3 New Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now: The New Division, Lana Del Rey, and Depeche Mode
There’s so much good music out in the ether that sometimes it’s difficult to parse through all of it. Every week The Daily Music Report will do the hard work for you and highlight the best releases available on streaming services.
This week we’re highlighting new music from The New Division, Lana Del Rey, and Depeche Mode.
The New Division – Modern Life
The New Division is the alias of Los Angeles-based electronic Musician/Producer John Glenn Kunkel. His latest, Modern Life, adds to his extensive discography while pulling everything he’s learned into this impressive nearly 45-minute project. Consisting of 10 tracks, the album explores the consequences of technology addiction and navigating a relentlessly ever-changing world. It’s beautiful. It’s haunting. And it’s sure to leave a lasting impression on anyone who listens to it.
Standout Songs: Modern Life, Circles, Silent Films, System Shock, Sequence, Zenith
Lana Del Rey- Did You Know That There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd
Lana Del Rey’s latest album is her ninth overall and her first since 2021’s Blue Banisters. Spanning 16 tracks, the collection is a beautiful and atmospheric collection of songs about love, loss, and longing. The album sees the New York City native return to her more stripped-down sound with a focus on guitars and piano.
Standout Songs: The Grants, Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd, A&W, Candy Necklace (feat. Jon Batiste), Fingertips, Margaret (feat. Bleachers)
Depeche Mode – Memento Mori
Depeche Mode returns with their 15th studio album. The album is their first studio album released after the death of co-founder and keyboardist Andy Fletcher. Released via Columbia and Mute, the album sees a return to their classic sound. Here’s how the band’s official website describes the album: “The album’s 12 tracks chart a vast expansion of moods and textures, from its ominous opening to its closing resolve—running the gamut from paranoia and obsession to catharsis and joy, and hitting myriad points between.”
Standout Songs: My Cosmos Is Mine, Ghosts Again, Before We Drown
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