Weekly Music Radar: Guide to the biggest releases of the week

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The official album cover for Taylor Swift
The official album cover for Taylor Swift's upcoming album 'THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT' which hits DSPs this on April 19, 2024 (Image via Instagram/@taylorswift)

Last week, fans witnessed major music releases like Metro Boomin and Future's second collaboration album We Still Don't Trust You, divided into two separate discs, which featured artists like The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, and a surprise feature from J. Cole on the last track of Disc 1, titled Red Leather.

Our Weekly Music Radar (WMR) will highlight 10 of the most unique projects scheduled to be released this Friday, April 19, across genres like pop, R&B, and more.

Taylor Swift's 11th studio album, THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT, drops alongside multiple pop and rock projects, including Bruce Springsteen's Best of Bruce Springsteen (Expanded Edition) collection album.


1) THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT (Taylor Swift) - Pop album release

Taylor Swift is ready to unveil her 11th studio album, THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT, this Friday. The project will be distributed independently via Swift to all DSPs (Digital Streaming Platforms).

T.T.P.D. was first announced back in February during a pre-order campaign for fans who wanted to purchase the album + bonus track exclusively available on her website. The project will be divided into four sides, with the following songs as part of the official tracklist:

  1. Fortnight
  2. The Tortured Poets Department
  3. My Boy Only Breaks His Favorite Toys
  4. Down Bad
  5. So Long, London
  6. But Daddy I Love Him
  7. Fresh Out the Slammer
  8. Florida!!!!
  9. Guilty as Sin?
  10. Who’s Afraid of Little Old Me?
  11. I Can Fix Him (No Really I Can)
  12. loml
  13. I Can Do It With a Broken Heart
  14. The Smallest Man Who Ever Lived
  15. The Alchemy
  16. Clara Bow

2) Best of Bruce Springsteen (Bruce Springsteen) - Rock album release

The official album cover for Bruce Springsteen's upcoming compilation project (Image via Instagram/@springsteen)
The official album cover for Bruce Springsteen's upcoming compilation project (Image via Instagram/@springsteen)

Bruce Springsteen will be dropping his first compilation album in almost eight years with the release of Best of Bruce Springsteen, which will include several of the singer's hit singles and records from 1973 to 2020.

Best of Bruce Springsteen will be distributed to all DSPs via Columbia Records, with the following songs being included in its "Digital Deluxe" tracklist:

  1. Growin’ Up
  2. Spirit In The Night
  3. Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
  4. 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
  5. Born To Run
  6. Tenth Avenue Freeze Out
  7. Thunder Road
  8. Badlands
  9. Prove It All Night
  10. The River
  11. Hungry Heart
  12. Atlantic City
  13. Glory Days
  14. Dancing in the Dark
  15. Born in the U.S.A
  16. Brilliant Disguise
  17. Tougher Than The Rest
  18. Human Touch
  19. If I Should Fall Behind
  20. Living Proof
  21. Streets of Philadelphia
  22. The Ghost of Tom Joad
  23. Secret Garden
  24. The Rising
  25. Long Time Comin’
  26. Girls In Their Summer Clothes
  27. The Wrestler
  28. We Take Care Of Our Own
  29. Hello Sunshine
  30. Ghosts
  31. Letter To You

3) Children of the Slums (Mozzy) - Hip/Hop album release

Mozzy's new album, titled Children of the Slums, to be released on April 19 (Image via Instagram/@mozzy)
Mozzy's new album, titled Children of the Slums, to be released on April 19 (Image via Instagram/@mozzy)

Mozzy (Timothy Cornell Patterson), hailing from Sacramento, California, is set to release his new album titled Children of the Slums on all streaming platforms via Mozzy Records, Inc.

The following songs are set to be included in the official tracklist for Mozzy's upcoming album:

  1. DAMN
  2. STILL HURT
  3. CHILDREN OF THE SLUMS
  4. RED NOSE BULLY
  5. LOST IT ALL (Feat. Fridayy)
  6. MISS BIG BRUH
  7. EBONY FROM 12th
  8. MISS YOU BLOOD
  9. JADED (Feat. Eric Bellinger)
  10. LIVING PROOF (Feat. E Mozzy)
  11. TRAUMATIZED
  12. LOST IN MY THOUGHTS
  13. FREE JUJU
  14. ACT A FOOL (Feat. Celly Ru x E Mozzy)
  15. I CAN'T GO OUT (Feat. Afira)
  16. IF I DIE RIGHT NOW
  17. BETTER WITHOUT YOU

4) Dark Matter (Pearl Jam) - Rock album release

The American rock band Pearl Jam is getting ready to drop their 12th studio album, titled DarkMatter, on all DSPs tomorrow via Monkeywrench Records and Republic Records.

