We’re now into November. I know, I can’t believe it either. Love to my Sagittarius babies, but what is the point of this month? Anyway, we press on.
I know you babies have been waiting patiently for something to listen to. I’m here to help out. I compiled a list of some pretty dope albums coming out this month that I’m and, therefore, you should also be, excited for! All jokes aside, the artists listed below have some great discographies, so you’re gonna wanna see what they’re working on now.
SAM SMITH — THE THRILL OF IT ALL (NOV, 3 2017)
Prepare your tissues and set a lock on your phone to make sure you are unable to text your exes. Sam Smith’s sophomore album is set to put us all in our November blues, but everyone needs a good cry now and then. It’s been 3 years since Smith’s debut, In the Lonely Hour, which sold over 24 million copies worldwide. Smith gave us a sneak-peak of what to expect with this album in his Billboard interview:
“I went through, like, this vortex, came out, I feel like I’ve rebuilt myself as a stronger thing and I’m just gonna go into the vortex again,” he says in a preview that features a montage of studio sessions. “I wasn’t trying to make a big pop record when I made this album. I was actually just trying to make something personal and like a diary.”
YUNG LEAN — STRANGER (NOV, 10 2017)
Stranger will be Yung Lean’s third official album since his first mixtape in 2013. This Swedish rapper has his stories to share in his relatively short lifetime. Read more in his interview with the Fader. Along with his new album, Yung Lean will head out on a European tour. You can find the details here.
T-PAIN — OBLIVION (NOV, 17 2017)
T-Pain hasn’t released an official album since his 2011 Revolver. Of course, I can’t forget the legendary mixtape, T-Wayne that T-Pain dropped on Soundcloud this year featuring Lil Wayne, as it was a throwback from their collaborative efforts in 2009. This release had everyone nostalgic for that era of rap music and excited to be hearing more from T-Pain in general. Judging from this hilarious exchange between T-Pain and a passenger on an airplane, he has to have something pretty great cooking if he’s going that hard in his airline seat:
TALIB KWELI — RADIO SILENCE (NOV, 17 2017)
Talib Kweli’s latest project, Radio Silence, is set to come out in a few short weeks and we’re so excited. Kweli collaborated with some really great producers like Kaytranada and The Alchemist. Not only is this album stacked with these noteworthy producers, it also has some amazing features such as Anderson .Paak, Jay Electronica, and BJ The Chicago Kid. This will be Kweli’s eighth studio album with a release party at the Brooklyn Bowl on November 16th.
CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG — REST (NOV, 17 2017)
Charlotte Gainsbourg is set to release her first album in seven years. Rest features the collaborative efforts of some pretty prominent household names such as Paul McCartney, Owen Pallett, Connan Mockasin, and Daft Punk’s Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. Gainsbourg has never wrote her own lyrics before, and this album marks the first time she has completed that task.