Presenting a shot of this week’s essential new music. Not to be missed.
Only Girl – ‘Fortune’
South London soul/R&B/pop singer-songwriter Only Girl is back in a big way with gorgeous new single ‘Fortune’. Released via her own label So Gold Music, ‘Fortune’ sees Only Girl’s uniquely stirring vocals combined with an ethereal R&B instrumental to create a celestial sound that’s all too divine.
SHAIMA – ‘Phenomenal’ (A Lister) Remix
Shaima’s incredible infectious track ‘Phenomenal’ has been reworked by the talented Leeds based DJ/Producer, A Lister. This upbeat house remix definitely makes you want Summer 2017 to come a lot sooner!
Bright Light Bright Light – ‘Causing A Commotion’
Rod Thomas is back with the announcement of his new EP ‘Cinematography II: Back In The Habit’, a second instalment to his ‘Cinematography’ EP he released late last year. Like this first EP, this one includes more of his most favourite soundtracks, which includes ‘Causing A Commotion’. This track was inspired by the film ‘Who’s That Girl’, one of Madonna’s past leading rolls in acting. One of Rod’s top 3 Madonna songs.
Jake Isaac – ‘Long Road’
Fresh from signing to Virgin EMI to release his debut album ‘Our Lives’ in early May, Jake is no stranger to success having independently released 4 EP’s prior to this. With streaming numbers in the millions and a huge international fanbase, Jake’s first offering in the shape of ‘Long Road’ is a feisty slice of soul inspired folk, guaranteed to make you feel enthused about the warmer weather being on it’s way. Boasting an instantly recognisable vocal, Jake delivers a refreshingly different take on the acoustic singer / songwriter arena, serving up his own certain style of edge alongside a powerful delivery.
ANOHNI – Paradise
The title track from her new 7-track EP ‘Paradise’ is the standout song from her follow-up to 2016’s ‘HOPELESSNESS’. Once again, ANOHNI features huge soundscapes produced by the groundbreaking combo of Hudson Mohawke and Oneohtrix Point Never, supporting her hard hitting politically driven lyrics.
Kasabian – You’re In Love With A Psycho
Leicester’s finest, Kasabian, declare their return in glorious form. The first single to be released from their upcoming 2017 album ‘For Crying Out Loud’, blends pumping bass, synths and a festival crowd captivating chorus in true Kasabian fashion. This stellar new track bodes well for the upcoming LP release from Serge & co.
Allday – In Motion Ft. Japanese Wallpaper
Australian rapper Allday returns with his strongest single to-date, once again setting his musical career ‘In Motion’. The track is taken from his forthcoming sophomore album ‘Speeding’, set to be released in April. Allday’s vocals are subtle but sweet on this stunning collab with Japanese Wallpaper.
Tinashe has always been known for her R&B sound, but her latest track ‘Flame’ brings something new, an intricate electronic ballad. Tinashe’s vocals shine throughout the piece carrying a heavy emotional depth we haven’t seen before. ‘Flame’ illustrates the versatility Tinashe has, and how dynamic her voice can be in different styles of music.
Jerry William’s ‘I’m Not In Love With You’
Brutal honesty never sounded so relaxed in Jerry William’s ‘I’m Not In Love With You.’ Now William’s has released the music video to go along with it. The video features Williams at a party with her boyfriend, showing no signs of affection, and visible distance between the two. The two work perfectly together to tell William’s story.
SAARA – Superpowers
Finnish singer songwriter SAARA dropped her newest track ‘Superpowers’ starting off slow, SAARA builds the song up through her chorus. ‘Superpowers’ is invigorating, the build up into the beat drop brings a new energy to the track and keeps it lively. Behind the beat ‘Superpowers’ carries a heartfelt message behind it; revealing you still love your childhood crush.