Our sprint through this week's best new albums includes Grey Area from the UK rapper Little Simz, Weezer's self-titled "Black Album," the foot-stompers of Hozier, country crooner Dee White and more. Host Robin Hilton is joined by NPR Music's Stephen Thompson, Sidney Madden and Jewly Hight as they share their picks for the best albums out on March 1.
- Little Simz: Grey Area
Featured Song: "Offence"
- Hand Habits: Placeholder
Featured Song: "Can't Calm Down"
- Weezer: Weezer (The "Black Album")
Featured Song: "Piece of Cake"
- Hozier: Wasteland, Baby!
Featured Song: "Nobody"
- Dee White: Southern Gentleman
Featured Song: "Oh No"
- Living Hour: Softer Faces
Featured Song: "Bottom Step"
Other Notable Releases For March 1: 2 Chainz: Rap or Go to the League; Delicate Steve: Till I Burn Up; Durand Jones & The Indications: American Love Call; The Japanese House: Good At Falling; Sun Kil Moon: I Also Want to Die in New Orleans; Westkust: Westkust; Yves Jarvis: The Same But Different.