The Rundown: Estelle, True Romance

A track-by-track look at the U.K. singer's fifth studio LP.

The Rundown: Estelle, True Romance - Back with her fifth LP, True Romance, Estelle explores the evolution of love via booming club bangers, soulful house dance tracks and sweeping pop R&B. Click on and check out this track-by-track look at the British chaunteuse's return.   (Photo: Established 1980 Records/BMG)

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The Rundown: Estelle, True Romance - Back with her fifth LP, True Romance, Estelle explores the evolution of love via booming club bangers, soulful house dance tracks and sweeping pop R&B. Click on and check out this track-by-track look at the British chaunteuse's return.  (Photo: Established 1980 Records/BMG)

“Time After Time” - The U.K.-born diva cracks open her latest offering with a booming and barebones 808, club-hopping love track that sports an understated piano and rhythmic hand claps.   (Photo: Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for Pandora)

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“Time After Time” - The U.K.-born diva cracks open her latest offering with a booming and barebones 808, club-hopping love track that sports an understated piano and rhythmic hand claps.  (Photo: Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for Pandora)

“Conqueror” - Estelle provides some life coaching on this track, filling the song’s slow-build verses with words of overcoming obstacles and weathering storms before the coming of the sun. And as if her heart has sprouted wings, Estelle sends the inspiration-filled chorus, “I am a conqueror,” up like a rocket.   (Photo: Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Haute Living)

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“Conqueror” - Estelle provides some life coaching on this track, filling the song’s slow-build verses with words of overcoming obstacles and weathering storms before the coming of the sun. And as if her heart has sprouted wings, Estelle sends the inspiration-filled chorus, “I am a conqueror,” up like a rocket.  (Photo: Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Haute Living)

“Something Good/Devotion (Passion Interlude)" - Delving into gospel piano, thumping bass and joyous rhythms of deep house music, the U.K. songstress sings of fighting back from a bad relationship to reconnect with the goddess within her. “I was hurt for so long,” she sings. “Doesn’t matter who was right / Doesn’t matter who was wrong / All that matters is I’m back where I belong.”  (Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

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“Something Good/Devotion (Passion Interlude)" - Delving into gospel piano, thumping bass and joyous rhythms of deep house music, the U.K. songstress sings of fighting back from a bad relationship to reconnect with the goddess within her. “I was hurt for so long,” she sings. “Doesn’t matter who was right / Doesn’t matter who was wrong / All that matters is I’m back where I belong.” (Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

“Make Her Say (Beat It Up)” - Estelle brings her sexy out on this cut, waxing carnal over a pulsating bass and crisp finger snaps. (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Gilt Groupe)

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“Make Her Say (Beat It Up)” - Estelle brings her sexy out on this cut, waxing carnal over a pulsating bass and crisp finger snaps. (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Gilt Groupe)

“Time Share (Suite 509)” - “Loving you is existential,” Estelle melodically states on this track. “Touching you is supplemental.” But while she sings of meeting her boo for love sessions, Estelle is ultimately decrying him for also having another friend with benefits.   (Photo: Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Mission BIG)

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“Time Share (Suite 509)” - “Loving you is existential,” Estelle melodically states on this track. “Touching you is supplemental.” But while she sings of meeting her boo for love sessions, Estelle is ultimately decrying him for also having another friend with benefits.  (Photo: Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Mission BIG)

“The Same” - Trippy and atmospheric production juxtaposes Estelle's understated swoon over a well-matched couple she’s observing. “They look good together,” she sings. “The fit well wherever.” It’s a great way to look at love through the image of someone else’s. (Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for IWC)

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“The Same” - Trippy and atmospheric production juxtaposes Estelle's understated swoon over a well-matched couple she’s observing. “They look good together,” she sings. “The fit well wherever.” It’s a great way to look at love through the image of someone else’s. (Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for IWC)

“Fight for It” - A classic Native American rhythm, powered by bells and a tom-tom, fuels this love track as Estelle belts out about her and her beau fighting to stay together.   (Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation)

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“Fight for It” - A classic Native American rhythm, powered by bells and a tom-tom, fuels this love track as Estelle belts out about her and her beau fighting to stay together.  (Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation)

“Silly Girls” - The J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League produced this love cut with inspiration from sweepingly orchestral ‘70s soul music by luminaries like Willie Hutch. Over blaring horns, flowing strings and a steady bass guitar, Estelle sings that only silly girls constantly fall for boys who aren’t right for them.   (Photo: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

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“Silly Girls” - The J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League produced this love cut with inspiration from sweepingly orchestral ‘70s soul music by luminaries like Willie Hutch. Over blaring horns, flowing strings and a steady bass guitar, Estelle sings that only silly girls constantly fall for boys who aren’t right for them.  (Photo: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

“Gotcha Love"  - Estelle crafts this pop love track with zest and hope, singing about finally reconciling with her man and being thankful for their renewed love.(Photo: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

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“Gotcha Love"  - Estelle crafts this pop love track with zest and hope, singing about finally reconciling with her man and being thankful for their renewed love.(Photo: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

“She Will Love” - For her message that every man needs the love of a woman to support him, Estelle arms herself with the rhythm of old school rockers-style reggae.   (Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

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“She Will Love” - For her message that every man needs the love of a woman to support him, Estelle arms herself with the rhythm of old school rockers-style reggae.  (Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

“All That Matters” - Estelle borrows from the melodic flourishes of ‘70s singer/songwriters like Carole King and Carly Simon to float this piano-anchored tune celebrating the power of love.   (Photo: Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

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“All That Matters” - Estelle borrows from the melodic flourishes of ‘70s singer/songwriters like Carole King and Carly Simon to float this piano-anchored tune celebrating the power of love.  (Photo: Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

“Not Sure” - Closing her LP out on a soulful house music note, Estelle lifts her joyous voice to sing about trudging into the uncertainty of life and being confident that all will be fine.  (Photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images for Beats by Dr. Dre)

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“Not Sure” - Closing her LP out on a soulful house music note, Estelle lifts her joyous voice to sing about trudging into the uncertainty of life and being confident that all will be fine. (Photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images for Beats by Dr. Dre)