New Music Highlights

ALICIA

Alicia Keys
Label: RCA Records
Release Date: September 18, 2020

Alicia Keys had a hand in both writing and producing every song on her seventh studio album, which features introspective reflection of her past four years. Her signature style and sound returns with both ballads and uplifting messages.

Colour Vision

MAX
Label: Colour Vision Records
Release Date: September 18, 2020

MAX’s long-awaited fourth studio album, Colour Vision, is out now! The NYC native continues to solidify his spot at the top of pop music. Between his vocal range, smooth sound, and features from SUGA (of BTS) and Quinn XCII, this album will surely give fans a little bit of everything.

Heaven & Hell

Ava Max
Label: Atlantic Records
Release Date: September 18, 2020

Ava Max’s debut album Heaven & Hell features two eponymous sides. The “Heaven” side consists of more lighthearted and energetic songs, such as her hit single “Sweet but Psycho,” while the “Hell” side has darker and moodier sounds.

Orca

Gus Dapperton
Label: AWAL
Release Date: September 18, 2020

As a follow-up to his first album, Where Polly People Go to Read (released earlier this year), Orca stays true to his pop roots while showing more raw emotion. On this album, Gus opens up and shares experiences about life on the road as a musician in your 20s. While usually doing everything himself, this is the first time Gus has engaged help from renowned mixer, Spike Stent.

Tea for the Tillerman²

Yusuf / Cat Stevens
Label: Cat-O-Log Records
Release Date: September 18, 2020

“Yusuf Islam, the Artist also known as Cat Stevens,” has done a remake of his landmark album of 50 years ago, Tea for the Tillerman. While many of this classic songs sound much like the original, his new versions of “Wild World” and “On the Road to Find Out” sound very different, with more of a bluesy, ragtime feel. This album will attract many of his original fans while sharing his talent with a new generation of music lovers.

THE SPEED OF NOW Part 1

Keith Urban
Label: Hit Red Records/Capitol Records Nashville
Release Date: September 18, 2020

Keith Urban continues to cement himself among country music’s all-time greats as he releases his 11th studio album, THE SPEED OF NOW Part 1. In this new album, Urban reflects on the power of music to slow down our busy and hectic lifestyles.

The Times

Neil Young
Label: Reprise Records
Release Date: September 18, 2020

The Times, Neil Young’s latest politically driven and powerful EP, is now available exclusively on the Neil Young Archives website and Amazon Music HD. His music reflects the anguish in our country and in classic Young fashion he makes his views clear, particularly with a tailored re-imagining of 2006’s “Looking for a Leader.”