Review: ‘Shangri-La,’ Jake Bugg

December 3, 2013

Looking at the albums that immediately preceded Bugg’s at the top spot, however, we find the 19-year old singer-songwriter is not quite the iconoclast he’s made out to be. In reverse order: Muse, Mumford & Sons, The Killers, The xx, and The Vaccines. Though Bugg eschews the futuristic elements of the majority of those groups, it’s certainly a more logical progression than the former.