NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of May 14, 2021

A hit album for all seasons.

Break out your calculators, because we’re adding up the fractions that make this a whole New Music Friday, including top albums and EPs from 21 Savage, J. Cole and NCT Dream and singles from Nicki Minaj, Olivia Rodrigo and Tones And I. Get a taste of these hot and saucy tunes:

Notable albums out this week: Alan Jackson‘s Where Have You Gone (iTunes), Cash Cash‘s Say It Like You Feel It (iTunes), Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young‘s Déjà Vu (50th Anniversary Deluxe) (iTunes), Delta Goodrem‘s Bridge Over Troubled Dreams (iTunes), J. Cole‘s The Off-Season (iTunes), Mob Rich‘s Why No Why (iTunes), Myles Kennedy‘s The Ides Of March (iTunes), NCT Dream‘s Hot Sauce (iTunes), Paul Weller‘s Fat Pop (iTunes), SHAED‘s High Dive (iTunes), St. Vincent‘s Daddy’s Home (iTunes), The Black Keys‘s Delta Kream (iTunes), TiaCorine‘s The Saga Of 34Corine (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: 21 Savage‘s Spiral (iTunes), Alaina Castillo‘s Parallel Universe, Pt. 1 (iTunes), Bryce Vine‘s Mixed Feelings (iTunes), Daya‘s The Difference (iTunes), Dillon Carmichael‘s Hot Beer (iTunes), Fanclubwallet‘s Hurt Is Boring (iTunes), Greta Isaac‘s Pessimist (iTunes), Jorja Smith‘s Be Right Back (iTunes), Livingston‘s An Unlikely Origin Story (iTunes), Lovejoy‘s Are You Alright? (iTunes), Paris Texas‘s Boy Anonymous (iTunes), Sam Gellaitry‘s IV (iTunes), The WLDLFE‘s Repaint My Mind (2021) (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“9 Bridge”, Rowdy Rebel featuring A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (iTunes)
“23”, Chayce Beckham (iTunes)
“Act Bad”, Young Devyn (iTunes)
“All My Favorite Songs”, Weezer featuring AJR (iTunes)
“Annalie”, Hanson (iTunes)
“Anyone But Me”, Steven Wilson (iTunes)
“Anywhere With You (Acoustic)”, Mat Kearney (iTunes)
“At Least I Know Your Name!”, 44Blonde (iTunes)
“Barcelona”, Winnetka Bowling League & Sasha Sloan (iTunes)
“Be Right There”, Fly By Midnight (iTunes)
“Believers”, Alan Walker & Conor Maynard (iTunes)
“Big Girl$ Don’t Cry”, Zhavia Ward (iTunes)
“Bigger Man”, Joy Oladokun & Maren Morris (iTunes)
“Birthday Suit”, DUCKWRTH featuring Rayana Jay (iTunes)
“Bite Marks”, Au/Ra (iTunes)
“Blessings”, Anthony Ramos (iTunes)
“Blossom”, Audrey Nuna (iTunes)
“B.O.M.B.”, Emlyn (iTunes)
“Bored!”, Poutyface featuring Phem (iTunes)
“Boy From Manchester”, Youngr (iTunes)
“Boy Next Door”, Leah Kate (iTunes)
“Build A B*tch”, Bella Poarch (iTunes)
“Butterflies”, Skrillex, Starrah & Four Tet (iTunes)
“Can’t Give Back Your Love”, Clide (iTunes)
“Castle Walls”, Quinn Lewis (iTunes)
“Codependent”, Sophie Holohan (iTunes)
“Come Along”, Pattern Pusher (iTunes)
“Cory Wit Tha GF”, KILLBOY (iTunes)
“Dior”, KA$HDAMI (iTunes)
“Dirt”, Elise Harper (iTunes)
“Douchebag”, UPSAHL (iTunes)
“Down By The Riverside”, Willie Jones (iTunes)
“Dumb”, Jubël (iTunes)
“Dynamite”, Sam Tinnesz (iTunes)
“Electric”, Katy Perry (iTunes)
“Fall”, Francis Karel (iTunes)
“Fall Apart”, Renforshort & Glaive (iTunes)
“Feelings”, SHY Martin (iTunes)
“Feels Good”, Luca Schreiner & Mokita (iTunes)
“Fight In Ikea”, Emily Roberts (iTunes)
“Forged By Neron”, Mastodon (iTunes)
“Fractions”, Nicki Minaj (iTunes)
“Frankenstein”, Claire Rosinkranz (iTunes)
“Freaky Deaky”, Enchanting featuring Coi Leray (iTunes)
