Is it safe to call this a definitive Shins album?
They took all the best aspects of their old guitar and drum hits and infused some new, if at times odd, electro-pop energy.
It’s hard to criticize Bird’s style, because he does it so well.
If Kanye West and The Weeknd had a baby, we’re pretty sure it would be Chiddy Bang.
Born to Die is an album that’s born to disappoint, given such high expectations from a public that wants to see failure.
Whatever it is, it’s working.
In a word, you could say it sounds like the Darcys covering Steely Dan, but things are not quite so simple here
Big Pink’s sophomore effort doesn’t seem to aim any higher than mediocrity.
Love What Happened Here may only consist of three songs, but Blake makes the most of the short format.
If asked to describe this album in one word, the most appropriate term would be “crescendo”.
The Weeknd’s Abel Tesfaye is good at surprising his listeners.
After having previously lent their musical prowess to The Social Network, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross continue in this vein for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo