Music Shopping Spotlight: Chris Stapleton & Logic


Chris Stapleton, From a Room: Volume 1 © MercuryChris Stapleton (From A Room: Volume 1) and Logic (Everybody) highlights new releases arriving Friday, May 5, 2017.  

Ah, the first week in May, and it’s a fairly decent new music release week! May 5, 2017 originally featured Wale among its offerings, but he dropped Shine a week early.  Despite the loss of one notable release, May 5th still features new albums from Chris Stapleton and Logic.  Those two names alone make this week loaded.

Chris Stapleton

From A Room: Volume 1


Chris Stapleton returns with his sophomore album, From A Room: Volume 1From A Room follows his 2015 Grammy-winning debut, Traveller, which eventually became a massive commercial success.  His second album is skinnier than his debut.  Comprised of just nine songs, three singles arrived prior to the album’s release: “Broken Halos,” “Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning,” and “Second One to Know.”

Logic, Everybody © Def JamLogic


Def Jam

Logic returns with his third studio album, EverybodyEverybody follows up his 2015 sophomore effort, The Incredible True Story.  In between his latest two studio efforts, Logic also released a new mixtape, Bobby TarantinoEverybody features a star-studded cast that includes Alessia Cara, Ansel Elgort, and Juicy J just to name a few.  Comprised of 14 tracks, three singles arrived prior to Everybody: “Everybody,” “Black Spiderman,” and “1-800-273-8255.”

 Other New Releases:

Russ, There’s Really a Wolf; Mac DeMarco, This Old Dog; Motionless in White, Graveyard Shift; Diana Krall, Turn Up the Quiet; Ruth B., Safe Haven; Kid Ink, 7 Series; Now 62; Patti LaBelle, Bel Hommage; Ryan Upchurch, Summer Love (EP); Various Artists, Cover Stories: Brandi Carlile Celebrates 10 Years of the Story (An Album to Benefit War Child)

For a more detailed analysis of the biggest releases arriving May 5, 2017 (the bold-print titles), check out the write-up on The Musical Hype, Music Shopping List: Chris Stapleton & Logic Highlight New Releases.

Photo Credits: Mercury, Def Jam

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