Review: Coldplay, ‘Ghost Stories’


On sixth album Ghost Stories, Coldplay opt for subtlety, mysteriousness, and restraint. Coldplay • Ghost Stories • Parlophone • US Release Date: May 19, 2014  “I’m kind of a big deal”. That quote perfectly describes any album released by British alt-rock band Coldplay. Anytime the collective releases a new single or new album, you just…

Review: Lily Allen, ‘Sheezus’


 Allen’s third album Sheezus proves to be an artistic statement, even at its most flawed Lily Allen • Sheezus • Parlophone • US Release Date: May 6, 2014 Sometimes, even music critics find themselves confused or ‘on the fence’ about an album. Several listens can endear that confounding album to the respective critic, or make them further…