Playlist

Spindle Selects: Tracks Of The Week

Friday 17 May 2019

Cat BurnsPretty Boys

We all have a type of person that we can’t help but be attracted to, and Cat Burns perfectly highlights this in her new track, Pretty Boys. With an extra funky production and relatable and cheeky lyrics, Burns new track will be a staple in all of your playlists. If you simply can’t get enough of the South London artist, check out her brand new EP Naive! It includes bangers like Cheater and Fuckboy.

RuthAnneSuperman

Irish songstress RuthAnne is serving us soulful, passionate queen with her new single and we STAN! Her new song Superman is a powerful track about seeing a lover’s true colors. The song samples the classic tune Heart Full of Love by Dave Richardson & The Invincibles. If you’re finally realizing that your ex-boo thang “ain’t s**t” than this empowering song is for you!

Seeb (feat. Olivia O’Brien)Fade Out

After kickstarting 2019 with the release of Free To Go receiving widespread coverage following on from the colossal Grip ft. Bastille, duo Seeb return with their newest single “Fade Out” which touches on the inevitable side effects of modern dating and relationships. Accompanied by American pop starlet Olivia O’Brien to add her anthemic touch to the track, Seeb use their tried-and-tested sun-kissed formula to produce an instant Summer classic.

Charli XCX feat.Lizzo Blame It On Your Love

This collaboration is pure magic! Blame It On Your Love is a remake of Charli XCX’s classic song Track 10 from her Pop 2 mixtape. With an altered production and unforgettable bars from guest artist Lizzo, makes this one of our favorite tracks of the year! Excuse while we go play this track 50 million more times…

Ariana and the RoseBye Bye Bye

Spindle fave Ariana and the Rose follows up You Were Never My Boyfriend with an incredible cover of N*Sync’s Bye Bye Bye. It’s a brave, unusual take on the noughties classic and it works! Stripping the uptempop bop down to it’s bare minimum showcases the vulnerability if it’s core and Ariana’s vocals shine through, bringing this classic into a whole new domain.

Mark Ronson (feat. YEBBA) Don’t Leave Me Lonely

After the success of his previous tracks, Nothing Breaks Like a Heart with Miley Cyrus and Electricity with Dua Lipa, Ronson is continuing to give us jams with his hypnotic and sensual new single Don’t Leave Me Lonely. The brand new track features impressive music production that organically blends with the angelic vocals of YEEBA! Don’t miss out on this fantastic track!

RumoursLights Down

Rumours, comprising of Fede, Mark and Marion are a now-London-based downtempo alt-pop three-piece from Italy and Norway. Pulling inspiration from their respective upbringings and personal tastes, the trio’s synergy perfectly creates meticulously crafted, emotionally engaging songs with a penchant for heady productions that translates into a gripping, live instrumental energy. The story continues in 2019, with their first single of the year, Lights Down. Addressing the complexities of modern love in their own inimitable fashion, Rumours state that Lights Down tells a story about balance, lust and sincerity

HalseyNightmare

Halsey brings the unapologetic heat with her new track Nightmare! The production on this song is out of this world, effortlessly blending the trap, alternative rock, and pop genres. With lyrics like “I’m no sweet dream, but I’m a hell of a night” you know Halsey is about to go in. Halsey’s vulnerability and rawness on this track is what makes Nightmare an instant classic, and we can’t wait to hear more from her.

The Kelseys This Life

New single This Life is a promising introduction to the dynamic and captivating energy of The Kelseys: four full-time college students / full-time indie rockers. To whet appetites for the release of a forthcoming EP, This Life is the first taste of the quintets new chapter. Balancing an introspective yet relatable lyrical narrative with their trademark optimism, The Kelseys have a hit on their hands and are soon to become an indie-rock household name.

Lewis CapaldiSomeone Loved You

Grab your tissues, snuggle up on the couch and listen to Lewis Capaldi’s track, Someone You Loved. This song brings all the feels with Capaldi’s intimate lyrics. From the start of the song to the end, you feel the passion, and heartache in his vocals. If you’re feelin a bit lovelorn or looking for a beautiful and raw track than Someone You Loved is for ya.

The S.L.P feat. Little SimzFavourites

Kasabian mastermind Serge Pizzorno takes a break from his day job with an incredibly exciting new track featuring Little Simz. Favourites is an explosive, song that is dangerously addictive. The S.L.P – as it is called – is a new project by Serge Lorenzo Pizzorno, Kasabian’s guitarist and songwriter. This debut solo album created during a one year hiatus from Kasabian, sees Pizzorno channel his artistic instinct to create an exciting and unexpected updated self-portrait.

Slowthai (feat.Skepta) Inglorious

Unapologetic is the perfect word to describe Slowthai and his new track Inglorious! The record brings hard-hitting bars that highlight’s the rappers “no f***s” attitude and sick beats. Guest vocals by north London rapper Skepta, brings the track to a whole new level. Make sure to check out Slowthai new album Nothing Great About Britain for more bangers!

INGRID MICHAELSON Missing You

The legendary Ingrid Michaelson has yet again graced us with her unbelievable talent with Missing You, the first track off her upcoming Stranger Things inspired album Stranger Songs. Paired with a retro lyric video, the new tune explores 80s nostalgia and the impact of love and loss. Michaelson clearly hasn’t lost her edge and is constantly evolving as an artist, finding inspiration in the strangest of places.

