Mixed bag of songs of heartbreak

Mark Ronson, the British-American producer with the golden touch, weaves some of his own magic on his fifth studio album.

Though he does not quite achieve the stratospheric success of hits he was responsible for - like Bruno Mars' Uptown Funk and Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's Shallow - there are some gems on this very personal record, which was made in the aftermath of his divorce from French actress Josephine de la Baume.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 27, 2019, with the headline 'Mixed bag of songs of heartbreak'. Print Edition | Subscribe