Mika called his fourth record a “direct, low-down, open, playful, candid yet mature pop album.” Here's why it's an essential part of his discography.
On ‘High As Hope’, Florence Welch finds a reprieve from her own self-destruction, turning her private pain into jubilant anthems.
Beckoning us back from isolation, ‘Assume Form’ finds James Blake reasserting his dominance and surpassing his biggest rival: himself.
Tori Amos meant business on her 15th album, ‘Native Invader’: a work of great beauty that’s built from love, fury and personal and political despair.
A confident return from the electro-pop duo, Sylvan Esso’s second album, ‘What Now’, establishes them as a force to be reckoned with.
Seventeen years into his solo career, ‘Prisoner’ finds Ryan Adams channeling his disparate creative impulses into a seamless whole.