While much of your enjoyment of Electric Lady Sessions will depend on your enjoyment of American Dream, that material does benefit from the more in-the-moment sound here.
Maggie Rogers' debut studio album doesn't have much in the way of memorable songwriting or a distinctive voice.
For a covers album orchestrated by a popular rock band, The Teal Album could've turned out much worse.
Remind Me Tomorrow is a little all over the place in terms of style and pacing, but is nevertheless another solid set of songs from Sharon Van Etten.
The Postal Service's only album stands as an indietronic masterpiece and one of the best albums of the aughts.
A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships is bolder in theme and aesthetic than The 1975's previous albums, but not all of the band's risks pan out.