Music news

Watch: Matt Cardle premieres ‘Run For Your Life’ video

Watch: Matt Cardle premieres ‘Run For Your Life’ video


Matt Cardle proved to be a runaway hit throughout last year’s X Factor; once the show was over and he was declared winner, it was revealed that he topped the voting almost every week. His debut single, a cover of Biffy Clyro’s ‘When We Collide’, shifted by the truckload, and his future success seemed set. But having heard his second single, the Gary Barlow-penned ‘Run For Your Life‘, we’re somewhat underwhelmed. It’s certainly ticks all the boxes of a Matt n’ Gary combo – impossibly strained vocals; serious; makes a stab at being epic – but all we can hear is a tune designed to appeal to those of us who find James Blunt a bit too wild. It will surely fly to number one, but quite honestly we’d take Cher LLoyd, One Direction and Olly Murs over this. At least you can have a bit of a boogie to their recent releases.

Here’s the ‘Run For Your Life’ video:

‘Run For Your Life’ is released on October 9th, with Matt’s debut album ‘Letters’ following on October 17th.



Sign up for our newsletter

A bi-weekly round-up of what has happened in the world of pop.

Music news

More in Music news

adam-lambert-ghost-town-video

Adam Lambert premieres ‘Ghost Town’ video

Silvan29 April, 2015
ciara-jackie-promo

Ciara unlocks seconds iTunes countdown single ‘Dance Like We’re Making Love’

Silvan28 April, 2015
Ciara-Jackie

Ciara previews Dr Luke track ‘Give Me Love’

Silvan28 April, 2015
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS 1

Marina and the Diamonds opens up about ‘FROOT’ writing process with Notion magazine

Silvan25 April, 2015
mariah-carey-infinity-cover-art

Mariah Carey unveils cover for ‘Infinity’ single

Silvan24 April, 2015
Leona-Lewis-I-Am-popsirens

Leona Lewis will release new single ‘Fire’ in June + album info ‘I Am’

Silvan21 April, 2015
Adam-Lambert-The-Original-High

Adam Lambert reveals artwork and tracklisting for new album The Original High

Silvan20 April, 2015
lady-gaga-MAQuillAGE-shiseido

Lady Gaga appears in Japanese make-up commercial

Silvan17 April, 2015
CCfG5OLUwAA3RAr

Listen: Giorgio Moroder feat. Sia: ‘Déjà Vu’ single premiere + album info

Silvan16 April, 2015

Copyright © 2015 Pop Sirens.