A deliberately frothy take on an under-documented moment in US politics
Liberty X : Thinking It Over
The most 2002 pop album of 2002...
Whether it's a triumph for Tony and the other four out of Liberty is debatable (let's not forget they wanted to be in Hear'say) but the people who do that sort of thing have assembled 14 strong, solid tracks across R&B, '80s electro funk, 2-step and straightforward pop, and married them to spot-on production values. Result? The most 2002 pop album of 2002.
The second album from Piper and Skylar Kaplan is danceable, euphoric and pleasingly trippy
Mumford & Sons’ collaborative steps into world music aren’t embarrassing – but they’re not essential either
The iconic DJ Shadow returns with a mixtape-like album that frustrates as much as it fascinates
A Western that revolves around a trio of gun-wielding female leads, and has a clear and consistent feminist message