Music Preview: Recently released pop, rock singles foreshadow promising fall album drops – Daily Bruin
Spooky season is bringing some new music with it – but hopefully without the scares. While summer was marked with hip-hop hits like Juice WRLD’s “Legends Never Die” and Logic’s “No Pressure,” autumn signals a rise of fresh rock and pop tracks. From long-awaited records to surprise releases, these upcoming albums will pair perfectly with a warm glass of apple cider.
Keep reading to catch the Daily Bruin’s recommendations for albums take a listen to this fall.
“Superbloom” by Ashton Irwin
Send out an SOS because 5SOS drummer Ashton Irwin is flying solo.
The Australian artist surprised fans last month by announcing his first solo record, “Superbloom,” set to drop Oct. 23. But he hasn’t split from 5SOS, as Irwin explained in an Instagram post that he is instead grateful for the support from his bandmates. Honing in on Irwin as an individual, his newest release is a dive into his mind, from his childhood to addiction.
In the first track released off the album, “Skinny Skinny,” the artist candidly reflects on his own experience with body dysmorphia. Backed by simple guitar strumming and minimal production, Irwin sings, “My second face,