Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus are all fresh from making critically acclaimed albums.
The album features 14 dense, precise, tightly constructed songs – most refuse a traditional verse/chorus structure for shorter, stranger vignettes.
Norwich teenagers Jenny Hollingworth and Rosa Walton have made a strikingly mature record.
Unavoidably, some of the subtleties of the original text are lost – but the shift brings positives too.
You can try to hate her, to resist her winding melodies, but, at a show this good, it’s impossible. The music itself is her best revenge.
A surprise album might be a trick we’ve seen from Beyoncé before (twice), but it’s no less thrilling this time around.
Should people tell their crushes how they feel? “Yeah! Come on! Yeah.”
This was a homecoming for a band who haven’t played live in the UK for nearly four years.
If not embarrassing, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino is concerned with embarrassment.
“This is America” explores the twin spectacles of entertainment and ultraviolence as the bedrock of Trump’s America.
For West, expressing himself is always in itself radical – regardless of the value, or consequences, of what’s actually being said.