Hello music fans and welcome to another episode of New Music Friday! Here, we catch up with you on many of the important versions of the day. So without further ado, let’s go, okay?
1. Grammy Award-winning Aoife O’Donovan today (October 29) released a catchy new track, “Prodigal Daughter”, with singer-songwriter Allison Russell. It’s a great combination!
2. New Orleans band Hurray for the Riff Raff have announced a new album, Life on earth, released on February 18. To celebrate the release, the band released the new song, “RHODODENDRON,” which you can check out below.
3. Legendary singer Nat King Cole is back! A new Christmas album, A sentimental Christmas with Nat King Cole and friends: Cole classics reinvented, was released, starring stars like “The Very Thought of You” with Kristin Chenoweth, which you can hear below.
4. Intimate and intricate songwriter Aimee Mann released today (October 29) a new song called “I See You” from her upcoming November album, Hotel of the queens of the summer. Prepare your handkerchiefs.
5. The famous electronic group CHVRCHES released an extended version of their hit album Violence on screen: Director’s stroke today. The new version includes three new songs, “Killer”, “Screaming” and “Bitter End”. Check out the new cuts, “Killer” and “Screaming”, below.
6. Death Cab for Cutie has released the 20th anniversary deluxe reissue of their record Photo album today. Check out one of the rare cuts in this version below.
7. Famous musician and poet Nikki Giovanni has three new reissue albums today—The truth is on the way, Like a ripple on a pond,and The way i feel. Check out one of the tracks, “The Way I Feel” from this version, below.
8. Pop star Kylie Minogue has a new song today with his band Years & Years. Check out the catchy tune, “A Second to Midnight,” below.
9. Today platinum rocker Grandson announced the release of the deluxe reissue of his album Death of an optimist, scheduled for December 3. Simultaneously, Grandson released the song “Drop Dead”, which stars Kesha and Travis Barker.
10. Grammy nominated artist Billy Idol is set to release a new Christmas album, Happy Holidays, remixed and remastered on vinyl on November 5th. Check out his take on “Frosty the Snowman” below.
11. One of our favorite artists, Valerie June, today released a new acoustic rendition of her song “Why The Bright Stars Glow”, featuring the legendary Mavis Staples. Check out this gem below.