The best albums out this week include Wilco's double-length Cruel Country , a debut from the singer UMI, the latest installment in Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge's Jazz Is Dead series and more.
1. Jean Carne, Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge — JID012
Featured Songs: "Black Love," "Visions"
2. Wilco — Cruel Country
Featured Songs: "I Am My Mother," "The Plains," "A Lifetime To Find"
3. X Alfonso — Ancestros Sinfonicos
Featured Song: "Yakuma Kareré"
4. UMI — Forest in the City
Featuared Song: "what would u do?"
5. Nduduzo Makhathini — In the Spirit of NTU
Featured Songs: "Mama," "Emlilweni"
Other notable releases for May 27:
Brian Jackson — This Is Brian Jackson
Bright Eyes — A Collection of Songs Written and Recorded 1995-1997, Letting Off the Happiness and Fevers and Mirrors
Dehd — Blue Skies
HAAi — Baby, We're Ascending
Isaac Dunbar — Banish the Banshee
Jonny Greenwood — The Power of the Dog OST (physical release)
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Emile Mosseri - I Could Be Your Dog / I Could Be Your Moon
Liam Gallagher — C'MON YOU KNOW
Maria BC — Hyaline
Rosie Carney — I Wanna Feel Happy
Sean Paul — Scorcha
Sofie Birch — Holotropica
Stars — From Capelton Hill
Steve Earle & The Dukes — Jerry Jeff