3 New Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now: The Mars Volta, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, and Everything But the Girl
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 Mars Volta, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, and Everything But the Girl.
The Mars Volta – Que Dios Te Maldiga Mi Corazon
Fans of The Mars Volta will be delighted to hear that an acoustic version of the band’s self-titled album, released in 2022, has just been released. Produced by Omar Rodríguez-López and Cedric Bixler-Zavala, the album features 12 tracks with stripped-down arrangements that highlight the group’s musical prowess. Released on April 21, 2023, via Clouds Hill, this acoustic album offers fans a fresh perspective on the band’s sound, showcasing the depth and versatility of their music. With acoustic guitars, delicate piano lines, and subtle percussion, the album allows fans to appreciate the songs in a whole new light.
Standout Songs: Blacklight Shone – acoustic, Blank Condolences – acoustic, Que Dios Te Maldiga Mi Corazon – acoustic, Equus 3
St. Paul & The Broken Bones – Angels in Science Fiction
St. Paul & The Broken Bones have just shared their fifth studio album, Angels in Science Fiction, on April 21, 2023, through ATO Records. Produced by Matt Ross-Spang (Jason Isbell and Margo Price), the album features 12 tracks that showcase the band’s soulful sound. Recorded at the iconic Sam Phillips Recording Studio in Memphis, Angels in Science Fiction includes the singles ‘Gold,’ ‘The Last Dance,’ and ‘Lights Out,’ all of which give listeners a taste of the album’s musical range, blending elements of soul, funk, and rock.
Standout Songs: City Federal Building, Sea Star, Oporto-Madrid Blvd, Lonely Love Song
Everything But the Girl – Fuse
Everything but the Girl, the British musical duo comprising Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt, has released their eleventh studio album on April 21, 2023, through Buzzin’ Fly and Virgin Records. This latest album marks their return to the studio after almost 24 years, following their last release in 1999, Temperamental. The album features four singles, ‘Nothing Left to Lose,’ ‘Caution to the Wind,’ ‘Run a Red Light,’ and ‘No One Knows We’re Dancing,’ which were released before the album launch. Produced by Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt, the album features collaborations with several guest musicians, including John Grant, Beth Orton, and Fink. The album showcases the duo’s trademark blend of acoustic and electronic sounds, with Thorn’s introspective lyrics and Watt’s intricate arrangements. This latest release is set to please both longtime fans and newcomers to their music.
Standout Songs: Nothing Left to Lose, Caution to the Wind, Forever
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