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New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On May 21

New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On May 21

Update: 2021-05-212
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NPR Music picks the best new albums out this week, including new releases by Olivia Rodrigo, Allison Russell, Audrey Nuna and more.

Featured Albums:
1. Olivia Rodrigo — Sour
Featured Song: "Brutal"
2. Patrick Paige II — If I Fail, Are We Still Cool?
Featured Song: "Curfew"
3. Allison Russell — Outside Child
Featured Song: "4th Day Prayer"
4. Georgia Anne Muldrow — VWETO III
Featured Song: "Old Jack Swing"
5. Audrey Nuna — A Liquid Breakfast
Featured Song: "Damn Right"
6. Erika de Casier — Sensational
Featured Song: "Polite"

Notable releases for May 21: Twenty One Pilots — Scaled and Icy; Blake Shelton — Body Language; Counting Crows — Butter Miracle, Suite One; Mdou Moctar — Afrique Victime; CHAI — Wink; Lambchop, Showtunes; Lord Huron — Long Lost; Edmar Castañeda — Family; Sunny Jain — Phoenix Rise; Rising Appalachia — The Lost Mystique of Being in the Know; Claire George — The Land Beyond the Light; BLK JKS — Abantu: Before Humans
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New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On May 21

New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On May 21

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