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Old 22-02-2014, 08:38
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About five years since her last album, Lily presents Sheezus. The album will include Hard Out There, Air Balloon and a song she did for the television series Girls.
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Old 22-02-2014, 09:58
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Used to like Lilly, but judging by what she has released since coming back, don't think I will bother with this album.
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Old 22-02-2014, 10:18
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course you will
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Old 22-02-2014, 10:53
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I used to like lilly too, but im not going to bother with this album, especially after she released 3 crap songs.
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Old 22-02-2014, 12:20
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It's like she's become everything she puts down and sort of like a spoof version of herself then tries to pass it off as 'sarcasm'
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Old 22-02-2014, 17:20
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It's like she's become everything she puts down and sort of like a spoof version of herself then tries to pass it off as 'sarcasm'
I have to agree with this. Hard Out Here and L8 CMMR sound like she's trying too hard to be ironic with the Autotune. I appreciate irony but if the music's crap, I won't be here for her.

Of course I'll get the album cos it's Lily, but I haven't been overly impressed with her new music so far. Hopefully there'll be a few gems on Sheezus anyway (epic title).
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Old 22-02-2014, 19:53
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I really like Lily's previous albums but I've not been at all keen on the recent music that she has released, sadly. It'll be interesting to see what the rest of the album sounds like.
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Old 22-02-2014, 19:55
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Hard Out Here is fantastic. Such an underrated song.

Air Balloon took a while to grow on me but I love it now.

L8 CMMR isn't as good but I haven't given it much of a chance yet.

Also a snippet of one of her new songs 'No Bass Like Home' is online somewhere and that sounds rather wonderful.

All in all, Sheezus can't come quick enough
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Old 22-02-2014, 23:30
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I really wanted to like this, but I can't take to the new music!!

I'll definitely check out the album, hopefully there are some gems on it
Also, does anyone else get the impression she doesn't like 'Air Balloon' much? It's just a vibe I got on Graham Norton.
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Old 22-02-2014, 23:50
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All apart from HOH have been growers. I agree in some respect she is trying to hard, but having been away for so long I understand it she is just reasserting herself, perhaps trying too hard and needs to step back a bit.

As for the sound wish she had moved away from IKMIY like she did after A,S shook it up and came back all fresh and new. But I am really anticipating this HOH was a masterstroke something I feel many still don't quite get. Yes aB is throw away but it's pure pop perfection L8 comer is great too. I like the lyrics reflect her life now and as ever they are auti-biographical whilst still topical, her two core strengths.

I'm not a fan of the album title but overall, I think we will get a fun upbeat record which will be a change and surprise from her.
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Old 22-02-2014, 23:58
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Haha, great title!!!
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Old 23-02-2014, 00:06
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Haha, great title!!!
quite agree...clever and witty ...and very attention grabbing in both the UK and US.
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Old 23-02-2014, 00:56
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Some of you are taking the whole thing a bit seriously.
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Old 23-02-2014, 06:57
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She actually cannot sing and her new video is just cringeworthy. Looks like a video for babies.
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Old 23-02-2014, 10:25
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quite agree...clever and witty ...and very attention grabbing in both the UK and US.
It would be clever and witty if Kanye West hadn't done similar with an album title last year.
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Old 02-03-2014, 14:31
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She actually cannot sing and her new video is just cringeworthy. Looks like a video for babies.
I think I may have been a bit harsh. I have grown to like the Air Ballon song but I still find the video cringeworthy. I liked her older songs like the 22 etc.
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Old 02-03-2014, 18:56
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I think she is trying to be a parody of what music is nowadays if you see what i mean. Hard Out Here was almost like a hint into what is to come. Air Balloon can be a parody of a common pop song with non-sensical lyrics and L8 CMMR is reflecting how badly Autotune has been used in recent history.

Personally, i'm liking everything she has put out at the moment apart from L8 CMMR but i'm sure that it will grow on me in the near future.
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Old 02-03-2014, 19:34
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Only just got to hear 'Hard out here' really like it! much better than air balloon.
was it an official single? i never heard it on radio/tv
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Old 02-03-2014, 19:41
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Only just got to hear 'Hard out here' really like it! much better than air balloon.
was it an official single? i never heard it on radio/tv
Yes it was but by the time they censored it, it sounded ridiculous (I heard it on radio 1 once).
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Old 02-03-2014, 20:14
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I think she is trying to be a parody of what music is nowadays if you see what i mean. Hard Out Here was almost like a hint into what is to come. Air Balloon can be a parody of a common pop song with non-sensical lyrics and L8 CMMR is reflecting how badly Autotune has been used in recent history.

Personally, i'm liking everything she has put out at the moment apart from L8 CMMR but i'm sure that it will grow on me in the near future.
Well in that case, I'd prefer her to drop the constant parodies and put out a song that is her definition of 'good music'
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Old 03-03-2014, 13:58
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I liked her when she did It's Not Me, It's You. I loved all singles from there except Who'd Have Known. F&*k You was easily her best song from that album.

As for this era, Hard Out Here is a good song. Air Balloon is probably her worst single release to date, to be honest. It sounds very mediocre, coming from her.
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Old 03-03-2014, 14:06
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She tried and failed to compete with the other 'sexy' singers around at that time, then went on and on about settling down and having babies - got pregnant four times by two different men in a relatively short period of time. Married off, retired...

And now she's back pretending she doesn't want to be the very one thing she's trying desperately hard to be seen as, the usual bitching and sniping on Twitter and just generally being her old unpleasant self. Her music isn't all that great this time around, I think she should go back into exile.
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Old 03-03-2014, 17:52
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Air Balloon sounds like MIA's Paper Planes - but dumbed down for young children.

I won't bother thanks.
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Old 10-03-2014, 12:53
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http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/music/ne...deo-watch.html

Tracklisting, album art, release date and plus the video for her third single
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Old 10-03-2014, 16:19
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Yes it was but by the time they censored it, it sounded ridiculous (I heard it on radio 1 once).
Every radio edit I have have heard has every other word censored, but not bitch. Surprised considering she says it about 50 times.
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