Little Mix’s fourth album is a brilliantly effective tribute to Jade, Jesy, Leigh-Anne, and Perrie’s huge appeal. It’s straining with premium pop (targeted at the dance floor more than ever before), but it’s all fueled by the girls’ infectious personalities. You’re rooting for them on the mighty empowerment anthems (“Shout Out to My Ex,” “F.U.”), weeping with them on the heartbroken ballads (“Nobody Like You,” “No More Sad Songs”), and getting down with them on the album’s club bangers (“Down & Dirty,” “Private Show”). They’re the pride of British pop.
Little Mix continues to show growth and originality in their fourth album. This record is full of bops that never get old. An…