10 Albums to Look Forward to in June 2023

From our favorite artists who have been delivering killer albums for years to the rising musicians just starting to break through, these are the ten albums to look forward to in June 2023.


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Bully: Lucky For You
Release Date: June 2

Minnesota native Alicia Bognanno (Bully), is on the verge of releasing Bully’s fourth album, Lucky for You. Set for release on June 2, 2023, the album was produced by JT Daly and recorded at MMK Studios and Bognanno’s house. It features 10 tracks and includes a collaboration with Soccer Mommy. “With every record, I feel more and more secure in terms of doing what I want,” Bognanno continues. “For this one, I wanted to be as creative as possible with these songs.”

noel gallagher

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Council Skies
Release Date: June 2

Council Skies is the upcoming fifth studio album by English rock band Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. Produced by Gallagher and longtime engineer Paul Stacey, the album is set to be released on June 2, 2023, through Gallagher’s label Sour Mash Records. It will be the first album Gallagher has recorded in his recording studio: Lone Star Studios with string sessions taking place at Abbey Road Studios in April 2022.

Christine and the Queens

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Christine and the Queens: Paranoïa, Angels, True Love
Release Date: June 9

Christine and the Queens’ fourth studio album, Paranoia, Angels, True Love will be released on June 9, 2023. The album follows last year’s Redcar les adorables étoiles and includes a staggering 20 tracks in total. Produced by Christine and the Queens and Mike Dean, it also features guest appearances from Madonna and 070 Shake.

Jenny Lewis

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Jenny Lewis: Joy’All
Release Date: June 9

Produced by Dave Cobb and recorded at Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A, Joy’All includes the new single ‘Psychos’ and the previously released single ‘Puppy and a Truck.’ The album sees the Las Vegas native embark on a new era as she joins the icon roster of Blue Note/Capitol Records.

Dudu Tassa and Jonny Greenwood

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Jonny Greenwood and Dudu Tassa: Jarak Qaribak
Release Date: June 9

Jarak Qaribak is a collaborative album by Jonny Greenwood and Dudu Tassa and is set for release on June 9, 2023. The album is a collection of reworked love songs from across the Middle East, with Greenwood and Tassa each contributing their unique musical styles. The album was inspired by Greenwood’s love of Middle Eastern music and his friendship with Tassa as the two musicians have known each other for many years and have collaborated on several projects in the past.

King Krule

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King Krule: Space Heavy
Release Date: June 9

Space Heavy is the upcoming fifth studio album by English singer-songwriter Archy Marshall and his fourth album under the stage name King Krule. Scheduled to be released on June 9, 2023, through XL Recordings and Matador Records, the album was written and recorded in London and Liverpool between 2020 and 2022. Marshall has said that the album is about “the space between” things and that it explores themes of love, loss, and loneliness.


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Squid: O Monolith
Release Date: June 9

O Monolith is the second studio album by British rock band Squid. Set for release on June 9, 2023, the album is the follow-up to the band’s highly acclaimed debut album, Bright Green Field from 2021. Released through Warp Records, the album was produced by Dan Carey and mixed by John McEntire, the new album will be followed by a UK headline tour. The album’s sound has been described as a mix of post-punk, art rock, and experimental rock.

Uniform and Boris

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Boris and Uniform: Bright New Disease
Release Date: June 16

Bright New Disease is a collaborative album by Japanese experimental rock band Boris and American industrial metal band Uniform. Scheduled for release on June 16, 2023, through Sargent House, the album was “written and recorded in the darkest days of the pandemic, it is the sound of frustration, but one founded on resilience.”

Flaming Lips

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The Flaming Lips: Hypnotist EP
Release Date: June 16

The Flaming Lips’ Hypnotist EP is a collection of four rarities from the Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots era. The EP, set for release on June 16, 2023, arrives in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the album. Keep an eye out later this year as The Flaming Lips will tour performing Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots in full.


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Queens of the Stone Age: In Times New Roman…
Release Date: June 16

In Times New Roman… is the upcoming eighth studio album by American rock band Queens of the Stone Age, scheduled to be released on June 16, 2023, through Matador Records. Announced in a video teaser on May 11, 2023, it is the band’s first album since Villains in 2017. The announcement occurred alongside the release of the lead single, ‘Emotion Sickness.’ Described by QOTSA as “the sound of a band creating the music its own members want to hear while giving the rest of us a sonic forum in which to congregate.”

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