Billed as a collection of fictional snapshots based on experience, Prince Of Tears sets its gripping tales of dashed hopes and terminally damaged relationships against surprisingly buoyant funk rhythms, orchestral strings and female vocal harmonies. WEEZERPacific Daydream (Atlantic)Weezer were all set to follow last years White Album with something darker and more introspective.
But the songs frontman Rivers Cuomo found himself writing were so upbeat that we have Pacific Daydream instead.
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“My colorist said that I’ve trained my scalp to not get greasy because I never wash it.” But Breckenridge, who […] Although the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala fundraiser has been happening since 1948, it wasn’t until Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour took over in the 1990s that the event became the Super Bowl of fashion.
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BAXTER DURYPrince Of Tears (Heavenly)There are echoes of his dad Ians dark humour and the odd burst of industrial language on Baxter Durys gritty fifth album.
Taylor Swift has spoken of feeling shamed in to staying away from romance after having her relationship history publicly mocked but as a celebrity, does she have a right to a private life?
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The company teamed up with Best Friends Animal Society to bring more than 25 dogs displaced by Hurricane Harvey in Houston to find forever homes in their Roving Rescue Bus.