However, sometimes there’s a diamond in the screaming, nasally roughness. Olly Murs is one such diamond. He’s like the Carrie Underwood of The X Factor … not because he’s Country, but because he doesn’t, you know, suck.
If his name sounds familiar, it’s because his song “Heart Skips a Beat” (released in 2011) has just recently taken over various Top 40 stations in Cincinnati.
Murs makes pure Pop gold. His third No. 1 single, “Dance with Me Tonight,” is as perky and dance-ready as music can be. (Expect to hear it on Cincinnati radio sometime in 2014.) He’s like a more colorful Michael Bublé, if Bublé had a penchant for fedoras and R&B.If you’re a dude with a girlfriend who likes Bruno Mars, take her to this show.
OLLY MURS performs Saturday, May 4 at Bogart's in Corryville. Buy tickets, check out performance times and get venue details here.