Sam Smith Love Goes Diamonds

Sam Smith Announces New Album 'Love Goes' & Dances Their 'Diamonds' Away

Sam Smith is absolutely on a roll. Although their plans for a studio album called To Die For were quickly scrapped earlier in 2020 due to...well, the obvious, the 28-year-old singer has managed to go from strength to strength with each and every sad, defiant banger of a release throughout this…


'1989': Taylor Swift Makes Her Triumphant Pop Debut (Album Review)

The year is 2014, and Taylor Swift has produced one of the strongest pop records of the year in 1989. But...her? Even if you've never counted yourself as a Taylor Swift fan (a Swiftie, for the sake of political correctness), it would be irresponsible (or impossible?) to look past her thunderous…


Amazing Things I'm Listening to From Sweden, Vol. 4

Fact: The Swedes are a superhuman race sent from the future to make amazing pop music. Due to this undeniable truth, Swedish pop stars you've never heard of snatch wigs from your favorite pop stars for fun -- just because they can. In my ongoing series, Amazing Things I'm Listening to From Sweden,…


Britney Spears: Femme Fatale (Album Review)

To review a new Britney Spears record, for me, is a bit like asking a crazed pageant mother if she believes her daughter is a star. Sure, she might have spilled apple juice (or Cheetos, more fittingly) all over her glitz costume, forgotten the steps to her baton routine halfway through the…


MuuMuse Approved: Avril Lavigne - Wish You Were Here

STOP YOUR LIFE. After nearly a decade of anticipation, Avril Lavigne has finally recorded a song that is as good as "Complicated." There's always been a curious dichotomy in Avril's sound. Since the beginning, half of her music has been a product of the hyperactive Dr. Luke punk-lite school of pop…