Music Review ~ “Carly Rae Jepsen”

Artist: Carly Rae Jepsen
Albums: Tug of War (2008), Kiss (2012)
Genre: Pop, Dance
Years Active: 2007 – Present
Rating Out of Five: 4

Well this artist is something of a guilty pleasure. I bop around to her tunes early in the morning, especially when I am at work. My co-workers find my random 5AM grooving very entertaining.
I like the fun, “feel good” nature of her music. While I like most kinds of music this genre is definitely not my favourite nor my default but I definitely get into her music and the lyrics stay stuck in my head through out the day.
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Music Review ~ “Cute Is What We Aim For”

Artist: Cute Is What We Aim For
Albums: The Same Old Blood Rush With a New Touch (2006), Rotation (2008)
Genre: Pop-Punk
Years Active: 1999-2006, 2010-Present
Rating Out of Five: 4

I just started listening to this band again in the last couple of weeks. It had been a few years since I last allocated them some space on my mp3 player/iPod.

Their last album came out in 2008 and, at that point, the band was going to be kind of revamped. So last year in the fall to the present is essentially “comeback” mode and new material is set to be released the spring of this year. I am actually looking forward to it as it’s been so long since they’ve had anything out that I’m curious about how their music will have grown and progressed.
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