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Album Reviews

Harry Styles – ‘Fine Line’ review: packed with personality and charm (and saucy lyrics)

The former One Directioner has come good on his early promise

XXXTentacion – ‘Bad Vibes Forever’ review: a posthumous record of thin, over-embellished material

The second album released since the rapper's death is a case of diminishing returns

Camila Cabello – ‘Romance’ review: earth-shattering pop tunes and tentative ballads

The Cuban-American pop queen deviates from her trademark sound on album number two

Liam Payne – ‘LP1’ review: eclectic sounds, but little depth

It's meant to showcase his maturity, but ‘LP1’ finds the former One Direction star so focused on ticking boxes that he forgets to have fun

Jack Peñate – ‘After You’ review: an impressively experimental album after a decade MIA

This comeback represents a bold new chapter for the indie hero

The Game – ‘Born 2 Rap’ review: a sprawling swan-song from an all-time great

The Game explores his legacy with classic samples and riffs on his signature material

Tinashe – ‘Songs For You’ review’: underrated pop star hopscotches from one sound to the next

Tinashe's fourth album boasts flashes of her distinct personality, which is also sometimes obscured by genre-hopping

William Patrick Corgan – ‘Cotillions’ review: Smashing Pumpkins frontman’s solo album is a mixed bag

This is more gentle and folky than his last solo album 'Ogilala’, but the famously controlling musician often overcooks his lyrics and melodies
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