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MUNA self-titled album tops this week's shortlist of the best albums out on June 24. Isaac Schneider/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out June 24

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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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Angel Olsen's Big Time is on NPR Music's shortlist of the best albums out on June 3. Angela Ricciardi hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 3

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Sharon Van Etten's latest album, We've Been Going About This All Wrong, is tribute to how impossible and necessary it feels to care for each other. Michael Schmelling/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Paramore's Brand New Eyes and Tracy Chapman's Tracy Chapman are featured in our Records That Changed Our Lives series. Photo Illustration by Estefania Mitre/NPR/Getty Images hide caption

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Records That Changed Our Lives: Finding hope in Tracy Chapman and 'Brand New Eyes'

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