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Featured Albums:
1. Megan Thee Stallion — Good News
Featured Song: "Savage Remix"
2. Mamalarky — Mamalarky
Featured Song: "Drug Store Model"
3. The Bug (feat. Dis Fig) — In Blue
Featured Song: "Take"
4. Kali Uchis — Sin Miedo (Del Amor y Otros Demonios)
Featured Song: "La Luna" and "te pongo mal"
5. Partner — Never Give Up
Featured Song: "Honey"
6. Shygirl — ALIAS
Featured Song: "Twelve"
7. Grandaddy — The Sophtware Slump 20th Anniversary Edition
Featured Song: "Jed's Other Poem" (solo piano version)
8. Visionaries — V
Featured Song: "Put It Together"

Other notable releases for Nov. 20: 5 Billion In Diamonds — Divine Accidents; Anna McClellan – I Saw First Light; Ida Mae — Raining For You; Neil Young — Archives Vol. II (1972-1976); Ronn McFarlane and Carolyn Surrick — Fermi's Paradox; Tayla Parx — Coping Mechanisms; Tank and the Bangas — Friend Goals; War on Drugs — Drugs Live.
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Megan Thee Stallion. Her debut studio full-length, Good News, tops our shortlist for the best new albums out on Nov. 20. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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It's been a little more than a year since Megan Thee Stallion told us she was ready to make a studio album. "I felt like my mixtapes were me flirting with my fans," she told NPR Music's Sidney Madden. "I never wanted to do an album 'cause I was like, 'Oh, that feel like marriage. That's a commitment.' But now, I'm ready to settle down with an album." That album, called Good News, has finally arrived. We open this week's show with a look at the remarkable, dominating run Megan Thee Stallion has had and where her new full-length fits in her catalog.

We've also got the first-ever all-Spanish album from Kali Uchis, the U.K. dub artist and producer known as The Bug, the 20th anniversary edition of Grandaddy's masterpiece, The Sophtware Slump and more. NPR Music contributors Stefanie Fernández and Christina Lee join Radio Milwaukee's Tarik Moody, WXPN's John Morrison, NPR Music's Ann Powers and Robin Hilton as they share their picks for the best new albums out on Nov. 20.

Featured Albums:

  1. Megan Thee Stallion — Good News
    Featured Song: "Savage Remix"
  2. Mamalarky — Mamalarky
    Featured Song: "Drug Store Model"
  3. The Bug (feat. Dis Fig) — In Blue
    Featured Song: "Take"
  4. Kali Uchis — Sin Miedo (Del Amor y Otros Demonios)
    Featured Song: "La Luna" and "te pongo mal"
  5. Partner — Never Give Up
    Featured Song: "Honey"
  6. Shygirl — ALIAS
    Featured Song: "Twelve"
  7. Grandaddy — The Sophtware Slump 20th Anniversary Edition
    Featured Song: "Jed's Other Poem" (solo piano version)
  8. Visionaries — V
    Featured Song: "Put It Together"
    Note: This album is only available via Bandcamp

Other notable releases for Nov. 20: 5 Billion In Diamonds — Divine Accidents; Anna McClellan — I Saw First Light; Ida Mae — Raining For You; Neil Young — Archives Vol. II (1972-1976); Ronn McFarlane and Carolyn Surrick — Fermi's Paradox; Tayla Parx — Coping Mechanisms; Tank and the Bangas — Friend Goals; War on Drugs — LIVE DRUGS.