My only musical real disappointment of the year so far is Sheezus, the long-awaited third album by British star Lily Allen.
Allen’s first two albums were unpredictable delights, brimming with creative arrangements, snarky lyrics and a brash attitude that set her apart from her contemporaries.
Following her second album, she went on hiatus, having a couple of kids and threatening to quit the music business.
Lily Allen releases her third full-length album next month, more than five years after her sophomore effort, It’s Not Me, It’s You.
During that period she announced she was quitting the music business, had a couple of kids, changed her professional name to Lily Rose Cooper, sang backup on a Pink song, changed her name back to Lily Allen and went back to the studio to record the new album, Sheezus.