New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out On Oct. 25 : All Songs Considered The fourth-quarter deluge continues this week with new releases from Rex Orange County, King Princess, Gallant and more, including the first new album in seven years from Neil Young & Crazy Horse.

Featured Albums:
1. Mikal Cronin — Seeker
2. King Princess — Cheap Queen
3. Great Grandpa — Four of Arrows
4. Neil Young & Crazy Horse — Colorado
5. Rex Orange County — Pony
6. Anamanaguchi - [USA]
7. Gallant — Sweet Insomnia
8. Sunn O))) — Pyroclasts

Other Notable Albums For Oct. 25: Alcest — Spiritual Instinct; Anna Meredith — Fibs; Anthony Ramos — The Good & The Bad; The Bad Plus — Activate Infinity; Brooke Candy — Sexorcism; Cigarettes After Sex — Cry; Dry Cleaning — Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks; Grace Potter — Daylight; Juana Molina — For Fun; Lankum — The Livelong Day; Little Scream — Speed Queen; Old Dominion — Old Dominion; Ringo Starr — What's My Name; Sarah Jaffe — SMUT; Van Morrison — Three Chords and the Truth; Verite — New Skin; Walk off the Earth — Here We Go!
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Rex Orange County is otherwise known as Alex O'Connor. His third full-length, Pony, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on Oct. 25. Alexandra Waespi hide caption

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The fourth-quarter deluge continues this week with a slew of new releases, including the crooning, quirky soul of Rex Orange County, R&B singer Gallant, queer pop icon King Princess and more, plus the first new album in seven years from Neil Young & Crazy Horse. NPR Music's Lyndsey McKenna and Stephen Thompson join host Robin Hilton as they share their picks for the best new albums out on Oct. 25.

Featured Albums:

  1. Mikal Cronin — Seeker
    Featured Song: "I've Got Reason"
  2. King Princess — Cheap Queen
    Featured Song: "You Destroyed My Heart"
  3. Great Grandpa — Four of Arrows
    Featured Song: "Digger"
  4. Neil Young & Crazy Horse — Colorado
    Featured Songs: "I Do" and "Help Me Lose My Mind"
  5. Rex Orange County — Pony
    Featured Songs: "Stressed Out" and "Laser Lights"
  6. Anamanaguchi - [USA]
    Featured Song: "The CRT Woods"
  7. Gallant — Sweet Insomnia
    Featured Song: "Sweet Insomnia"
  8. Sunn O))) — Pyroclasts
    Featured Song: "Frost C"

Other Notable Albums For Oct. 25: Alcest — Spiritual Instinct; Anna Meredith — Fibs; Anthony Ramos — The Good & The Bad; The Bad Plus — Activate Infinity; Brooke Candy — Sexorcism; Cigarettes After Sex — Cry; Dry Cleaning — Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks; Grace Potter — Daylight; Juana Molina — For Fun; Lankum — The Livelong Day; Little Scream — Speed Queen; Old Dominion — Old Dominion; Ringo Starr — What's My Name; Sarah Jaffe — SMUT; Van Morrison — Three Chords and the Truth; Verite — New Skin; Walk off the Earth — Here We Go!