Stream New Music From BTS' 'Map of the Soul: 7,' Grimes, Best Coast And More : All Songs Considered New albums from the K-pop band BTS, Grimes and Best Coast are among our picks for this week's best new releases.

Featured Albums:
1. BTS — 'Map of the Soul: 7'
Featured Song: "On"
2. Grimes — 'Miss_Anthrop0cene)'
Featured Song: "You'll Miss Me When I'm Not Around"
3. Best Coast — 'Always Tomorrow'
Featured Song: "Rollercoaster"
4. Royce da 5'9" — 'The Allegory'
Featured Songs: "Overcomer" and "Mr. Grace"
5. Katie Pruitt — 'Expectations'
Featured Song: "Normal"
6. Moses Sumney — 'græ: Part 1'
Featured Songs: "Conveyor" and "Gagarin"
7. Agnes Obel — 'Myopia'
Featured Song: "Camera's Rolling"
8. King Krule — 'Man Alive!'
Featured Song: "Stoned Again"
9. Klangstof — 'The Noise You Make is Silent'
Featured Song: "Blank Page"

Other notable releases for Feb. 21: Banoffee — Look at Us Now Dad; Greg Dulli — Random Desire; Guided by Voices — Surrender Your Poppy Field; MILCK: Into Gold; Ozzy Osbourne — Ordinary Man; Sarah Harmer — Are You Gone; Six Organs of Admittance — Companion Rises; Wilsen — Ruiner.
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New Music Friday: Our Top 9 Albums Out On Feb. 21

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New Music Friday: Our Top 9 Albums Out On Feb. 21

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Map of the Soul: 7, the latest album from the K-pop band BTS, is among our picks for the week's best new releases. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The K-pop juggernaut BTS continues its quest for world domination this week with its fourth Korean-language — and seventh overall — album, called Map of the Soul: 7. We kick off this week's show with a banger that features Sia, called "On." Also this week, the singer known as Grimes returns with her first new album in five years, a dark and dystopian concept record about (among other things) climate change, called Miss_Anthrp0cene). We've also got hard-rocking new music from Best Coast, a staggering takedown of power structures from the rapper Royce da 5'9", a beautiful Americana debut from singer Katie Pruitt and more. Host Robin Hilton is joined by NPR Music contributor Jewly Hight, XPN's Culture Cypher Radio host and host of the podcast Serious Rap S*** John Morrison, NPR Music's Stephen Thompson, and host of Rhythm Lab Radio, DJ and Director of Digital Strategy and Innovation at 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, Tarik Moody as they share their picks for the best new albums out on February 21.

Featured Albums:

  1. BTS — Map of the Soul: 7
    Featured Song: "On"
  2. Grimes — Miss_Anthrop0cene)
    Featured song: "You'll Miss Me When I'm Not Around"
  3. Best Coast — Always Tomorrow
    Featured Song: "Rollercoaster"
  4. Royce da 5'9" — The Allegory
    Featured Songs: "Overcomer" and "Mr. Grace"
  5. Katie Pruitt — Expectations
    Featured Song: "Normal"
  6. Moses Sumney — græ: Part 1
    Featured Songs: "Conveyor" and "Gagarin"
  7. Agnes Obel — Myopia
    Featured Song: "Camera's Rolling"
  8. King Krule — Man Alive!
    Featured Song: "Stoned Again"
  9. Klangstof — The Noise You Make is Silent
    Featured Song: "Blank Page"

Other notable releases for Feb. 21: Banoffee — Look at Us Now Dad; Greg Dulli — Random Desire; Guided by Voices — Surrender Your Poppy Field; MILCK: Into Gold; Ozzy Osbourne — Ordinary Man; Sarah Harmer — Are You Gone; Six Organs of Admittance — Companion Rises; Wilsen — Ruiner.