Album Of The Week: The Naked and Famous – Recover

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Auckland duo The Naked and Famous have produced a contemporary album with pop flourishes combined with personal reflection in the lyrics. Lots of earworms in here.

Album of the Week: HAIM – Women In Music Pt. III

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Los Angeles band HAIM have received a lot of praise for this third album, which steps things up again in terms of production and complexity.

Album of the Week: Jack Garratt – Love Death and Dancing

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Jack Garratt was the next best thing back in 2016. This is the difficult second album – and it is superb. There have been a couple of short EP’s/extended singles already but as a whole this album combines reflection on trauma and irresistable melodies and sounds. The Guardian complemented its “fresh sense of invention and originality”.

Album of the Week: The 1975 – Notes on a Conditional Form

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The album titles undoubtedly sound pretentious, but this sprawling and inventive album is undoubtedly full of variety – 22 tracks of it.

Album of the Week: I Break Horses – Warnings

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I Break Horses’ third album has been described as a “dream pop fantasy”, “cavernous and darker than an abandoned well” by AllMusic. The Swedish duo have created a beautiful, brooding album – look forward to checking this out.

Album of the Week: Noah Cyrus – THE END OF EVERYTHING

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A pretty difficult choice this week with solid albums from Jason Isbell, Perfume Genius, The Magnetic Fields and a big one from Charli XCX (among others), but we settled on this solid EP