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Years & Years – ‘Night Call’ review: escapism rules on Olly Alexander’s solo debut

This record's subversion is smuggled into pounding, playful pop songs

FKA twigs – ‘Caprisongs’ mixtape review: the brightest, poppiest music of her career

After the emotional toll of making 2019's ‘Magdalene’ this varied collection shows a new side to the once unattainable star

All of these classic albums turn 50 this year

1972 was a stand-out year for classic albums

Christmas is cancelled: the 10 festive songs they tried to ban

These are the most controversial Yuletide bops – ever!

The best (and worst) new Christmas songs of 2021 – ranked!

Here's the good, the bad and the gaudy

Arca – ‘Kick ii’, ‘Kick iii’, ‘Kick iiii’ & ‘Kick ‘iiiii’ review: a sprawling departure from definition

The Venezuelan producer explores her upbringing and spiritual worldview with this boundary-busting new collection

‘Petite Maman’ review: a magical fairytale with lingering resonance

French director Céline Sciamma warps and bends time with spellbinding results

Why ‘Theme Hospital’ is the greatest of the simulation satires

Putting someone with zero medical experience in charge of high-stakes healthcare contracts worth millions… sounds familiar, doesn’t it?

Adele – ‘30’ album review: dependable pop titan finally mixes things up

Previously accused of playing it safe, Adele enters a new decade by experimenting with bolder sounds. It gives intriguing but mixed results.

Courtney Barnett – ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’ review: odes to small moments of joy

The Australian songwriter's third album unearths happiness in the everyday
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