By assembling a cast of their favourite musicians and delving into their adolescent memories, Daft Punk have created something as emotionally honest as any singer-songwriter confessional – and a lot more fun to dance to.
While her third solo album, 'Homogenic', is probably her most weird, it is also her best.
It might lack the raw appeal of Kendrick’s 2011 mixtape ‘Section.80’, but it’s also a big-budget reminder that the 25-year-old hasn’t forgotten his roots.
‘Trouble…’ is a collection of anthems, full of rich orchestral fanfares, bolstered by the cast and crew of New York’s finest.
Darker and more introspectively brooding than ever, in places it’s the most immediate National effort since their overlooked eponymous debut.
As it stands, ‘Because Of The Times’ cements Kings Of Leon as one of the great American bands of our times.