTES BORED RIGHT NOW SO I THINK I'LL JUST RELEASE A SONG THAT ISN'T EVEN ON MY ALBUM FOR FUNZIES JUST BECAUSE I…


For Boys Who Like Boys Who Like Boys Who Like Girls: Watch the Video for Will Young's New Single, "Jealousy"

Straight boy lust? Join the club. Inspired by 1956's classic Trapeze, the UK's original Pop Idol Will Young finds himself strapped into some spandex and swinging on poles (of the gymnastics variety, that is) in the gorgeous video for his new Richard X-produced single (and one of my favorite tracks…


Will Young Premieres Completely Amazing Richard-X Produced Single, "Jealousy" (Single Review)

And now for something completely amazing. "Jealousy" is the lead single from Will Young's fifth studio album Echoes, which is due to be released in late August--nearly a decade after his win on the UK's Pop Idol. Produced by one of Brit-Pop's very best, Richard X (Rachel Stevens, Sugababes,…


MuuMuse Excluusive: Listen to the Unreleased Rachel Stevens 'Come And Get It' Richard X Demo, "Nothing In Common"

Breathe in, breathe out. Once upon a time, in a faraway land called Londontown, there lived (lives, but now in L.A.) an enchanting Jewish pop princess named Rachel Stevens recorded one of the best electro-pop records of the 21st century in 2005: Come And Get It. "Nothing In Common" is one of the…


Sophie Ellis-Bextor to Release New Single "Starlight," New Album 'Make A Scene' on June 6

Well, here's one press release I never saw coming! Sophie Ellis-Bextor's long awaited, much anticipated fourth studio album has finally been granted a solid release date in the UK: June 6. On the same day, La Bex will release her latest single "Starlight," an utterly lush mixture of chilly vocals…


Shot Straight Through: Sophie Ellis-Bextor Announces Fourth Studio Album Details

God, I love press releases. New photo alert! Sophie Ellis-Bextor's fourth studio album, now titled Straight Through the Heart, will be released this summer. Along with the new Freemasons produced single "Bittersweet," the album will include tracks with Calvin Harris, Richard X, Metronomy, Liam…


Sophie Ellis-Bextor Reveals New Single and Album Details

Fun fact in advance: This post was inspired by the fact that I absolutely had to post this new photo. Vavavoom! From Sophie's new-and-improved website: The first single is released early April. It's called `Bittersweet' and with it I have once again collaborated with the lovely and very talented…


Dragonette Unleash Album Cover, Tracklisting

While I'm still very much mourning this afternoon's Suga-nnouncement, this has SURELY caused quite the distraction. Behold the greatness that is the album cover for Fixin To Thrill, Dragonette's follow-up to their 2007 effort, Galore. It's sort of like a Goldfrapp-meets-Grace Jones sort of deal…