I was first introduced to Lily Allen and her music when she sang on SNL in 2007. My mom had just started letting me watch SNL with her and it was the first time that I had ever “discovered” a singer that I liked that I hadn’t heard on the radio. I rushed to my room, sat down at my big desktop computer and looked her up on iTunes. And that’s the story of how I became a Lily Allen fan.
Now, whenever I listen to one of her songs–namely Smile and LDN–I’m swept back to the moments I spent sitting at my computer, singing along to her songs and scrolling through her fan sites. There are other songs that do the same, mind you, not just Lily Allen’s, like Don’t Cha by the Pussycat Dolls or What’s Luv by Fat Joe, but right now I’m just talking about Lily Allen. She may not be relevant anymore, and she may no longer be making music (at the moment, at least) but I still enjoy her music and I hope you do too!
Knock ‘Em Out
Naive Cover (by the Kooks)