Lily Allen Is Back On The Music Scene And Making Waves
After a long absence being a mom and a wifey, Lily Allen is back on the scene and making waves. Her new album, Sheezus, hit number 1 in the UK, and hit number 12 here in the states. That’s not too shabby for someone that is has been out of the scene for the past 5 years.
Some call her new album, tongue-in-cheek named Sheezus, “uneven”, but I listen to her new album Sheezus on repeat while at work and would call it everything that is missing in pop music in this moment. Lily’s soft tones, and even her sing-song-rhyming style is much more pleasant to listen to than the shouting that is prevalent in women’s pop (hello Beyonce, Gaga, and Katy Perry, I’m looking at you). And while some men critics that I have read call her bitter because of her song Sheezus where she mentions other women pop tarts, a lot of women find it to be more of all call to action. Why are we pitting against each other when there is room for everyone. *Read the review on Dipped In Cream… That woman is sharp*
Of course, what really makes news is that this mother of two, who pokes fun at how her industry treats women’s bodies in her video for Hard Out Here, has lost a bunch of weight during her promotional tour for Sheezus. And she has spent time in the hospital due to a virus she caught on the road, so let the hard partying over drinking husband is furious tabloid stories begin!
As a fan of Lily Allen and her style of singing whatever is true in the moment, I am very glad to have her back. She has been missed.