Victoria Lott, better known by her alias, Pixie Lott, first arrived on the scene with her debut single: “Mama Do (Uh Oh, Uh Oh)” in June 2009, which went straight to number one. Her next singles: “Boys and Girls” and “Cry Me Out” also proved popular.
The 19 year old, who turns 20 in January, has had seven Top 20 singles in total and a double platinum selling album: “Turn It Up.” She has also been a support act and special guest on The Saturdays’ Work and Rihanna’s Last Girl on Earth tours. On the back of her success, Pixie Lott embarked on her first headline tour: “The Crazy Cats Tour.”
The tour began in Carlisle’s The Sands Centre on the 23rd November, before heading to Lincoln’s Engine Shed on the 26th. Supported by SoundGirl, a London-based trio consisting of Nikki, Olivia and Izzy B. The band performed hits such as: “Walking On Air” and their upcoming single: “I’m The Fool,” with their old school R’n’B style going down a treat with the onlookers, including Pixie Lott watching from a nearby room.
Pixie took to the stage in her pyjamas, lying on a bed to perform her single: “Mama Do (Uh Oh, Uh Oh)” before switching to something classier for “Doing Fine (Without You)” and “Gravity.” This would be the first of five costume changes for Pixie, which included a tutu, a winter outfit and Lycra.
Not only did Pixie perform songs from her album (and its re-release: “Turn It Up Louder”), but she also performed covers. This included: Plan B’s “She Said,” Kings of Leon’s “Use Somebody” and her recent Radio 1 Live Lounge Cover of Cee Lo Green’s “Forget You.” On top of that, a Motown Medley was also performed, featuring covers of “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and “Midnight Train To Georgia.” All the covers had the crowd that mostly consisted of females, singing along.
Throughout the set, back-up dancers lit up the stage with their moves, accompanying Pixie, who often joined in during the instrumental parts of the songs, proving she is more than just a singer. The back-up dancers also had their own interlude, dancing to Aristocats classic: “Everybody Wants To Be A Cat,” before the truly magical encore.
Emerging for the encore in a winter coat and furry hat, Pixie Lott took to the stage to perform “Catching Snowflakes” as the Engine Shed’s fairy lights turned on and the snow machines blasted the fake snow. The feeling of Christmas had been truly captured. To finish off the set, Pixie got changed once more to perform “Boys And Girls” to round off a truly fantastic evening.
Pixie Lott’s album rerelease “Turn It Up Louder” is currently available to buy and download and her new single “Can’t Make This Over” is expected to release early next year.