Album Reviews

AKMU – ‘Next Episode’ review: a star-studded collaboration album that doesn’t disappoint

The talented sibling duo team up with the industry’s best known voices to offer insights and introspection well beyond their years

Bleachers – ‘Take The Sadness Out Of Saturday Night’ review: riotous and reflective third album

Jack Antonoff has crafted an album full of desperation and longing to break free

Billie Eilish – ‘Happier Than Ever’ review: an artist secures her status as a generational great

The star has repeated the success of her stellar debut – without repeating any of its tricks

Prince – ‘Welcome 2 America’ review: purple prophet’s message still sounds fresh on lost album

The first full album of unheard material from Prince’s legendary vault tackles race and injustice through joyful funk

D.O. – ‘공감 (Empathy)’ review: excellent acoustic pop confessionals with a golden voice

After nearly a decade of playing his part in the K-pop boyband EXO, singer Do Kyungsoo finally claims his much-deserved spotlight with his first solo project

Torres – ‘Thirstier’ review: a restless, exploratory ode to moments of everyday magic

The indie star's fifth album finds her enmeshed as deeply as ever in matters of the heart

Creeper – ‘American Noir’ EP review: vampiric, elegant and timeless tales of romance

Despite its brevity, this EP is a significant entry in the band's discography

LUMP – ‘Animal’ review: Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay get funky and feral

The pair’s second collaborative album is tied together by its firm lack of boundaries and exploratory nature

Dave – ‘We’re All Alone In This Together’ review: stunning sequel lives up to his debut

This Stormzy and James Blake-featuring LP sees the rapper grapple with doubt at the world around him

Anne-Marie – ‘Therapy’ album review: bright and bold pop gold

A varied collage of upbeat pop, the Essex singer's personality shines through
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