The album finds the singer sifting through genres like clothes in a fabulous wardrobe.
The 27-track Icarus Falls is a forgettable, albeit expertly produced, travelogue of R&B trends.
By the album’s midpoint, Malik’s playboy shtick starts to outstay its welcome.
The album is a painful reminder of One Direction’s status as a manufactured, focus-grouped pop entity.
One Direction’s third album is their ’roidy bid to graduate from boy-bandom.
We Are Mari Pepa captures the energy of aimless adolescence with a loose and ambling story structure.
Some of the film’s most memorable moments involve Niall and Liam looking down on oceans of screaming devotees in the street, and controlling their cheers like orchestra conductors.