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Britney Spears, ‘Britney Jean’ (Album Review)

Britney Jean is Britney's "Most Personal Album Ever," so this review is about to get a little more personal (raw) — it's not just blind standom. People can take everything away from you, but they can...
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Lady Gaga, ‘ARTPOP’ (Album Review)

Lady Gaga wasn't kidding: Her ARTPOP really could mean anything. Like nude yodeling in the woods with Marina Abramovic. "I am every icon." The Jeff Koons gazing balls. The Perez Hilton Is Stalking My...
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Avril Lavigne, ‘Avril Lavigne’ (Album Review)

"I don't care if I'm a misfit, I like it better than the hipster bullshit. I am the motherfucking princess!" Avril Lavigne proudly declares, middle finger hoisted in the air, on her latest single, "Rock N...
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Natalia Kills: Trouble (Album Review)

"I felt like Perfectionist was 100% of less than 100% of me," Natalia Kills explained to me earlier this year while we spoke about the follow-up to her debut. And in a lot of ways, she was spot-on: While...
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Selena Gomez, ‘Stars Dance’ (Album Review)

Selena Gomez isn't exactly known for her powerhouse vocals or show-stopping choreography. As a pop star, Selena's greatest strength lies in her sugary-sweet charm and euphoric, lovey-dovey electro-pop...
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Pet Shop Boys, ‘Electric’ (Album Review)

The Pet Shop Boys need no formal introduction at this point, obviously. After nearly 30 years in the industry, the prolific British synth-pop duo — individually known as Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe...