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Album Review: JLS - Outta This World

JLS: (L-R) Marvin, JB, Oritse and Aston

The style

After four UK number ones and a record-breaking debut album, JLS are back!

The fab four of Marvin, Aston, JB and Oritsé return with Outta This World, their second album, which has already produced two number one hits!

It's full of pop-tastic tunes to get you dancing as well some classic JLS ballads.

The album has a really cool RnB vibe, which is just enough to prevent the music being taken away from a traditional pop and dance sound.

The hits

You'll have heard of Club is Alive, which was a huge hit in the summer, and their latest number one hit Love You More, which was the official Children in Need single.

If you're more of a fan of the boys' dancier tracks, then look no further than Eyes Wide Shut. It's got a brilliant piano melody and a very clubby backing track. The song is basically about imagining life without your loved one!

JLS will be hoping their new album follows the success of their first

Superhero is another hit with us - it's great!

You can easily imagine them performing some of their perfectly choreographed moves to it and we reckon they should definitely release it as a single.

We also really liked the album's slower tracks, especially Other Side of the World and Love At War.

The misses

The only one we weren't huge fans of was Work. It didn't have a stand out chorus or melody and we weren't that bothered about hearing it again. Sorry lads!

Will you still be humming it next week?

Definitely. It's just a case of which one!

Most of the songs on the album have some kind of catchy hook which will stay in your head.

Will it make the charts?

It's already produced two chart stomping hits - The Club Is Alive and Love You More, and we think more hits will follow.

It's a fantastic pop album with a superb blend of dance and slow tempo songs, which are all perfectly executed by the lads.

We think this album is really going to propel JLS on to even greater heights and cement their status as one of the best boy bands around at the moment.

NR rating:

Three out of five

Let us know what you think of the new JLS album! Just leave us a comment in the box provided!

Your Comments

"I think it's great! My friend and I had a great time listening to it!"

Alexandria, 10, London, England

"I think JLS's new album is fantastic! I got it as a Christmas present."

Ebony, 9, Newcastle, England


Sally, 11, England

"The album really expresses the group's harmony. I'm going to see JLS on 22 January!"

Natalie, 11, Wakefield, England

"I love their songs!"

Declan, 10, Oldham, England

"Got the album, it's brilliant!"

Zoe, 10, Southampton, England

"I love the new JLS album, especially The Club Is Alive! 10/10!"

Lia, 11, Sussex, England

"I love JLS's new album. It's totally awesome!"

Sophie, 8, N. Ireland

"The album is fantastic and has lots of great songs on it!"

Shanie, 10, Lincolnshire, England

"WOW! This album rocks!"

Courtney, 8, Grimsby, England

"I love JLS and can't get over how good the album is!"

Logan, 8, Belfast, England

"I love it so much! I listen to it 24/7!"

Ana, 13, Middelsex, England

"It was OK. 7/10!"

Faisa, 11, London, England

"I am not very keen on JLS, but I really like this album. I think I'm becoming a fan!"

Lauren, 10, Wales

"I love it. 10/10!"

Megan, 10, Belfast, England

"I absolutely love JLS and this album is amazing!"

Katherine, 12, Belfast, N. Ireland

"I thought this album was out of this world! It's the best album I've ever heard!"

Isabel, 11, Midlands, England

"I love JLS and their new album. Amazing!"

Anahita, 13, London, England

"I think it's amazing! All the songs are great and it's hard to choose a favourite!"

Kelsey, 13, Cardiff, Wales

"Outta This World is the best album ever!"

Louis, 9, Buckinghamshire, England

"AMAZING! I give it 5/5. I listen to it all the time!"

Jasmine, 10, Hampshire, England

"I love the new album!"

Lucy, 8, Bradford, England

"Outta This World is the best album I've ever heard!"

Zara, 9, Devon, England

"I thought it was the best album in the world! I particularly liked That's My Girl. It's an RnB style album and no one can argue that it's the number one album of the decade!"

Jessica, 10, Midlands, England

"I love JLS's new album! My favourite song is Love You More!"

Morgan, 10, England

"I absolutely love the new album! It's literally out of this world!"

Zoe, 13, Manchester, England

"JLS are amazing! I love the songs Club Is Alive and Love You More"

Danielle, 10, Cardiff, Wales

"Wow! This is the best album ever! I love JLS and this album proves just how far they have come since the X Factor!"

Rachel, 12, N. Ireland

"I'm loving JLS's new songs on their album!"

Sonya, 11, Kent, England

"This album is amazing!"

Kieley, 12, Yorkshire, England

"This is the best album ever!"

Ashlea, 9, Merseyside, England

"This album is another massive hit from the best band of the century!"

Georgia, 11, Rotherham, England

"I love this album! My favourite is Eyes Wide Shut. It has a great beat that gets you up and dancing!"

Yasmin, 12, Sheffield, England

"This is the best album I've ever heard!"

Imaan, 9, Manchester, England

"JLS's new album is great! I love the song Love You More! I can't get it out of my head!"

Samiya, 13, London, England

"I really enjoyed it, but I wasn't a big fan of the song Work. I'm going to give it 4/5."

