New Music Friday: The Top 10 Albums Out On March 6 : All Songs Considered Our sprint through the best albums out this week includes the latest from R&B singer Jhené Aiko, Phantogram, singer Mandy Moore's first new music in a decade, Swamp Dogg, Cornershop and more.

Featured Albums:
1. Phantogram — Ceremony
Featured Song: "Love Me Now"
2. Pantha Du Prince — Conference of Trees
Featured Song: "Transparent Tickle Shining Glace"
3. Mandy Moore — Silver Landings
Featured Song: "Forgiveness"
4. Jhené Aiko — Chilombo
Featured Song: "Happiness Over Everything"
5. Nadia Reid — Out of My Province
Featured Song: "Get the Devil Out"
6. Stephen Malkmus — Traditional Techniques
Featured Song: "Xian Man"
7. Caroline Rose — Superstar
Featured Song: "Do You Think We'll Last Forever"
8. Swamp Dogg — Sorry You Couldn't Make It
Featured Song: "Please Let Me Go 'Round Again"
9. Cornershop — England is a Garden
Featured Song: "No Rock: Save In Roll"
10. THICK — 5 Years Behind
Featured Song: "Mansplain"

Other notable releases for March 6: Anna Calvi — Hunted; CocoRosie — Put the Shine On; Disq — Collector; Esmé Patterson — There Will Come Soft Rains; Grafh — The Oracle III; José James — No Beginning No End 2; Noel Gallagher's High-Flying Birds — Blue Moon Rising; Overcoats — The Fight; Riz Ahmed — The Long Goodbye; U.S. Girls — Heavy Light; Worriers — You Or Someone You Know.
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Jhené Aiko. Her new full-length, Chilombo is on our shortlist for the best albums out on March 6. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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It's been more than a decade since Mandy Moore dropped a new album. After spending much of that time on acting, she's back this week with a collection of unambiguously upbeat songs on love and forgiveness. The R&B singer Jhené Aiko takes a deep dive into the world of spiritual healing on her latest, Chilombo and the electro-pop duo Phantogram has a darker but reflective and ultimately hopeful new album on recovery. Host Robin Hilton is joined by NPR Music's Jewly Hight, Marissa Lorusso, Sidney Madden and Stephen Thompson, along with host of Culture Cypher Radio on XPN and co-host of the podcast Serious Rap S*** on iHeart Radio, John Morrison as they share their picks for the best new albums out on March 6.

Featured Albums:

  1. Phantogram — Ceremony
    Featured Song: "Love Me Now"
  2. Pantha Du Prince — Conference of Trees
    Featured Song: "Transparent Tickle Shining Glace"
  3. Mandy Moore — Silver Landings
    Featured Song: "Forgiveness"
  4. Jhené Aiko — Chilombo
    Featured Song: "Happiness Over Everything"
  5. Nadia Reid — Out of My Province
    Featured Song: "Get The Devil Out"
  6. Stephen Malkmus — Traditional Techniques
    Featured Song: "Xian Man"
  7. Caroline Rose — Superstar
    Featured Song: "Do You Think We'll Last Forever"
  8. Swamp Dogg — Sorry You Couldn't Make It
    Featured Song: "Please Let Me Go 'Round Again"
  9. Cornershop — England is a Garden
    Featured Song: "No Rock: Save In Roll"
  10. THICK: 5 Years Behind
    Featured Song: "Mainsplain"

Other notable releases for March 6: Anna Calvi — Hunted; Disq — Collector; Esmé Patterson — There Will Come Soft Rains; Grafh — The Oracle III; José James — No Beginning No End 2; Noel Gallagher's High-Flying Birds — Blue Moon Rising; Overcoats — The Fight; Riz Ahmed — The Long Goodbye; U.S. Girls — Heavy Light; Worriers — You Or Someone You Know.