BensBeat Top 25 Albums of 2020

Without further ado, here are the best full-length project this trash fire of a year had to offer, including some fantastic storytelling and truly innovative masterpieces. It's been a great year of music, but thank goodness it's over. Happy New Year! Honourable Mentions: beabadoobee - Fake It FlowersCarly Rae Jepsen - Dedicated Side BThe Chicks … Continue reading BensBeat Top 25 Albums of 2020

Rapid Fire Reviews (Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Maroon 5)

Sam Smith - The Thrill Of It All Sam Smith’s sophomore effort showcases his otherworldly vocal abilities from front to back, but doesn’t back them up with anything else to get excited about. Smith doesn’t change up the formula at all here, sticking to the gospel-tinged breakup slow burners that worked for him on debut … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Maroon 5)

Little Big Town – The Breaker

Now deep into their careers, harmonious country quartet Little Big Town recruit some of their genre's best songwriters and right the wrongs of their Pharrell Williams-assisted bubblegum pop misfire of 2016, Wanderlust. While there may not be anything on the project that stands out quite like their Grammy-nominated ballad "Girl Crush", there is more than enough … Continue reading Little Big Town – The Breaker