Imagination Run Wild

It’s 2019, and Taylor Swift is fully committed to her life as a pop star, continuing to explore the sounds that had defined her last two albums, 1989 and Reputation. The album, Lover, launches and, while still incredibly successful, the singles don’t quite reach the heights of those on previous albums, and the era feelsContinue reading “Imagination Run Wild”

Norman Fucking Rockwell!

Americana incarnate, Lana Del Rey finally arrives on her fifth album, which shows the culmination of the skills she had spent honing over the seven years since her debut, Born To Die, arrived on shelves back in 2012. That’s not to say Del Rey hasn’t released good music before – that debut was important inContinue reading “Norman Fucking Rockwell!”

Ranked: Perfume Genius’ Songs (Part 4)

In 2020, in the early days of lockdown, Perfume Genius (real name Mike Hadreas) released his fifth studio album, the dark and brooding Set My Heart On Fire Immediately. Now that the dust has settled, let’s take a look back over his records and separate the stunners from the… others. 10. Too Bright, Too Bright (2014) InContinue reading “Ranked: Perfume Genius’ Songs (Part 4)”

Ranked: Perfume Genius’ Songs (Part 3)

In 2020, in the early days of lockdown, Perfume Genius (real name Mike Hadreas) released his fifth studio album, the dark and brooding Set My Heart On Fire Immediately. Now that the dust has settled, let’s take a look back over his records and separate the stunners from the… others. 20. 17, Put Your Back N 2Continue reading “Ranked: Perfume Genius’ Songs (Part 3)”

Ranked: Perfume Genius’ Songs (Part 2)

In 2020, in the early days of lockdown, Perfume Genius (real name Mike Hadreas) released his fifth studio album, the dark and brooding Set My Heart On Fire Immediately. Now that the dust has settled, let’s take a look back over his records and separate the stunners from the… others. 41. Every Night, No ShapeContinue reading “Ranked: Perfume Genius’ Songs (Part 2)”

Ranked: Perfume Genius’ Songs (Part 1)

In 2020, in the early days of lockdown, Perfume Genius (real name Mike Hadreas) released his fifth studio album, the dark and brooding Set My Heart On Fire Immediately. Now that the dust has settled, let’s take a look back over his records and separate the stunners from the… others. 62. I’m A Mother, TooContinue reading “Ranked: Perfume Genius’ Songs (Part 1)”

Folklore – Taylor Swift

It’s been a rocky few years for good old Taylor Swift. In 2014, she released the all-conquering 1989, a massive era for the star with hits such as Shake It Off, Blank Space and the brilliant Style. 1989 was an album of shimmering pop goodness, addictive, sugary confections that hit in all of the rightContinue reading “Folklore – Taylor Swift”