Top 10 Things to Read, Watch & Listen to from February 19th-February 25th

Welcome to the second to last week of February, everybody! Time flies by this time around, and we’re so close to March! For those who ran out of entertainment for this week, or need something new to indulge in, here’s what’s up and coming for this week!

Outer Banks Season 3 Premiere – 2/23

For those who have been waiting for a new season for this series, the wait is over! Outer Banks will be premiering their 3rd season on Netflix on February 23rd! For those who need a refresher, the show stars Chase Stokes as John B. Routledge, a teen who brings his best friends on a treasure hunt, in which the treasure may be linked to his father’s disappearance. For those who are eager to know more about this coming-of-age series, be sure to watch the show in its entirety, and its newest season on Netflix.

Gorillaz – Cracker Island – 2/24

The legendary, virtual band returns with a whole, new album in tow! From the creators of Feel Good Inc. and their most iconic song titled Clint Eastwood, Gorillaz is set to release their album Cracker Island on February 24th! This album has been teased in an interview back in 2021, and the song Cracker Island debuted live with visuals back in April of 2022 with a new, art style. The album contains collaborations ranging from Tame Impala, Stevie Nicks, and the famous Thundercat as well. For those who are fans of Gorillaz, be sure to check out their newest album’s release!

Voices Rising: The Music Of Wakanda Forever – 2/22

For those who were fans of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, here’s a small treat for those who appreciate the movie’s music. Disney+ is releasing a special based on the music’s soundtrack, where the film itself will show musicians and artists from all around the world, collaborating to help create music for the movie. This is a much watch for those who want a taste of what was done for the movie’s production, so if you’re interested, be sure to check the film out on February 22nd on Disney+.

The Other Merlin by Robyn Schneider – 2/21

Are you a fan of witches and wizards? What about fantasy that’s based on the legend of King Arthur? Well, the best-selling author of The Beginning of Everything Robyn Schneider will be releasing her latest book titled The Other Merlin on February 21st at Barnes & Noble! The book is a bit different from the mythos that it’s inspired by; King Arthur prefers books and botany to princesses, Lancelot has been demoted because of a lie, and Emry Merlin came to the castle disguised as her twin brother. For those who are interested in modern humor and a teen, rom-com that brings a fresh perspective to Arthurian language, here’s a book for you!

Adam Lambert – High Drama – 2/24

For those who have watched American Idol, you will recognize this artist as the runner-up for its 8th season, Adam Lambert! After teasing the album’s release last year, Adam is set to release his latest album titled High Drama on February 24th! The album will contain songs that haven’t been released yet, such as Chandelier and I Can’t Stand the Rain and more. If you’re a fan of Adam, be sure to keep an eye out for this album!

The Weight of Blood by Tiffany D. Jackson – 2/22

Here’s a horror novel that you’ll like that’s written by New York Times bestselling author Tiffany D. Jackson, especially since the book tackles America’s history and its legacy of racism. The Weight of Blood stars Madison Washington, who’s always been a target of bullying. Maddy was revealed to be biracial, and she’s been passed off as being white at the behest of her father, Thomas. But when a viral video upends Springville High’s racist roots, the student leaders propose to host a first, integrated prom as a sign of unity. But things become dangerous quickly, as some of Maddy’s classmates aren’t done bullying Maddy, and Maddy’s secret could come at the cost of their lives. Be sure to check this book out at Barnes & Noble!

Elderbrook – Little Love – 2/24

The artist who wrote Something About You is here to release his album, Little Love, on February 24th! Elderbrook, or for those who know him as Alexander Kotz, is ready to release his newest album with both new and old songs. Songs such as Howl which was written in collaboration with Tourist, and Beautiful Morning will be making an appearance in this album, alongside newer songs such as Just Like Us and Wasted on You. Fans of his music are highly anticipating this album’s release, so for those who haven’t heard of his music before, be sure to listen to it! You won’t regret it.

We Have a Ghost – 2/24

Are you a fan of the paranormal? Look no further than We Have a Ghost, coming to Netflix on February 24th starring David Harbour, Jahi Winston, Anthony Mackie, and more. From the mind of the director of Freaky, the film tells the story of Kevin and his family, who meets a ghost named Ernest in his newest home. As the two discover more of what lies underneath Ernest’s past, their discovery leads to them getting targeted by the CIA. To those who want to see what’s in store in the movie, be sure to check it out on Netflix!

daine – shapeless – 2/24

This Filipino-Australian artist is ready to release her latest album shapeless on February 24th! For those who require a refresher, daine is an artist hailing from Melbourne, Australia, whose music is described to be “a mixture of midwestern emo and contemporary hip-hop production”, so for those who appreciate this kind of style of music, you’ll certainly be enamored by daine’s beats and lyricism. Be sure to mark your calendars for this album’s release!

Gracie Abrams – Good Riddance – 2/24

Fans of Gracie Abrams, her latest album Good Riddance is set for release on February 24th! This album was initially announced for its release on January 9th alongside her single, Where do we go now? This album documents Abram’s emotional experiences and narrates her journey with a whole new level of lyrical honesty, and the album will contain Where do we go now? as well as other favorites, such as Difficult and more. Fans of her music, make sure to keep an eye out for Gracie’s, captivating vocal work upon this album’s release.

What are you waiting for this week? What were some of your favorites? Is there anything that isn’t listed here that you’re waiting for this week? Let us know in the comments below.