New Music Friday: Oct. 2

10.02.2020 - By All Songs Considered

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NPR Music's picks for the best new albums out on Oct. 2 include the latest from West Coast rapper YG, the K-pop group BLACKPINK, Icelandic singer Jónsi and more.

Featured Albums:
1. BLACKPINK — The Album
Featured Song: "Pretty Savage"
2. YG — My Life 4Hunnid
Featured Song: "Laugh Now, Kry Later"
3. Laura Jane Grace — Stay Alive
Featured Song: "Old Friend (Stay Alive)"
4. Eartheater — Phoenix: Flames Are Dew Upon My Skin
Featured Song: "Fantasy Collision"
5. Jónsi — Shiver
Featured Song: "Shiver"
6. Rósín Murphy — Rósín Machine
Featured Song: "We Got Together"
7. Gabriel Garzón-Montano — Aguita
Featured Song: "Mira My Look"
8. Noah Haidu — Doctone
Featured Song: "Steepian Faith"

Other notable releases for Oct. 2: 21 Savage — Savage Mode 2; Aloe Blacc — All Love Everything; Bartees Strange — Live Forever; Born Ruffians — Squeeze; Brent Cobb — Keep 'em On They Toes; Dawes — Good Luck With Whatever; Dawn Landes — Row; Drive By Truckers — The New Okay; Robert Plant — Digging Deep: Subterranea; Shamir — Shamir; Westside Gunn — Who Made the Sunshine

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