10/05/2012

NEO MUSICA: Yulia Savicheva | Юлия Савичева

 
POP / DANCE / ROCK

português: Yulia Stanislavovna Savicheva ( russo: Ю́лия Станисла́вовна Са́вичева ) é uma famosa cantora e compositora russa, nascida dia 14 de fevereiro de 1987. Em 2003 participou do “Fabrika Zvezd (Star Factory)”, uma espécie de “American Idol”, e em 2004 participou do evento internacional “Eurovision Song Contest” representando a Rússia com a canção “Believe Me”, e conquistou o 11º lugar. No ano seguinte Savicheva lançou seu primeiro album, “Vysoko”, e consagrou-se como a nova revelação russa. Em 2009 Yulia participou do filme : Pervaya Lyubov’ : Vot Takaya Muzyka, e atualmente é uma das cantoras mais famosas e respeitadas de seu país.

english: Yulia Stanislavovna Savicheva (Russian: Ю́лия Станисла́вовна Са́вичева) (born 14 February 1987) is a Russian singer who performed for Russia in the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest which was held in Istanbul, Turkey. In March 2003, Star Factory started its 2nd season. The producer of the project, Maxim Fadeev, had already crossed Yulia's path once before when she had worked as back-vocalist on Russian artist Linda's album, Vorona (Crow) in 1996. Although Yulia participated in the contest, she was eliminated in the semi-finals. Despite this, however, her songs went on to become hits, including "Korabli" (Ships), "Vysoko" (High) and "Prosti za lyubov'" (Sorry for Loving You); and Yulia later came back to host the show. In March 2004, Yulia participated in another contest, World's Best, and in May she won 11th place at the Eurovision contest with her song, "Believe Me". Her first album was finally released in 2005 with the title Vysoko.

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"Vysoko"
"Prosti Za Lyubov"
"Believe Me"
"Stop"
"Esli V Serdce Zhivet Lyubov"
"Privet"
"Malo"
"Eto Sud'ba"
"Zima"
"Moskva-Vladivostok"
"Skazhi Mne, Chto Takoe Lyubov"
"Serdcebienie"

NEO MUSICA: The Overtones


POP / DOO-WOOP

português: Composto por cinco membros - três ingleses, um irlandês e um australiano -, o grupo THE OVERTONES se formou em 2010. Eles foram descobertos por um olheiro da gravadora Warner Music enquanto trabalhavam como pintores em uma loja e cantavam no horário de descanso. O primeiro álbum, entitulado “Good Ol’ Fashioned Love”, ficou em #16 na parada britânica e foi relançado em 2011, chegando ao #4 e já tendo conquistado certificado de platina. Com um estilo bem marcante e com vocais invejáveis, o grupo está fazendo grande sucesso no Reino Unido. A proposta de vocais Doo-Wop, cantando músicas com uma pegada anos 50 e 60 com elementos R&B, transforma o quinteto em uma arma letal.

english:  The Overtones are a five-piece British-Irish doo-wop boy band from London, formed in 2010. They were discovered by a Warner Brothers talent scout while working as decorators in a shop near Oxford Street, singing during their tea break. Their debut album Good Ol' Fashioned Love entered the UK Albums Chart at #16 in November 2010. However, after the re-release of the album in March 2011, it propelled to #4. With four members originally - Mark Franks, Mike Crawshaw, Darren Everest and Timmy Matley - the band had been performing for several years. The four all shared an interest in the doo-wop genre of the 1950s mixed with R&B and modern pop music. Later, they met Lachie Chapman, discovered similar tastes in music and reformed themselves as a five-piece band. Everest then had the idea of starting a painting and decorating company so that the five could practice together while working. It was while painting a shop near Oxford Street in London that the band were discovered by a talent scout. They have since signed a multi-album deal with Warner Bros. Records.

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"Gambling Man"
"The Longest Time"
"Second Last Chance"
"Say What I Feel"

NEO MUSICA: Alex Clare


SOUL / DUBSTEP / DRUM AND BASS

português: Alex Clare (nascido em 1985) é um cantor e compositor britânico, de Londres, Inglaterra . Seu álbum de estréia, The Lateness of the Hour, foi lançado no Reino Unido em 11 de Julho de 2011, sobre a Island Records e foi produzido por Switch and Diplo. O album atingiu a posição #1 na Alemanha e #17 em UK, e graças ao comercial do Internet Explorer 9, que usava a musica "Too Close", segundo single do album, a musica virou hit por toda a Europa e alcançou a posição #68 na Billboard Hot 100 e #3 no UK Charts.

english: Alex Clare (born in 1985) is a British singer-songwriter from London, England. His debut album, The Lateness of the Hour, was released in the UK on 11 July 2011 on Island Records and was produced by Switch and Diplo. A demo earned him a deal with the Island label in the UK. His debut album, The Lateness of the Hour, produced by Diplo and Switch was released in July 2011. The album was number one in germany.The first single from the album was "Up All Night," followed by "Too Close" and "Treading Water". In 2012, Clare's song "Too Close" was featured in an Internet Explorer 9 commercial. Following its use in the commercial, the song debuted at #68 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Clare saw success on the German charts too, topping the charts at number one. On May 6th, Clare's song peaked at #5 on the UK Singles Chart.

