Squeaky Clean Or Look-Away Smutty? Both, Natch.

“You could be forgiven for thinking that the world of pop music is smuttier than ever. “But look again… For all those who bemoan the coarsening of popular music (not to mention the dear, perverse souls who celebrate the same), this year’s sales figures complicate the story. Is it possible that our favorite records are getting dirtier and cleaner at the same time?”