Which May 2015 Album Are You Most Excited to Hear?
As the weather gets warmer and we officially head into spring, we can’t wait to see which albums are going to be our springtime jams. Mariah Carey, Lifehouse, Ciara, Brandon Flowers, Zedd and Mumford & Sons are all hitting us with albums this May. Which one are you most excited to hear?
First things first: Both Ciara and Mumford & Sons are dropping new albums on May 4, but of course, they couldn’t be any more different. Ciara describes her sixth album, Jackie (named after her mom), as an “urban pop-slash-R&B-hip-hop record,” she revealed to Rolling Stone. The record is heavily focused on her own life as a mom — but the lead single, “I Bet,” promises to still maintain that trademark Ciara sass. Meanwhile, Mumford’s Wilder Mind will deliver the band’s unique brand of folk-rock, with singles like “The Wolf” already bringing us a harder, rockier side of the group that we haven’t seen before. Bring it on!
Mariah Carey is bringing us an album of her greatest hits (natch), and #1 to Infinity will feature all of her singles that have reached numero uno (including faves like “Emotions,” “Hero,” “Always Be My Baby” and oh so many more). Plus, the Elusive Chanteuse is also dropping a brand-new track — “Infinity” — so we can’t wait to hear how it holds up to an impressive list of her most classic hits.
Brandon Flowers — dropping his new album on the same day as Mariah’s, May 18 — is back this month with his second solo album, The Desired Effect. The Killers frontman has already dropped two singles from the record — “Can’t Deny My Love” and “Still Want You” — and they are totally rockin’ a retro, ’80s, get-me-on-the-dance-floor right now vibe. We can’t wait to see what the rest of the album has in store!
Spring is literally made for those fresh EDM beats, and so we know that Zedd’s True Colors (out May 19) is going to freaking rage. Of course, it features “I Want You to Know,” the track with his rumored girlfriend Selena Gomez, which, quote honestly, is enough to make us jam out for the rest of our days. An entire album full of insanely catchy, electronic beats? Yes, please.
And, last but certainly not least, is easily one of our most eagerly anticipated May releases: Lifehouse’s Out of the Wasteland. With gorgeously empowering tracks like “Flight” (one of our fave Lifehouse tracks of all time) and the power of the band’s lead single “Hurricane,” we know that the May 26 release will most likely make us weep with pure joy.
Which May 2015 new album release are you most excited to hear? Cast your vote for your fave below before the poll closes on April 30 at 11:59 PM ET.
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