Pop Cor­ner

Ailbhe Malone falls hard for some Swedish la­dy­pop

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - COVER STORY -

TRACK OF THE WEEK Even If I’m Loud It Doesn’t Mean I’m Talk­ing To You by What a ti­tle, to be­gin with. Sound­ing a bit like a play­ground rhyme, this is a ster­ling piece of Swedish la­dy­pop, and con­tains the line “I hope you hit the ground hard when you fell for yourself”.

Tove Styrke.

In Girls Aloud news, is due to join a TV show called Tum­ble. It’s like Strictly Come Dancing, but with celebri­ties. Ap­par­ently, the celebri­ties are “em­bark­ing on a gru­elling train­ing regime com­bin­ing aerial and gym­nas­tic skills. They’ll use them all to deliver breath­tak­ing per­for­mances that you’d ex­pect from the depart­ment that also pro­duces Strictly Come Dancing”. Says Sarah: “I’m re­ally look­ing for­ward, but also a lit­tle bit scared, about all the train­ing I’ll be do­ing - but at least it beats go­ing to the gym.”

Sarah Hard­ing

Time for a round-up. Firstly, he’s tired af­ter 1D’s world tour, un­der­stand­ably telling the Daily Star : “We have a few days off, so we’re go­ing to hit a few golf balls . . . and lay in a dark room.” Nialler’s also been work­ing with in­die group The 1975. Matty 1975 ex­plained to Dig­i­tal Spy: “I went into the stu­dio with them and we started to work on one track. They were asked to list who they wanted to work with on the next al­bum, and we were one of the people they chose.”

Matty 1975’s mum had pre­vi­ously con­firmed this to Dig­i­tal Spy. “He’s writ­ing a song for them. I’m friends with Harry Styles’ mum, Anne. I al­ways know when she’s tweeted me be­cause I’ve got 27,000 of the 1D army and The 1975 army (in my Twit­ter time­line) and they go into melt­down.”

Niall Ho­ran

Mean­while, pop rock­ers of Sum­mer have ex­plained how girls can get in their good books. Luke 5 Sec­onds of Sum­mer told Dolly Mag­a­zine, that girls could “dress up like a fruit or a veg­etable. Or if you wear Christ­mas lights . . .”. How­ever Ashton 5 Sec­onds of Sum­mer added: “If you dress up as a large fruit, I’ll no­tice you.”

Right.

5 Sec­onds

Ster­ling Swede: Tove Styrke

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