For many artists who release independently, whether they’re rappers dropping mixtapes or punks with tape labels, quick-and-furious releases are nothing new. But even major-label pop stars are at it. Ariana Grande launched her album Thank U, Next just six months after her earlier LP, Sweetener; within two months, she had moved on again, releasing the non-album single Monopoly, later adopted by Boyfriend, and is now at No 1 with Don’t Call Me Angel, a collaboration with Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey. This month, earlier than listeners had barely had an opportunity to hear all of Del Rey’s new album, Norman Fucking Rockwell!
World Cafe Nashville: A New Music Roundup
“Impressive Instant” was released as promotional single, peaking at primary on the Hot Dance Club Play chart. Music was generally acclaimed by most critics and earned five Grammy Award nominations, ultimately successful one for Best Recording Package given to artwork director Kevin Reagan. In 2003, Rolling Stone ranked it number 452 on the magazine’s record of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. The record was also a commercial success, debuting at number one in over 23 nations the world over and selling 4 million copies in its first ten days of release.
The New York indie band Big Thief release Two Hands, their second LP of the year, this October. The 1975 are beginning to roll out their 2020 album Notes on a Conditional Form simply eight months after releasing A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships. September 6, 2019 … Read More