Tony Clayton-Lea

Tony Clayton-Lea

Album reviews

Album reviews

Album reviews

Album reviews

POP Florence + The Machine: High As Hope (Republic/Virgin) Although highly regarded for her forc...

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

INDIE Father John Misty : God’s Favourite Customer (Bella Union) Even casual fans of Father Jo...

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Albums of the week

SYNTH-POP Chvrches: Love Is Dead (Virgin/Glassnote) Scottish synth-pop act Chvrches have taken a...

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Albums of the week

INDIE Hedge Schools: Magnificent Birds (HedgeSchools Records) This third album from Hedge School...

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Albums of the week

POP Anne-Marie: Speak Your Mind (Major Toms/Asylum) Previously a child performer in various West...

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Albums of the week

SINGER-SONGWRITER John Prine: The Tree Of Forgiveness (Oh Boy) Widely regarded as the songwriter...

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Albums of the week

POP/COUNTRY Kylie Minogue Golden (BMG) She celebrates her 50th birthday next month, but since sh...

Perpetual motion

Perpetual motion

Faves of the Irish festival circuit for the best part of a decade, Dublin electropop outfit Le Galaxie have now added vocalist MayKay Geraghty to their line-up as part of their continuing evolution

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Albums of the week

FOLK The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock: Lockout (Transduction Records) The fact that indie folkst...

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Albums of the week

FUNK/ROCK Jack White: Boarding House Reach (Third Man/XL) Jack White has been extraordinarily ac...

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Albums of the week

POP The Stunning: Twice Around The World (Dirtbird Records) Released in 1992, The Stunning’s s...

Suede frontman’s eloquent memoir recalls his pre-fame years

Suede frontman’s eloquent memoir recalls his pre-fame years

What we have here is not your typical rock star vanity memoir of the sex-‘n’-drugs-‘n’-rock-’n’-roll variety, but rather a poised and reflective view of a life not yet fully lived

Food for thought

Food for thought

Feeder have been around since 1994, but while the arena gigs and chart hits have disappeared, the Welsh band are now finding a new audience through streaming platforms such as Spotify and iTunes, writes Tony Clayton-Lea

Albums of the week

Albums of the week

ALT POP David Byrne: American Utopia (Todomundo/Nonesuch) The songs on American Utopia, David By...