Tom Walker Not Giving In (Andy C Remix)

Tom Walker is having an incredible 2019 so far with his win at this year’s BRIT Awards for British Breakthrough Act and release of his album, What a Time To Be Alive. The release of the Not Giving In (Andy C Remix) continues his music takeover. The remix elevates the track to new heights and raises the intensity and meaning of the song. We can’t get enough of Tom Walker

La HaraUnlawful
They say “All is fair in love and war.” Our favorite social media star turned rising R&B artist, Bri Hall aka La Hara, unveils her take on the phrase in her new single Unlawful. Just ahead of PRIDE month, Hall reminds us of the importance of self-love and that even if it comes with a fight, it’s going to be damn worth it.

Tyler The Creator A BOY IS A GUN

Tyler The Creator continues to deliver fantastic music, and we just aren’t worthy. The release of his new album IGOR showcases an eclectic and diverse selection of tracks. His song A BOY IS A GUN is an absolute stand out, with its thoughtful storytelling, underlying meanings, and unique production. The track and album are perfect.

Easy lifeHouseplants

Like their name, Houseplants is a perfect track that encompasses an “easy life,” full of love and wonder. The song showcases a chill production that will charm listeners into feeling like their floating in the clouds and sticky sweet lyrics. If you’re looking to escape into an endless daydream than Houseplants is the track for you.

TELYKastBetter T MATTHIAS rmx audio

Buzzy English producer T MATTHIAS gives Better from TELYKast and indie sensation Aly Ryan a new sonic vibe. EDM junkies – prepare to have this jam on repeat.

Barny Fletcher Better Than You

We are in love with Barny Fletcher’s new funky track! A feel-good song through and through Better Than You helps boost our confidence while making us wanna hit the dance floor. If you just got out of a toxic relationship or lacking some positive energy in your life, then log into Spotify and play this track on repeat!

Lula MirandaConfessions

Produced and recorded at the infamous Abbey Road Studios, Confessions is the latest example of Lula Miranda’s star power and talent. When penning the track Lula pulled inspiration from religious confessional, giving us a bop that truly sets your soul free.

YONAKADon’t Wait ‘Till Tomorrow

YONAKA always come through with some bangers and their new track Don’t Wait ‘Till Tomorrow is no exception! The track successfully delivers with Theresa Jarvis unique vocals, and lyrics detailing her support for a friend in need. YONAKA can do no wrong!

Remi Just Kids

London-born, LA-based singer/songwriter/producer Remi – formerly Remi Nicole whose last album Cupid Shoot Me came out in 2009 – is back! Having relocated to LA and immersing herself in the city’s songwriting scene, which included penning ‘London Queen’ for Charli XCX, her first new song in 10 years is a hybrid of indie-sensibilities mixed with pop and an exquisite dose of Tame Impala-inspired psychedelia. Perfect for our (hopefully) long warm summer.

The Amazons 25

The Reading bred band is back with another fire track! 25 is the perfect alternative song and encompasses The Amazons perfectly. Lead singer, Matt Thomson displays passionate vocals and sense of urgency on the track. Full of high-energy and angst, 25 is an amazing track that should be added to your playlist.

PNAUSolid Gold

Australian electronic legends PNAU’s new single Solid Gold is their first since 2017 and is an undoubted summer anthem-in-the-making. As debuted in the UK by none other than Annie Mac on her Radio 1 show, Solid Gold sees the trio return with a shimmering, slinky, disco-infused banger! Check out the hypnotising video for the track here.

Biffy Clyro Fever Dream

Biffy Clyro track Fever Dream starts out like a light and trippy track, but as the song progress, it turns into something dark and intense. It’s eerie, intense, and thought-provoking. The track is part of the Balance, Not Symmetry Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.

Olivia O’BrienFade Out

19- year old Olivia O’Brien has teamed up with Norwegian Seeb for her latest track. The track dropped earlier this week and is said to be about love in a digital age and when that someone you have (or haven’t been!) talking to just can’t seem to take a hint.

Four Of DiamondsWalk Away

The girl band have just been announced to open for Rita Ora on her upcoming UK tour, starting in Cardiff on 21st May will also appear at a number of UK festivals this Summer including Manchester Pride with Ariana Grande, Camp Bestival alongside Jess Glynne and more. Check out their latest track, Walk Away.

Lily MooreWhy Don’t You Look At Me

Brighton based singer/songwriter, Lily Moore is a woman of many talents in her new video for the recent single ‘Why Don’t You look at Me’, out now on Virgin EMI/Closer Records.  Lily says, “for the video I didn’t want to do anything too serious so I basically lost the plot and decided it would be funny to have loads of different Lilys that don’t get looked at.” We love Lily and we love this new video.

AURORA The River

‘The River’ is the opening track on her album ‘A Different Kind of Human’ and finds AURORA at her best, juxtaposing huge pop melodies with more conceptually driven electronica. Citing influences that range from Mastadon through to Enya, the level of depth and complexity in AURORA’s output is it is hardly surprising. The darkness and thoughtfulness of her lyrics are perfectly balanced with her delicate vocal, layered to sound more like an instrument than vocal in parts.

Check out all of our favourite tracks on our Spotify playlist below!