Best albums of the COVID era


Kati Blaylock, Reporter

For many people, music is an outlet for relaxation or for help through tough situations. As we advance as a society, so does the music we listen to. Here are some of the favorite albums, chosen by the student body, that came out in late 2019-2020.

The Weeknd: After hours

The Weeknd’s newest album “After Hours” was definitely good to just chill to during the summer, my favorite song is most likely “Repeat After Me,” senior Rogelio Payan said.

Pop smoke: Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon

“I like it because it has a lot of amazing artists included in it and no song sounds the same,” freshman Guadelupe Sanchez said.

Harry Styles: Fine Line

Fine Line is very creative and I love all the songs on them. Harry is the best song writer,” sophomore Camryn Entz said.

Megan Thee Stallion: Suga

I love Megan Thee Stallion because I think that her music is great when it comes to female empowerment,“ freshman McKinley Mueller said.

Lil Uzi Vert: Lil Uzi Vert vs. The World 2

“All of the songs are bangers,” senior Nino Valle said.

Roddy Ricch: Please Excuse me for Being Antisocial

“It has good music and a lot of good songs as well,” sophomore Serina Erives said.

Trippie Redd: Pegasus

“He has good music and you can vibe to it,” senior Alex Valverde said.

Conan Grey: Kid Krow

“He has very relaxing music and he is one of my favorite artists,” freshman Brooklynn Black said.

Dababy: Blame it on Baby

“Dababy makes really good music so this album is one of my go-to’s,” freshman Jackson Marlar said.

Luke Bryan: Born here Live here Die here

“Country music is one of my favorite genres so this album is automatically one of my favorites,” senior Davis Mick said.

Drake: Dark Lanes Demo Tapes

“One of my favorites because Drake can’t make a bad album,” junior Ben Crawford said.

5 Seconds of Summer: CALM

“I like all the songs on this album. I don’t think there are any bad ones,” senior Zach Loomis said.


Honorable mentions

Taylor Swift: Folklore

“She is one of my favorite artists and folklore is my favorite of her albums,” junior Daisy Buller said.

Machine Gun Kelly: Tickets to my Downfall

“Tickets to my downfall was a good intro for his genre change into the rock and metal world,” senior Derek Entz said.

Don Toliver: Heaven and Hell

“I really like his album, it’s good to just listen to whenever,” senior Danielle Blades said.

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