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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of May 24, 2019

One super set for the weekend.

The upcoming long weekend means that you may need a long playlist of music for the car ride or flight to wherever you’re headed. For your consideration, here are the top new albums and singles hitting the market:

NCT 127 – WE ARE SUPERHUMAN – The 4th Mini Album (EP) (iTunes)
Features: “Highway To Heaven”, an instant grat release from the set

YG – 4Real (iTunes)
Features: “Go Loko”, a collaboration with Jon Z and Tyga that ranks in the top 30 on the Rhythmic chart

Notable albums out this week: Billy Ray Cyrus‘s The SnakeDoctor Circus (iTunes), Justin Townes Earle‘s The Saint Of Lost Causes (iTunes), Mavis Staples‘s We Get By (iTunes), Morrissey‘s California Sun (iTunes), Pronoun‘s I’ll Show You Stronger (iTunes), Sting‘s My Songs (iTunes), Stray Cats‘s 40 (iTunes), Aladdin (Soundtrack) (iTunes), Rocketman (Soundtrack) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Jai Waetford‘s Figure It Out (iTunes), Middle Kids‘s New Songs For Old Problems (iTunes), Orla Gartland‘s Why Am I Like This? (iTunes), PRETTYMUCH‘s Phases (iTunes), Sam Feldt‘s Magnets (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“A Boy On A Phone”, The WLDLFE (iTunes)
“About You”, FLETCHER (iTunes)
“All I Do Is Cry”, Kim Petras (iTunes)
“American Love”, Luke Christopher (iTunes)
“Beautiful”, The Avener featuring Bipolar Sunshine (iTunes)
“Blue On Blue”, Just Loud (iTunes)
“Beware The Dog (Chilled AF Remix)”, The Griswolds (iTunes)
“Carolina Lorelei”, Illiterate Light (iTunes)
“Close My Eyes”, Hey Violet (iTunes)
“Cross Me”, Ed Sheeran featuring Chance The Rapper & PnB Rock (iTunes)
“Dried Blood”, Corey Harper (iTunes)
“Easier”, 5 Seconds Of Summer (iTunes)
“Extraordinary Being”, Emeli Sandé (iTunes)
“Giant Baby”, The Flaming Lips featuring Mick Jones (iTunes)
“Holy Roller”, Cyn (iTunes)
“I Can Do Better”, LOVA (iTunes)
“Inside Out”, Mokita (iTunes)
“Just Friends”, Virginia To Vegas (iTunes)
“Laura’s Song”, Milow (iTunes)
“Like I Love You”, Theresa Rex (iTunes)
“Lips Don’t Lie”, Ally Brooke featuring A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (iTunes)
“Live Wire”, Sheryl Crow featuring Bonnie Raitt & Mavis Staples (iTunes)
“Love Me When It Hurts”, Vesperteen (iTunes)
“Next To You (Part II)”, Becky G & Digital Farm Animals featuring Rvssian & Davido (iTunes)
“Not OK”, Kygo & Chelsea Cutler (iTunes)
“Obsessed (Tiësto Remix)”, Dynoro & Ina Wroldsen (iTunes)
“One Touch”, Jess Glynne & Jax Jones (iTunes)
“Out Of Your Body”, Andreas Moe (iTunes)
“Parents”, Yungblud (iTunes)
“Purple Emoji”, Ty Dolla $ign featuring J. Cole (iTunes)
“Querer Mejor”, Juanes featuring Alessia Cara (iTunes)
“Record Collection”, Kaiser Chiefs (iTunes)
“Sing It With Me (Acoustic)”, JP Cooper featuring Astrid S (iTunes)
“So Am I (Analog Acoustic)”, Ava Max (iTunes)
“Stay”, The Score (iTunes)
“Summer Lover (EMBRZ Remix)”, Cub Sport (iTunes)
“The End”, XYLØ (iTunes)
“The First One”, Astrid S (iTunes)
“Two Of Us (Acoustic)”, Louis Tomlinson (iTunes)
“Vacation”, Johnny Stimson (iTunes)
“Who’s”, Jacquees (iTunes)
“Wild”, UNSECRET x Suton (iTunes)
“Wish You Well”, Sigala & Becky Hill (iTunes)
“WYA”, Carlie Hanson (iTunes)
“You’re So Last Summer”, Delaney Jane (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums from Kirk Franklin, Thomas Rhett and more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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TURN IT UP TUESDAY: What’s New In Stores This Week (June 25)

He's a "Bad" boy.

He’s a “Bad” boy.

There’s a little R&B and a little rock on the update this week, even if it’s not the most interesting set of releases. Here’s what’s in stores today, June 25:

  • Next week’s highest debut, though probably not at #1, will be the latest album by rapper Wale. His 2011 album Ambition went Gold, and now he returns with The Gifted. First single “Bad” features Tiara Thomas and a remix of it features Rihanna. (iTunes)
  • Christian rockers Skillet went to #2 with their last album, 2009’s Awake. Well, awake they are, as they Rise up the charts with their new album. (iTunes)
  • Performing her hits like “Girl On Fire” and “No One”, Alicia Keys is out with her session for VH1 Storytellers in a both a CD-only edition and CD/DVD combo. (iTunes)
  • Soul singer India.Arie is back this week with Songversation, her first effort in four years. The lead single, “Cocoa Butter”, is wrapping up a run at Urban AC radio. (iTunes)
  • She and her siblings lit up the Hot 100 in the 1970’s as the Staple Singers; now, 73-year-old Mavis Staples has a new studio album out, One True Vine. It’s produced by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco. (iTunes)
  • With their first album featuring new lead singer Todd La Torre, Queensryche return with a self-titled effort that’s already garnering a lot of buzz in the rock world. (iTunes)
  • Rockers Middle Class Rut are out with Pick Up Your Head, featuring the recent Alternative single, “Aunt Betty”. (iTunes)
  • Other albums out this week include: Amon Amarth‘s Deceiver Of The Gods (iTunes), the Jerry Garcia Band‘s Garcia Live Volume Two (iTunes) and the Mermaids Of Alcatraz Tour Edition of Train‘s California 37 (iTunes).

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

  • “Drinks After Work”, the latest from Country superstar Toby Keith. (iTunes)
  • “Drunk Last Night”, new from the Eli Young Band. (iTunes)
  • “Entertainment”, a fresh digital single from rapper Sean Paul‘s forthcoming album. (iTunes)
  • “First Time”, the second single from a new album by the Jonas Brothers. (iTunes)
  • “Forget You”, from pop singer Cady Groves. (iTunes)
  • “Knock It Off”, the first single from K-Ci and JoJo in over a decade. (iTunes)
  • “Tie It Up”, a country ditty from Kelly Clarkson. (iTunes)

Next week’s big album is one you can get for free via Samsung: Jay-Z‘s Magna Carta Holy Grail. However, there are also new albums from Joe and Relient K, so come back in seven for all the new stuff!

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