Whenever summer rolls around, the "song of the summer" debate starts. No one ever agrees on what's the ultimate summer song of each respective year, but what's being overlooked, most of the time, is the year's best summer albums. Instead of possessing a couple of tracks ripe for barbeque playlists, some albums come along just in time to soundtrack the warm days and long nights.

2017 has been particularly kind to us in that regard, offering up so much music perfect for summer, that it's hard to know where to start. Combing through some of the best releases of the year so far, we put together a list of 10 recently released albums that lend themselves well to summer '17.

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