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ALBUM REVIEW: BACK TO BASICS FOR BRYAN ADAMS ON GET UP!ALBUM REVIEW: BACK TO BASICS FOR BRYAN ADAMS ON GET UP!

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Honestly, have never been a fan of Canuck heartland rocker Bryan Adams but on his latest album, producer Jeff Lynne (ELO) is the only reason I am recommending Get Up! And of course, Lynne’s fingerprints are all over this ode to rock ’n’ roll, even though Lynne has only one co-writing credit here – the mid-tempo 80s pop sheen of “Do What Ya Gotta Do” which smacks of Lynne’s collaborations with Tom Petty and Roger McGuinn. Ironically, the most ELO-channeling track of all – the gorgeous ballad “We Did It All” was written by Adams and songwriter partner Jim Vallance.

There’s no denying that Adams sounds invigorated by Lynne’s influence, keeping the songwriting simple, yet allowing the sophisticated arrangements to elevate the basic pop-rock material. That’s no hiding the agenda behind feel good rockers like “Go Down Rockin’” and “That’s Rock and Roll” & the years peel away with ease. Who cares whether the hipster generation will Get Up or not. That’s their problem.

And if you’d like a free CD of Get Up! (and why wouldn’t you?!), Universal Music Singapore are giving away 5 copies if you can answer this question.

Who is the producer of Bryan Adams’ Get Up!?

Send your answers to kamcomusic@gmail.com with your full name, NRIC No., mobile number and of course, home address and a Get Up! CD is yours! First come, first served. Power of Pop’s decision on who is or isn’t a winner is final and conclusive. (For Singapore residents only)

FREE STUFF: THE UNIVERSAL MUSIC – POWER OF POP DON HENLEY GIVEAWAY!FREE STUFF: THE UNIVERSAL MUSIC – POWER OF POP DON HENLEY GIVEAWAY!

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The kind folks at Universal Music Singapore have FIVE (5) Cass County CDs to give away to lucky PoP visitors. All you have to do is to re-read our review of Don Henley’s country-rock opus here and answer this question:

Which famous rock star sings with Henley on “Bramble Rose”?

Easy-peasy right? Send your answers to kamcomusic@gmail.com with your full name, NRIC No., mobile number and of course, home address and a Cass County CD is yours! First come, first served. Power of Pop’s decision on who is or isn’t a winner is final and conclusive. (For Singapore residents only)

Cass County can be purchased here.

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A week away from the deadline for our Power of Pop – Spotify giveaway! A premium account (for 6 months) awaits. Submit your playlist of 12 favourite songs for 2014 to info AT powerofpop DOT com before 30th November to stand a chance of winning. In the meantime, follow us at Spotify and enjoy our curated playlists.

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