5 Promising New Albums to Put On Your Playlist 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)

Spring is the season of new beginnings, and if you’re in the mood to give your playlist a total makeover, we’re here to help you out. From Taylor Swift to Anitta, some of our favorite artists are dropping new albums this month, and here are five worth waiting for.

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

Vampire Weekend’s new album Only God Was Above Us has been five years in the making, and judging by what we’ve heard so far – it was worth waiting for.

Taylor Swift – The Tortured Poets Department (April 19)

Taylor Swift broke the internet when she announced the release of The Tortured Poets Department at the Grammys before sharing its 16-song tracklist, featuring A-list collabs with Post Malone and Florence and the Machine.

Benson Boone – Fireworks & Rollerblades (April 5)

Rising star Benson Boone topped the charts around the world with his breakout hit “Beautiful Things”, and we can’t wait to hear what his debut album has in store.

Anitta – Funk Generation (April 26)

Anitta is getting ready to go back to her Brazilian funk roots on her next album, and she gave us a taste of things to come with singles “Funk Rave”, “Mil Veces”, and “Joga pra Lua”.

St. Vincent – All Born Screaming (April 26)

Some of our favorite indie girls are gearing up for the release of new music this April, but St. Vincent’s All Born Screaming is definitely the most-anticipated new alternative release.