On her third album, the former Nickelodeon star sheds the cute popstar image, adopting a message of empowerment that rings true
Supergrass : Never Done Nothing Like That Before
Track it down while you can
The limited edition ‘Never Done Nothing Like That Before’ is 90 seconds of shoutiness, preceded by a baffling piss-about in which someone seems to get shot. Sounding impressively timely in these days of [a][/a], it’s a totally invigorating return to top form and as English as tea and speed. Supergrass have done the odd thing like this before, but never quite as well. Track it down while you can.
A smarter and more mature film than the first Bad Neighbours, albeit one that still loves a good dick joke
A satisfying return to Verve form that’s also a churning maelstrom of death, riots, revolution, terrorism and two-faced politicians
Oscar Scheller’s been compared to Blur and Elastica, and that sounds about right
Medium-sized guests and the vibey sounds of tropical house combine on an album that's not quite euphoric