10 Fall Albums We Can’t Wait to Start Spinning

The summer isn’t exactly over but we’re definitely in its final trip around the block. That means summer anthems are turning into fall jams as we prepare for a new slew of albums to help carry us into the relatively cooler months. And while the summer of Billie Eilish, Lorde and Leon Bridges has been fun, it’s time to move into the autumn of, well …read on.

LANY: gg bb xx

Release Date: (September 3)

LANY returns with more of the heartsick pop anthems that make them an indispensable soundtrack for anyone’s cuffing season.

Kacey Musgraves: Star-Crossed

Release date: September 10

Musgraves seems poised to claim the pop star crown, but star-crossed‘s subject matter will apparently be her bitter split from fellow singer/songwriter Ruston Kelly. Should be a wild ride.

Andy Mineo: Never Land 2

Release date: September 17

Mineo returns to the project that put him on the map with Never Land 2, an ode to growing up without losing your connection to your inner child. Can’t wait.

Thrice: Horizons/East

Release date: September 17

Thrice continues to push themselves to new arenas, new concepts and, in this case, a literal new direction.

Brittany Howard: Jamie Reimagined

Release date: September 24

Hold on. Howard’s comeback is actually a series of remixes from her beloved Jamie album, with a collection of new visions that interpret her masterpiece through a fresh lens.

Sufjan Stevens & Angelo De Augustine: A Beginner’s Mind

Release date: September 24

We’re just gonna say it: the early releases from Sufjan Steven’s team-up with Angelo De Augustine sound as good as anything either artist has done in years, with both artists operating at the top of their respective forms.

BADBADNOTGOOD: Talk Memory

Release date: October 8

BADBADNOTGOOD are ready for the big time, debuting their very strange noise rock to a huge audience for the first time with this release. It’ll be for who it’s for, and they’re gonna love it.

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Finneas: Optimist

Release date: October 15

One of the most sought-after producers of his generation is back in the spotlight to remind fans that he’s a gifted talent whichever side of the mic he happens to be on.

Coldplay: Music of the Spheres

Release date: October 15

Excited about a new Coldplay album in 2021? Well, it turns out Chris Martin and Co. have been releasing some beautiful new tunes that suggest the band’s still got some great ideas in the can.

The War on Drugs: I Don’t Live Here Anymore

Release date: October 29

The reliably excellent rock band turned it down pretty low for their first single, but it just gave fans an opportunity to savor their melodies. Loud or soft, nobody’s making music quite like the War on Drugs.

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