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.
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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...
When news broke late last month that alternative rock godfathers REM were calling it a day, nobody seemed surprised. The Athens, Georgia group seemed to have been merely treading water in their last days, releasing a bunch of records that were largely ignored by music...
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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