From BTS, Megan Thee Stallion, Selena Gomez, and more, here are our picks for our favorite new song releases of the week.
Even though it may be the last week of August, it wasn’t a dull week when it came to music news. Among other things, Lisa’s solo is nearly upon us, BGYO and BINI announced a back-to-back concert for November, and Donny Pangilinan and Belle Mariano are set to appear in the music video for Ben&Ben’s Upuan this Sunday. The offering of new song releases wasn’t lackluster by any means as there were a lot released this week that fit a variety of moods. Here are our picks of the new song releases of the week.
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Butter Remix – BTS and Megan Thee Stallion
BTS and Megan Thee Stallion, or should we say, BTS and the hot girl coach dropped a surprise collab in this remix of Butter. Megan is as smooth as butter in the song and the adlibs she does throughout the song make it even better. To think, this fire remix nearly wasn’t released because Megan’s label tried to block the release.
The Tradition – Halsey
After a series of teases over the past few months, Halsey finally dropped her new album, If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power. This era is giving us dark Victorian vibes thanks to the moody songs and the stunning album visuals. Speaking of visuals, there is also a movie that accompanies the album currently playing in IMAX theaters around the world.
Ginhawa – SUD
It’s been five years since SUD released an album. But the wait is over as the band finally released their second LP, Dumaloy. An album five years in the making, it features both new songs as well as remasters of previously released songs. Dumaloy isn’t just about love, but also about gratitude and the threads that connect us to different people.
Marry Me, Marry You – Darren Espanto
Darren Espanto released a new song this week called Marry Me, Marry You. It serves as the official soundtrack for the upcoming ABS-CBN show of the same name starring Janine Gutierrez and Paulo Avelino. Unlike most OSTs, Marry Me, Marry You is actually quite upbeat that features a live band backing Darren’s vocals.
Someday – OneRepublic
OneRepublic fans rejoice as the group is out with their first album in five years with the release of Human.
Thunderous – Stray Kids
Stray Kids’ latest comeback is here with the release of their new song, Thunderous. The pulsating track sees the group clap back at their haters. They also released their second full-length studio album called NOEASY.
LOOPING – Fern.
Fern. is out with a new song with the release of LOOPING, a laid-back R&B-inspired track that shows off Fern.’s smooth vocals as he sings about the feeling of infinite limbo.
Sandali Lang – Over October
OPM band Over October is out with their first all Tagalog song called Sandali Lang. The emotional track sees the band sing about the feeling of falling in and out of love and the power of letting go.
999 – Selena Gomez and Camilo
Selena Gomez is channeling her Spanish roots once again with a new Spanish song with Camilo called 999. The mid-tempo song has a slightly psychedelic music video that sees Selena dress up in bright-colored outfits.
One Night – Griff
Griff has a new song out with One Night. Not only is the chorus going to get you jamming, but it also has an important message of dealing with your anxieties during late nights and wanting a peaceful night away from your burdens.
SPICY – CL
With SPICY, CL continues to prove that she is still that girl after all these years. The banging track sees CL rap and sing with energy and ferocity as she reps Korea to a global audience. She’s got the sauce, and she’s spicy.
B.T.W – JAY B and Jay Park
JAY B becomes the latest member of GOT7 to release a solo album as he just dropped his first solo album called SOMO:FUME. The six-track album sees JAY B let out his producer and R&B side and features collaborations from fellow artists like Jay Park, MAMAMOO’S Wheein, and JUNNY.
justified – Kacey Musgraves
Aside from the fact that she announced that she’s dropping her new album on September 10, we got not one, but two new songs from Kacey Musgraves. The first is the more cinematic and emotional star-crossed. The second new song is the break-up-themed justified.
Wake Me Up – One Click Straight
OPM band One Click Straight has a new song out with the release of Wake Me Up. It is an upbeat track that is reminiscent of their neo-synth pop-punk sound. The song is about the frustrations of losing oneself in order to belong and the search for something real in a society that is obsessed with social relevance.
Future Starts Now – Kim Petras
Kim Petras released her first solo song of 2021 with Future Starts Now. And true to its name, the song features a futuristic sound that makes you want to party like it’s 2080.
Listen to Your Heart – Cydel
Up and coming singer Cydel dropped her latest single Listen to Your Heart. It is an upbeat and inspirational pop song that talks about the need to listen to the quiet voice we all need to hear.
Long Drive Home – Yamashita Treasure
OPM band Yamashita Treasure released their new song, Long Drive Home, this week and it’s perfect for some weekend vibing. It’s the kind of song you want to play during a road trip and get lost in the vibes.
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