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Glass Animals: Dreamland review – technicolour pop shaded with pain

(Polydor)Trauma has triggered a more inward-looking exploration of the Oxford quartet’s grandstanding, hallucinogenic sound Dave Bayley, frontman of Oxford psych-pop quartet Glass Animals, has always embraced the fantastical. The group’s debut set Lewis Carroll-worthy lyrics over R&B production, while their follow-up – 2016’s How to Be a Human Being, the album that turned them into …

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Too Slim And The Taildraggers – The Remedy | Album Review

Too Slim And The Taildraggers – The Remedy Vizztone/Underworld Records www.tooslim.net 11 tracks Tim “Too Slim” Langford is a no-holds-barred blues rocker who wields a big guitar and sings with gravelly authority. The album follows their BMA nominated High Desert Heat CD from 2019 and they’ve done another fine job with it. The Taildraggers are …

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Victoria Monét: Jaguar review | Alim Kheraj’s album of the week

(Tribe)This is no lunge for the mainstream from the Ariana Grande songwriter, but an assured, inventive exploration of autonomy Traditionally, the jump from writers’ room to centre stage has been complicated. The likes of Sia and Pharrell have deftly glided from backroom hitmakers to pop behemoths. Others, such as Keri Hilson and Julia Michaels, have …

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