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Harry’s House and other new albums released in May 2022

From Korean boy group ENHYPEN’s DIMENSION: 閃光, specially designed for Japanese fans, to the global pop phenomenon and comeback solo album of One Direction alum Harry Styles Harry’s housewe take a look at eight upcoming albums due out in May 2022.

With countless genres of music ranging from punk rock and rap to R&B, soul and indie rock, make sure you’re in the know with our recurring roundup of hotly anticipated new music albums. that come out every month.

Here are some of the albums released in May 2022

DIMENSIONS: 閃光 by ENHYPEN

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Genre: K-pop
Release date: May 3

K-pop group ENHYPEN is set to release their second Japanese single titled DIMENSIONS: 閃光 (DIMENSIONS: Senko) through the Universal Music label. The album will feature the track “Always,” which is their second original Japanese song released after “Forget Me Not” from their first Japanese single. BORDER: Hakanai.

“Always” was also chosen as the main theme song for the Japanese drama series. Muchaburi! I Am The President! The album will also feature Japanese renditions of “Tamed Dashed” and “Drunk Dazed.”

Pre-order the album here.

Go home, you miss the kids by Jack Harlow

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Genre: rap
Release date: May 6

Go home, you miss the kids is the second studio album by Grammy-nominated American rapper Jack Harlow, slated for release by Generation Now and Atlantic Records.

Ahead of the release of her latest album, Harlow released lead single “Nail Tech” in February and followed it up with another single “First Class” in April.

We by ArcadeFire

Albums released in May 2022: arcade fire
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Genre: Indie Rock
Release date: May 6

Arcade Fire, a Canadian indie rock band, features husband and wife duo Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, as well as Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara. The group is preparing to release its 6th album We, through Columbia Records. It’s a sequel to their 2017 album Everything now.

Produced by long-time Radiohead collaborator Nigel Godrich, along with Butler and Chassagne, the seven-track LP is preceded by their lead single, “The Lightning I, II.”

Written, conceptualized and recorded at a critical moment in history, the album is divided into two parts, “I” and “WE”. While the first half explores the loneliness and isolation caused by quarantine over the past two years, the second celebrates reconnection and joy after this time.

let it be blue by !!! (Chk Chk Chk)

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Genre: Dance Funk Rock / Dance Punk
Release date: May 6

The American dance-punk band titled !!! will release their ninth album let it be blue through Warp Records. The tracks on this album feature drum machines, synthesizers, Rafael Cohen’s vocals coupled with wild electronic disco beats and hypnotic tunes.

Produced by Patrick Ford, the 11-track album is preceded by the single “Storm Around The World” (ft. Maria Uzor).

dance fever by Florence + the Machine

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Genre: Indie Rock
Release date: May 13

This album is inspired by singer Florence’s fascination with the Renaissance phenomenon of choreomania, where people danced like mad to exhaustion and death.

dance fever is the fifth studio album by English indie rock band Florence and the Machine. It is set to be released by the Polydor Records label and is preceded by the singles “King”, “Heaven Is Here”, “My Love” and “Free”, with dreamy videography and enchanting lyrics.

So far, so good by The Chainsmokers

albums released in may so far so good by chain smokers
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Genre: R&B/Soul and electronic dance music
Release date: May 13

Inspired by a quote from Hatred, A French crime drama released in 1995, The Chainsmokers released their fourth album titled So far, so good.

The quote read, “You heard about the guy who fell off a skyscraper? As he descended in front of each floor, he kept saying for reassurance, ‘So far so good…so far so good…so far so good.’ How you fall doesn’t matter. This is how we land.

Sequel to the band’s 2019 album joy of world war, the new 13-track LP is set to be released via DISRUPTOR/Columbia Records. The release of the album is preceded by two groovy singles “High” and “iPad”.

Harry’s house by Harry Styles

Harry's House - albums released in May 2022
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Genre: Pop/Indie Rock
Release date: May 20

A highly anticipated sequel to global pop sensation Harry Styles’ second album Thin linereleased in 2019, Harry’s house is the singer’s third studio album. Produced by Kid Harpoon and Tyler Johnson, the 13-track album is set to be released via Columbia and Erskine labels in May.

Ahead of the album’s release, the Grammy-winning singer released his first viral hit single “As It Was” along with a music video on April 1. Styles also teased his fans with two new singles from Harry’s house“Boyfriends” and “Late Night Talking” performing them live at the Coachella Music Festival in April 2022.

Come on you know by Liam Gallagher

Liam Gallagher - albums released in May 2022
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Genre: Alternative rock/pop
Release date: May 27

Come on you know is the third solo album by English singer-songwriter Liam Gallagher, to be released in May via Warner Records. The full 14-track album follows his 2019 studio album Why me? Why not.

In support of his upcoming album, Gallagher released an upbeat and exuberant self-titled single “C’mon You Know” and its music video on April 1. It was produced by Andrew Wyatt and features Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend on saxophone.

The release of this single was preceded by another drop titled “Everything’s Electric”, which was co-written by drummer Dave Grohl and produced by Greg Kurstin. Gallagher performed the catchy and moving single ‘Everything’s Electric’ at the BRIT Awards in February 2022.

The singer also teased a new single “Better Days” and released the audio on April 21 on YouTube.

(Hero and featured image credit: Harry Styles/@harrystyles/Instagram)