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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of July 17, 2015

Back to the Future.

Back to the Future.

This week’s New Music Friday takes us on a ride into the Future, and pops into the present with some solid new releases across the genres. So, grab a seat and some coins, because here are this week’s new album and single releases:

  • FUTURE — DS2 (iTunes)
    • The rapper and singer from Atlanta is hoping the ol’ third time’s the charm expression will work in his favor for the release of his third studio album. His last set, Honest, reached a peak of #2 last year. With steady Urban radio play and a growing fan base, this could be the one to top the chart.
  • HIGHLY SUSPECT — Mister Asylum (iTunes)
    • This trio from Cape Cod is becoming one of the big breakouts at the Active Rock format this year with “Lydia”. It is currently surging through the top ten and aiming for the top five next week. Look out for the guys on tour during a busy month of August.
  • ALAN JACKSON — Angels & Alcohol (iTunes)
    • 25 years after his debut album was released, 56-year-old country superstar Jackson is out with his twentieth studio album this week. “Jim And Jack And Hank” is the leadoff single from it and is receiving some airplay at the format.
  • More albums out this week: Galactic‘s Into The Deep (iTunes), Iron & Wine and Bed Bridwell‘s Sing Into My Mouth (iTunes), Jason Isbell‘s Something More Than Free (iTunes), Miles Davis‘s At Newport: 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 4 (iTunes), MS MR‘s How Does It Feel (iTunes), Papoose‘s You Can’t Stop Destiny (iTunes), Pitbull‘s Dale (iTunes), Ratatat‘s Magnifique (iTunes), Sublime With Rome‘s Sirens (iTunes), Tame Impala‘s Currents (iTunes), The Chemical Brothers‘s Born In The Echoes (iTunes)
  • More EPs out this week: Clairity‘s Alienation (iTunes), Day Wave‘s Headcase (iTunes), Icona Pop‘s Emergency (iTunes), KYKO‘s Animals (iTunes), New Motion‘s Kiss (iTunes), Sevyn Streeter‘s Shoulda Been There, Pt. 1 (iTunes)

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:

  • “How Deep Is Your Love”, new from Calvin Harris and Disciples. (iTunes)
  • “Leave A Trace”, new from CHVRCHES. (iTunes)
  • “Run Away With Me”, new from Carly Rae Jepsen. (iTunes)
  • “She’s Kinda Hot”, the hot new single from 5 Seconds Of Summer. (iTunes)
  • “Sugar”, a collaboration from Robin Schulz and Francesco Yates. (iTunes)
  • “Sunday Funday”, a new single from MAGIC! (iTunes)
  • “Swords”, new from M.I.A., along with an added visual. (iTunes)
  • “That’s How You Know”, new from Nico & Vinz and featured guests Bebe Rexha and Kid Ink. (iTunes)

Next Friday, our preview will include fresh releases from Bea Miller, Jill Scott and Prince Royce. See you then!

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TURN IT UP TUESDAY: What’s New In Stores This Week (June 11)

The iron men make their mark.

The iron men make their mark.

“Paranoid” go the charts this week as some classic rockers make a little magic again, plus R&B and a little comedy are on their way in the releases out this week, June 11:

  • It’s their first album in eighteen years and Black Sabbath is coming back in a big way. The trio, lead by rocker Ozzy Osbourne, is out with 13, which is actually their nineteenth studio set. Lead single “God Is Dead?” is top ten on the Mainstream Rock chart, their first single to hit that region since 1998. (iTunes)
  • After releasing Something For The Rest Of Us back in 2010, the Goo Goo Dolls return with Magnetic, featuring the single “Rebel Beat”. (iTunes)
  • Jazz man and all-around cool guy Harry Connick, Jr. is swaying back into the rhythm with an all-original collection of songs entitled Every Man Should Know. (iTunes)
  • The third album from Nickelodeon-created boy band Big Time Rush rushes into stores this week, 24/Seven. (iTunes)
  • New York-born Chrisette Michele is getting Better with her new album, featuring the recent single “A Couple Of Forevers”. (iTunes)
  • If you’re looking for a few laughs this week, check out the third album by comedy trio The Lonely Island. The Wack Album features collaborations with Robyn and T-Pain, among other acts. (iTunes)
  • Arizona rockers Jimmy Eat World are back with their first album in three years, Damage. It features the Alternative hit “I Will Steal You Back”. (iTunes)
  • Other albums out this week include: Jason Isbell‘s Southeastern (iTunes), the original soundtrack to Man Of Steel (iTunes) and a new compilation, Now! That’s What I Call Country, Vol. 6 (iTunes).

New digital-only singles that you can buy this week include:

  • “I Got You”, the brand new single from surfer turned singer Jack Johnson. (iTunes)
  • “Never Gonna Let You Go”, from former Mouseketeer and The Voice contestant Tony Lucca. (iTunes)
  • “The Way It Used To Be”, a leadoff single from mixtape turned mainstream artist Mike Posner. (iTunes)
  • “Ways To Go”, the electronic jam from California’s Grouplove. (iTunes)
  • “What About Love”, the third single from teen singer Austin Mahone to be promoted to radio. (iTunes)

It’ll be a rap showdown on the album chart next week with new efforts from J. Cole, Kanye West and Mac Miller all out in stores. Find out who has the best chance of landing on top in seven!

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