‘Songs Of Praise’ is an outstanding debut both lyrically and instrumentally, and shows that Shame may fulfill all those breathless promises that they can save British guitar music.
Linkin Park’s live album ‘One More Light Live’ acts as a more effective document for its parent album, and provides a fitting tribute to Chester Bennington.
Returning after a seven-year hiatus, The Neptunes’ recording vehicle N*E*R*D* still suffers from the same flaws and lack of consistency on ‘No_One Ever Really Dies’.
Marshall Mathers’ latest attempt at resuscitating his credibility on his ninth Eminem album ‘Revival’ tries hard, but leaves very little impression on the listener’s memory.
‘Songs Of Experience’ is a conscious, concerted effort from four men nearing their 60s to seize the zeitgeist and sound relevant in 2017.
Björk’s flute-heavy ninth album ‘Utopia’ is one of her most enchanting and meditative to date.
Fizzing with invention and the spirit of experimentation, ‘Who Built The Moon?’ finally delivers on the rhetoric that Noel Gallagher has been exhorting for nearly two decades.
‘Rest’ isn’t an unmitigated success and there are times where the experimentation misses the mark, but, on album five, Charlotte Gainsbourg sounds as free as ever.
With a handful of unfortunately necessary oversights due to space constraints, Green Day’s latest greatest hits comp ‘God’s Favorite Band’ is a solid but unspectacular career overview.
Psychedelic garage rock veteran John Dwyer continues his prodigious output rate by returning to his OCS moniker on ‘Memory Of A Cut Off Head’.