New Music Friday: Our Top 9 Albums Out On Feb. 28 : All Songs Considered Our shortlist of the best albums out this week includes Caribou's first new full-length in five years, the rapper G Herbo's PTSD, a career-spanning celebration from Brazilian legend Sergio Mendes and more.

Featured Albums:
1. Carbiou — Suddenly
Featured Songs: "Home" and "Lime"
2. Real Estate — The Main Thing
Featured Song: "You"
3. G Herbo — PTSD
Featured Song: "Gangsta's Cry"
4. Kyshona Armstrong — Listen
Featured Song: "Fear"
5. Hailey Whitters — The Dream
Featured Song: "10 Year Town"
6. Sérgio Mendes — In the Key of Joy
Featured Song: "Bora Lá"
7. Kassa Overall — I Think I'm Good
Featured Song: "Darkness In Mind"
8. Ratboys — Printer's Devil
Featured Song: "Look To"
9. Thomas Adès — Adès Conducts Adès (Concerto for Piano and Orchestra)
Featured Songs: Excerpts from the third and second movements

Other notable releases for Feb. 28: Angelica Garcia — Cha Cha Palace; Ellen Fullman — In the Sea; Sierra Hull — 25 Trips; Soccer Mommy — Color Theory
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New Music Friday: Our Top 9 Albums Out On Feb. 28

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Kassa Overall. His stunning album, I Think I'm Good, is on our list of the best new releases out on Feb. 28. Aren Johnson hide caption

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Caribou was at the peak of its career when it largely disappeared after dropping Our Love in 2014. But the musical project of Dan Snaith is back with its first new album in five years — a mix of reflective love songs that are billowy but full of momentum and head-turning surprises. We open this week's show with a quick spin of Suddenly, including the tracks "Home" and "Lime." We've also got new ones from the band Real Estate, the Chicago rapper G Herbo, Nashville singer Hailey Whitters and more, including a career-spanning celebration from Brazilian legend Sergio Mendes and the "backpack jazz producer" Kassa Overall. Host Robin Hilton is joined by a rotating cast of NPR Music friends and family – Felix Contreras, Jewly Hight, Lyndsey McKenna, Mano Sundaresan, Nate Chinen, Stephen Thompson and Tom Huizenga – as they share their picks for the best albums out on Feb. 28.

Featured Albums:

  1. Caribou — Suddenly
    Featured Songs: "Home" and "Lime"
  2. Real Estate — The Main Thing
    Featured Song: "You"
  3. G Herbo — PTSD
    Featured Song: "Gangsta's Cry"
  4. Kyshona Armstrong — Listen
    Featured Song: "Fear"
  5. Hailey Whitters — The Dream
    Featured Song: "10 Year Town"
  6. Sérgio Mendes — In the Key of Joy
    Featured Song: "Bora Lá"
  7. Kassa Overall — I Think I'm Good
    Featured Song: "Darkness in Mind"
  8. Ratboys — Printer's Devil
    Featured Song: "Look To"
  9. Thomas Adès — Adès Conducts Adès (Concerto for Piano and Orchestra)
    Featured Songs: Excerpts from the third and second movements

Other notable releases for Feb. 28: Angelica Garcia — Cha Cha Palace; Ellen Fullman — In the Sea; Sierra Hull — 25 Trips; Soccer Mommy — Color Theory