News 30 July 2021

#NewMusicFriday: Billie Eilish, Bleachers, Prince and more out now!

The American superstar's second album leads the 30 July releases.

#NewMusicFriday: Billie Eilish, Bleachers, Prince and more out now!

Seven-time Grammy Award winner Billie Eilish releases her second studio album Happier Than Ever. It’s the follow-up to the American singer-songwriter’s 2019 debut When We Fall Asleep , Where Do We Go? (#1 Apr. ‘19), which topped the 2019 ARIA End Of Year Albums Chart. Five singles from the album have charted including ‘My Future’ (#3 Aug. ‘20), ‘Therefore I Am’ (#3 Nov. ’20), ‘Your Power’ (#9 May ‘21), ‘Lost Cause’ (#18 Jun. ‘21) and ‘NDA’ (#16 Jul. ‘21).

After releasing eight singles, Brisbane based producer Sycco - real name Sasha McLeod - releases Sycco’s First EP. The nineteen year old singer-songwriter has released four tracks from the EP including ‘Dribble’, ‘Germs’, ‘My Ways’ and ‘Times Up’.

American indie-pop act Bleachers releases third studio album Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night. The solo project from producer Jack Antonoff returns four years after Gone Now.  Four singles from the album have been released including ‘45’, ‘Chinatown’ featuring Bruce Springsteen, ‘Stop Making This Hurt’ and ‘How Dare You Want More’.

Another release from the infamous vault of multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, producer Prince comes out in the form of Welcome 2 America. Recorded in 2010, it was abandoned before its release.

American contemporary R&B/soul group Durand Jones and The Indications release their third studio album Private Space. This follows their 2019 album American Love Call and includes the tracks ‘Witchoo’, ‘Love Will Work It Out’ and ‘The Way That I Do’.

Grammy-nominated artist/rapper Logic releases his new mixtape Bobby Tarantino III, the third volume in his Bobby Tarantino series. This follows his 2020 album No Pressure (#14 Aug ‘20) and the announcement he was retiring from the music industry. The release is rumoured to include the singles ‘Call Me’, ‘Vaccine’ and ‘Get Up’.

Come back next Friday to see which of these titles make it onto the ARIA Charts. Check out all of the latest charts.