Here, four dudes whose albums you should be listening to:
The U.K. Import Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour (June 17) Why: Because he’s basically the boy Adele. And you can’t afford him for your wedding. Photography by Josh Shinner
The R&B Crooner How to Dress Well, "What Is This Heart?” (June 24) Why: Because the ’90s nostalgist (real name: Tom Krell) can sample the Velvet Underground’s “Heroin” and still sound like P.M. Dawn. Photograph by Zackary Michael
The Producer Tomas Barfod, Love Me (June 10) Why: Because the Danish dance maestro’s latest is the perfect soundtrack for Patrón shots and skinny-dipping. Plus, he wants you to love him. Photograph by Martin Bubandt
The Legend Morrissey, Vauxhall and I reissue (June 2) Why: Because 20 years later it sounds just as gorgeously mopey. Plus, the more you ignore him...