Sean Tillman ditches his raunchy man-child shtick for his latest album, with the help of Julian Casablancas as producer and Shawn Everett on the board. Best Summer Ever is an old school pre-party/after -party spinner, deftly mixing styles from several decades.
Beyoncé’s surprise album features Jack White, The Weeknd, James Blake and Kendrick Lamar. It’s accompanied by a series of eclectic short films, and many of the songs address her troubled relationship with Jay-Z. It’s exclusive to Tidal, but we’ve got previews of each track.
(PG-13: Language) Neo-Soul queen Erykah Badu has the best take on Drake’s hit single by a large margin. Drizzy was definitely salty when he wrote Hotline Bling, but Erykah channels a cool, calm and collected lady waiting for a lover to come to his senses.