POP

Sara Bareilles


"The Blessed Unrest"


Producers: various


Epic Records


Release date: July 16


Relocation to New York and romantic turmoil are key factors in ­Bareilles’ most ambitious album yet. She tries a variety of sonic flavors, from the anthemic first single “Brave” to the spectral “Satellite Call,” all while looking for light and love in some pretty dark places. —Gary Graff


POP


Skylar Grey


"Don’t Look Down"


Producers: various


KIDinaKORNER/Interscope


Release date: July 9

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