Marie Ulven, who writes and documents as woman in red. Her debut complete-size, If I Could Make It Go Peaceful, is on our shortlist of the most effective albums out on April 30.

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Marie Ulven, the singer who writes and data as girl in pink, has invested the earlier pair of years racking up far more than a billion streams on the strength of her guitar-driven-pop singles, together with “We Fell In Adore In Oct,” an anthem to queer romance and liberation. She’s just dropped her a lot-predicted, total-length debut, If I Could Make It Go Peaceful, providing a collection of songs that are the two exuberant and introspective, as she sings about youthful hopes, anxieties and the uncertainty of how to make it in the earth. We open up this week’s present with the tune “Serotonin” and talk about how and why female in red’s reflections are connecting with a technology.

Also on the application: We’ve received the extended-awaited Flying Lotus soundtrack to the Netflix collection Yasuke, a collaboration involving Matt Sweeney and Bonnie “Prince” Billy that will come much more than 15 decades soon after their preceding get the job done collectively and more. WNXP‘s Jewly Hight joins WXPN‘s John Morrison, Radio Milwaukee‘s Tarik Moody, NPR Music’s Alex Ramos and Stephen Thompson, together with host Robin Hilton, as they share their picks for the finest albums out on April 30.

Showcased Albums:

  1. woman in red — If I Could Make It Go Peaceful
    Featured Song: “Serotonin”
  2. Dawn Richard — 2nd Line
    Showcased Song: “Bussifame”
  3. Ashley Monroe — Rosegold
    Highlighted Music: “Siren”
  4. Shelley FKA Dram — S/T
    Showcased Tune: “Rich And Popular”
  5. Amy Shark — Cry For good
    Showcased Tracks: “The Wolves” and “Amy Shark”
  6. Matt Sweeney & Bonnie “Prince” Billy — Superwolves
    Showcased Track: “Make Get worried For Me”
  7. Traveling Lotus — Yasuke
    Featured Music: “African Samurai”

Other notable releases for April 30: Amy Speace & The Orphan Brigade — There Employed To Be Horses Gojira — Fortitude Julia Stone — Sixty Summers Manchester Orchestra — The Million Masks of God Marianne Trustworthy & Warren Ellis — She Walks In Beauty Rosie Tucker — Sucker Supreme Teenage Fanclub — Unlimited Arcade Tōth — You And Me And Everything.