It’s been a while, but if industry murmurs are anything to go by- 2013 may see the chart return of ‘Beware Of The Dog‘ singer Jamelia.
So, in what can only feed such rumors, last night saw the star arrive on ‘The X Factor Ukraine’ to perform her cover of Sam Brown‘s ‘Stop’- making for a spectacular watch.Array
Of course, though we were hoping she’d perform a new cut, we’d be lying if we said we weren’t wowed by what she did do.
If Jamelia is plotting a come back, here’s hoping 2013 will see her enlist a management team and label with enough ‘pull’ to force her back into the UK scene.
Sure, while it’s all too easy to forget, her run at the top saw her tackle Adult Contemporary in ways we see Emeli Sande soaring with now. It’s for this that if armed with the right writers- the MNEK‘s, Fraser T Smith‘s and Paul Epworth‘s of the world- she could find herself scoring an era far more groundbreaking than the one’s before.
Eras, which birthed the genius below: