Abel Tesfaye's dark, twisted album is at odds with the glossy pop world he's been thrust into
Westlife : World Of Our Own
The phrase 'doing a Bryan Adams, might have been deployed at some point...
After much lab research, someone's obviously decided that a mild foray into uptempo, soulful rock waters is what's called for to get the older sisters hooked. The phrase 'doing a Bryan Adams', might have been deployed at some point. And so the charmed Peter Pans of pop rasp and croon their way through this pleasant enough tune, calculating how much of Ireland it can pay for. We hear Dublin's getting very expensive, perhaps that's why Westlife need a whole world of their own. Good luck to 'em.
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