Queen Naija talks more about her new album missunderstood…still

“I feel like I’m a misunderstood person overall; people misinterpret the things I say,” Queen Naija tells Apple Music of the title to her debut album. The YouTube star turned R&B singer whose single “Medicine” catapulted her onto Capitol Records’ radar has lived much of her adult life in the spotlight and has thus beenContinue reading “Queen Naija talks more about her new album missunderstood…still”

Demi Lovato talks about her new album: Dancing With The Devil…The Art of Starting Over

At 28, Demi Lovato is reckoning with a life in the spotlight that has been anything but glamorous. After being sexually assaulted by one of her Disney Channel costars at age 15, the pop singer says she fell into a years-long stretch of depression, eating disorders, self-harm, excessive drinking, and drug use that culminated inContinue reading “Demi Lovato talks about her new album: Dancing With The Devil…The Art of Starting Over”

All about Blu DeTiger’s new Indie Rock album ‘How Did We Get Here?’

“All of these songs are me reflecting on these times before the pandemic hit,” Blu DeTiger tells Apple Music about her debut EP. “It’s me having this constant battle in my head of, ‘Where am I at? What do I actually want? What do I actually feel?’” Shortly after the success of her early 2020Continue reading “All about Blu DeTiger’s new Indie Rock album ‘How Did We Get Here?’”

Everything you didn’t know about Michigander’s new EP ‘Everything Will Be Ok Eventually’

Michigander, the musical moniker of Jason Singer, radiates Midwestern magnetism in his crystalline vocal delivery, sure, but mostly through his jumbo-sized anthemic pop-rock hooks. Every song on his third EP, Everything Will Be Ok Eventually, written over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, could be a single—confident and cautiously optimistic while avoiding excessive sentimentality. “It’s justContinue reading “Everything you didn’t know about Michigander’s new EP ‘Everything Will Be Ok Eventually’”

Justin Bieber releases his latest album ‘Justice’

On 2020’s Changes, the newly married pop star extolled the healing powers of love and faith, serving up sensual, clear-eyed R&B ballads about devotion, commitment, and inner peace. Justin Bieber’s sixth album Justice continues that narrative, but finds inspiration in something arguably even more novel for one of the world’s most in-demand pop stars: downtime. Like all ofContinue reading “Justin Bieber releases his latest album ‘Justice’”

Architects release new album titled ‘For Those That Wish to Exist’

In a genre that can be unkind towards too much change, Architects’ ninth album aims to challenge that mindset. “We can do whatever we want,” drummer and primary songwriter Dan Searle tells Apple Music. “The ultimate question is, do we like it? And the answer is yes.” For Those That Wish to Exist showcases the British quintetContinue reading “Architects release new album titled ‘For Those That Wish to Exist’”

HAIM release Women In Music Pt. III (Expanded Edition)

Whether they’ve created quarantine albums at lightning speed or dreamt up inspired collaborations over Zoom, lockdown has pushed artists to get creative from the confines of their homes. For HAIM, that meant returning to Women in Music Pt. III, the spirit-boosting third record the LA trio released in June 2020 amid strict stay-at-home orders. “Being homeContinue reading “HAIM release Women In Music Pt. III (Expanded Edition)”

The Hold Steady releases new album ‘Open Door Policy’

“I have this idea that if the record was a movie poster there’d be a tagline that was like, ‘Power, Wealth, and Mental Health,’” Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn tells Apple Music. “It felt like a heavy time in 2019 to write all this stuff, and then 2020 came and just kind of like putContinue reading “The Hold Steady releases new album ‘Open Door Policy’”