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Welcome to today's nzherald.co.nz playlist - a new feature we'll be running from time-to-time that allows readers to stream curated music from Herald staff.

September was a great month for new music. Check out these 10 songs from artists who's albums are fresh off the press. From Lorde's highly anticipated debut album Pure Heroine to AM from UK rockers, Arctic Monkeys. As well as other great tracks from The Naked and Famous, Kings of Leon and Janelle Monae.

Today's playlist was curated by entertainment reviewer Rachel Bache. Follow nzherald_ent on Spotify for more playlists.

Warning: Some songs may contain explicit language.

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