Album Reviews

Before you go and download that next full album, you might want to consider just a few select songs.  Read our album reviews, and then weigh in on the opinion with the comments below.

I try not to exclude any genres of music as I love them all.

Album Review – Florence and the Machine “Ceremonials”

Nobody expected pop-stardom for Florence and the Machine. When "Dog Days Are Over" suddenly burst forth from the ether, proclaiming Florence Welch a superstar of Adele proportions, it was as much a shock to her as anyone. Instead of retreating to the nearest recording...

Album Review – Coldplay “Mylo Xyloto”

People, whether it's fair or not, hate Coldplay. Long considered purveyors of the kind of generic background alterna-pop that plays over the end credits of every chick-flick made since 1995, their lack of artistic credibility is palpable. Everybody knows this,...

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