New Music Coming This Week

Thousands of various kinds of music are released every year and numerous new artists emerge in various corners of the world. On top of that, we have a crazy amount of choices offered to us from pop to hip-hop to alternative to K-pop to country including vinyl, re-releases and collectible editions. Let us first take a look at the highlights of the big music album releases of this week.

THE ALBUM: BLACKPINK

Label: YG Entertainment / Interscope Records

Release Date: October 2, 2020

The biggest release of this week is BLACKPINK‘s debut Korean-language studio music album simply called The Album. This all-female Allstar K-pop group has sung top 40 singles like How You Like That? and Ice Cream with Selena Gomez, plus a surprise Cardi B collaboration Bet You Wanna and the new single Lovesick Girls which will be featured in this upcoming album.

2020: Bon Jovi

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Label: Captain Kidd Corp. / Island Records

Release Date: October 2, 2020

New Jersey rock mainstays Bon Jovi have returned with its 15th studio music album called 2020 this week. It was initially planned to release on May 15, 2020. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the release date got pushed back to October. Now the legends’ political collection arrives just weeks before the US presidential election. On the brighter side, Bon Jovi wrote two more new songs for the record: Do What You Can about the Coronavirus pandemic, and a response to the Black Lives Matter movement and the death of George Floyd titled American Reckoning.

The Rarities: Mariah Carey

Label: Columbia Records

Release Date: October 2, 2020

The most awaited compilation music album of the  “Songbird Supreme,” pop superstar Mariah Carey finally released in October this week. She is celebrating 30 years of her singing career since her debut with the release of her highly anticipated memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey and three days later Rarities. The album will comprise of 15 unreleased songs plus a live album recorded at The Tokyo Dome in 1996.

A Holly Dolly Christmas: Dolly Parton

Label: Butterfly Records / 12 Tone Music

Release Date: October 2, 2020

Music icon Dolly Parton and American treasure drops her third Christmas music album this week, following 1984’s Once Upon a Christmas with Kenny Rogers and 1990’s Home for Christmas. It is in collaboration with Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, and Randy Parton.

All Love Everything: Aloe Blacc

Label: Aloe Blacc / BMG

Release Date: October 2, 2020

All Love Everything by the Grammy-nominated artist Aloe Blacc includes the single “I Do,” which was released on Valentine’s Day earlier this year as a special dedication to Blacc’s wife on their 10 year anniversary.

Good Luck with Whatever: Dawes

Label: Rounder Records

Release Date: October 2, 2020

The seventh studio album of LA-based folk-rockers Dawes, Good Luck with Whatever, the band’s first full-length project on the Rounder Records label.

SAVAGE MODE II: 21 Savage & Metro Boomin

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Label: Slaughter Gang / Epic Records / Boominati Worldwide / Republic Records

Release Date: October 2, 2020

After the success of their last collaboration album Without Warning, 21 Savage & Metro Boomin follow it up with the long-awaited new music album this week, SAVAGE MODE 2. The hard-hitting beats from Young Metro and crisp verses from 21 Savage could make history repeat itself.

Live Around the World: Queen & Adam Lambert

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Label: Hollywood Records

Release Date: October 2, 2020

Live Around the World is the first live Queen music album without John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury released this week. It is a compilation of all the performances from shows in five countries between 2014 and 2020, with the majority of selections featuring their show in Sydney this past February.

Roisin Murphy‘s newly released album titled Roisin Machine is bang-on-trend. The song is a disco, but less Donna Summer and more Paradise Garage. 

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Dance music royalty Groove Armada released their first album in five years – and first with new record label BMG – Edge of the Horizon, which features the trippy lead single Get Out on the Dancefloor ft. Empire of the Sun and Pnau’s Nick Littlemore.

Talking about Singles that will be released this week, we have Shawn Mendes‘ new album, Wonder. Dua Lipa gives Levitating another remix which features US rapper DaBaby. The music video for this will be coming soon. Megan Thee Stallion follows up the success of her recent Number 1 WAP with Don’t Stop ft. Young Thug.