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"Up All Night"
"Too Close"
"Relax My Beloved"
"Treading Water"

NEO MUSICA: Cover Drive


POP / R'n'B / HIP HOP

português: COVER DRIVE é uma banda barbadiana (ou bajan), formada por 4 integrantes: Amanda, Jamar, T-Ray e Bar-Man (Barry), e ficou conhecida pelos covers que postavam no youtube. No dia 5/8/2011, a banda abriu o show da também barbadiana Rihanna, em seu país. Depois de uma Radio Tour no UK, lançaram seu primeiro single, Lick Ya Down, que atingiu a posição #9 no Official UK Charts. O segundo single, Twilight, alcançou a posição #1 no Uk Charts, e em maio de 2012 lançaram seu debut album, Bajan Style.

english: Cover Drive is a four-piece band from Barbados consisting of the members: lead singer and lone female, Karen Amanda Reifer, drummer "T-Ray" Armstrong , guitarist Barry "Bar-Man" Hill and bassist Jamar Harding. The band was signed by record label Global Talent, a division of Polydor Records. The band obtained one of its major breaks by performing as an opening act during Rihanna's Loud Tour. The band is scheduled to be featured in upcoming promotions by the Barbados Tourism Authority, a international tourist-marketing agency of the Barbados government.  After the band was signed by Polydor Records, the band started writing and recording material for their album. Whilst in the studio, they met American producer J. R. Rotem who produced their debut single, "Lick Ya Down" which was released on 28 August 2011. After receiving heavy airplay on both the Radio and Music channels in the United Kingdom, the song peaked #9 on the UK Singles Chart and #3 on the UK R&B Singles Chart. They later released their second toe "Twilight" on 22 January 2012, which was their first single to chart in Ireland debuting at #40. The song peaked at #1 on the UK iTunes chart within hours of its release. The song was produced by Quiz & Larossi. On 29 January 2012, the band entered at #1 on the charts in the United Kingdom for the week ending 4 February 2012. The band has confirmed that their debut album will be called "Bajan Style" and they described it as "a beach party in Barbados" and will be released on 7 May 2012.

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"Lick Ya Down"
"Twilight"
"Sparks"

19/03/2012

NEO MUSICA: Lana Del Rey


INDIE POP / ALTERNATIVE / R'n'B / FOLK

português: Elizabeth Woolridge Grant (Nova Iorque, 21 de Junho de 1986), mais conhecida pelo nome artístico Lana Del Rey, é uma cantora norte-americana, filha do milionário Rob Grant. O seu nome artístico foi inspirado na combinação dos nomes da actriz Lana Turner e o Ford Del Rey. O seu single de estreia "Video Games"/"Blue Jeans" foi lançado pela Stranger Records em formato digital e vinil em Outubro de 2011. Em 2011 Lana foi contratada pela empresa de moda "Next Model Management", estando ao lado de Ali Lohan (irmã de Lindsay Lohan), Alexa Chung e Solange Knowles em seu time de modelos. Seu álbum de estreia Born to Die, foi lançado em janeiro de 2012. Entre suas influências artísticas estão: Allen Ginsberg, Elvis Presley, Britney Spears, Nina Simone, Nirvana, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, Antony and the Johnsons, Kurt Cobain.

english: Elizabeth Woolridge Grant (born June 21, 1986), better known by her stage name Lana Del Rey, is an American singer and songwriter. She has been described as a "self-styled gangsta Nancy Sinatra", and cites Britney Spears, Elvis Presley and Kurt Cobain amongst her musical influences. Del Rey's major-label debut album, Born to Die, debuted at number one in seven countries, including the United Kingdom and Australia. The album has spawned two worldwide top 10 hits: "Video Games" and "Born to Die". Del Rey later released her first full-length studio album titled Lana Del Ray A.K.A. Lizzy Grant in January 2010. It was the singer's first professionally produced album, released under Lizzy Grant on an independent label with producer David Kahne. Later in June 2011, Del Rey was signed with Stranger Records, to release her debut single "Video Games"; in October 2011, she signed a joint deal with Interscope Records and Polydor. While being interviewed by Rosie Swash of The Observer, Del Rey revealed, "I just put that song online a few months ago because it was my favorite. To be honest, it wasn't going to be the single but people have really responded to it. I get very sad when I play that song. I still cry sometimes when I sing it."

