Damon Albarn, ‘Dr Dee’ (Virgin)
Release Date: May 8, 2012
Blur singer does folk opera about forgotten Elizabethan scientist, gives himself all the best songs.
Devon Welsh has no interest in small talk. The Montreal-based songwriter, the bug-eyed and baritone half of art-pop duo Majical Cloudz, only seeks out sincere, high-stakes conversations — at least on record, if not in person. Welsh’s lyrics waste no time on pleasantries, on gently acclimating the listener to his preferred topics of discussion, which… More »