However, as his first non-Winner's Song single shows, sometimes that's enough. 'Ambitions' is actually a cover of a Scando chart-topper from little-known Norwegian band Donkeyboy, but Awur Joe, you'll be glad to know, Really Makes It... In fact, he impresses with a falsetto that has all of Mika's finesse but none of the flounce, the chorus hits the spot on first listen and the whole thing's got more bounce than a puppy with rubber booties on. A few more tunes like this, and the Geordie lad's going to make a lot of pop fans go a little bit... GaGa.
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