The new album currently has three singles uploaded and will feature 11 songs on its official tracklist, which has been listed below:

  1. Scared of Fear
  2. React, Respond
  3. Wreckage
  4. Dark Matter
  5. Won't Tell
  6. Upper Hand
  7. Waiting For Stevie
  8. Running
  9. Something Special
  10. Got To Give
  11. Setting Sun

5) Your Day Will Come (Chanel Beads) - Indie Pop album

The official album cover for Chanel Beads' debut album 'Your Day Will Come' (Image via Instagram/@chanel_beads)
The official album cover for Chanel Beads' debut album 'Your Day Will Come' (Image via Instagram/@chanel_beads)

The New York-based indie band Chanel Beads, credited to producer Shane Lavers, will be releasing its debut studio album titled Your Day Will Come on all DSPs via Jagjaguwar.

The Indie/Alternative artist's album will include the following songs as part of the official tracklist for Your Day Will Come:

  1. Dedicated To The World
  2. Police Scanner
  3. Idea June
  4. Embarrassed Dog
  5. Unifying Thought
  6. Your Day Will Come
  7. Urn
  8. Coffee Culture
  9. I Think I Saw

6) This Ain’t The Way You Go Out (Lucy Rose) - Pop album release

Lucy Rose will release her fifth studio album on April 19 (Image via Instagram/@lucyrose)
Lucy Rose will release her fifth studio album on April 19 (Image via Instagram/@lucyrose)

The English singer-songwriter, Lucy Rose, is set to unveil her fifth studio album titled This Ain't The Way You Go Out this Friday via Communion Records LLC. The new album will include the following songs as part of its tracklist:

  1. Light As Grass
  2. Could You Help Me
  3. Dusty Frames
  4. Whatever You Want
  5. Interlude I
  6. Life’s Too Short
  7. This Ain’t The Way You Go Out
  8. Over When It’s Over
  9. Sail Away
  10. Interlude II
  11. No More
  12. The Racket

7) Young New Wave (YNW Melly) - Hip/Hop EP release

The official album cover for YNW Melly's upcoming album 'Young New Wave' (Image via X/@YNWMelly)
The official album cover for YNW Melly's upcoming album 'Young New Wave' (Image via X/@YNWMelly)

As YNW Melly's murder trail gets put on hold indefinitely, the artist is preparing to release a brand new LP tomorrow titled Young New Wave on all streaming platforms via Sparta Plus.

The project will include the following tracks as part of its official tracklist:

  1. Fix That
  2. Top Off (Feat. YNW BSlime x YNW SmokeDaLoc)
  3. Friendly (Feat. Ynw4l x Jit4 Stan)
  4. In The Benzy (Feat. Lil 50 x BreezyLYN)
  5. Your Love (Feat. Ynw4l x YNW BSlime)
  6. Save Me (Feat. Ynw4l x YNW BSlime x Jit4 Stan)
  7. Unannounced (Feat. Ynw4L x YNW SmokeDaLoc x SCY Jimm)
  8. 3 Pointer (Feat. Ynw4L x Jit4 Stan x Lil Poppa)
  9. Ville (Feat. YNW BSlime x Ynw4L)
  10. Lovey Dovey (Feat. YNW Bortlen x Ynw4L x Toosii)
  11. Dedication (Feat. YNW Bortlen x Ynw4L x Hotboii)

8) Rollercoaster (Cadence Weapon) - Alternative dance album release

The official album cover art for Candence Weapon's upcoming album 'Rollercoaster' (Image via Instagram/@cadenceweapon)
The official album cover art for Candence Weapon's upcoming album 'Rollercoaster' (Image via Instagram/@cadenceweapon)

The Canadian-American singer-songwriter Roland Pemberton, better known by his stage name Cadence Weapon, is set to release his Alt. Dance/EDM album to all DSPs via MNRK Music Group this Friday.

The following songs will be included in the official tracklist for Rollercoaster:

  1. Cadence £∞™.mp3
  2. Press Eject
  3. Exceptional
  4. My Computer
  5. Blue Screen
  6. Lexicon
  7. YASTM.m4a
  8. EFT
  9. Bots
  10. Sting
  11. Shadowbanned (Feat. Myst Milano)
  12. You Are Special To Me (Feat. Bartees Strange)
  13. Alarms (Feat. Austra)
  14. tl;dr

9) 44ever (Logic) - Hip/Hop single release

Logic has released the second single from his Ultra 85 album, following up on the release of his lead single titled Fear, which dropped back in February.

The latest addition to his ninth studio album is titled 44ever and will supposedly build on the sci-fi storyline the rapper has been crafting since the release of 2014's Under Pressure.


10) Fame Won't Love You (Sia x Paris Hilton) - Pop single release

The official single cover for Sia and Paris Hilton's upcoming collaboration on 'Fame Won't Love You' (Image via X/@ParisHilton)
The official single cover for Sia and Paris Hilton's upcoming collaboration on 'Fame Won't Love You' (Image via X/@ParisHilton)

Sia and Paris Hilton will be releasing their collaboration titled Fame Won't Love You this Friday as part of Sia's upcoming 10th studio album Reasonable Woman, which hits DSPs on May 3, 2024.

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Edited by Dev Sharma
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