Friday’s are incredibly exciting here at the Warner Music South Africa office. New Music Fridays is a day when all new releases hit digital and physical stores around the world. Every week, we will showcase some of our exciting releases right here on our website as we help you get your weekend playlist sorted. These are what new releases you should check out this week:
Green Day – Revolution Radio
It’s been four years since Green Day released an album but we’re proud to announce that the rock group have dropped their 12th studio album ‘Revolution Radio’ today. The new album includes their comeback single ‘Bang Bang’ and 11 other bangers. Billie Joe Armstrong claims that their new record is “not so much a makeover as a make under” as the band show a different of themselves on this record. If you’re a Green Day fan, you’re going to love this one!
Brent Cobb – Shine On A Rainy Day
There’s a new country superstar on the horizon! Brent Cobb releases his debut album ‘Shine On A Rainy Day’ today and was described by Wide Open Country as “the best debut album we’ve heard in a very long time”. The country record , which includes the lead single ‘Solving Problems’ was recorded mostly live in studio over four days which shows just how talented the musician is. If you’re looking for a great new artist to introduce yourself to this week, we highly recommend streaming this record.
GTA – Good Times Ahead
Miami production/DJ duo GTA has finally dropped their debut album. The 10-track album features collaborations with the likes of Vince Staples, Tinashe, Jarina De Marco, Tunji Ige and RKCB. “After a year and a half of hard work, to have the album finally out today is such an amazing feeling,” the band’s Julio Mejia. “When we set out to make this album, we knew we wanted to create a project that was able to showcase our range and who we are as producers. We were able to work with so many talented people on these tracks, and we truly couldnâ€™t be happier with the final product.â€
Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
Bruno Mars is back! The singer drops his highly-anticipated new single ’24K Magic’ today which is the lead and title track off his new album. The album, which drops on the 18th of November, is set to feature some of Bruno’s best material to date. The lead single sees the star releasing yet another funky pop track which is expected to take radio by storm. 24K Magic follows Mars’ breakout second LP, Unorthodox Jukebox, which peaked at Number One at on the Billboard 200, spawning hit singles like “Locked Out of Heaven,” “Treasure” and “When I Was Your Man.”