New Arrivals: Albums Released Today

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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The Jesus & Mary Chain
Damage and Joy

Legendary alternative rockers The Jesus & Mary Chain has returned with Damage and Joy, the first studio album from the effortlessly cool Scottish outfit in 19 years. The album follows singles “Amputation” and “Always Sad.” Produced by Martin Glover (U2, The Verve), Damage and Joy is out via Artificial Plastic Records.

You can listen to Damage and Joy here. For a look at the legendary label where The Jesus & Mary Chain began, check out our Supersonic: The Best of Creation Records playlist here.

Trey Songz
Tremaine The Album

R&B superstar Trey Songz is out today with Tremaine The Album, his seventh studio album to date and first since the release of Trigga back in 2014. The album follows singles “Nobody Else But You,” “Playboy,” “Song Goes Off,” “She Lovin’ It” and “Animal.” Tremaine The Album is out via Atlantic Records.

You can listen to Tremaine The Album here. You can also listen to Trey Songz’ personally curated “I Gotta Make It” 10th Anniversary playlist here.

The Wild

The Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon returns with The Wild, his seventh studio album to date as a solo artist. The album marks his first since 2015’s International Luxurious Art and follows singles “This Is What It Comes Too,” “Purple Brick Road” and “My Corner.” Out now via H20 Records / EMPIRE, The Wild features appearances from Lil Wayne, CeeLo Green and G-Eazy among others.

You can listen to The Wild here.

Mike Will Made-It
Ransom 2

Mike WIll Made-It is finally out with Ransom 2, his eagerly anticipated full-length studio debut. The album includes collaborations with such artists as Future, 2 Chainz, Lil Yachty, Rae Sremmurd and Big Sean among others. Ransom 2 follows singles “Gucci On My,” “Come Up,” “Hasselhoff” and “Come Down” and is out today via Eardrumma and Interscope Records.

You can listen to Ransom 2 here.

Spiral Stairs
Doris and the Daggers

Working under his Spiral Stairs solo moniker, Pavement’s Scott Kannberg is out now with Doris and the Daggers. The album marks the first release from Spiral Stairs since 2009’s The Real Feel and follows singles “Dance (Cry Wolf)” and “Dundee Man.” Doris and Daggers is out via Nine Mile Records.

You can listen to Doris and the Daggers here. For more of that ’90s alternative sound, you can listen to our Lo-Fi playlist here.

Mount Eerie
A Crow Looked At Me

A Crow Looked At Me is the eighth studio album from Mount Eerie, Phil Everum’s indie folk project. The album is Mount Eerie’s first release since Sauna in 2015 and comes in the wake of the death of Everum’s wife. Out via P.W. Elverum & Sun, Ltd., A Crow Looked At Me follows singles “Real Death” and “Ravens.”

You can listen to A Crow Looked At Me here.

Becca Stevens

Becca Stevens, a Brooklyn-based jazz artist with roots in the world of folk and classical, is out today with Regina. The album follows singles “Queen Mab” and “Well Loved” and includes collaborations with artists such as David Crosby, Michael League, Jacob Collier and Laura Mvala. Produced by Troy Miller, the album is out courtesy of GroundUP Music.

You can listen to A Crow Looked At Me here.



American doom metal band Pallbearer is back with Heartless, the band’s third studio album and first since the release of Foundations of Burden back in 2014. The album follows singles “Thorns” and “I Saw The End.” Heartless is out via Profound Lore Records and Nuclear Blast.

You can listen to Heartless here. For more in the same vein, you can check out The Metalist here, our regularly updated playlist covering metal, hard rock and beyond.

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