Love Island: Mr. Brightside cover receives mixed Twitter reviews

Love Island 2021 fans were left shocked during last night’s episode with the announcement that either Lucinda or Brad will be leaving the villa. Many were surprised to see the couple being voted ‘the least compatible’ following their romantic date earlier in the episode.

Along with the drama on-screen, some Twitter users also began criticising the show’s choice of music for the episode with a cover of The Killers, Mr. Brightside.

Charlotte Campbell’s cover of Mr. Brightside

The London-based singer/songwriter, Charlotte Campbell was excited to share with her fans on Twitter that her rendition of ‘Mr. Brightside’ had been featured on Love Island, in last night’s episode.

The musician who has over 10k Instagram followers, despite receiving kind messages from fans, woke up to a wave of backlash across social media.

Radio and TV presenter Nick Grimshaw also joined in claiming that he found the rendition ‘nauseating’.

Many took to Twitter in Campbell’s defence and despite the overwhelming hate, many continued to support and share her music. Since the cover was aired on last night’s episode, it has now ranked in the top 50 in the iTunes store – so many people must be loving it!

Your Love Island 2021 playlist

Whilst there are a number of songs featured in each episode of Love Island, there have been many fan favourites this year. Here are a few that are a MUST to be added to your playlist this summer.

Becky Hill – ‘Last Time’ This dance hit will get you in the festival mood just in time for the height of Summer.

Olivia Rodrigo – ‘jealousy, jealousy’ If you aren’t already an Olivia Rodrigo fan, then you need to become obsessed. With a couple of Rodrigo’s songs having featured already on this years Love Island, listen out for any more that we expect to come.

Mimi Webb – ‘Good Without’ and ‘Reasons’ The 21 year old singer/songwriter from Kent has recently come out with a number of hits perfect for getting you in your feels.

Clement Leroux, Emma Hoet – ‘U Got My Heart’ This chill dance hit is a perfect summer road trip song to add to your playlist.

Switch Disco – ‘Everything’ In the sun, cocktail in hand, listening to this dance hit will have you thinking that you’re on love Island.

How to find songs from each episode

With 16 songs in last nights episode of love Island alone, to find the song you’ve been loving the easiest way is to use Shazam, an app that can identify the music playing around you.

In 2018, singer/songwriter Freya Ridings shot to fame after her song, ‘Lost Without You’, appeared on Love Island and was ‘Shazamed’ 20,000 times breaking the Love Island record of 2018.

Other smaller artists at the time of their feature on Love Island have also shot to fame including Manchester singer, Lusaint, who woke up to 23,000 Shazams in 24 hours after her song aired on the show.

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