Marina sparkles at her ‘Love + Fear’ London gig (Tour Review)

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Stood waiting in a crowd filled with around 5,000 fellow Diamonds, the energy in the air was electric. All eyes peeled to the stage, waiting for Marina Diamindis herself to step out and sing her little heart out. And she didn’t disappoint. The pop songstress might have dropped the ‘Diamonds’, choosing for a more simplistic stage-name of just ‘Marina’, but she’s shining brighter than ever. Opening up with ‘Handmade Heaven’, the ethereal lead single from ‘Love + Fear’, Marina immediately set the tone for the entire gig: light, elegant, with a splash of pure pop […]

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Marina’s acoustic ‘Love + Fear’ EP is magnetic (Review)

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Five months ago, Marina came back into our lives after a lengthy hiatus, with her divisive ‘Love + Fear’, a double album about the the two emotions. Five months later, and Marina’s already back! Kind of. As she continues taking the ‘Love + Fear’ tour around the world, she’s gifted her diamonds with an acoustic EP, featuring five stripped-back versions of the tracks from her prior record. But is it any good? In short, yes. If you liked ‘Love + Fear’, you’ll like this little EP. I mean, it’s not going to set the world […]

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Marina’s ‘Love + Fear’ is a labour of love (Album Review)

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She’s dropped the ‘Diamonds’, but she’s still got her shine. Marina is back with her fourth studio album, titled ‘Love + Fear’. Dropped in two parts – ‘Love’ and ‘Fear’ respectively – the ‘FROOT’ songstress claims: “It’s true that there only two primary emotions: love and fear, but it is more accurate to say that there is only love or fear for we cannot feel these two emotions together at exactly the same time. They are opposites.” As such, she suggested that we listen to the parts of the double album separately, in order to […]

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