Every great musician is one of a kind, but the biographies of great musicians — or more precisely their biopics — end up looking pretty much alike. Childhood trauma is followed by success and its consequences, usually including addiction and love trouble. A chronicle of artistic triumph doubles as a cautionary tale, with ruin and redemption wrapped around each other. If all else fails, the soundtrack music offers occasional reminders of why we should care.
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Driven by alternative folk-rock, wanderlust and nostalgia, Lana Del Rey's seventh studio album, 'Chemtrails Over the Country Club,' has created yet another immersive world for her listeners. The release features Del Rey taking her audience through a detailed description of trying to make it in the music industry, from her teenage day job to her friendship with Stevie Nicks. Each song feels like Del Rey is reading a chapter of her life to her fans, weaving glimpses of her memories into a musical experience that incorporates psychedelic sultry soft rock, her alternative roots and a first-time flirtation with country music.
Healing is far from linear, and no one knows that better than Hayley Williams. Her new album, FLOWERS for VASES / descansos, reveals the pain that once influenced her life, painting an image of a dead garden suffocated by weeds not yet ready to be planted, let alone bloom.