Abel Tesfaye's dark, twisted album is at odds with the glossy pop world he's been thrust into
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Janglesome dreamers get all funky-dunky…
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The Cavan teenagers attack album two with abandon, largely at the expense of quality
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Oxford's finest flit between gnarly rock and frustrating slickness on an often-brilliant fourth album