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Bryan Adams’ New CD Get Up Sounds Like Old Time Rock And Roll

Bryan Adams has been around for a long time. He first started gaining popularity in North America with his third album Cuts Like A Knife in 1983, and with the release of 1984’s Reckless he rose to worldwide superstardom. His new album Get Up was recently released, and it features his first original songs since 2008’s Eleven, and by the sounds of things he is still longing for the past.

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Robin Thicke Blurred Lines Review

Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines single has been one of the songs of the summer. We know you are just as guilty getting this song stuck in your head as we are. Can this smooth singer deliver an album full of tracks as catchy and sexy?

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Michael Buble To Be Loved Album Review

Michael Buble went from being a popular Canadian crooner to a worldwide phenomenon thanks to his Christmas album of all things. His previous albums had been popular, but now the world is watching his new album, To Be Loved.

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Rihanna Unapologetic Album Review

Early reports say that Rihanna finally scored her first number one album in the US with the release of Unapologetic this week. As her fourth album in the same amount of years, this career high is hopefully a sign that Rihanna is going to slow down. While Unapologetic may be just as good as the rest, listening to this new disc is giving us Rihanna fever.

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Suzie McNeil – Dear Love Review

You may not have heard of Canadian singer Suzie McNeil yet, but you should soon. This big voiced powerhouse rocker is on the brink of becoming a national name, find out if we liked her new album Dear Love.

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Music Review: Justin Bieber – Believe

After years of the world epidemic known as Bieber fever, Canada’s hottest commodity Justin Bieber has released his second album, Believe, trying to prove he’s more than just a teen heartthrob. Can he outgrow ‘Baby’ and make a career out of this that will grow with him?

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Music Review: Rock Of Ages Soundtrack

If you have a soft spot for 80’s power ballads and musical scores, you need to pick up the star-studded soundtrack to the upcoming film Rock Of Ages. Based on the popular musical of the same name, Rock Of Ages celebrates the glam rock of the 90’s. Whether you have seen the stage show or not, the soundtrack to the movie featuring songs sung by Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Catherine Zeta-Jones and more is going to knock your socks off.

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Review of Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded Album

We review Nicki Minaj’s new album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded to see if it has what it takes to keep her in the spotlight. See our review now.

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Madonna MDNA – CD Review

Madonna’s 12th studio album MDNA comes out almost 30 years after her debut album in 1983. The Material Girl has been well known for changing her image from album to album, and her latest is no different. The Queen of Pop has sold over 300 million albums worldwide, and this latest will just add to her numbers.

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Music Review: Simple Plan Rock Toronto’s Air Canada Centre

Ten years ago no one would have thought that Simple Plan, a group of five rockers from Montreal who sing about how tough it is to be a kid, might one day be playing the Air Canada Centre to screaming fans. Last night in Toronto, the band proved that anything can happen when they rocked the stage to well deserved cheers.

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Music Review: Lee Dewyze – What Once Was

Before winning American Idol, Lee Dewyze was one of millions of unknown struggling singers hoping to hit it big. Now that his dreams have come true, WuLi Records is searching the vault for the music he recorded from before he was famous. It’s all being released in one pretty package for Idol fans. It’s a rare look at the beginnings of an Idol winner.

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Music Review: Amy Winehouse – Lioness: Hidden Treasures

This year the music world lost a gem when Amy Winehouse suddenly passed away. Her tragic demise left her fans lost. To close out the year, Amy’s family and producers Mark ROnson and Salaam Remi worked together to put together this compilation of previous unreleased songs from the jazz singer. What we get in Lioness is a rare look at what feels like Winehouse’s true musical talent stripped raw, sometimes a little messy, but always emotional and beautiful.

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Music Review: Michael Buble – Christmas

Everyone dreads the day when stores flip the switch to 24/7 Christmas music. Pop stars have been remaking classic your favourite Christmas songs for years and in 2011, Canadian crooner Michael Buble has released 15 classic holiday songs in his style to get you in the spirit. If you have to listen to modern renditions of holiday songs, it really doesn’t get any better than this.

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Music Review: The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn Part 1 Soundtrack

With all of the hype around the Twilight franchise, it should come as no surprise that the Twilight soundtracks are just as anticipated. Previous Twilight soundtracks have featured big hits from bands including Paramore, Deathcab For Cutie and Canadian rockers Metric. Can the first sounds from the finale live up to previous albums?

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Music Review: Gym Class Heroes – The Papercut Chronicles II

Gym Class Heroes are back on the scene after their lead singer, Travie McCoy tried his hand at a solo career (and scored big with the hit “Billionaire”). The rap meets rock meets pop band are going back to their roots to remind fans who have been around since the beginning why they love them. The first single off of this disc, “Stereo Hearts” featuring Maroon’s Adam Levine, rocketed up the charts. This means that The Papercut Chronicles have big shoes to fill from new and old fans alike.

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