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Wearing a wig allows Sia to hide away from fame, but it may also serve another purpose

Doctor Feelgood offers a happy release from Oxford stress

Doctor Feelgood delivers a homespun and happy night at the Bullingdon

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2017: The year of Jack Antonoff

Few producers expose the emotions of female artists like the man who has come to define pop

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A considered and uncontrived album that makes even the drama of a hangover seem profound

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