New Music Friday: Oct. 9

10.09.2020 - By All Songs Considered

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NPR Music's shortlist of the best new albums out this week includes the soaring synth-pop of Future Islands, the country duo Brothers Osborne, remixed classics from John Lennon and more.

Featured Albums:
1. Future Islands — As Long As You Are
Featured Song: "Waking"
2. Carla Bruni — Carla Bruni
Featured Song: "Partir dans la nuit"
3. The Budos Band — Long in the Tooth
Featured Song: "Long in the Tooth"
4. Machinedrum — A View Of U
Featured Song: "Wait For U"
5. Brothers Osborne — Skeletons
Featured Song: "Lighten Up"
6. METZ — Atlas Vending
Featured Song: "Pulse"
7. John Lennon — Gimme Some Truth
Featured Song: "Angela"
8. Laraaji — Moon Piano
Featured Song: "Stillness"
9. The Goodbye Party — Beautiful Motors
Featured Song: "Unlucky Stars"
10. Mary Lattimore — Silver Ladders
Featured Song: "Silver Ladders"

Other notable releases for Oct. 9: Cut Worms — Nobody Lives Here Anymore; JEEN — JEEN; Kronos Quartet — Long Time Passing; Loudon Wainwright III — I'd Rather Lead A Band; Ron Miles — Rainbow Sign; Touche Amore — Lament; Travis — 10 Songs; Yo La Tengo — Sleepless Night (ep).

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