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Lily Allen: Roundhouse, London

Rick Pearson, The Evening Standard, 18 December 2018

EYEBROWS WERE raised earlier this year when Lily Allen's latest album, No Shame, was nominated for the Mercury Prize but it fully deserved its place on the list. A warts-and-all account of the break-up of her marriage, it combined the usual whip-smart lyrics with an expanded musical palette that took in electropop, dancehall and Afrobeat.

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