Albums of the Month - May 2023
Date: 19th May 2023 Posted in: Company News and Events
Our top picks of the latest albums to listen to every month, from pop to rap to rock. Our top choices this month will be a great addition to anyone’s record collection.
We have picked out our favourite songs from the albums below. Check out our May Songs of the Month playlist.
End of Everything
Mega Bog | Mexican Summer
Influenced by the likes of Ozzy Osbourne and Thin Lizzy, experimental musician Erin Birgy, also known as Mega Bog, presents her courageous seventh studio album. Exploring sobriety, turmoil, and healing, End of Everything was recorded and co-produced with Big Thief drummer James Krivchenia. The album features a number of collaborations, including Hand Habits’ Meg Duffy, Tops’ Jackson Macintosh and Will Segerstrom.
THE RAT ROAD
SBTRKT | Save Yourself
English musician Aaron Jerome, known as SBTRKT, introduces his first album for seven years and doesn’t disappoint. Encompassing genres ranging from dubstep to ambient, SBTRKT refuses to settle into one place on his fourth album, THE RAT ROAD. Though the 22-track record is sometimes baffling, it’s certainly entertaining, with some tracks over before they've even begun. Despite the start-stop, the invigorating production is enough to keep you intrigued.
An Inbuilt Fault
Westerman | Partisan - Play It Again Sam
Following his acclaimed debut ‘Your Hero Is Not Dead,’ London-born singer-songwriter Westerman releases his adventurous second album, An Inbuilt Fault. Co-produced with Big Thief drummer James Krivchenia, Westerman’s describes his disillusionment with social media throughout two years of intense isolation during the pandemic. Across nine songs, he details his heartbreak and loneliness with fearless emotional honesty.
Tom Meighan | Destruct Records
With his instantly-recognisable voice, The Reckoning is powerhouse vocalist Tom Meighan’s first solo album and is a real statement of intent. The former lead vocalist of Kasabian said "It's no secret that these last couple of years have been the lowest of my life. I wasn't sure if I'd ever get on stage again.” After achieving so much success, his latest record is full of spirit, energy and is sure to appeal to fans of his old band.
The Lemon Twigs | Captured Tracks
American rockers The Lemon Twigs release their long-awaited fourth studio album, Everything Harmony. Talented brothers Brian and Michael D’Addario perfectly complement each other, as the record swings between moments of depression and isolation. Inspired by the likes of Simon & Garfunkel and Moondog, the multi-instrumentalists from New York offer sharp songwriting, beautiful harmonies, and timeless ballads.
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