November 15, 2013 at 05:00 AM EST

Jake Bugg, Shangri La
On his Rick Rubin-produced second album, the 19-year-old singer-songwriter mostly stays in the pocket of his Gatorade-ad-assisted hit “Lightning Bolt,” splattering his nasal sneer over distorted Britpop stomps. But airy moments like the spare “Me and You” suggest he’s a better troubadour than troublemaker. B

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