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"Video Games"
"Born To Die"
"Blue Jeans"
"Blue Jeans" (demo) 
"Lolita" (demo) 
"Dark Paradise"

NEO MUSICA: Loreen


POP / DANCE / EUROPOP

português: Lorine Zineb Noka Talhaoui (16 de Outubro de 1983), mais conhecida como Loreen, é uma cantora e produtora musical sueca, de descendência marroquina. Começou a sua carreira na edição de 2004 da versão sueca do programa Ídolos, onde acabou em quarto lugar. Saltou para a ribalta em Fevereiro de 2011, quando entrou no Melodifestivalen desse ano com a música “My Heart Is Refusing Me” que, apesar de só ter chegado à Second Chance Round, atingiu o #9 no top dos singles mais vendidos da Suécia. Está desde então a preparar o seu álbum de estreia, do qual também foi lançado o single “Sober”, atingindo a posição #26. Em 2012, voltou a entrar no Melodifestivalen com o tema “Euphoria”, e alcançou o primeiro lugar sendo este single #1 na Suécia, ganhando assim o direito de representar seu país no Eurovision 2012.

english: Lorine Zineb Noka Talhaoui (born 16 October 1983 in Stockholm), better known by her stage name Loreen, is a Swedish pop singer and music producer, of Moroccan-Berber descent. Loreen will represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan with her entry "Euphoria". In 2005 she released a single, "The Snake", with the group Rob'n'Raz. Later in 2005 she became a television presenter with the Swedish station TV400 for a year and then took a hiatus from the limelight. Loreen returned to the public eye when she took part in Melodifestivalen 2011 with the song "My Heart is Refusing Me", which she co-wrote with Moh Denebi and Björn Djupström. After placing fourth in the second semifinal in Gothenburg, she competed in the Second Chance round, but failed to qualify to the final after a sing-off with Sara Varga. The song was released on 11 March 2011 and became a hit on the Swedish Singles Chart, reaching #9. In the first semifinal of Melodifestivalen 2012 on February 4, Loreen advanced directly to the final round with her entry "Euphoria", written by Thomas G:son and Peter Boström. She won the national final on March 10 and will now represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan. According to Betfrid she is the favourite to winning the contest.

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"My Heart Is Refusing Me"
"Sober"
"Euphoria"

18/03/2012

NEO MUSICA: Medina


POP / DANCE / EUROPOP

português: Medina Danielle Oona Valbak (nascida Andrea Fuentealba Valbak, Aarhus, 30 de novembro de 1982), é uma cantora e compositora de house music dinamarquesa. Lançou os primeiros singles na Dinamarca em 2007 (Flå e Et øjeblik), seguido pelo álbum debut, Tæt på, lançado no mesmo ano. Seu segundo álbum Velkommen til Medina foi lançado em agosto de 2009. O primeiro single deste álbum, Kun for mig, atingiu por quatro vezes o status de disco de Platina e ficou por diversas semanas na primeira posição na parada musical oficial da Dinamarca, Hitlisten, como também o segundo single, Velkommen til Medina. Em setembro de 2009, Medina liberou uma versão em inglês de Kun for mig, intitulado You and I, no Reino Unido, Alemanha, Áustria e Suíça. Essa versão chegou a #39 no UK Singles Chart e entrou no Top 10 na parada de singles alemã. Em julho de 2010, o álbum de estréia internacional Welcome to Medina foi lançado na Alemanha, Áustria e Suíça que chegou a #9, #45 e #24, respectivamente.

english: Medina Danielle Oona Valbak (born Andrea Fuentealba Valbak on 30 November 1982), known by the mononym Medina is a Danish pop, dance and R&B singer and songwriter. She released her first singles in Denmark titled "Flå" (Danish for "Rip") and "Et øjeblik" ("One moment") in 2007, followed by her debut album, Tæt på (Up close).The second single off the same album, "Velkommen til Medina" also peaked at No.1 in Denmark which spent five weeks at the top of the singles chart and reached a platinum status there. In September 2009, Medina released an English-language version of "Kun for mig", titled You and I, in the UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This version reached No.39 on the UK Singles Chart and entered the top-10 on the German Singles Chart. In July 2010, Medina's international debut album, Welcome to Medina was released in Germany, Austria and Switzerland which reached No.9, No.45 and No.24 respectively.

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"You and I"
"Lonely"
"Addiction"
"Gutter"
"Velkommen Til Medina"
"Kun For Mig"
"kl. 10"