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Lewis Watson, The Morning, review: 'whimsical'

Lewis Watson's debut album is too pretty and shallow, but he's worth keeping an eye on, says Helen Brown.

Helen Brown | The Telegraph

Lewis Watson: The Morning review non-threatening, by-the-numbers pop

In the wake of Jake Bugg and Ed Sheeran , here's another young singer-guitarist and potential cover star for Lisa Simpson's Non-Threatening Boys magazine.

Jon Dennis | The Guardian

CD: La Roux - Trouble in Paradise

The eighties revival, as is now well documented, has lasted far longer than the actual eighties.

Joe Muggs | The Artsdesk

CD: Jungle - Jungle

London duo Jungle are to be commended for their desire to stay away from predictability.

The Artsdesk | Thomas H Green

Morrissey, World Peace is None of Your Business, review: 'spitting, sneering and sniffling'

New album World Peace Is None of Your Business finds the singer on typically divisive form, says Helen Brown.

Helen Brown | The Telegraph

La Roux - 'Trouble in Paradise'

Going solo leaves Elly Jackson free to indulge in lush neo-disco-laced with anxiety.

Matthew Horton | NME

Woman's Hour – 'Conversations' album review

An electronic debut with a radical approach to pop: keep it simple, stupid.

Andrzej Lukowski | Time Out

Woman's Hour: Conversations review suave, soft-focus vintage-pop replicas

"If I rest, I break and resist, would it be better for you?" asks singer Fiona Jane Burgess on album opener Unbroken Sequence.

Harriet Gibsone | The Guardian

Conversations review Woman's Hour's debut is a meticulous affair rooted in MOR

The much talked-about Kendal/London four-piece's debut is a meticulous affair with neat programming, guitars and bass forming the backdrop to Fiona Burgess's vocals, its roots bedded in MOR pop turf (think Sade, Dido even).

Molloy Woodcraft | The Guardian