Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Deleting Facebook friends

I use Facebook for staying in touch with friends and family, but also for networking and chatting with people who share my interest in music, movies etc. However, having too many "friends" started stressing me out, so now I'm unfriending people I don't know well, or people I don't speak to very often. I used to feel bad when turning friends requests down, but have realised that I need to do so for personal reasons.

I don't want to sound ungrateful or snobbish. It's nothing personal, I just need to focus on my closest friends and family. So if you've been unfriended, it doesn't mean I'm angry with you or that I don't appreciate writing with you every now and then. As you know, Facebook and other social networks are updated in real time, so too many "friends" makes it harder to keep up with your loved ones.

Only some of the posts on my personal Facebook profile are public, because I want to keep my privacy. But you're welcome to subscribe to my profile or like my pages Bimbo Boy, Plastic Retro or Dennis Alexis Hellström to stay updated. I'm also on Twitter, Google Plus, Tumblr and Instagram.

I don't mind getting to know new people and having online friends, but I can't accept requests from all the people I sporadically chat with. If I did, I would drown. If people choose to take it personally, that's their prerogative, and I'm sorry about that, but I have to do what's best for me.

Thank you for understanding!

Samantha Jade - Firestarter

I love Samantha Jade's single "What You've Done To Me" from 2012 and now she's back with an even better single called "Firestarter". This electropop/dance track is amazing and I can't wait for Samantha's upcoming album!

"Firestarter" is out now on iTunes and Spotify.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Agnetha Fältskog - Dance Your Pain Away (Remixes)

My favourite track on Agnetha Fältskog's amazing comeback album "A" is the retro disco song "Dance Your Pain Away". It has just been released as a single, including three cool club remixes by Cahill, Patrolla and 7th Heaven. There is also a special CD edition of the single.

"Dance Your Pain Away" is out now on Amazon, iTunes, CDON, Spotify and Universal. Don't miss out on this pop masterpiece!

"Dance Your Pain Away" tracklist:

1. Dance Your Pain Away
2. Dance Your Pain Away (Cahill Mix Edit)
3. Dance Your Pain Away (Patrolla Mix Edit)
4. Dance Your Pain Away (7th Heaven Mirrorball Mix)

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Bimbo Boy - Je Suis Une Superstar (The Sims 3 Video)

Time for a flashback! My Bimbo Boy song "Je Suis Une Superstar" was originally released in 2005. I just realized this version isn't on YouTube so I made a little video using "The Sims 3". It's about Jimmie Crocker who has a hot dream about his cute mailman. Enjoy!

The song was written by me and Måns Ek, and produced by Måns Ek and Istvan Stenberg. You can download a free MP3 of the track from Soundcloud. Stay tuned for more news about my new project Eurotix!

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

B.E.F. Feat. Kim Wilde - Every Time I See You I Go Wild

The amazing Kim Wilde is back! On August 19, she's releasing the new single "Every Time I See You I Go Wild", a collaboration with B.E.F., a band consisting of Heaven 17 and The Human League members Martyn Ware and Ian Craig Marsh.

You can pre-order the single now from iTunes and Amazon UK. It will include four bonus remixes. Don't forget to check out the funny video, featuring Kim as a sexy vampire slayer.

"Every Time I See You I Go Wild" tracklist:

1. Every Time I See You I Go Wild (Radio Mix)
2. Every Time I See You I Go Wild
3. Every Time I See You I Go Wild (Echoes Remix)
4. Every Time I See You I Go Wild (Black Asteroid Remix)
5. Every Time I See You I Go Wild (Black Asteroid Remix Instrumental)

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Video: Britney Spears - Ooh La La

After the disappointing "Scream & Shout", Britney Spears is finally back with a new pop single! "Ooh La La" is plastic fantastic, just like a real Britney track should be. It's out now on iTunes. The song is taken from "The Smurfs 2" soundtrack.

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Kim Wilde - Close (Re-release)

On September 2, Universal Music are releasing a new special edition of Kim Wilde's classic album "Close", digitally remastered and loaded with bonus tracks and remixes! The album was originally released in 1988 and includes the hit singles "You Came", "Never Trust A Stranger", "Four Letter Word" and "Hey Mister Heartache".

I'm a huge Kim Wilde fan and "Close" is one of my favourite albums, so I'm very excited about this reissue. You can pre-order "Close" now from Amazon UK and Amazon US.

"Close" - CD 1 tracklist:

1. Hey Mister Heartache
2. You Came
3. Four Letter Word
4. Love In The Natural Way
5. Love's A No
6. Never Trust A Stranger
7. You'll Be The One Who'll Lose
8. European Soul
9. Stone
10. Lucky Guy
11. Tell Me Where You Are
12. Wotcha Gonna Do
13. She Hasn't Got Time For You '88
14. Hey Mister Heartache (7" Version)
15. You Came (7" Version)
16. Never Trust A Stranger (7" Version)
17. Love In The Natural Way (Video Edit)
18. You Came (The Shep Pettibone 7" Mix)

"Close" - CD 2 tracklist:

Hey Mister Heartache (Extended Version)
Hey Mister Heartache (Kilo Watt Remix)
Hey Mister Heartache (Bonus Beats)
Hey Mister Heartache (Acapella With Percussion)
You Came (Extended Version)
You Came (The Shep Pettibone Mix)
You Came (Dub Version 1)
You Came (Dub Version 2)
Never Trust A Stranger (Extended Version)
Never Trust A Stranger (Sanjazz Mix)
Four Letter Word (Extended Version)
Four Letter Word (Late Night Mix)
Love In The Natural Way (Extended Version)

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Monthly Chart - June 2013

1. Agnetha Fältskog - Dance Your Pain Away
2. Pajama Party - Over And Over (Hot Radio Mix)
3. Army Of Lovers - Signed On My Tattoo (Alaa Radio Remix)
4. Safire - Let Me Be The One
5. India - Right From The Start
6. Princess - I Cannot Carry On
7. Corina - Whispers
8. Blue System - Magic Symphony (7" Remix)
9. Limahl - 1983
10. Yell! - Instant Replay (The Rebound Club Mix)
11. Blue System - My Bed Is Too Big (Radio Version)
12. Corina - Temptation
13. Loreen - We Got The Power
14. Five Star - Somewhere Somebody (The Pettibone 7" Remix)
15. Yell! - Nothing Comes For Nothing
16. Pet Shop Boys - Fugitive (Richard X Extended Mix)
17. Yell! - One Thing Leads To Another (Extended Version)
18. Blue System - Love Suite (Remix '89)
19. Sweet Connection - Need Your Passion
20. Clio & Kay - Keep On Dancing
21. Billie Piper - Something Deep Inside (Motiv8 Radio Mix)
22. Sabrina - Doctor's Orders (House Energy Mix)
23. Yell! - Let's Go Round Again (Extended Version)
24. Cloetta Paris - You And Me By The Stereo
25. Kajagoogoo - Ooh To Be Ah
26. Sabrina - Sex (Hot French Mix)
27. Lori Ruso - Never Gonna Be The Same Again
28. Barbara - Ciao Boys

This list shows which songs I've listened to the most this month, on my computer and my iPod. A regularly updated list of my all-time favourite songs can be found here.