THE X FACTOR UK “Results Show 2? Series 8 – Last week I prayed that the group song numbers would be reinstated into the show, and guess what? They totally were! And it was amazing, in that corny, lip-sync, swaybot dancing sort of amazing.
There’s a lot of montages, of course, and commercials, of course, and Nu Vibe have wandered onstage…oh, wait, hold up. It’s not Nu Vibe, it’s actually The Wanted, who are supposedly a band with credentials. A quick confirmation from my sister, and yes, apparently The Wanted are a thing. I feel really old.
Katy Perry sings The One That Got Away, and it’s pretty obvious she’s trying to emulate a raunchy Taylor Swift, what with the patriarchy undertones and faux guitar playing and famous country singer namedropping (though she does mention booze, shock and horror). Without the pyrotechnics and fireworks, it’s a pretty disappointing performance from Katy Perry. If she’s not squirting cream out of her breasts, I honestly don’t know how to react. Read More...