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Album Review

Jesus is King takes over Billboard charts

Jesus is King takes over Billboard charts

Blake Beashore, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

Kanye West’s Jesus is King is one of the best albums released across any genre this year. Released on Oct. 25, 2019, Jesus is King shot up to the top of the charts with 264,000 first week sales. This marked West’s ninth Number 1 album debut in a row. The album’s sound and lyricism allowed fo...

The “Thrill” of the album

The “Thrill” of the album

Taylor McEachron, Staff writer

January 7, 2018

Although the second album to be released by artist Sam Smith, “Thrill Of It All,”  might have taken some time, it was definitely not a let down. Already knowing that his songs from the first album were focused on his life, it was predictable to know what the second would be. Many, if not all,...

“More Life” by Drake

“More Life” by Drake

Grace Haworth, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

Maintaining his current status and fame, Drake has cranked out another piece of artwork for listeners to fall into. The playlist “More Life” was released on March 18, 2017 in a very casual and non-eventful way, especially compared his last release “Views.” While other artists would make an equ...

Country superstar Kenny Chesney releases new album, “Cosmic Hallelujah”

Country superstar Kenny Chesney releases new album, “Cosmic Hallelujah”

Dirk Beashore, Sports Editor

November 17, 2016

Kenny Chesney’s 16th studio album titled “Cosmic Hallelujah” is the typical roller coaster ride that most Chesney albums are. He’ll bring you up and then take you down, just to bring you back up again. He has been able to take his fan base, the “No Shoes Nation,” on mental and emotional journeys...

“Views” by Drake

“Views” by Drake

Grace Haworth, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016

Even though Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour is coming to an end, the effects of his album “Views” can still be felt. The collection of 20 unique songs was released on April 29, 2016, and it is going to be listened to for years to come. I, for one, woke up at 2 a.m. the morning of the release to downl...

“22, A Million” by Bon Iver

“22, A Million” by Bon Iver

Abby Neal, Web Editor-In-Chief

October 10, 2016

In today’s musical landscape, new song releases tend to sound extremely similar, if not exactly the same. Even music labeled alternative begins to blend together, and it’s often hard to imagine the release of a song or album that is truly distinctive. The album “22, A Million” by Bon Iver sh...

“Kindly Now” by Keaton Henson

“Kindly Now” by Keaton Henson

Abby Neal, Web Editor-In-Chief

September 20, 2016

The sound of a door closing ends the final song of Keaton Henson’s 2013 album “Birthdays.” Three years later, his album “Kindly Now” begins with the sound of that door opening, symbolizing the artist’s first fully formed work after years of experimentation and inactivity. “Kindly No...

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