Every Friday, artists drop anticipated albums, surprise singles, and hyped collaborations. As part of New Music Friday, EW’s music team will choose some of the best new tunes, set to lead you into the weekend. With new albums from Tove Lo and Kenny Chesney, and a banger single from Charli XCX, here are the best new releases this week.
Tove Lo, Lady Wood
This week’s ultimate zone-out record: On their second in a trilogy of EPs getting released this year, this Brighton, England-based band serve up impossibly cool krautrock grooves and stylish, Moog-synth hooks from the Gary Numan playbook. — Kevin O’Donnell