He may not resemble Adam West or Michael Keaton or anything artists Frank Miller or Neal Adams might render, but so what? You may notice that many of the Batmen therein sport big, round heads.
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But as is always the case, music came through, and big, bringing a veritable flood of stellar albums that provided a little light in a year that desperately needed some. Lambert's mighty double-decker concept album is one of the most significant releases in the last decade.
The way she examines the pain, sorrow and flurry of physical impulses post-divorce are unmistakably feverish and vivid.
Showcasing both his progression as an artist and a man, , Kaytranada certainly seems to be giving it his all: We get airy instrumental hip-hop (“Bus Ride”), neck-snapping bangers (“Drive Me Crazy”), greasy funk (“Weight Off”), languid R&B (“Got It Good”), even warped bossa nova (“Lite Spots”).
Yet the album doesn’t sound like a pastiche, thanks to the digital river of finely-wrought rhythms and warm bass tones that flow across the album. Paak, Phonte, Vic Mensa and Syd on the guest list, Allison Iraheta first rose to fame on the eighth season of "American Idol," and you'd never know it."The Nerve" explores her various vices, from anonymous sex ("Vice") to even positive plastic--"Pink Sunglasses" is a sassy and playful number about her celebrity status amidst personal upheaval.By the end of the first half, she quickly realizes she doesn't have the nerve to use her heart much at all these days.She has always had that voice, that voice that can pierce the heart and blast the mountaintops.But now, she has completely come into her own as one of the defining rock voices of today.Teaming up with Matthew Hager, Brian Stead, and Matteo Eyia, Iraheta has found a collaboration which lives up to her titanic voice.