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ABBA (Björn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Fältskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Benny Andersson) for the release of Voyage (Photo by Baillie Walsh)

ABBA’s Nostalgic Comeback ‘Voyage’ Brings the Magic from their Classics

By India Bown, Arts Writer November 25, 2021

  Beloved '70s band ABBA made a comeback and it didn’t disappoint. The wildly popular Swedish pop musicians broke our hearts when they split up in the '80s following the divorces of both couples,...

Lorde Returns to Music with ‘Solar Power’

By India Bown, Arts Writer June 26, 2021

  New Zealand-based singer-songwriter Lorde made a comeback this summer, four years after the release her second and most recent album “Melodrama," with the release of single "Solar Power" and...

Cover for Fearless (Taylors Version).(Courtesy Beth Garrabrant)

‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’ Echoes Empowerment

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer April 15, 2021

  When Taylor Swift announced that she would begin re-recording her award-winning catalog of music, there was a lot of mixed emotions from fans and critics alike. The new recordings would allow...

(Graphic by Sydney Stam I Daily Utah Chronicle)

Miley Cyrus Stuns With ‘Plastic Hearts,’ a Rock Masterpiece

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor December 2, 2020

  After seeing Miley Cyrus cover The Cranberries’ "Zombie" and Blondie’s "Heart of Glass," fans were clamoring to see the artist produce a full rock album, and on Nov. 27 — Cyrus delivered. In...

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

The Chronicle Playlist: Falling Leaves and Changing Music

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor October 23, 2020

  With the shifting temperatures, the turn to autumn typically brings a shift in my listening habits as well. Whereas in the summer I typically reach for upbeat pop music, in the fall, I find myself...

(Courtesy of Allison James)

Artist of the Week: Allison James

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor September 22, 2020

  For Allison James, music has always been a constant in her life. James, a senior at the University of Utah, was first interested in singing and playing the piano as a child, and now she is an...

(Courtesy Christine Hahn)

Katy Perry Revisits Her Pure Pop Roots in Upcoming Album ‘Smile’

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer August 24, 2020

  Those of us college students who were in our formative, early adolescent years when “Teenage Dream” was released ten years ago are likely to feel some nostalgia — or some strong memories...

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

The Chronicle Playlist: Tunes for a Summer Road Trip

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor May 31, 2020

  The turning of the seasons from spring to summer typically brings warmer weather, but for me, this seasonal change also entails shifts in my listening habits. When I might turn to more grunge...

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‘The Slow Rush’ Reveals Kevin Parker’s Struggle to Live in the Moment

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor February 25, 2020

  On Feb. 14, as a gift to music lovers worldwide, Tame Impala released their fourth studio album. Following a five-year hiatus from their previous album, “Currents” — which launched the...

(Graphic by David Onwukeme | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Burt and Button’s Favorite Albums of 2019

By Kate Button and Oakley Burt December 27, 2019

  For a playlist featuring the albums listed in this article, click here. For more music recommendations from the Daily Utah Chronicle, click here. As 2019 comes to an end, it's time to look...