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Album review: Blood Orange's 'Cupid Deluxe'
Album review: Blood Orange's 'Cupid Deluxe'

Last week, the British style magazine Dazed & Confused quoted Devonté Hynes as saying that none of the songs he’d apparently been asked to write for Britney Spears’ upcoming album had made the cut. Too bad. As demonstrated by his recent work with Sky Ferreira, Solange and the English girl group MKS -- all of whom have moved through a number of styles on their way to music they present as truth -- Hynes the collaborator specializes in facilitating self-discovery (or at least its illusion). He might’ve been the guy to help steer Spears toward another “Piece of Me.” Hynes developed this skill on himself. In addition to his songwriting and...

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