The 5 Best Albums Released in July 2023

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July was a hot month for music, with many artists dropping new albums to showcase their creativity and talent. Whether you’re a fan of chill indie music, traditional country, or the latest rap and hip-hop, there’s something for everyone in this list of five of the best albums released this month.

Dominic Fike – ‘Sunburn’

Singer-songwriter Dominic Fike’s second album blends smooth guitar riffs, cheerful notes, and pleasing rhythms to create an impressive project that highlights his musical talent. ‘Sunburn’ is full of catchy hooks, witty lyrics, and emotional depth, making it a perfect album for the summer.

Standout tracks on the new album include “Think Fast,” one of the most popular songs of the summer, and “Sunburnt,” a vulnerable ballad that showcases Fike’s vocal range.

Colter Wall – ‘Little Songs’

Colter Wall is a rising Canadian country singer who brings back the charm of traditional Western music with his deep voice and acoustic guitar. His fourth album, ‘Little Songs,’ is a collection of covers of classic country songs as well as his own original compositions that reflect his personal experiences working on his ranch in Saskatchewan.

Wall’s songwriting is simple but powerful, and ‘Little Songs’ puts his ability perfectly on display. The tracks “Evangelina” and “Corralling the Blues,” which were both put out as singles prior to the album’s release, have both been hugely popular with Wall’s fans so far.

Post Malone – ‘AUSTIN’

Post Malone returned this month with his fifth album, ‘AUSTIN,’ named after his hometown in Texas. The album is a fantastic showcase of Malone’s versatility as an artist as he experiments with a variety of genres, styles, and collaborations. ‘AUSTIN’ features guest appearances from Drake, Billie Eilish, Kid Cudi, and more.

The tracks on ‘AUSTIN’ range from trap beats to pop ballads and rock jams, all while maintaining Post Malone’s signature charisma. He’s shown himself in the past to be one of the most versatile artists in pop and hip-hop and the new album helps cement this.

Lil Tjay – ‘222’

Lil Tjay proves that he is one of the best young rappers out there with his third album, ‘222.’ The album seems to be a reflection of Lil Tjay’s growth as an artist, and he raps about his struggles, successes, and aspirations.

The album impressively features guest appearances from Polo G, NBA Youngboy, The Kid LAROI, and several more of the biggest names in pop and hip-hop music right now. Overall, this album perfectly shows this relatively new artist’s potential to be a powerhouse in rap and hip-hop music for years to come.

Travis Scott – ‘Utopia’

In new music from a less new artist, Grammy-nominated rapper Travis Scott released his highly anticipated fourth album, ‘Utopia,’ this month. As the title suggests, the new album gives listeners an insight into Scott’s vision of a perfect world.

‘Utopia’ features stellar guest verses from Kid Cudi, The Weeknd, Young Thug, and more. This album is full of psychedelic sounds, hard-hitting beats, and catchy hooks that create that classic and unique Travis Scott feel.