“F*ckboy”, Dixie (D’Amelio) (iTunes)
“Funny Thing About Love”, BabyJake & Bipolar Sunshine (iTunes)
“Get Lost In The Music”, Ambar Lucid (iTunes)
“Good 4 U”, Olivia Rodrigo (iTunes)
“Got Me”, Laura Mvula (iTunes)
“Great White”, 2KBaby (iTunes)
“Groceries”, Pi’erre Bourne (iTunes)
“Growing Pains”, AJ Mitchell (iTunes)
“Happy For You”, Lukas Graham (iTunes)
“Harshest Critic”, Allison Ponthier (iTunes)
“Have A Good Life (See You Never)”, Benedict Cork (iTunes)
“Have A Great Day”, Easy Life (iTunes)
“Headspace”, Charli Adams featuring Ruston Kelly (iTunes)
“Heart’s Not In It”, Loote & Picture This (iTunes)
“Help Me To Feel Again”, Judah & The Lion (iTunes)
“His & Hers”, Internet Money, Don Toliver & Lil Uzi Vert featuring Gunna (iTunes)
“Hit It”, Moodshift & Johnny Sibilly (iTunes)
“I Can’t Go To The Party”, Rozzi (iTunes)
“I Do Yeah”, Titus Bank (iTunes)
“In The Water (Acoustic)”, CAL & Quinn XCII (iTunes)
“It’s A Sin”, Years & Years and Elton John (iTunes)
“It’s All Happening”, Saint Motel (iTunes)
“Just Kidding”, Waterparks (iTunes)
“Losin’ Sleep”, David Archuleta (iTunes)
“Love Me Till August”, Dasha (iTunes)
“Love Me, Leave Me”, Casey Bishop (iTunes)
“Love Someone”, Grace Kinstler (iTunes)
“Mad At Me”, Joseph Black (iTunes)
“Motorbike”, Leon Bridges (iTunes)
“Need You To Believe”, Munn (iTunes)
“Never Be Alone”, Willie Spence (iTunes)
“Never Let Me Down”, Gorgon City & Hayley May (iTunes)
“Next Thing (Loverboy)”, Surfaces (iTunes)
“No Hard Feelings”, Wolf Alice (iTunes)
“Off My Mind”, Joe P (iTunes)
“Off The Rails”, Wallice (iTunes)
“Over All Over Again”, James Barker Band (iTunes)
“Part Of Me”, Noah Kahan (iTunes)
“Past Life”, Kaptan (iTunes)
“Playing With Fire”, Crowded House (iTunes)
“Product Of The 90s”, PHANGS & Phoebe Ryan (iTunes)
“Prospect (Remix)”, Iann Dior featuring Lil Ghost (iTunes)
“Red Handed”, Loud Luxury & Thutmose (iTunes)
“Red Wine”, Benny Bellson (iTunes)
“Right Now”, Elaine (iTunes)
“Running In Place (Live)”, MisterWives (iTunes)
“Rubber Bands”, Berwyn (iTunes)
“Sad Songs And Waltzes”, Cody Johnson & Willie Nelson (iTunes)
“Say Goodbye”, Sarcastic Sounds (iTunes)
“Sideways”, Lxandra (iTunes)
“Simple”, Sam Fischer (iTunes)
“Skeletons”, Bugzy Malone (iTunes)
“Smoke Ring”, Punctual (iTunes)
“Status”, Russ (iTunes)
“Still Broke”, Samm Henshaw featuring Keyon Harrold (iTunes)
“Straightenin'”, Migos (iTunes)
“Sugar In The Creek”, Bendigo Fletcher (iTunes)
“Summer Vibe”, Forrest Nolan (iTunes)
“Tanto Color”, Maia Reficco (iTunes)
“Tendency To Be A Loner”, Zachary Knowles (iTunes)
“Tequila On A Boat”, Dustin Lynch featuring Chris Lane (iTunes)
“Too Bizarre”, Skrillex, Swae Lee & Siickbrain (iTunes)
“Unblame (Orchestral)”, Julia Brennan (iTunes)
“Ur Gonna Wish U Believed Me”, Cavetown (iTunes)
“We Are The People”, Martin Garrix featuring Bono and The Edge (iTunes)
“When You Were Young”, Kid Brunswick (iTunes)
“Without You”, Mike Williams & Felix Jaehn featuring Jordan Shaw (iTunes)
“Won’t Sleep”, Tones And I (iTunes)
“Worry With You”, Sleater-Kinney (iTunes)
“Your Name (Won’t Wash Clean)”, Loyalties x The New Coast (iTunes)

Next week, the highly-anticipated albums from Olivia Rodrigo and Twenty One Pilots are among the larger releases on the schedule. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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