From SB19 to Coldplay, Lil Nas X, and more, here are some of the new music releases of the past week that we think should go on your playlist.
What a busy week it has been for music. Stray Kids, THE BOYZ, and Red Velvet released teasers for their upcoming comebacks. Lisa’s solo is finally almost here. Kanye West held an epic listening party for his new album DONDA (though it’s not officially released yet). Travis Scott premiered a new song during his Rolling Loud set (though that too is also not officially released yet). Meanwhile, it’s all but confirmed that BTS is going to be in Coldplay’s next album when the tracklist was released. Bu the past week also some highly anticipated releases and a few surprises, too. Here are some of the new music drops of the past week.
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Bazinga – SB19
SB19 blessed us with new music as they just released their highly anticipated album Pasgisbol and it’s filled with bops from start to finish. We like all the songs on this interconnected album, but we have a soft spot for Bazinga.
INDUSTRY BABY – Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow
Lil Nas X continues unapologetic romp through the music industry with his latest song and music video, INDUSTRY BABY. The Kanye West-produced track pokes fun at his haters who come at in for his sexuality while also referencing recent events such as him being sued by Nike for his Satan shoes. It’s a banging song with an epic and imaginative video that features a great rap feature from Jack Harlow. The best part is that it’s all done to raise funds for The Bail Project.
Stoned at the Nail Salon – Lorde
As we patiently wait for Lorde to finally release her 3rd studio album, she released new music to keep us waiting. Stoned at the Nail Salon sees Lorde get melancholic as she reflects on a summer gone, one that may not have been her best.
New Normal – Khalid
As the name suggests, Khalid’s new song is a moving track and a reflection of pandemic life. The song takes inspiration from Khalid’s own experiences, both the good and the bad, during quarantine.
Coloratura – Coldplay
In anticipation of the release of their upcoming studio album, Music Of The Spheres on October 22, Coldplay released a new song called Coloratura. The atmospheric vibe of the song fits the space theme quite well.
Permission To Dance (R&B Remix) – BTS
As a thank you to their fans for getting Permission To Dance to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, BTS surprised released an R&B remixed version of the unparalleled hit track.
Hula Hoops – DPR LIVE, Beenzino, Hwa Sa
South Korean musician DPR LIVE released has new music out with the release of his latest EP ITTE COOL. To celebrate he released a music video for Hula Hoops, a bouncy and fun dance track that’s a collaboration between rapper Beenzino and MAMAMOO member Hwasa (who serves some impressive vocals).
Don’t Go Yet – Camila Cabello
Camila Cabello is out with her first new single since 2019 with Don’t Go Yet. The Latin-inspired track is filled with infectious harmonies and tropical rhythms that show off her Mexican and Cuban roots.
Ako Naman Muna (English Version) – Angela Ken
Up and coming Pinoy artist Angela Ken had a viral hit earlier this year with her single, Ako Naman Muna. She recently just released the English version of the song and it’s just as good as the original.
Motion – Luke Hemmings
5 Seconds of Summer member Luke Hemmings is out with another single called Motion. If Starting Line was more of a reflective track, Motion is the kind of song you want to jam out to.
Lifetime – Swedish House Mafia, Ty Dolla $ign, and 070 Shake
After releasing their first new song in nine years with It Gets Better, Swedish House Mafia is out with more new music with the release of Lifetime.
Oh! – The Linda Lindas
The Linda Lindas went viral earlier this year with their in-your-face and unapologetically female rock music. The group is out with a new single, Oh!, that’s gotten us rocking along.
We’re All Alone – Dave
British rapper Dave is out with new music with the release of his sophomore studio album We’re All Alone In This Together. The album tackles themes such as migration, love, and the intricate relationship between mother and son and gets its name from a conversation Dave had with Hans Zimmer during lockdown.
Liquor Store – Remi Wolf
Remi Wolf has a new song out called Liquor Store. The vibrant and feel-good song serves as the lead single for her debut album that’s coming later in the year.
bitter baby – Charlene Su
Pop and R&B singer Charlene Su has new music out with the release of her debut EP, onlyfriends. The EP references the online platform OnlyFans and was born out of collaborations between Charlene and her friends, hence the title. The album includes two new songs like bitter baby which features laid-back beats and a tropical-sounding production
Spiral – Pau Lina
Filipino singer-songwriter Pau Lina just released her debut single called Spiral. The track is an ode to those feeling lost, isolated, and fearful during these unprecedented times.
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