Lorde: The Chosen One Returns


Lauded by Bowie, pals with Taylor Swift, Lorde was the New Zealand dreamer whose debut album changed her life for ever. Now 20, her new record packs new life experiences into an album about that most noble of pursuits: partying. Emily Mackay meets her in London.

Sgt. Peppers turns 50

The iconic album is 50 years old – but is it actually any good? We asked a bunch of kids whether it is indeed one of the best albums of all time.

Royal Blood

After that explosive debut, the duo are hell-bent on proving it was no fluke on album number two.

Big Boi

The ex-OutKast superstar’s return is an honest glimpse into his own world, hindered by the odd dose of misogyny

Whitney: Can I Be Me

Nick Broomfield and Rudi Dolezal’s Whitney Houston documentary explores an extraordinary musical talent but fails to explain her downfall

Sophie Lancaster: 10 years on

A decade since she was beaten to death for being a goth, Sophie Lancaster’s case is remembered in a new BBC dramatisation