This week, rapper and activist Talib Kweli drops his guest star-studded fifth album, UK singer-songwriter Pete Roe emerges with his third full-length in three years, “Family Man” country star Craig Campbell explores divine intervention, and young Danish band Reptile Youth takes a stab at world domination. We share the choicest cuts from these and other artists with you in our New Music Weekly playlist, which is supported by the Playlist Notes below. For more of what your ears have been missing, don’t forget to browse the full collection of Rdio New Releases.
Fitz & The Tantrums - More Than Just A Dream (Deluxe)
L.A.’s indie soul-pop specialists break free from their “retro” tag and joyfully experiment with their sound.
Lady Antebellum - Golden
The popular Nashville trio have already had a country hit with the lead single “Downtown” and has a lot more surprises on this fourth album.
Deerhunter - Monomania
The sixth album from the Atlanta indie rockers is a reference to the obsessive traits of lead singer and guitarist Bradford Cox and features new bassist Josh McKay.
She & Him - Volume 3
Actress Zooey Deschanel penned most of the songs on *Volume 3, the fourth full-length album recorded with partner M. Ward.
Little Boots - Nocturnes
UK electropop princess Victoria Lesketh follows up her 2009 debut with this sophomore effort featuring the anthem “Broken Record.”