Jamie T’s second album in two years is a punk, rap, pop and hardcore tour de force
The Strokes : Someday
Er, is this it, then?
‘Someday’ remains as good a record as it was eighteen months ago, a distant cousin of ‘It’s Not Unusual’ by Tom Jones, were Tom Jones a young and cosmopolitan New Yorker rather than a weird old goat with a face like an armchair in a private drinking club. Demos of ‘Alone Together’ and ‘Is This It?’ are your B-sides, and though they’re the sort of things usually earmarked ‘For obsessives only’, with The Strokes that’s nearly everybody.
Character studies and ready melodies abound in the latest record by the Oxford quartet
A battle-like record where fear and dread rule
Another gripping Pedro Almodóvar mystery, full of vibrant visuals and emotional revelations
The Californian succeeds, once again, in exposing the ugliness of mankind. It’ll get under your skin