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Druged delirium

The 11-track album opens with Cruel world, almost a seven-minute song.

The party begins

There is something about sticking to what you do best. A musician who explores different genres or styles of music might walk away


Pop of the Earth

Most of us know Canadian indie band Walk Off The Earth because of their cover of Gotye’s Somebody that I used to know

Order in chaos

With each successive album,British band Muse transports one from a fantasy world created by their previous productions to an entirely new world with its own state of unrest

The Pop Maverick

The good thing about Russia-born American musician Regina Spektor is her inability to produce a straight note

Madonna Don’t Preach

The singer throws a pity-party for all her fans of the past and present


High Notes

A compilation of Grammy-nominated songs,which the Recording Academy releases just a few weeks before “music’s biggest night”,lets the audience get a whiff of who may walk away with the hallowed gramophone

A Dozen for 2012

12 musicians to take you through this new year

Frankly Sentimental

Out of the many Christmas albums available this season,we pick Canadian singer and songwriter Michael Buble’s latest offering,Christmas

Where Country Meets Pop

Reality shows throw up many 15-minute celebrities,though some do seem to have a long shelf life.