Former Disney star enlists The Flaming Lips and Ariel Pink on a thrillingly weird surprise album
Friday Sundemo - 'Indigo'
Swedish chanteuse hangs up her stethoscope for electro bangers
got the tunes to show it off: the brilliant ‘Snow’ is a glistening disco-ballad; electro bangers don’t come classier than ‘Indigo’; and with its rousing “oh-oh-oh” chorus, ‘Home’ is like Coldplay gone Scandi-pop. Just watch out for ‘Machine’, a slowie about a lonely robot that might make you remember Wall-E and, gulp, come over all emotional. No need to resume your studies, Frida, but maybe keep the stethoscope as a video prop.
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The Cavan teenagers attack album two with abandon, largely at the expense of quality
A still-vital John Lydon rages towards retirement on a saucy, scuzzy new album
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