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  • Berserk Button: At her peak, it was best to not mock Pixie Lott in front of anyone from the UK or Ireland.
  • Christmas Rushed: Platinum Pixie, complete with lashings of Rouge Angles of Satin on the social media posts advertising it. ("Mama D", anyone?)
  • Covered Up: Her once Myspace-exclusive song "What U Do" was covered as "Baby" by the band of wildly popular elder K-Pop stateswomen Girls' Generation for their I Got a Boy album. Weirdly enough, Pixie now has her own song called "Baby"!
    • Her cover of the Kings of Leon hit "Use Somebody" probably qualifies as this to young pop fans.
    • "Nasty" was originally meant to be a single for Christina Aguilera , but she turned it down. The song had been circulating on the web for a good three years before Pixie's version got released. Pixie basically had to fight for the rights to it as she'd found out it had been recorded by a few other singers.
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  • Cut Song: This thread contains a comprehensive list of songs which did not make Turn It Up. As expected from an album 4-5 years in the making, there are quite a few.
  • Earworm:
    What would my MAAAAAAAAA-ma doo-ooo/Uh oh, uh oh...
    • A good portion of her songs are earworms, especially "Boys and Girls" and "Turn it Up".
  • Epic Riff: "Cry Me Out" is supposedly this.
  • Fan Community Nickname: "Crazycats", though Pixie often shortens it to "catties". She even named her debut headlining tour "The Crazycat Tour". The irony in all this? She actually prefers dogs to cats!
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: She's huge in the UK, but she's also proving to be very popular in Japan where her album topped the Hot 100 charts.
    • She's since gone on to have a number-one hit, "Dancing On My Own", featuring G-Dragon and T.O.P in Korea and Singapore.
  • It's Popular, Now It Sucks!: Believe it or not, back in 2009 Pixie was seen as a "breath of fresh air" and a 'credible' enough artist to become somewhat popular among the 'hipster' crowd who were listening to the likes of Little Boots and Annie. This all changed a couple of months later, though.
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  • Limited Special Collector's Ultimate Edition: Turn It Up Louder contained ten extra tracks plus one remix (of the single "Broken Arrow") and alternate cover art. This edition was released with tracks apparently slated to be on the US standard edition of the album, which never eventuated. A previous "deluxe edition" released around Christmas 2009 came with six bonus tracks, including a rendition of "Silent Night".
  • Nightmare Fuel: Some of her videos could be seen as this, especially the one for "Kiss The Stars".
  • No Such Thing as Bad Publicity: Apparently the hashtag #PixieLott was used by a few 419 Scam accounts on Twitter during 2010-2011 as a means of getting attention.
  • Periphery Demographic: The viewing figures for her "Mama Do" video on YouTube were females 13-17, females 18-24 and ... males 45-54. Of course they would be watching it to hear the song...
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  • Signature Song: She's got a few — namely "Mama Do", "Boys and Girls" and "All About Tonight", which also happen to be her three number-one singles.
  • Sophomore Slump / Sequelitis / Follow Up Failure: Pixie's debut album, Turn It Up, peaked at number six on the albums chart, was certified 2x platinum and received relatively positive reviews from critics. Her second album, Young, Foolish, Happy, debuted at number eighteen before falling to number forty-two in the second week (eventually being certified Gold) and received mixed to negative reviews from critics. However, it did spawn three top-ten singles, including a Number One in "All About Tonight".
  • Suspiciously Similar Song: The melody line in "Coming Home" sounds rather a lot like Cutting Crew's "(I Just Died) In Your Arms". "Mama Do" also shares a basic melody with Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black", and "Boys and Girls" sounds suspiciously close to both Rihanna's "Shut Up and Drive" and the High School Musical number "I Want It All".
  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks!: In regards to Pixie's music by some of her fans.
  • Vocal Evolution: Her vocals seem to have gotten raspier over time...

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