Ben Howard’s third record ‘Noonday Dream’ sees him explore lengthier and ever more sombre songwriting, but it retains the charming and compelling qualities that made him a star many years ago.
‘Songs Of Experience’ is a conscious, concerted effort from four men nearing their 60s to seize the zeitgeist and sound relevant in 2017.
Dropped from Capitol after the commercial failure of 2016’s ‘Two Vines’, Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore strike out into a new era with… more of the same.
Jessie Ware’s third album ‘Glasshouse’ is her most overtly mainstream effort yet, but still retains her sense of personality and identity.
With ‘Big Fish Theory’, Vince Staples explores hip-hop’s historic love affair with dance and electronica on a polished, highly enjoyable album.
After the industry hype, The Amazons deliver an imperfect and confused but ultimately promising debut album.
‘Pleasure’, Leslie Feist’s first album in six years, shows that her strange, playful power has not diminished with time.
Circa Waves’ make-or-break second record ‘Different Creatures’ expands the sound of their debut, making for festival-ready tunes their fans should lap up.
‘Yesterday’s Gone’ proves to be a debut album worthy of the hype surrounding young British talent Loyle Carner.
Had ‘Wild World’ actually been wild and taken risks then perhaps it could reach the heights hoped, instead we are left with a see-through attempt at stardom that ultimately is crushed by its own weight.