Songs We Liked - June 18, 2021
Get your hands on the BEST new song releases that showed up at MusicNgear's inboxes this week!
Featuring Juice Mazelee, Zach James Douglas, Thérèse, Burr Oak, Brí, Late Nite Laundry, Louis Baker, Realma, Picante, and Jon Bryant
If you're into finding the freshest new music, MusicNgear's got your back. Our team of talented music enthusiasts will provide you with the latest new releases, trending songs, and recommendations for any occasion!
Juice Mazelee feat Ifeanyi Elswith - "Sun Iz Out"
Sun Iz Out is taken by Chicago’s Hip-Hop/Rap artist Juice Mazelee's latest album HVNSNT, a collection of songs that help you work through the insecurities and obstacles life throws at you. If you're looking for something thought-provoking and inspiring, this album will be right up your alley.
Zach James Douglas - "Even As The Knife Went Through"
Photo Credit: Jack Farrell
The indie/alternative producer and songwriter Zach James Douglas just released his new explosive single Even As The Knife Went Through, with guest vocalist Saoirse. An infectious track with a beautiful melody and captivating lyrics that is sure to be your new favorite.
About the song, Zach James Douglas says: "Even as the Knife Went Through explores the scarred mental state of someone who’s been hurt by a previous partner. It details the intimacy and trust issues that a person develops within future relationships and how despite being the target of such abuse, they still tend to carry a sense of guilt and a deeply hard wired love for their ex partner."
Thérèse - "Skin Hunger"
What better way to celebrate your love of music than to let Thérèse's unique and soulful voice resonate in your heart. Taken off of her latest EP Rêvalité, Skin Hunger is a powerful and poignant song that you'll find yourself singing again and again.
On the song, Thérèse says: "Tinder, Grindr, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Linkedin, Zoom, Telegram... We've never been more connected with people. Screens becoming filters. Filters becoming veils, reflecting our insatiable virtual overconnection and our unhealthy social disconnection. What looks like a flimsy song - although direct - which tackles held up feminine sexuality, is, in fact, a harrowing whining about a lack of skin, flesh, and humanity."
Burr Oak - "Fine On My Own"
All is right in your world when you listen to beautiful, dreamy tunes like this new song by exciting up-and-coming indie-Americana artist Burr Oak - Savanna Dickhut's new music project. Fine On My Own is her third single off of her upcoming debut album Late Bloomer set to be released on July 30th. If you're looking for fresh music that takes you somewhere a little different, this song will be worth your listen.
Brí - "If I Wasn't Scared"
Photo credit: Constance Vance
Irish indie-pop artist Brí is releasing her newest song If I Wasn't Scared off her highly anticipated debut album Hide which is coming this October. With beautiful vocals and a captivating orchestral accompaniment, Brí weaves a spell with If I Wasn't Scared, transporting us on an enchanting journey through her music.
About the song, Brí says: ''If I Wasn't Scared' assumes a man's perspective of a relationship as he struggles to balance his feelings with a 'tough guy' image, particularly among 'the boys'. It is a toxic masculinity tale that strips back cold layers of indifference and questions the fear that it uncovers"
Late Nite Laundry - "Free Time"
Free Time is the first release from Chicago's Late Nite Laundry and shows off their refreshingly original and uncompromising style of psychedelic soul. So, if you're a fan of early funk, soul, or psychedelic rock, you're in for a real treat with Late Nite Laundry's new single!
Louis Baker - "Love Levitates"
Photo Credit: Ashley Graham
Louis Baker continues to push the boundaries of modern soul music with the release of his new EP Love Levitates, released today, a follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut album Open released in 2019. With pure passion for creating an authentic and honest sound, Baker's vocal takes the listener on a captivating sonic journey.
Realma - "Wandering"
You'll be one step closer to a peaceful morning as Realma's vocals carry you through this hypnotic, glamorous, and melancholic music journey. Wandering is Realma's latest theatrical new single, a hauntingly beautiful and captivating song that captures the feeling of obsessive love.
Picante - "Strawberries and Cream"
In anticipation of their forthcoming album Up All Night set to be released later in 2021, this summer the talented Portland-based duo has brought us their latest sunshine-soaked feel-good soul single Strawberries and Cream, that will stick in your head from start to finish. With a sound that's modern and honest, Picante is set to take the music world by storm!
Jon Bryant - "Candied Tangerines"
Photo Credit: Brian Van Wyk
Just in time for summer, the Vancouver-based alternative singer/songwriter Jon Bryant returns with his brand new soulful single Candied Tangerines, the first new music from his upcoming release. This summer anthem is sure to make your summer feel as carefree as possible. The whole song is an uplifting jam that will leave you feeling light as a feather.
Stay tuned to what's on the horizon to make sure you stay on top of the latest and greatest releases. MusicNgear has a diverse range of releases from all genres, so there's sure to be something for you!
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