Paul McCartney's Egypt Station is on our shortlist for the week's best new albums, out on Sep. 7.
This week's essential new releases includes Paul McCartney's best album in 20 years, the funk and disco of St. Paul & The Broken Bones, dark and twisted sounds from the rap duo $UICIDEBOY$ and more. All Songs Considered's Robin Hilton is joined by NPR Music's Ann Powers, Lars Gotrich, Marissa Lorusso, Stephen Thompson and Rodney Carmichael.
- St. Paul & The Broken Bones: Young Sick Camellia
Featured Song: "Got It Bad"
- Spiritualized: And Nothing Hurt
Featured Song: "Here It Comes (The Road, Let's Go)"
- Shannen Moser: I'll Sing
Featured Song: "Haircut Song"
- $SUICIDEBOY$: I Want to Die in New Orleans
Featured Song: "King Tulip"
- Paul McCartney: Egypt Station
Featured Song: "Dominoes"
- MNEK: Language
Featured Song: "Body"
- Mirah: Understanding
Featured Song: "Counting"
- Amnesia Scanner: Another Life
Featured Song: "Another Life"
Other notable releases for Sep. 7: Paul Simon: In the Blue Light; Eric Bachmann: No Recover; Seinabo Sey: I'm A Dream; Kandace Spring: Indigo; Estelle: Lovers Rock; Jeff The Brotherhood: Magik Songs; Mothers: Render Another Ugly Method; Steven A. Clark: Where Neon Goes to Die