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Sparks review Imogen Heap's fourth has thrills to reward the persistent

Now that many album recording sessions involve little more than a bedroom and a laptop, it's hard not to admire the elaborate genesis of Imogen Heap's fourth solo record.

Sam Smith: 'I'm so scared for when it's going to stop'

He's sung with Disclosure and Naughty Boy, but until this year nobody knew who Sam Smith was.

Sinéad O'Connor: 'When you admit to mental illness you're treated like dirt ... that's why people die'

OConnor made her comments in the wake of Robin Williamss death, and said she hoped the same compassion shown to the actor could be afforded to young women too.

Imogen Heap: Sparks review an ambitious musical mess

Imogen Heap's fourth record is less a coherent album than a collection of crowdsourced collaborations, generated through methods and techniques that include a running app and a pair of gloves that turns the wearer's body into a human harp. 

Sinead O'Connor - I'm Not Bossy, I'm The Boss (Album Review)

Other people’s expectations don’t really factor into anything that Sinead O’Connor does.

Childhood Lacuna

"Lacuna" is a fancy synonym for a gap, something reflected in how Childhood's music sounds like the 2000s and 2010s never happened.

FKA Twigs LP1

FKA Twigs' early EPs were such jewel-like statements of purpose, delivering songs full of sensuality and heartache so economically, that an album almost seemed superfluous.

Sinéad O'Connor I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss

A decade of inconsistent, spotty, or simply confusing output from iconic Irish singer/songwriter Sinéad O'Connor was redeemed with 2012's refreshingly focused and honest effort How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?

Sinéad O'Connor: I'm Not Bossy, I'm The Boss Review

Sinéad O’Connor is a very talented artist who has written and performed more brave, powerful and inspiring songs over the course of her 25-year career than would be practical to list here.

The Golden Echo - Kimbra

The Guardian was impressed with this latest album from the singer, giving it four stars and calling it: "a straight-up masterclass in sheer pop joy". Songs on the album include brand new single '90s Music' and 'Goldmine'.