Becky Hill, Julia Michaels, London Grammar, Ella Henderson, Demi Lovato, Gary Barlow ft. Michael Buble & Sebastian Yatra, Jorja Smith, and Romy from The XX have also released new tracks this October. Below is the complete list of new music that will be released this week.

Singles

  • FOREVER ISN’T LONG ENOUGH: ALFIE TEMPLEMAN
  • SOMEONE SPECIAL: ANNA OF THE NORTH
  • MURDERER: ARI
  • HAVE U FOUND WHAT UR LOOKING FOR: ASHTON IRWIN
  • HOW WAS YOUR DAY: BEABADOOBEE
  • SPACE: BECKY HILL
  • ATTENTION: BROOKE SCULLION
  • WITCHING HOUR: CAMELPHAT FT. WILL EASTON
  • I’M FEELING IT:CASCADA
  • ONE DRINK AWAY: CHER LLOYD
  • FALLING FOR YOU: CLIFF RICHARD
  • FOR LOVE: COCOPUFFS
  • UFO: D-BLOCK EUROPE FT. AITCH
  • STILL HAVE ME: DEMI LOVATO
  • I GOT YOU: DISCIPLES
  • BODY LOOSE: DIZZEE RASCAL
  • WRK DAT BODY: DJ EARL
  • BABY IT’S YOU: DJ ZINC FT. ANDREYA TRIANA
  • LEVITATING (REMIX): DUA LIPA FT. DABABY
  • LAST NIGHT: DUNCAN LAURENCE
  • DREAM ON ME: ELLA HENDERSON & ROGER SANCHEZ
  • NOT ANOTHER LOVE SONG: ELLA MAI
  • PRAYED UP: EMELI SANDE
  • CHILDREN OF THE INTER
  • ELITA: GARY BARLOW FT. MICHAEL BUBLE & SEBASTIAN YATRA
  • THE PINK PHANTOM: GORILLAZ FT. ELTON JOHN & 6LACK
  • 1,000,000 X BETTER: GRIFF & HONNE
  • MY ANGEL: GUY GARVEY
  • SAVAGE LOVE – LAXED (SIREN BEAT) (REMIX): JAWSH 685, JASON DERULO & BTS
  • DIE YOUNG: JESSE JO STARK
  • THE CHANGE: JOJO
  • HOMEBODY: JORDIN SPARKS
  • COME OVER: JORJA SMITH FT. POPCAAN
  • LIE LIKE THIS: JULIA MICHAELS
  • THE ONE: KENNY ALLSTAR FT. POTTER PAYPER
  • 4AM: KID BRUNSWICK
  • EVERYONE CHANGES (REMIX): KODALINE FT. GABRIELLE APLIN
  • THROUGH THE WINDOW: KRANIUM
  • NEW OPP BLOCK: K-TRAP FT. ABRA CADABRA
  • YO SHO: LAVISH K
  • COLD: LESLIE ODOM JR. FT. SIA
  • CALIFORNIAN SOIL: LONDON GRAMMAR
  • OOPS (I): LOST KINGS FT. TY DOLLA $IGN & GASHI
  • TRUST THE PROCESS: MAGNUS CHAPPLE
  • PNE: MASTER PEACE
  • TONIGHT IS THE NIGHT: MCFLY
  • DON’T STOP: MEGAN THEE STALLION FT. YOUNG THUG
  • HEART OF GLASS (LIVE FROM THE IHEART RADIO FESTIVAL): MILEY CYRUS
  • AT MY DOOR:MOY
  • BLEND: NETSKY, RUDIMENTAL & AFRONAUT ZU
  • YOU WERE THE RIGHT TURN: OLIVER COLE
  • DOS UNO NUEVE: OMAR APOLLO
  • FOOT DOWN: OZ
  • STFU:PHEM
  • HILARY: RESPONS FT. SAMM HENSHAW & BARNEY ARTIST
  • LIFETIME: ROMY
  • ALL I WANT: SECONDCITY & PAUL WOOLFORD FT. ANDREA MARTIN
  • WONDER: SHAWN MENDES
  • YOU AND I: SHIV
  • TARANTINO: STEVE AOKI & TIMMY TRUMPET FT. STARX
  • KILL ME: SUNDARA KARMA
  • HAPPY PLACE: TODDLA T & JADA KINGDOM
  • AMEN: TOM GRENNAN
  • MOVIE STAR: TRAGIC SASHA
  • BETTER: VAMPS
  • FALLIN’: WHY DON’T WE
  • EVERYONE IS SO IN LOVE WITH YOU: WOMEN

