New Arrivals: Albums Released Today
New Arrivals is the starting point for your New Music Friday. Dig into the week’s freshly delivered stack of new album releases with our playlist highlighting choice cuts from the wide platter of new LPs dropped each week; from big name releases to the albums you’ve been anticipating for months – as well as new favorites from a broad range of genres. Listen to the playlist here and read about some of this week’s biggest albums below.
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Love and War
Country music singer-songwriter Brad Paisley just released his twelfth studio album, Love and War. The album follows singles “Today,” “The Last Time For Everything,” “Heaven South,” “selfie#theinternetisforever” and “Gold All Over The Ground,” and features appearances from Mick Jagger, John Fogerty, Timbaland and Bill Anderson. Love and War was produced by Brad Paisley and Luke Walton and is out via Arista Nashville Records.
Legendary producer J Dilla is out with yet another posthumous album entitled Motor City. The album follows 2016’s The Diary. Motor City is a compilation of nearly 20 unreleased tracks from the groundbreaking producer/rapper and is out via Ma Dukes and Vintage Vibes.
British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Robyn Hitchcock has returned with his eponymous 12th studio album Robyn Hitchcock. The album follows singles “I Want To Tell You About What I Want,” “Mad Shelley’s Letterbox” and “Raymond and The Wires.” Robyn Hitchcock is out via Yep Roc Records.
Love Is Love
Following their critically-acclaimed 2016 album City Sun Eater in the River of Light, Love is Love is the tenth studio album from Brooklyn indie rock veterans Woods. The album follows singles “Love is Love,” “Helix” and “Bleeding Blue”. Love is Love is out on the band’s own Woodsist Records.
8 is the aptly titled eighth studio album from California rock veterans Incubus. The album follows singles “Nimble Bastard,” “Glitterbomb,” “State Of The Art” and “Undefeated”. 8 includes production from Skrillex and is the band’s first album out via Island Records.
Mally’s World, Vol. 1
Mally’s World Vol. 1 is the first album of its kind from hip-hop producer Mally Mall. The album includes tracks from Migos, Tory Lanez, Jeremih, Post Malone, 2 Chainz, French Montana and more. Mally’s World Vol. 1 follows the single “Purpose” and is out via Future Music Group and Empire Records.
You can listen to Mally’s World Vol. 1 here.
Americana is the new studio effort by British singer-songwriter and former mastermind of the Kinks, Ray Davies. The album is based on Davis experiences in America and follows singles “Poetry,” “Rock & Roll Cowboy” and “The Great Highway.” Americana features appearances from the Jayhawks and is out via Ray Davies own label.
Sheryl Crow is back with Be Myself, her first studio album since 2013’s Feels Like Home. The album follows singles “Halfway There,” “Long Way Back” and “Be Myself.” Be Myself includes production from Sheryl Crow and Jeff Trott is out via Warner Bros. Records.
You can listen to Be Myself here. Be sure to check out the rich catalog of music that Crow and Trott have compiled together through the years in the playlist History of Us, which features track-by-track audio commentary by the songwriters themselves.
Life Love Flesh Blood
Life Love Flesh Blood is the fifth studio album by Irish singer-songwriter Imelda May. The album was produced by the legendary T Bone Burnett and follows singles “Call Me,” “Black Tears,” “Should’ve Been You” and “How Bad A Good Girl Can Be.” Life Love Flesh Blood is out via Decca Records.
You can listen to Life Love Flesh Blood here.
Guppy is the full-length debut from Brooklyn-based indie act (and TIDAL Rising favorites) Charly Bliss. The album is out via Barsuk Records and follows singles “Glitter,” “Percolator” and “Black Hole”.
Wrangled is the feisty sophomore album by country music singer-songwriter Angaleena Presley. The album follows singles “Mama I Tried,” “Good Girl Down” and “Wrangled,” and is out via Mining Light Records.
You can listen to Wrangled here.
JJ Based on a Vill Story Two
Yukmouth has returned with his twelfth studio album JJ Based On A Vill Story Two. The album serves as the follow-up to JJ Based On A Vill Story One, which was released earlier in 2017. JJ Based On A Vill Story Two is out via Smoke-A-Lot Records and Empire Records.
You can listen to JJ Based On A Vill Story Two here.
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