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Yaya Bey's latest, Remember Your North Star, tops this week's shortlist of the best albums out on June 17. Lawrence Agyei hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 17

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Clockwise from upper left: Angel Olsen, Arooj Aftab, Perfume Genius, Soccer Mommy Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Angel Olsen, Perfume Genius, Soccer Mommy, more

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Cleaning the bathroom requires two things: a mop and some really good tunes. Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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Three songs for cleaning your bathroom

NPR Music has song recommendations for every occasion, from major life events to tidying up the house. As we enter the fall season, it doesn't hurt to spruce up and start afresh with a new playlist. Today, we're recommending three songs to play while dance-cleaning the bathroom.

Three songs for cleaning your bathroom

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Perfume Genius On World Cafe

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Charli XCX. Her latest release, How I'm Feeling Now, tops our list of the best new albums out on May 15. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On May 15

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Clockwise from upper left: Raveena, M. Ward, Torres, Perfume Genius, Waxahatchee, Phoebe Bridgers Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The Love Song I Wish I'd Written

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Mary Margaret O'Hara gained critical acclaim and a cult following with her 1988 album Miss America; last year, Perfume Genius' Mike Hadreas invited her to perform at the Dutch festival Le Guess Who? Hiroyuki Ito/Getty Images hide caption

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Eight years into his relationship, Perfume Genius' Mike Hadreas says, "it still doesn't feel intuitive. It always feels sort of strange and almost mystical." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Perfume Genius Is Still Figuring Out How To Be In Love

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