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REVIEW: Paul Weller – ‘A Kind Revolution’ (Parlophone)

Paul Weller’s second album of 2017 ‘A Kind Revolution’ shows that his creative resurgence shows no signs of stopping.

REVIEW: Gorillaz – ‘Humanz’ (Parlophone / Warner Bros.)

Gorillaz’ first proper album in seven years, featuring a galaxy of guest stars, effectively re-boots their sound for 2017, though it’s not as distinctive as it once was.

REVIEW: Paul Weller – ‘Jawbone (Music From The Film)’ (Solid Bond / Parlophone)

In a career spanning 40 years, there are very few things Paul Weller hasn’t done, but a film soundtrack is a first.

REVIEW: VANT – ‘Dumb Blood’ (Parlophone)

Literate alt-rock, abrasive punk energy and passionate, political lyrics combine on VANT’s debut ‘Dumb Blood’.

REVIEW: Two Door Cinema Club – ‘Gameshow’ (Parlophone)

‘Gameshow’ has all the right ingredients: some catchy riffs, a few world-critiquing lyrics and a handful of exciting musical moments, but there’s just not enough of it all to have any major impact.

REVIEW: Bat For Lashes – ‘The Bride’ (Parlophone)

by John Tindale When Bat For Lashes released a collaborative single with Toy, a cover of Iranian psychedelic cult hero Amir Rassaei’s ‘Aroos Khanom’ back in 2013, a track that translates as ‘The Bride’, not many people will have realised this was the beginning of a new album cycle for Natasha Khan. But from the odd early formation The Bride, the fourth LP from the Londoner is perhaps her most effervescent

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