Reviewed by Jonathan O'Brien, Andrew Lynch, James Hendicott and Johnnie Craig.
Marina & The Diamonds: Electra Heart (679 Recordings)
Marina Diamandis's habit of popping up more regularly in the fashion pages than in the arts section doesn't mean her mind isn't focused on the music, but her second album resolutely refuses to catch fire. Electra Heart's musical palette is a squelchy paste of blaring 303 synths and four-to-the-floor rhythms, while the lyrical worldview is confined to a crudely brattish persona (sample titles: Primadonna, Bubblegum Bitch, Homewrecker, Teen...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine