In defence of Jedward: two plucky Irish lads who have cast off their X Factor shackles

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June 14, 2014 by julietannb

They’ve battled hard to be taken seriously and it’s time we all paid attention

reblogged from Clickmusic.com

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There’s been a clear shift in the evolution of Jedward. When they first appeared on The X Factor in 2009, no one took them seriously. How could they? They were there as comic relief in an otherwise dull year – apart from Olly Murs and Geordie Joe, obviously – and they entertained us. Of course, this was in the day when they were still technically John & Edward and hadn’t yet had the foresight to re-brand to their portmanteau of Jedward. That name change was just the beginning for the blonde twins and their long road to chart success.

They’ve gone from jokey novelty act to serious popstars in a relatively short time and it all started with their two big Eurovision entries: the percussive earworm of ‘Lipstick’ and the innuendo-laden ‘Waterline.’ The success of Eurovision brought them new fans and a new kind of respect. How could you deny the two Irish twins who managed to crush the UK and many other countries with their frenetic dance routines and lacquered hair?

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