You probably don’t know who they are, but you’ve heard Clean Bandit. Their single “Rather Be” (featuring Jess Glynne) is everywhere, a strangely chart-topping mix of classical strings, pop dance beats, and Rihanna-esque vocals. The rest of their debut LP offers more of the same—very Ellie Goulding. Atlantic Records (atlanticrecords.com). —Tori Laxalt
Tori Laxalt is a regular contributor to OutSmart Magazine.
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