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Frontman Alex Turner led his band into wise auditory pastures with their sixth album. Looking beyond festival-filling tunes, Turner’s casual piano scribbles were fleshed out by guitarist Jamie Cook that allowed the band to deliver their most mature and intriguing offering to date. Dig deep into the well-written lyrics on these slow-burners—you’ll discover the band’s amateur peers have nothing
to threaten their acclaimed status.
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label and recorded at his ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Taylor’s Yeezyproduced album didn’t allow her boss to overshadow her limelight. A sampleheavy R&B gem that’s destined to be a classic, I’m dismayed on the nomination snub by the Grammy committee. ‘3Way’ and ‘Gonna Love Me’ serve as excellent introductions to the short eight-track LP,
which will leave you wanting more.
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The Manchester pop-rock band churns out a series of personal songs that touches on contemporary culture and discourse, which resonates with millennials (there’s a poem narrated by Siri on ‘The Man Who Married A Robot/ Love Theme’). A coming-of-age album by The 1975 lads, genres are presented
like an exciting rollercoaster of emotions—thrilling but never off-track.