This week's run through the essential albums out Sep. 14 includes the first new music from Jump Little Children in 14 years, rapper Noname's incredible follow-up to her 2016 mixtape Telefone, one of the darkest and most distorted albums ever from the band Low, a bit of melancholy and hope from country singer Carrie Underwood and much more.
- Jump Little Children: SPARROW
Featured Song: "Hand On My Heartache"
- Low: Double Negative
Featured Song: "Quorum"
- Alejandro Escovedo: The Crossing
Featured Song: "Teenage Luggage"
- 6lack: East Atlanta Love Letter
Featured Song: "Pretty Little Fears"
- Pale Waves: My Mind Makes Noises
Featured Song: "Black"
- Noname: Room 25
Featured Song: "Self"
- Carrie Underwood: Cry Pretty
Featured Song: "The Song We Used to Make Love to"
Other Notable Releases For Sep. 14: Richard Thompson: 13 Rivers; Paul Weller: True Meanings; Fred Thomas: Aftering; We Were Promised Jetpacks: The More I Sleep The Less I Dream; Orbital: Monsters Exist; The Goon Sax: We're Not Talking; Lyrics Born: Quite A Life; Dilly Dally: Heaven; Black Belt Eagle Scout: Mother of My Children