Best new Dream Pop albums, songs & artists in 2016



In the 1980s, the British record label 4AD was known for its particular dream pop sound with acts like Cocteau Twins and This Mortal Coil. In the last couple of years, the genre was once again reinvented. Check out the highlights!
The Vore selects the top best Dream Pop albums of 2017. Who are the new Cocteau Twins, Lush & My Bloody Valentine in the Dream Pop genre?
Dream Pop2017
Popular artistsM83, Beach House & Grimes
Most listened to songs:Sparks - Beach House, Feel You- Julia Holter & Hands All Over Me - Tamaryn

Top 10 new Dream Pop albums out now in 2017

Recent Dream Pop albums with reviews, ratings, similar artists, best songs & soundcloud streams.

  1. The Radio Dept. - Running Out of Love (21-10-2016)
  2. Dream Pop artist The Radio Dept.
    Running Out of Love - a 21-10-2016 album by The Radio Dept. who also made Clinging to a Scheme. Music fans who enjoyed should check out Running Out of Love. It is Dream Pop with Indie Pop, Shoegaze, and more influences. The best track on Running Out of Love is Swedish Guns (soundcloud below).

    Keywordslaid back • soft • sad •
    CountrySweden •
    Length44:49
    Coolest Videoclip
    LabelLabrador
    Official websiteThe Radio Dept.
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  3. Yumi Zouma - Yoncalla (27-05-2016)
  4. Dream Pop artist Yumi Zouma
    Yoncalla - a 27-05-2016 album by Yumi Zouma who also made II. Music fans who enjoyed Paviljonen should check out Yoncalla . It is Dream Pop with Dance, Synthpop, and more influences. The best track on Yoncalla is Short Truth (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review7.4%
    Keywordsethereal • psychedelic • danceable •
    CountryNew Zealand •
    Length33:58
    Coolest VideoclipKeep it Close to Me
    LabelCascine
    Official websiteYumi Zouma
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  5. School of Seven Bells - SVIIB (26-02-2016)
  6. Dream Pop artist School of Seven Bells
    SVIIB - a 26-02-2016 album by School of Seven Bells who also made Ghostory. Music fans who enjoyed Cocteau Twins should check out SVIIB. It is Dream Pop with Electropop, Pop, and more influences. The best track on SVIIB is Open Your Eyes (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review8.1%
    Keywordscatchy • electronic • melancholy •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length41:48
    Coolest VideoclipOn My Heart
    LabelVagrant
    Official websiteSchool of Seven Bells
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  7. Beach House - Depression Cherry (August 28, 2015)
  8. Dream Pop artist Beach House
    Depression Cherry - a August 28, 2015 album by Beach House who also made Teen Dream & Bloom. Music fans who enjoyed Cocteau Twins should check out Depression Cherry. It is Dream Pop with Pop, Shoegaze, and more influences. The best track on Depression Cherry is Sparks (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review84%
    Keywordsethereal • melancholy •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length44:45
    Coolest VideoclipWishes
    LabelSub Pop
    Official websiteBeach House
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  9. Tamaryn - Cranekiss (September 1, 2015)
  10. Dream Pop artist Tamaryn
    Cranekiss - a September 1, 2015 album by Tamaryn who also made The Waves. Music fans who enjoyed Beach House & Bat for Lashes should check out Cranekiss. It is Dream Pop with Electropop, Pop, and more influences. The best track on Cranekiss is Hands All Over Me (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review74%
    Keywordspoppy • ethereal • catchy •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length44:21
    Coolest VideoclipCranekiss
    LabelMexican Summer
    Official websiteTamaryn
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  11. Lower Dens - Escape from Evil (March 30, 2015)
  12. Dream Pop artist Lower Dens
    Escape from Evil - a March 30, 2015 album by Lower Dens who also made Nootropics . Music fans who enjoyed Beach House & School of Seven Bells should check out Escape from Evil. It is Dream Pop with Art Pop, Pop, Synthpop, and more influences. The best track on Escape from Evil is To Die in L.A. (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review83%
    Keywordsdreamy • eighties • melodic •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length41:32
    Coolest VideoclipTo Die in L.A.
    LabelRibbon
    Official websiteLower Dens
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  13. Tropic of Cancer - Stop Suffering (November 25, 2015)
  14. Dream Pop artist Tropic of Cancer
    Stop Suffering - a November 25, 2015 album by Tropic of Cancer who also made Restless Idylls. Music fans who enjoyed Light House & Raime should check out Stop Suffering. It is Dream Pop with Electronic, Minimal, and more influences. The best track on Stop Suffering is Stop Suffering (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review71%
    Keywordsethereal • dark • haunting •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length20:11
    Coolest VideoclipA Color
    LabelBlackest Ever Black
    Official websiteTropic of Cancer
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  15. Julia Holter - Have You in My Wilderness (September 21, 2015)
  16. Dream Pop artist Julia Holter
    Have You in My Wilderness - a September 21, 2015 album by Julia Holter who also made Loud City Song & Ekstasis. Music fans who enjoyed Zola Jesus & Bjork should check out Have You in My Wilderness. It is Dream Pop with Art Pop, Baroque Pop, and more influences. The best track on Have You in My Wilderness is (soundcloud below).
    Pitchfork Review84%
    Keywordsbaroque • dynamic • lush •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length46:00
    Coolest VideoclipSea Calls Me Home
    LabelDomino
    Official websiteJulia Holter
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



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Upcoming new 2017 Dream Pop albums

Best upcoming Dream Pop albums with release dates.

  1. Not To Disappear• by Daughter
  2. Daughter is signed with 4AD in 2017
    Release Date: January 16, 2016 // Label: 4AD
    Previous releases: If You Leave
    Associated genre: Dream Pop Folk • .
    Official website


  • Life of Pause• by Wild Nothing
  • Wild Nothing is signed with Captured Tracks in 2017
    Release Date: February 19, 2016 // Label: Captured Tracks
    Previous releases: Gemini & Nocturne
    Associated genre: Dream Pop Indie Pop • Post-Punk • .
    Official website


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