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  • 5 years ago

    If Gorillaz ever took themselves completely seriously, would it spell doom for their infectious virtual-band whimsy, or make for some iconic, classic postmodernism? Originally just a playful side project for Blur frontman Damon Albarn, the animate...

  • 7 years ago

    If only we could just talk about "Womanizer." Britney Spears started jacking European electroclash somewhere around 2003's "Toxic," but she's never made a truer distillation of synthy folktronica than this four-minute slice of pure guilty pleasure...

  • 7 years ago

    If the omnipresent "grown and sexy" moniker applies to anybody, it's Labelle. Nona Hendryx, Sarah Dash, and Patti Labelle have an average age of 63, but they maybe just pulled off the first great r&b/rock/adult-contemporary hybrid with Back to Now...

  • 7 years ago

    On the cover of her 11th studio album (and point finale for her longtime label), Madonna's got her legs spread again. Remember Cher in her fishnet body-stocking/G-string swimsuit from the aptly titled "If I Could Turn Back Time" video? She was 43....

  • 8 years ago

    New Amerykah, the first real Erykah Badu record in a long eight years, kicks off with agitated funk guitar and the Roy Ayers brass-horny blaxploitation groove of "Amerykahn Promise." With her neo-soul-defining Baduizm back in 1997, the now-37-year...

  • 8 years ago

    Reimagining Michael Jackson's Thriller—the World's Best-Selling Album of All Time—takes boatloads of selective memory loss and revisionist visualization, but let's go for it. Try to forget about the plastic surgery that ills you more tha...

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