Review: Justin Bieber, ‘Journals’


Journals steps in the right direction stylistically, isn’t without flaws.  Justin Bieber • Journals • Island • US Release Date: December 23, 2013 For a brief time via iTunes (beginning December 23), Justin Bieber has compiled his Music Mondays releases into one digital album, Journals.  Over the past two months, I’ve reviewed the previously issued…

Review: Beyoncé, ‘Beyoncé’


Beyoncé • Beyoncé • Columbia • US Release Date: December 13, 2013 Beyoncé’s surprise fifth album is quite a surprising listen as well Beyoncé truly shocked the world on Friday, December 13 by releasing her fifth studio album, Beyoncé without anyone expecting her to do so.  While Mrs. Carter had alluded to the fact that…