15 Must-Hear Fall Albums From Our Favorite Females: Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Janelle Monae, HAIM & More!

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Fall’s here! Soundtrack the season with these must-hear albums from Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and more.

It’s always hard to kiss summer goodbye. But you know what? We couldn’t be more pumped for fall this year! And no, it’s not just because fall means pumpkin spice lattes and trading in our worn-out sundresses for comfy chunky sweaters and ankle boots. We’re also psyched because this upcoming season will usher in a slew of truly awesome albums by some AMAZING ladies.

Here’s just a taste of what’s in store starting this month: new albums from Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, and twerk queen Miley Cyrus, hot debut albums from HAIM and Ariana Grande, album No. 5 from Avril Lavigne, a long-awaited reunion album from ’90s pop/R&B staple TLC, and MANY others. Are we cooling down yet? I mean heating up? I mean… never mind. Here are 15 must-hear fall albums from our favorite musical females!

Read more about our favorite must-hear fall albums after the jump.

MTV Buzzworthy's 15 must-hear fall albums

1.) Neko CaseThe Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You: As Neko’s album title indicates, she’s a profound wordsmith. Add in her powerhouse singing and signature cadence, and it won’t take long to realize that she’s one of the most distinctive voices in music. Check out the devastatingly beautiful “Night Still Comes” and the rocking gender takedown “Man” featuring M. Ward. Additional guests include members from Neko’s other band The New Pornographers, her hilarious live show foil and bandmate Kelly Hogan, and My Morning Jacket‘s Jim James, among others.

+ Listen to Neko Case’s “Night Still Comes.”