Monday, January 22, 2007

I can't sleep

You knew my promise of no guys, no guitars, all Denmark was too good to be true, didn't you? I swear I wasn't planning to, but I'm about to break all three of those rules. Because I'm suffering from a horrible bout of insomnia tonight, let's look at what arrived in my e-mail inbox at 1:50 AM.



Oh, Anthony Callea...just when I thought I had this second album project pinned down, you go and throw a bunch of stuff at me. Let's go in order of discovery.

Your newest single is "Addicted To You"--no new news there, but new news in that it will be released Feb. 3. The b-sides? Two new non-album tracks! Woo!


Plus, I've been very worried about your style lately, and I'm still not sure I've gotten over the haircut yet, but I think this promo picture is pretty good, no? Not awkward or anything--this is promising!

OK, next up--you've got a new video for "Addicted To You." Well, it would be nice if whoever does your promo had gotten the HTML right, but we'll just copy that link and add an "h" in front of the "ttp"...

Watch Anthony Callea's new video for "Addicted To You" here

And suddenly the reason for Anthony's new haircut becomes clear! He's turning into Chris Daughtry. That's the same outfit as in that photograph, isn't it? It somehow seems to not work as well live, but that's OK, let's keep watching.

Still, you know what? He seems to be really having fun, especially near the end, and I quite like the song (it's exponentially better than that Daughtry song); it's even grown on me since I first got the album. Catchy rocky pop...I hope he does well with it. Even if it does mean my chances of another "Wanna Be The One" are getting further and further away.

So, final ruling? It's a single worth buying, especially if you live in Australia, where the singles will count towards the chart. You can get it here, when it eventually shows up as for sale.

(I was listening to A New Chapter while typing this up, and it's aged pretty well; I'm actually really glad this forced me to revisit it, because, the more I'm listening to it, the more I like it. I really need to post up the mini-review I did forever ago, because there are some great tracks I'd love you all to hear.)

Next up: hopefully back to our regularly scheduled program.

6 comments:

Paul said...

you cracked! You couldn't resist the boys haha! Ok, i have to say i'm looking forward to new b-sides and actually, i think that's a great promo shot and his hair is starting to really suit him!! But being the fashion eye that i am, i love his jeans - you can kind of tell by looking at the back of his leg that he has the really low back pocket thing going on which is v fashionable right now. and the shoes look great too ;)

Poster Girl said...

I know, I know--I'm shameless ;) Ooo, good--you have a far better fashion sense (especially for men) than I do, so good to hear. I hate to say it, but in that picture, I think you're right about the hair--he's growing into it.

Digital Technique said...

Am really loving this song at the moment - one of my favourite songs from the album!! Have been listening to the album recently - haven't listened to the album properly since it came out but have had it on in the car for the last couple of days and it has really grown on me!!

Poster Girl said...

I'm in a similar situation, too--I hadn't really gone through and listened to it since soon after I first got it, and I didn't originally totally understand the choice of this song as a single, but I think I get it now. Given Guy's luck with "Elevator Love," though, I'm not sure rocking it up is going to help Australia's Idols, but I hope I'm wrong in his case--if "Addicted To You" doesn't sell well, I think at worst he's in trouble, and at best (which still isn't a good situation in any way, shape, or form) he'll revert to remaking "The Prayer."

J'ason D'luv said...

My insomnia comes in the fall...usually from September till about December. The best time to blog!

Poster Girl said...

I might just have to plan on doing all my blogging then...time efficiency and all that jazz. Fall insomnia, huh? Wonder if mine'll be winter...