Albums

  • SAVAGE MODE 2: 21 SAVAGE & METRO BOOMIN
  • PERSONAL HISTORY: AILBHE REDDY
  • FOREVER CLASSIC: ALEX GOUGH
  • ALL LOVE EVERYTHING: ALOE BLACC
  • SONGS FROM MY HEART: AMANDA HOLDEN
  • MANIFEST: AMARANTHE
  • ENDARKENMENT: ANAAL NATHRAKH
  • LOVE MAKES THE WORLD [EP]: ANDREW FARRISS
  • GOLD: BANGLES
  • THE ALBUM: BLACKPINK
  • DISTORTION: 1989-2019: BOB MOULD
  • 2020: BON JOVI
  • CMFT: COREY TAYLOR
  • STRANGERS / LOVERS: DAGNY
  • NOTHING MUCH HAS CHANGED, I DON’T FEEL THE SAME [EP]: DANIELA ANDRADE
  • GO BRAVELY: DENISE CHAILA
  • A HOLLY DOLLY CHRISTMAS: DOLLY PARTON
  • ALFREDO: FREDDIE GIBBS & THE ALCHEMIST
  • BOXES [EP]: GAVIN JAMES
  • STEVE LEE – THE EYES OF A TIGER: IN MEMORY OF OUR UNFORGOTTEN FRIEND: GOTTHARD
  • SPAIN: GRAEME DUFFIN
  • EDGE OF THE HORIZON: GROOVE ARMADA
  • WHATEVER IT IS: HELLO FOREVER
  • I’D RATHER DIE THAN LET YOU IN: HUNNA
  • YOU’VE ALWAYS BEEN HERE: THE JADED HEARTS CLUB
  • STAR WARS – EPISODE IV: A NEW HOPE [VINYL]: JOHN WILLIAMS
  • SHIVER: JONSI
  • VIOLET BENT BACKWARDS OVER THE GRASS: LANA DEL REY
  • MAMA’S BOY: LANY
  • THE RARITIES: MARIAH CAREY
  • RUNNING TOGETHER: MARTY WILDE
  • MELANIE C: MELANIE C
  • DUSK [EP]: MXMTOON
  • POWER, CORRUPTION AND LIES (DEFINITIVE EDITION): NEW ORDER
  • LOVE AND HEARTACHE [EP]: NICK WILSON
  • (WHAT’S THE STORY) MORNING GLORY? 25TH ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION [VINYL]: 
  • OASIS
  • COVERS EP1 [EP]: PATRICIA LALOR
  • LIVE AROUND THE WORLD: QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT
  • METTAVOLUTION LIVE: RODRIGO Y GABRIELA
  • ROISIN MACHINE: ROISIN MURPHY
  • DIGGING DEEP: SUBTERRANEA: ROBERT PLANT
  • US + THEM: ROGERS WATERS
  • THE WOMAN IN ME (DIAMOND EDITION): SHANIA TWAIN
  • A BLUE STATE [EP]: TAYLA PARX
  • THE 80S ALBUM: VARIOUS ARTISTS

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