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In case you didn't know - by olly Murs - Any tighter and those trousers won't last long
In Case You Didn't Know - Olly Murs
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In Case You Didn't Know - Olly Murs
Advantages: Great to see his talent being used,
Disadvantages: A couple of songs not keen on
Who doesn't remember Olly Murs from the X-Factor in 2009 as a contestant, who didn't win, but now it seems that he has done well for himself, as he was a runner up. Olly Murs is a singer/songwriter and a TV presenter including the Extra Factor. Olly was born in 1984.
In 2010 Olly signed a joint record deal with Epic Records and Syco Music.
This is Olly's second album and is titled "In Case You Didn't know", the album went to number one and has featured two number one singles Heart Skips a Beat and Dance with me tonight (yes please!!).
Olly has been involved with the writing of the ablum, which has 13 tracks.
=1 Heart Skips a Beat=
On this track Olly features Rizzle Kicks, the English hip-hop artist. For me this is a different type of song to be the 1st to be on the album as it is a style that we never really saw on X-Factor, but it is a really good song, catchy tune, and is memorable.
=2. Oh My Goodness =
This was the 3rd single to be released - but the first after the album came out. Again in true Olly style, is catchy has memorable lyrics and up beat.
=3. Dance with me Tonight =
This has a 60's feel to it, you could almost imagine a room full of people doing the jive to it, yet with Olly interpretation it still beings it as a modern dance tune.
=4.I've Tried Everything =
This also has an older style to the song, but with a cheeky edge, the lyrics are true to life as there about trying to get over someone.
=5. This Song Is About You =
With this song, I found that there was a change of beat to the song, as it was less upbeat, but more take notice of the lyrics. This also shows off Ollys talent as a singer as there is a wide range of noted within the song and he seems to hit everyone ok.
=6. In Case You Didn't Know =
This is going back to the Olly that we know the upbeat track, this is wondering how the other person is getting on after you have broken up, I really feel that this shows hodden depth of emotion, and could be why that Olly is a good songwriter as he puts heart and soul into his music.
=7. Tell the World =
I feel that this song wants you to really get into in, from the point that there is always a positive on negative things, and that is things are bad and you are in a relationship, it acts as a "kick up the rear" that you are lucky to be in love.
=8. I'm Ok =
To me I know it is sang by Olly, but I felt like it had a touch of Adele, it in, the base reminds me it could be hit for a film, again catchy lyrics.
=9. Just Smile =
I felt a bit out on a limb with this song, it is as though they are not sure which box it fits into, as to whether it should be a ballard, but the tune is just that bit to upbeat but not upbeat enough as a normal song.
=10.On my Cloud =
I guess these could be a Valentines days song, as it is really cheesy, maybe a little bit too much cheesy, it is ok, and on par with the other songs to an extent, but just wavered off course a bit.
=11.I Don't Love You Too =
This is really true to life, as you can relate to the lyrics, as I am sure one time or another we've said "I love you" and not really meant it.
=12. Anywhere Else =
I feel by now that they were struggling with what songs to put on, for this is not the best, it doesn't seem to have that catchy element to it as other songs on the CD have
=13. I Need You Now =
The saying - "I've left the best to last", to me this certainly applies to the C, this again brings in a new element in the fact that it has almost been stripped back to nothing, you could imagine Olly just sat in a room with some acoustic music and singing to the special lady in his life. This is a love song in the making.
I always think music is a personal taste, one persons love may be another persons poision, but with this CD, we see the true Olly, feel the words, yep there are a couple of songs that don't tick the box for me, but the rest I love. I feel that Olly writes from the heart, he really puts heart and soul into all his songs
The CD comes with a booklet of the all the lyrics, photos of Olly as well as all the info on writing credits and thanks you.
=Would I recommend=
I think this is a brilliant album, I loved the first one, but this really is good and to me despite all his fame, Olly seems grounded, and his music is his life. The question to ask if he had come 1st would we still be hearing from him, I doubt that, - he's here to stay.
=Just one Question=
Does he get poured into those trousers.
Summary: Overall a really upbeat and funky album