Hodan, 10, Leicester, England

"I love their new album!"

Haneen, 10, England


Alicia, 9, Wigan, England

"I love this album! I got it for Christmas! I don't agree with you saying Work was bad - I thought it was great!"

Beth, 12, Coventry, England

"I think JLS's new album is ace! I love all the songs and you just can't pick a favourite!"

Lois, 10, Buckinghamshire, England

"This is the best album ever made in history! My parents thought that I would love it, and I did!"

Ellie-Jade, 8, Wales

"AMAZING! I got the album for Christmas."

Beth, 8, Scotland

"I love their album so much!"

Sasha, 10, Essex, England

"It's amazing! I especially like That's My Girl and Love You More!"

Lilly, 11, London, England

"Love this album! My favourite song on there has to be That's My Girl!"

Barbara, 13, Bath, England

"I love their new album. It's great and I love all the songs!"

Rebecca, 12, Dover, England

"I love this album and hope they do another!"

Hannah, 10, Dorset, England

"JLS's album is brilliant! I listen to it everyday and can't go to sleep without listening to it!"

Ellie, 11, Birmingham, England

"I'm really not a fan of JLS. I'd probably give it 2/5."

Ellie, 10, Lincoln, England

"It is amazing. I love it to bits and can't stop listening to it."

Gabriella, 14, Port Talbot, Wales

"Best album of 2010. They're amazing and we love them. They are idols."

Tonileigh, 13, Belfast

"I would give it 4/5. It's not that great in my opinion!"

Joe, 10, Watford, England

"It's absolutely wonderful. Another great album by JLS! All the songs are great dance numbers!"

Fatiha, 11, Manchester, England

"I think the new album is really good and I listen to it everyday"

Holly, 10, Manchester, England

"JLS's new album is SUPER!"

Parees, 11, Hertfordshire, England

"I love JLS, but I have to admit that I liked their first album a lot more than their second. I'm also not a big fan of the song Work."

Alex, 13, England

"I think this album should get a 3 out of 5 stars. I'm not a fan!"

Lucy, 9, Leeds, England


Maddy, 7, Sheffield, England

"It's a bit of a let down - not as good as the first one."

Jessica, 14, Hampshire, England

"It's pretty rubbish, I don't like it."

Charly, 12, Fife, Scotland

"I love the album!"

Lorna, 12, Kent, England

"The album is amazing. It has a variety of songs, and each one is very emotional."

Malaikah, 13, London, England

"I love their new album. I listen to it more than once every day, and I would definitely recommend it to everyone."

Sophie, 14, Birmingham, England

"It was rubbish!"

Sam, 13, Birmingham, England

"JLS's album is AMAZING!"

Shannon, 10, Belfast, N. Irleand

"It's a good album."

Tyrone, 10, Ceredigion, Wales

"I love it! It should be 5 out of 5!"

Hannah, 13, Scotland

"I especially like the song Love You More."

Lauren, 13, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland

"JLS are great at what they do."

Ti-an, 10, Liverpool, England

"I think this album is great, I listen to it every day and it's brilliant!"

Summer, 14, Kent, England

"I love JLS - who would not?! I love every song."

Neesha, 10, Oldham, England

"I think JLS's new album is SIMPLY THE BEST! The songs are just too good to be true. I'm going to their concert in six days, SO EXCITED!!"

Tarishna, 13, Oadby, Leicestershire, England

"This album is really great! Love You More is beautiful!"

Fawziyah, 13, Bolton, England

"It is good!"

Genevieve, 5, Kent, England

"I think Outta This World is the best!"

Ali, 8, London, England

"I think they are brilliant!"

Elliot, 6, London, England

"I love the new album and especially the song Love You More!"

Heidi, 11, London, England

"I love the new album!"

Shannon, 12, Hampshire, England

"I love the new album and also the song Love You More!"

Rachel, 10, Hampshire, England


Poppy, 13, Cumbria, England

"I don't think the album is very interesting. It's the same as any other boy band!"

India, 10, Essex, England

"I think all the songs are great and upbeat!"

Shannon, 14, Scotland

"I love the new album. How can anyone not like it!"

Anahita, 13, London, England

"I think your album is amazing!"

Charlotte, 10, Stockport, England

"I think their new album is terrible. The songs sound the same as other bands'. Their songs are not very interesting!"

India, 10, Essex, England

"I absolutely love it!"

Alesha, 14, Surrey, England

"It's a great album!"

Mirian, 12, London, England

"It's amazing, I can't stop listening to it!"

Petra, 14, Essex, England

"I love every single one of the songs!"

Onos, 13, London, England

"This album is GREAT!"

Jodie, 14, Portsmouth, England

"The whole album is out of this world!"

Fatima, 13, Surrey, England

"I love the album, it's great! I thought the songs would be slow, but there's a mixture of slow and fast tracks!"

Geri-Ann, 13, Lincolnshire, England

"I love the music on this album. It's the best!"

Halimah, 10, Nottingham, England

"I think JLS' album is AMAZING! I love all their songs!"

Ella, 10, Merseyside, England

"I think their album is brilliant! I love it!"

