#1076 Lorde – Melodrama

Lorde (Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor) released her second album Melodrama in 2017. I do not know much about her, except that she is a Jew-hating “bigot”. My favourite songs are “Supercut”, “Green Light”, “Sober”, and “Hard Feelings/Loveless”. Overall, I think the album is really good, but I find it hard to separate the artist from […]

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#1075 The xx – I See You

The xx released their third album I See You in 2017 to critical success. I was a fan immediately. I love the vocals of Oliver Sim and Romy Madley Croft; they are perfect together. My favourite songs are “I Dare You” (probably one of my favourite songs), “On Hold”, “Say Something Loving”, “A Violent Noise”, […]

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#1041 Wild Beasts – Two Dancers

Wild Beasts is another band I have not heard of, but I am curious because I like their genre classification. Their second album Two Dancers filled with dream pop, art rock, and indie rock was released in 2009. My favourite songs were “All the King’s Men”, “Two Dancers (ii)”, and “Two Dancers (ii)”. Overall, I […]

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1035 The xx – xx

The xx debut album xx was released in 2009. I have been a fan since the first time I heard them. Their blend of indie pop and dream pop is perfect. I like Romy Madley Croft‘s vocals and especially when Oliver Sim joins in with her. And to make it even better Jamie Smith aka […]

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#953 Doves – The Last Broadcast

The Doves released their second studio album The Last Broadcast is 2002. I have heard one of their later albums, but this one is not familiar. Their debut album was great. “Satellites” is probably my favourite song on the album. It is the sound of dream pop in my head. Other good songs are “There […]

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#903 Doves – Lost Souls

Welcome to the year 2000. We have survived the fear of Y2K. Our first band on the list of 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die is Doves. Their debut album Lost Souls was released on my birthday April 3. This is the year I came out of hibernation from my sabbatical, of sorts, from […]

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