Here are five albums that should be on your radar in August.
The New Zealand singer-songwriter has created some of the best music of the past 10 years, which listeners can find on âPure Heroineâ in 2013 and âMelodramaâ in 2017. Expect that the trend continues with the release of her third studio album, “Solar Power”, on August 20.
“Free Me 2”, Barbra Streisand
Babs is back with a new compilation of rare and unreleased songs. Highlights include a duet with Willie Nelson on “I’d Want It to Be You” and, of course, the rendition of “Rainbow Connection” with Kermit the Frog. Exit Friday.
“Jesus People”, Danny Gokey
The singer who placed third in the eighth season of âAmerican Idolâ in 2009, behind eventual champion Kris Allen and runner-up Adam Lambert, has produced a steady stream of successes over the years, including âHope in Front of Me, ââ Rise, âandâ Tell Your Heart to Beat Again. âHer latest album, which follows the popular 2019â Haven’t Seen It Yet â, hits stores August 20.
“Perfect Union”, Kool and the gang
The great funk-disco-R & B troupe of all time – known for hits like “Get Down on It”, “Too Hot”, “Ladies Night” and, of course, “Celebration”. served as Oakland’s A Victory Anthem in home games) returns with a new album on August 20. The first single from the collection is “Pursuit of Happiness”.
“The body remembers”, Debbie Gibson
The formidable singer-songwriter, who sold millions of albums and singles in the late 1980s, is back with her 10th studio release. “The Body Remembers” presents a new version of the wonderful 89 hit “Lost in Your Eyes”, this time recorded as a duet with Joey McIntyre of New Kids on the Block. Released on August 20.
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