New Music Friday: The best releases out on Aug. 18 : All Songs Considered
New Music Friday: The best releases out on Aug. 18 : All Songs Considered

New Music Friday: The best releases out on Aug. 18 : All Songs Considered

NPR Music’s picks for the best albums out this week include new releases from Jon Batiste, Hozier, Rhiannon Giddens, Cautious Clay and more.Featured Albums:1. Jon Batiste — World Music RadioFeatured Songs: “BOOM FOR REAL,” “Hello, Billy Bob,” “Be Who You Are (feat. JID, NewJeans & Camilo),” “Uneasy (feat. Lil Wayne)”2. Hozier — Unreal UnearthFeatured Songs: “Anything But,” “De Selby (Part 1),” “Eat Your Young,” “Butchered Tongue,” “Who We Are”3. Genesis Owusu — StrugglerFeatured Songs: “Leaving The Light,” “Stay Blessed,” “Freak Boy,” “That’s Life (A Swamp)”4. Rhiannon Giddens — You’re the OneFeatured Songs: “Way Over Yonder,” “You Louisiana Man,” “If You Don’t Know How Sweet It Is”5. Cautious Clay — KARPEHFeatured Songs: “Fishtown,” “102 Years of Comedy (Intro),” “Karpehs Don’t Flinch”Lightning Round: DeYarmond Edison — EPOCHQuavo — Rocket PowerReneé Rapp — Snow AngelTalking Heads — Stop Making Sense (Deluxe Edition)Other notable releases for Aug. 18:Birdy — PortraitsBobby Rush — All My Love For YouFiddlehead — Death is Nothing To UsGrace Potter — Mother RoadMargaret Glaspy — Echo The DiamondMick Jenkins — The PatiencePanda Bear, Sonic Boom & Adrian Sherwood — Reset In DubRuss — SANTIAGOShamir — Homo AnxietatemTash Sultana — Sugar EP.Teddy Thompson — My Love of Country

Read More NPR Music’s picks for the best albums out this week include new releases from Jon Batiste, Hozier, Rhiannon Giddens, Cautious Clay and more.Featured Albums:1. Jon Batiste — World Music RadioFeatured Songs: “BOOM FOR REAL,” “Hello, Billy Bob,” “Be Who You Are (feat. JID, NewJeans & Camilo),” “Uneasy (feat. Lil Wayne)”2. Hozier — Unreal UnearthFeatured Songs: “Anything But,” “De Selby (Part 1),” “Eat Your Young,” “Butchered Tongue,” “Who We Are”3. Genesis Owusu — StrugglerFeatured Songs: “Leaving The Light,” “Stay Blessed,” “Freak Boy,” “That’s Life (A Swamp)”4. Rhiannon Giddens — You’re the OneFeatured Songs: “Way Over Yonder,” “You Louisiana Man,” “If You Don’t Know How Sweet It Is”5. Cautious Clay — KARPEHFeatured Songs: “Fishtown,” “102 Years of Comedy (Intro),” “Karpehs Don’t Flinch”Lightning Round: DeYarmond Edison — EPOCHQuavo — Rocket PowerReneé Rapp — Snow AngelTalking Heads — Stop Making Sense (Deluxe Edition)Other notable releases for Aug. 18:Birdy — PortraitsBobby Rush — All My Love For YouFiddlehead — Death is Nothing To UsGrace Potter — Mother RoadMargaret Glaspy — Echo The DiamondMick Jenkins — The PatiencePanda Bear, Sonic Boom & Adrian Sherwood — Reset In DubRuss — SANTIAGOShamir — Homo AnxietatemTash Sultana — Sugar EP.Teddy Thompson — My Love of Country