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(Clockwise from top left) The album cover for J. Coles The Off-Season, Tyler, the Creators Call Me If You Get Lost, Kanye Wests Donda, and Drakes Certified Lover Boy.

New rap albums set to go down in history

By Justin Greenzaid, Sports Editor October 26, 2021

Within the last five months, four extremely sought after albums were released. J. Cole, Tyler, the Creator, Kanye West and Drake all released albums for the first time in well over a year. The last time...

Olivia Rodrigo announced her first album Sour  and its track list on April 13. The album features singles such as drivers license and was released on May 21.

“Sour” is a sweet success for Olivia Rodrigo

By Jordan Pashkoff, Arts Editor May 30, 2021

Usually when an artist is starting out, their debut album is solid but there is obvious room for growth and betterment in production and songwriting. But in the case of 18-year-old Olivia Rodrigo, whose...

Love Story (Taylors Version) was released on February 12th with the announcement on her Instagram the morning before. The cover resembles Swifts 2008 album Fearless which the single is originally from.

Taylor Swift celebrates victory with release of “Love Story (Taylor’s Version)”

By Jordan Pashkoff, Assistant Online Editor March 15, 2021

It doesn’t always occur to a casual listener all of the behind the scene work that an artist puts into producing and creating a song, let alone an album. It also doesn’t occur to most that even after...

Inside one of his many Super Bowl Halftime Show backdrops, The Weeknd stands side by side a few of his extras for the performance. The extras were dressed to look like clones of The Weeknd for the February 7th performance.

The Weeknd’s halftime show leaves Super Bowl viewers torn

By Justin Greenzaid, Assistant Sports Editor March 7, 2021

“Blinding Lights.” Not only is this the name of the song that The Weeknd closed out his performance with, but they are also two words that could describe almost any Super Bowl halftime show. Except...

Celebrate the season of love with the Observers own Spotify playlist. With songs selected by each staff member, this is the perfect for any member of the WCHS community to celebrate Valentines Day.

Enjoy Valentine’s Day with the Observer staff’s favorite love songs

By Trevor Gardemal, Social Media Manager February 14, 2021

Valentine’s Day is the time of love. Whether you’re in love, practice self-love, or just love candy this time of year is surrounded by it. And what better way to experience and express love than through...

With the holidays in full swing, The Observer staff song picks are sure to get you into the winter spirit. Featuring from Taylor Swift to Andy Williams, this playlist is full of no-skip songs.

Celebrate the winter season with the Observer staff’s favorite holiday songs

By Charley Hutton, Advertisements and Subscriptions Manager December 16, 2020

Are you getting sick of Fall and ready to dive into the winter spirit? Are you looking for a way to emerge yourself in the holiday season? The Observer staff has selected their favorite holiday songs and...

Singer Harry Styles soaks up the sun, wearing nothing but a pair of trousers and a vintage yellow hat, on the Amalfi Coast of Italy. He poses with his eyes closed, standing tall on a rock along the shoreline, during the shooting of the music video for his single Golden.

Harry Styles shows artistic abilities in his new music video “Golden”

By Charley Hutton, Advertisements and Subscriptions Manager November 11, 2020

Although 2020 has been a year of near-constant turmoil, an unexpected hero has swooped in to turn it all around. Harry Styles, a singer and songwriter, promises us that “we’ll be alright,” in his...

Featuring artists like DaBaby, Harry Styles, Cardi B and Taylor Swift, this Spotify playlist will transport you right back to that summertime feeling.

Spice up your playlist with the Observer staff’s songs of the summer

By Observer Staff October 19, 2020

Feeling like you missed out on summer experiences this year? Not ready to let go of that carefree summer vibe? Take a listen to these songs to bring you right back to the warm weather, even as school resumes.  The...

After receiving a lot of positive attention from millions of viewers, the first Disney Family Singalong that broadcasted on Apr. 26 was given the opportunity for its sequel of live Disney-related performances for Mothers Day. With this follow-up, famous artists from all around the world used the power of music to participate in building a sense of community through these trying times.

Music provides a safe haven during COVID

By Hannah Zozobrado, Senior Writer May 21, 2020

Students have witnessed a shift in their vision of the world. Cancellation of the rest of the remaining school year, cancellation of highly anticipated events and cancellation of large group gatherings...

Singer-songwriter Conan Gray released his debut studio album, Kid Krow,  on March 20, 2020.

Stuck at Home? Check out Conan Gray’s New LP

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor May 3, 2020

Conan Gray believes that if he were an animal, he would be a crow. Perhaps all of us have two sides to ourselves; perhaps for Gray, a crow perfectly represents his inner and outer personas—his carefree...

~how im feeling~ was officially released on Mar. 6, 2020, however the hype for the album began months prior to its availability on streaming apps like Spotify and Apple Music. Posted on his instagram account @lauvsongs on Jan. 24 this year, Lauv shares his tour dates with his 1.6 million followers

“~how i’m feeling~” album paints different versions of Lauv

By Hannah Zozobrado, Arts Editor March 12, 2020

The Hopeless Romantic (blue), The Existentialist (purple), The Playboy (orange), The Eccentric (red), The Jokester (green), The Optimist (yellow): these are the different versions of Lauv that portray...

Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial is Roddy Ricchs new hit album, shaking the charts with its innovative combination of many styles and themes. The album was released on December 6, 2019 and has gotten millions of listens since release.

“Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial” paves a path to fame for Roddy Ricch

By Jasper Bernstein, Assistant Observation Editor March 11, 2020

“Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial” is anything but Roddy Ricch being antisocial, talking to the listener about different themes and opening up about his past. It’s a tough album to evaluate...

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