Musical news that you can listen to this May 2024

Musical news for May

Some we can already listen to, others we will have to wait a day, one or two weeks to do so. The fact is that these six musical novelties These are some of the many from this month of May. Those that after listening will or will not become part of our favorites or one of our lists. Discover them!

Radical optimism – Dua Lipa

Radical Optimism is the title of Dua Lipa's third album, a collection of eleven songs among which Houdini served as the first advance. Faithful to her music, the singer once again opts for a dance pop album where disco, house and always danceable electronic music converge.

"A couple of years ago, a friend introduced me to the term 'Radical Optimism,'" Lipa said in press materials. «It's a concept that resonated with me and I became more curious when I started playing with it and integrating it into my life. I was struck by the idea of ​​moving through chaos with grace and feeling like you can weather any storm. At the same time, I found myself tracing the music history of psychedelia, trip hop, and Britpop. "I have always found him very optimistic and that honesty and attitude is a feeling that I carried into my recording sessions."

Reckless driving – Alizzz

Reckless driving, Alizzz's second album It was released on May 3, although two months before we discovered Despertar con María Arnal as our first preview. 10 songs make up the album, including Carretera Perdida and donde tú, whose videos we have already been able to enjoy.

Saturated voices, strummed guitars and cinematic landscapes. Alizzz wanted to offer a particular tribute to the cinema that inspires him: from Cronenberg to Haneke through David Lynch, to whom he dedicates the song titled 'Lost Highway'.

Can we please have fun – Kings of Leon

It's been a week since Can we please have fun, the ninth studio album by Kings of Leon, was released through Capitol Records. The album's title suggests the band's desire to let loose, try new things and have fun. Will they have achieved it?

Recorded at the Dark Horse studio in Nashville and produced by Kid Harpoon, the band gives us a gift on this new album 12 cuts with Mustang as the first preview. "It was the most fun album I've ever been on," confessed Caleb Followill. “It's like we've allowed ourselves to be musically vulnerable,” Nathan adds. "I love it when a rock band isn't ashamed to admit that all the songs don't have to be on 11."

Hit me hard and soft – Billie Eilish

We don't have to wait long to hear Billie Eilish's new work. Hit me hard and soft goes on the market tomorrow, third studio album by the American singer in which she has once again collaborated with her brother, Finneas, to write, record and produce the album.

This album made up of 10 songs is announced as a collection of diverse but cohesive themes so that listening to it from beginning to end is quite an experience. This is how they describe it: "Hit me hard and soft travels through a vast and expansive soundscape, immersing listeners in a full spectrum of emotions."

Fat – Nathy Peluso

Grasa is Nathy Peluso's second great album. will come out on sale next May 24 and little is known about it except for what the singer herself has commented: «I began to look for words that would involve me in what I wanted to convey, which in the end is something harsh, something strong. The word fat came from a feeling and I also wanted a word that had many meanings, that people could take ownership of the word.

Believe me now? – Becky Hill

Becky Hill's second studio album, Believe me now? It is presented as "an album in which she delves even deeper into her passion for underground dance music and club culture. Whether influenced by the world of drum 'n' bass, anthemic house, techno or atmospheric trance, Becky's talent for combining the core of these genres with her powerful voice has forged an album full of credibility and personal integrity, but with “an immense global appeal”

15 songs complete the album which can be heard on the last day of May and about which the artist confessed: «it has been a real pleasure to do this work, return to my dance music roots, tell my stories and finally feel the confidence that I never knew I had. "I'm very proud of it and I'm very grateful to be able to do it."

Extras – Vetusta Morla

Figurantes is the seventh album study by Vetusta Morla. An album that will be released on May 31, before the band takes a break. And although the band was already planning to rest, the songs were coming out and they decided that it should see the light before the break, without promotion, or the premiere of video clips, but with lyric videos like the one in their first preview, The Sheet of My Ghosts .

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