Michelle Williams: We Break the Dawn, from Unexpected
I literally mourned when Destiny’s Child broke up a few years ago, and then they rubbed salt in my wounds when they kinda sorta reunited and then broke up again. A part of me blames Beyonce, because you know she just wanted to have the spotlight to herself (my anger towards her doesn’t stop me from loving her and buying her albums, though). It’s nice to see the other two girls working it out in the industry, or at least trying to. Kelly Rowland has released two albums, both of which did fairly well (her second has been a disappointment sales-wise, but trust me when I say it’s really good (and I think her success in the UK is proof – the Brits have better taste when it comes to pop music). And Michelle Williams, who we all know and love as “that other girl” who isn’t Beyonce or Kelly, has had a decent career on Broadway. She even released a gospel album shortly after the break-up. Good news: Michelle is going to give the pop scene a try, and if her first single is any indication, it’s gonna be awesome. She debuted the album’s first single a few weeks back exclusively for People Mag, with a brief write-up about her venture into pop music. I think because of her Gospel album and her role as third fiddle in the trio of Destiny’s Child, she developed a reputation for being a “good girl”, which is nice, I suppose, but totally bad for a career in pop music. That explains the name of her new album, Unexpected, slated for release in September of this year. She isn’t as innocent as we think, ya’ll. She likes to stay out late partying, she wears REALLY high heels, and enjoys the boys (don’t we all?). She’s bringing attitude, sex appeal, and some thumping club tunes for us, and if I’m reading into her new video correctly, she’s aiming for the gay demographic as well. So much for being a “good girl” huh? I love it!
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