Never before have Lana Del Rey’s various aesthetics sounded more genuine, and in service of a singular sentiment, than on ‘Norman Fucking Rockwell!’
While it’s overly long and sometimes commits the cardinal sin for a Carly Rae Jepsen album of being boring, ‘Dedicated’ shows signs of sonic and artistic growth.
Full of teenage angst, drama, insecurity and insight, ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’ shows why Billie Eilish has been quite such a divisive figure.
Released to controversy in February 1999, ‘The Slim Shady LP’ was the lift-off point for one of the 21st century’s most memorable musical figures.
Intended as a reaction to the tepid reception to last year’s ‘Revival’, Eminem’s surprise new album ‘Kamikaze’ still finds him miles off his best form.
An album that revolutionised the stale and small pop music scene of 2008, Lady Gaga’s iconic debut album ‘The Fame’ turns 10 years old.
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.
Lana Del Rey is in a defiant and, dare we say, tentatively happy mood on her fourth album, ‘Lust For Life’.
Despite the title, Imagine Dragons show absolutely no sign of moving forwards from the shiny, anthemic bombast of their previous albums.
Whether ‘DAMN’ will be the cultural crossover its predecessor was remains to be seen, but what is clear is that Kendrick Lamar’s fourth album is another glorious record.