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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Years & Years Palo Santo

In 1987, the Pet Shop Boys got a UK #1 with "It's A Sin," which, despite plenty of competition, might be pop music's definitive Catholic-guilt…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2018 - 11:20 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

One day in 2007, I had the idea for a parody music video: "Crank That Daniel Plainview." The idea was that I'd wear a fake…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2018 - 2:51 pm

The Week In Pop

In His Big Post-Vegas Moment, Jason Aldean Punts

Last October, six days after a gunman killed 58 people during his performance at the Route 91 Harvest festival on the Las Vegas strip, Jason…
Chris DeVille | April 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm

More Years & Years stories

Years & Years – “All For You” Video

We, as a society, pay entirely too much attention to artists who do not dance at all in their music videos. We should all agree…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2018 - 11:37 am

Watch Years & Years Cover Ariana Grande’s “No Tears Left To Cry”

British synth-pop trio Years & Years' transcendent new album Palo Santo was last week's Album Of The Week. Today, they graced BBC Radio 1 with…
Julia Gray | July 12, 2018 - 6:59 pm

Years & Years – “All For You”

British dance-pop trio Years & Years shot to stardom in 2015 with the success of hit single "King" and their debut full-length Communion, and they're…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2018 - 2:57 pm

The Week In Pop

In His Big Post-Vegas Moment, Jason Aldean Punts

Last October, six days after a gunman killed 58 people during his performance at the Route 91 Harvest festival on the Las Vegas strip, Jason…
Chris DeVille | April 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm

Kele Okereke – “Grounds For Resentment” (Feat. Olly Alexander)

Bloc Party's Kele Okereke is releasing a new solo album, Fatherland, in the fall, and so far we've heard "Streets Been Talkin'" and "Yemaya" from…
James Rettig | August 3, 2017 - 9:38 am

The Week In Pop

Usher Is A Huge Star, So Why Isn’t There More Hype For His Great New Album?

It may have escaped your notice that Usher released one of 2016's most excellent singles because "Crash" -- a glorious synthetic breakup ballad that reminds…
Chris DeVille | September 15, 2016 - 5:04 pm

Watch Shamir Sing With Years & Years In London

Young star Shamir has one of those great, euphoric disco-diva wails, and if dance producers aren't constantly bothering him for collaborations, they really should be.
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2015 - 10:29 am

Watch Carly Rae Jepsen Cover Years & Years’ “King”

Ultra-pop sprite Carly Rae Jepsen is the sort of singer who's better known for her songs -- like the sparkling gems on her excellent new…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2015 - 10:20 am

Essay

We Are Your Friends: The Stereogum Review

In 1963, American International Pictures released the first of the Beach Party movies, a series of films targeted toward teen audiences at a time when…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 28, 2015 - 12:16 pm

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: Instead Of Going Big, Kacey Musgraves Goes Home

Chris is out on paternity leave so I'm taking over The Week In Pop for a couple of weeks...
Caitlin White | June 25, 2015 - 3:55 pm

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: Sam Hunt Brings Hip-Hop-Informed Country To SXSW

It's gotten to where you can't read about Sam Hunt without reading about Drake. Hunt -- a former college football quarterback and philosophy major turned…
Chris DeVille | March 19, 2015 - 1:58 pm