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Young and Beautiful by Lana Del Ray
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"Young and Beautiful" is the 2013 soundtrack to "The Great Gatsby" film, performed by Lana Del Ray. Del Ray betrays a soulful rendition of the anxieties romanticised by youth, the nuances and superficiality of love, and the breathtaking speed at... (more »)
027 Cataclysm by Various Artists
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So looks like the Monstercat story continues as Monstercat is being abducted by other cat aliens. Meanwhile we have more 30 more songs to go through. With those, we have some new artists like slushii, Unlike Pluto, Marshmello and Aruna and some... (more »)
Lemonade by Beyoncé
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Her royal highness has made yet another triumph. American singer Beyoncé is a sensation throughout the globe with chart topping hits such as “Crazy in Love” and “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”. Now she may be known for her glamour... (more »)
Another Eternity by Purity Ring This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Purity Ring, an electronic pop duo formed in 2010, has reemerged onto the electronic pop music scene with their second album, Another Eternity. Back in 2012, Purity Ring’s album Shrines attracted a loyal audience with specific tastes for the... (more »)
Stories by Avicii
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Avicii has always been an interesting artist due to his mix of genres that he puts into each song. He reached lots of crowds and became known for several of his songs including Wake Me Up and Hey Brother. Unfortunately those songs were played to... (more »)
In Common by Alicia Keys
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Singer and multiple Grammy winning artist Alicia Keys is back with an infectious new single, "In Common." This song explores the beautiful highs and the toned lows of Alicia's voice, showing her versatility and vocal power. The language used... (more »)
Dangerous Woman by Ariana Grande
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Teenybopper and child TV star no more; Ariana Grande is breaking away from the roots that gave her stardom with her latest album, Dangerous Woman. The highly-anticipated third studio album from the actress turned singer proved to be nothing... (more »)
This is Acting by Sia This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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     Sia is no stranger to the music scene. Having written chart-toppers from Rihanna’s “Diamonds” to Beyoncé’s “Pretty Hurts” to three songs in the movie adaptation of the musical “Annie,” the Australian singer-songwriter... (more »)
Hamilton: An American Musical This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“How does a bastard, orphan, son of a wh**e” become a smashing Broadway success? By combining brilliant, historically accurate lyrics with rap, six-part harmonies, and strong hip-hop influences. “Hamilton: An American... (more »)
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Django & Jimmie by Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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It’s with a heavy heart that I pen this review of “Django & Jimmie,” because sadly, Merle Haggard passed away just two months ago, and if our lives are comparable to seasons, Willie Nelson is firmly gripped by the... (more »)
Bloom by Beach House This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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In a landlocked country, the most apt way to spend hot summer afternoons is to listen to a band called Beach House. A dream pop ocean, their 2012 album “Bloom” never ebbs; the listener is hit with wave after wave of auditory bliss.... (more »)
That's The Spirit by Bring Me The Horizon
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Unlike Bring Me The Horizon’s past albums, That’s the Spirit is definitely the most melodic and less aggressive album that they have made,By going into a direction they’ve never gone before, Bring Me The Horizon has definitely set the... (more »)
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Views by Drake This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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A Review on Views Aubrey Drake Graham, mostly known as Drake, has become one of the most musically influential human beings of this generation. Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Drake first rose to fame as an actor on the teen drama show... (more »)
Def Leppard by Def Leppard
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I am writing about the band Def Leppard, a 1970s English rock band. Def Leppard started in 1977 and was started in Sheffield as a part of the “Heavy Metal” movement. It is kinda amazing that they still have their two main guitarist, Joe... (more »)
The Shadow Side by Andy Black
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Andy Biersack’s solo album The Shadow Side is completely different from Black Veil Brides. The lyrics from The Shadow Side are about what Andy experienced growing up and being judged by a school that didn’t understand him. The lyrics are... (more »)
Sounds Good Feels Good by 5 Seconds of Summer
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5 Seconds of Summer’s sophomore album, Sounds Good, Feels Good, was very different from their debut album and their 5 eps. The boys had worked with writers that wrote for pop-punk bands, like Blink, All Time Low, Good Charlotte, etc. They... (more »)
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