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First listen: Manika's debut double album


 
Listen up, girls. We got our hands on a new album you will totally heart! Her name? Manika. Sound familiar? She opened for One Direction during last year’s tour. (Check out our exclusive interview with the singer/songwriter HERE.)
 

The pop star is just about the coolest up-and-coming artist to hit the music circuit. Not only does she have this awesome girl power ’tude, her songs are going to make you want to twirl around with your besties—trust us, we know. We took a listen to Manika’s self-titled debut double album (which features 28 songs and five music vids) and are breaking down our fave tracks below.

 

“Just Can’t Let You Go (ft. Lil Twist)” and “Good Girls” have already become two Top-50 hits. You’ll love singing them in the car with you BFFs. And you’ll also heart Manika’s upcoming pop-filled third single, “My Way.” The lyrics are totally catchy so get ready to be singing this all day!

 

Check out Manika’s “My Way” music video below…


 

If we had to pick, “Take A Little Give A Little (Jump Smokers Remix)” is our absolute favorite tune on this album. It will instantly bring you to your feet dancing. Follow that up with “Out of Control” and you’re in for one exhausting—yet amazing—dance party. 

 

If you’re looking for a chill song to recommend to your BFF, look no further than “Funny” and “Light Up the Sky.” We could picture ourselves sipping on some lemonade while rocking to these jams right about now.

 

Take things down a notch with “17 Hours” and “Tough Girl” right before bed. The former  kind of reminds us of TSwift’s “Back To December” because they both sing about wishing their guy gave them a second chance. As for “Tough Girl,” it’s all about girl power and getting back up when you fall.

 

Manika reminds us of a new Victoria Justice or, better yet, Selena Gomez. Watch out because this gal is definitely here to stay! Her debut album dropped yesterday, so be sure to check it out, then come back and share your thoughts.

 

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BY DEVEN FELDSTEIN ON 6/19/2013 12:00:00 PM

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