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Upcoming Album Releases for May

Upcoming Album Releases for May

May is just around the corner! Get ready to mark your calendars because May is bringing a wave of new alternative albums that are sure to hit all the right notes. From indie vibes to exploratory sounds, this month's lineup is packed with fresh sounds from alternative artists. Let’s dive into 6 highly anticipated alternative albums set to drop this May!

1. empathogen- WILLOW

empathogen is set to release on May 3 with 12 songs total with a shift in sound from her previous rock album to a jazz influenced sound. The album has 2 feature tracks: “home” with Jon Batiste and “pain for fun” with St. Vincent. This album marks Willow’s first studio album in almost 2 years following the release of <COPINGMECHANISM>. Willow describes the new album as a new perspective with a lot of self-reflection.

2. Love Hate Music Box- Rainbow Kitten Surprise

May 10 marks the official release date of Love Hate Music Box. The album includes 1 feature track, “Overtime” featuring Kacey Musgraves, and 22 songs total. The three leading singles include “LOL,” “Overtime” featuring Kacey Musgraves, and “Superstar.” Love Hate Music Box is Rainbow Kitten Surprise studio album since How To: Friend, Love, Freefall’s release in 2018.

3. Clancy- Twenty One Pilots

Fans eagerly anticipate the release of Clancy on May 17, which features a total of 13 songs. With the release of two singles, "Overcompensate" and "Next Semester", anticipation is high for the remaining tracks. "Clancy" signifies Twenty One Pilots' sixth studio album creating a significant milestone in Twenty One Pilots’ musical journey and evolution as artists.

4. Neon Pill- Cage the Elephant

May 17 is the official release date for Neon Pill. This album has 3 leading singles, “Neon Pill,” “Out Loud,” and “Good Time,” and a total of 12 songs. Neon Pill is Cage the Elephant’s first album after their 5-year hiatus following the release of Social Cues in 2019 and their sixth studio album release.

5. HIT ME HARD AND SOFT- Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish’s HIT ME HARD AND SOFT is set to release on May 17 marking Billie Eilish’s 4 studio album release. Eilish officially announced the album name and release date only a little over a month before its release on social media. Eilish’s previous album, Happier Than Ever, was released nearly 3 years ago in 2021. The album has 10 songs and no feature tracks.

6. Model- Wallows

May 24 marks the official release date for Wallows’ third studio album Model. The two leading singles, “Your Apartment” and “Calling After Me,” have Wallow’s distinctive vocals and guitar riffs. The third leading, “Bad Dream,” single was released earlier today. “Calling After Me” includes live tracked instruments with production layers added on top. This album succeeds Tell Me That It’s Over which was released in 2022.

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