5 New Albums Everyone Will Be Listening to This April

Taylor Swift at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards in February 2024
Taylor Swift at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards in February 2024. Photo by David Fisher/Shutterstock (14325203sl)

This spring has already given us some amazing albums in less than two weeks, and there’s more where that came from! April will mark the release of some of the year’s most anticipated new albums, and here are five that we can’t wait to hear.

Vampire Weekend – Only God Was Above Us (April 5)

It’s been five years since the release of Vampire Weekend’s Father of the Bride, and Only God Was Above Us is shaping up to be a worthy successor, judging by its lead singles “Capricorn” and “Gen-X Cops”.

Girl in Red – I’m Doing It Again Baby! (April 12)

Girl in Red has given us a taste of her new sound with songs “Too Much” and “You Need Me Now?” ft. Sabrina Carpenter, set to be featured on her upcoming album I’m Doing It Again Baby!

Taylor Swift – The Tortured Poets Department (April 19)

Taylor Swift hasn’t shared much news about The Tortured Poets Department since announcing it at the Grammys, but we know that the standard edition will feature 16 tracks, including collaborations with Post Malone and Florence and the Machine.

St. Vincent – All Born Screaming (April 26)

Many of our favorite alternative artists will share new albums with the world this April, and St. Vincent’s All Born Screaming is showing a lot of promise so far.

Anitta – Funk Generation (April 26)

Anitta’s Funk Generation will see her embracing her Brazilian funk roots, and she teased it with several catchy songs, including “Funk Rave”, “Mil Veces”, and “Joga pra Lua”.