Bringing in producers like Jessy Lanza and Paul White drives the third release from Låpsley towards a more polished sound that bubbles with life and love. From opening track ‘32 Floors’ there’s an open, playfulness to Låpsley’s third LP as, though these tracks may well be “cautionary” they are still at heart tales of youth. Building on deep, low key bass kicks and wood block-like highs, ‘War and Peace’ perfectly captures the recurrent trickery of carefully distorting Låpsley’s vocals, one line at a time, before bringing them back crystal clear and buoyant for the chorus. It’s a deftly handled show of restraint that culminates in the bubbling, chilled ballad ‘Smoke and Fire’ simmering with latent Pop banger energy. Balanced and assured, ‘Cautionary Tales of Youth’ is Låpsley’s best yet.