Haim “The Steps”

Rejoice, music lovers! The sisters Haim have returned to sweeten our lives with cool beats, melodic treats, and nifty vocals. The renowned trio have finally announced an official release date after months and months of teasing and sporadically dropping snippets off their third album. Women in Music: Part III will debut on April 24th with…

Seven Albums That Define Me

Have you seen those outlandish scenarios that have been plaguing Twitter recently? They’re the ones that give you a far-fetched situation and you have to choose what to do, what to say, or how to react. Have you seen the ones that put you in improbable places then ask you a moderately difficult question like,…

Now Playing: Fred Astaire – “Cheek to Cheek”

This morning, I was prepared to go into a long-winded speech about Fred Astaire and how he was my favorite actor from the golden age of Hollywood. I thought I’d tell you how he got his start in vaudeville as a young child, dancing with his sister, Adele. I thought I’d talk about Astaire’s transition…

Now Playing: Lizzo & Harry Styles – “Juice”

Get ready, my friends. Lizzo and Harry Styles are here to brighten up your day. Last week, our darling Lizzo brought out the admired pop prince at her Miami show for a juicy live duet. I’m not a Harry Styles fan by any means, but this performance was so much fun, my face turned into…

Now Playing: Florence + The Machine – “What Kind of Man”

There isn’t much more I can say about this song that hasn’t already been said. In fact, I think I’ve pretty much said it all. I have come to a realization, though. You’ll think it overly simple, but I don’t think I’ve ever said it out lout before. So, here it goes: This is one…

Now Playing: Sara Bareilles – ‘Armor”

Sometimes it feels like no matter how hard we try as women, no matter how hard we fight, we’re still in the same place as we started. It can feel like we’ve made no progress at all. They tell us we’re not smart enough, pretty enough, or talented enough. They make us feel like we’re…

In the Woods

Flower crowns and flowy gowns. Enchanted forests where witches prowl and growl. Birds trapped in cages and love songs sung from broken rib-cages. This is where I choose to spend my time, with a songstress made of heartbreak and rhyme. Honestly, did you really think I could go this long without talking about Florence Welch?…

Now Playing: Dua Lipa – “Don’t Start Now”

Yes! Finally, disco for the modern era. Grab your bell-bottoms and platform shoes, we’re going dancing. I love this song, because I always imagine myself singing it in some big-budget movie musical. It would fit perfectly, don’t you think? See you tomorrow! For more Kim the FanGirl follow the blog on Twitter @kimthefangirl and on…

Now Playing: Sia – “Elastic Heart”

This is kind of embarrassing to admit, but I had no clue that this song existed until a few weeks ago. Our initial introduction was so powerful, this raw and revealing track has been haunting me ever since. See you tomorrow! For more Kim the FanGirl follow the blog on Twitter @kimthefangirl and on Facebook

Album Review: Florence + The Machine – High As Hope

“You’ve Always Been My North Star” Even before High As Hope was released, Florence + The Machine fans knew that it would be a turning point for their enchanting, beloved queen. The three singles that were delivered in the months previous to the album’s launch date led us into uncharted territory. Each song felt so…

Florence + The Machine “Big God”

“You’ll Always Be My Favorite Ghost” We’re only a few days away from the release of High As Hope, but Florence + The Machine continue to surprise. Florence has graciously gifted us another miraculous single to obsess over. Big God is unlike anything Florence has ever created before. It’s so different from what we’re used…