From Red Velvet, BGYO, Shawn Mendes, and more, we list down some of our favorite new music releases of the week.
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The past week finally gave us some highly anticipated releases. From the return of one of the premier K-pop girl groups to the release of a much anticipated (and memed) studio album, and the comeback of a fast-rising P-Pop boy group, here are some of the new music releases of the week.
Mood Ring – Lorde
Finally, after years of waiting and thousands of memes, Lorde has new music out with the release of her third studio album, Solar Power. To celebrate the release of the album, she also dropped a music video for Mood Ring, which sees the Kiwi singer go blonde.
Summer Of Love – Shawn Mendes and Tainy
Shawn Mendes finally released his first new song this year with Summer Of Love. The track was produced and is in collaboration with Tainy that shows off a more pop side to Shawn. The official music video, meanwhile, was shot in Majorca, Spain, and was directed by Matty Peacock, who previously directed Shawn’s Wonder video.
Queendom – Red Velvet
After nearly two years, Red Velvet finally released new music with the release of their comeback single Queendom. The track sees the girls return to their summer and bright concept and it is exactly what we needed. They also dropped their sixth mini-album of the same name.
LOSER=LOVER – TOMORROW X TOGETHER
TOMORROW X TOGETHER has given us yet another pop-rock bop with LOSER-LOVER. Their new song sees the boys let out their emotions as they want to be liberated from a world holding them down. The track serves as the lead single to their repackaged album, The Chaos Chapter: FIGHT OR ESCAPE.
Visiting Hours – Ed Sheeran
If Bad Habits featured a pop-centric sound, Ed Sheeran’s new single, Visiting Hours, sees the singer return to his roots in a more laid-back self. In Visiting Hours, Ed plucks on the heartstrings as he sings about missing someone who is no longer here. And let’s just say, we miss this side of Ed.
The Baddest – BGYO
BGYO sheds their boy-next-door image with the release of their comeback single, The Baddest. The gritty yet smooth pop track sees the boys sing about being attracted to a special someone, the aforementioned baddest. While the music video has the group go through training to prepare for their next secret mission under the lead of Binibining Haliya, played by Liza Soberano.
Don’t Go – Skrillex, Justin Bieber, and Don Toliver
Justin Bieber seems to be everywhere these days as he just released a new collaboration with Skrillex, and Don Toliver called Don’t Go. Justin’s voice suits the track well and this is one of Skrillex’s most refined production in years.
Dulo – The Juans
OPM band The Juans have new music out this week with the release of their comeback single Dulo that has gotten us all in our feelings.
Cerberus – Pentagon’s YUTO, KINO, and WOOSEOK
The maknae line of Pentagon released new music this week with the digital single, Cerberus. The hip-hop track makes reference to the three-headed monster guarding the gates of Hades in Greek and Roman mythology. It also talks about how when the three youngest members come together, they are as strong as Cerberus.
A Little Space – Pentatonix and ATEEZ
Pentatonix and ATEEZ is a collaboration we didn’t know we needed but are absolutely happy it’s real. Pentatonix joins forces with ATEEZ’s Yunho, San, and Jonhgo for this upbeat love song, and both groups’ sounds mix so well together.
Okay Lang Yan – Isang Manlapaz
The Voice Teens Philippines season two Isang Manlapaz is ready to make a splash in the OPM scene with the release of her debut single, Okay Lang Yan. The mid-tempo R&B track shares the message that life isn’t a race and everyone does things at their own pace.
never mind, let’s break up – LANY
LANY refuses to miss with their new single, never mind, let’s break up. The track has an addicting beat as they sing about not giving a toxic partner another chance and breaking up with them.
In The Dark – Swae Lee and Jhené Aiko
Rap star Swae Lee and R&B icon Jhené Aiko released a new collaboration called In The Dark. The song is included in the official soundtrack for the upcoming Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings movie.
Sakay – LOIR
Filipina R&B artist LOIR released her debut solo single Sakay. Featuring luscious beats and deep, laid-back grooves, the song touches on the playful, romantic side of getting to know someone during a road trip in the countryside.
Ben & Jerry – salem ilese
In celebration of her 22nd birthday, Salem Ilese released new music this week in Ben & Jerry. While it is in reference to the famous ice cream brand, the electro-pop track also serves as an ode to not settling for less in relationships and honoring your self-worth.
Something in the Water – Boys World
Rising girl group Boys World is out with a new fun pop love song called Something in the Water.
XL – SILVY
Thai-Italian singer, songwriter, influencer, and actress SILVY debuts her first single called XL. The track is an uplifting anthem for body positivity and rising against adversity.
My Father’s Daughter – Olivia Vedder
Olivia Vedder just released My Father’s Daughter, the theme song to Flag Day. The movie directed by and starring Sean Penn along with his daughter Dylan Penn.
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