Jay, 8, Scotland

Their album is even better than the first.

Kirsty, 12, Essex, England

"I think JLS are fantastic and I love their new album!"

Ella, 10, England

"I think the album is lazy and derivative. There is nothing that hasn't already been heard on a pop album and the over use of auto-tune is horrific."

Pete, 13, Kent, England


Shona, 11, London, England

"The album is brilliant!"

Matt, 12, Sussex, England

"It's amazing!"

Lydia, 12, Wrexham, Wales

"I really like this album. The songs are amazing and the singing is just fabulous!"

Annabel, 11, London, England

"Great album! My favourite song is Love You More!"

Alex, 10, Manchester, England

"It's the best album I've ever bought! I loved it!"

Rhiannon, 11, Bristol, England

"It's completely cool and is on top of my Christmas list!"

Anna, 12, Worcestershire, England

"I think JLS's new album is amazing. It has a load of new songs and I especially like Love You More. I've got the album and I can't stop listening to it. I think it will be a big hit!"

Tegan, 10, Scotland

"The album is so cool and the songs on it blow your mind!"

Mehret, 12, Nottingham, England

"I think that JLS's new album is a phenomenon! They sing so brilliantly!"

Myha, 10, London, England

"The album is so cool. I love all the songs!"

Samantha, 10, Kent, England

"I absolutely love the new album!"

Tabitha, 11, Warwickshire, England

"JLS are amazing! I think the album is great!"

Grace, 10, Kent, England

"It's a really, really bad album. 0/10!"

Lizzie, 12, London, England

"I have got their new album and it's outta this world!"

Rebecca, 11, Midlands, England

"Awful album! The music all sounds the same!"

Joe, 12, Yorkshire, England

"I thought it was fabulous!"

Afiyah, 10, Wycombe, England

"All the songs on the album are ace!"

Dylan, 10, Blackpool, England

"I love this album. I got it yesterday and listened to it all night!"

Sophie, 14, Midlands, England

"I love it because they have great songs and I like to listen to them!"

Olivia, 8, Oldham, England

"I think the album is amazing! I love all the songs on it and I can't get Love You More out of my head. Their BEST album so far!"

Emma-Jane, 12, Middlesex, England

"Their song Love You More is so great! I love it! I also like The Club is Alive!"

Niamh, 8, Yorkshire, England

"Love it, it's amazing!"

Tisha, 14, London, England


Kyle, 10, Bristol, England

"I think JLS's album is really good!"

Charlotte, 14, County Durham, England

"I love all the songs on the album, but my faves are Eyes Wide Shut, Superhero and Work."

Billie-Jo, 11, Kent, England

"I love the songs Love You More and The Club Is Alive. They're the best boy band in history!"

Bethany, 12, Cheshire, England

"Cool, best songs yet! I like Love You More."

Saffron, 12, London, England

"I bought it on Monday and I don't regret a thing! My favourite songs are Work, Superhero and Eyes Wide Shut."

Mehvish, 12, Lancashire, England

"I think Outta This World is FANTASTIC!!! It's got such INCREDIBLE songs!!! I love JLS! So proud of you guys and proud to be a JLS fan!!"

Tasneem, 12, Blackburn, England

"JLS are Outta This World!"

Emily, 9, London, England

"The JLS album is bare sick!! It's too good, all of the tracks are wicked! But I just don't agree with Newsround - Work is one of their best songs. I think their new album is better than the last one and will sell more."

Taniya, 13, London, England

"I think they are very, very, very good! I like them, they are superstars."

Lottie, 7, Cheshire, England

"Amazing again! Go JLS!!"

Eve, 12, Cheshire, England

I LOVE it, it's amazing! Work and Superhero are two of my faves but I love all the songs on the album."

Bobby, 13, Leicester, England

"Amazing! Fab! 1000 times better then The (un)Wanted!!"

Zara, 13, London, England

"I think their new album is ace! I love it!"

Alice, 13, Bradford, England

"It's amazing, I can't stop listening to it! It's hard to pick a favourite but Other Side of the World is beautiful and Eyes Wide Shut and Better For You are brill too!"

Laura, 14, Birmingham, England

"From the songs I've heard so far, Work is the best one. I love that song!"

Fahima, 14, London, England

"Love it! They are amazing!"

Leena, 11, Buckinghamshire, England

"The best album of the year!"

Naveed, 12, Blackburn, England

"I think Outta This World is amazing!"

Taylor, 10, Co. Kildare, Ireland


Emily, 14, Leeds, England

"I love it!"

Sarah, 10, Aberdeen, Scotland

"Completely amazing, I love it!"

Rosie, 14, Berkshire, England

"It's totally awesome, I love it!"

Emilie, 10, Devon, England

"I absolutely love this album - and the boys, obviously, who doesn't?! Love You More is my favourite!"

Yasmin, 12, Sheffield, England

"I love these guys, they rock."

Jo Jo, 10, North Yorkshire, England

"I love them, the album is awesome!"

Rachel, 11, Glasgow, Scotland

"I absolutely LOVE IT! It's amaaazing!"

Eleanor, 12, London, England