Monthly Archives: November 2013

NEW NOISE: MANOU

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Anyone described as ‘Lykke Li meets TLC’ is going to cause excitement here at The Girl, and newcomer Manou’s track ‘Sadie‘ didn’t disappoint. Sixteen year old Sophia Manou has produced something akin to the best of nineties pop, and we like. … Continue reading

BEST GIRL POWER MUSIC MOMENTS OF 2013

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2013 has been a year of controversies in music, with headlines dominated by good girl gone (crazy) bad, Miley Cyrus. As well as the twerking and foam finger rubbing, we’ve seen her lick hammers for Terry Richardson (a man accused of sexually assaulting his models) and grinding up on Robin Thicke – (who’s ‘Blurred Lines’ lyrics suggest misogyny and rape). It’s all down right depressing if you ask us. Continue reading

RIHANNA x RIVER ISLAND

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Rihanna’s latest fashion line has dropped at River Island, offering up more of the singer’s signature flesh-baring cool. And girls, you better make the most of it – this is to be her third and final collection for the brand. RiRi obviously had Christmas parties in mind when she introduced metallics, tartan, and velvet into the mix. Sharp tuxedo jackets, hooded LBDs and skimpy playsuits are all we need for a bang tidy Christmas, full of seasonal boogieing and all things sparkly. Continue reading