SONGS WE LOVED! 24-30 October 2022
What better way to start your day than with a fresh batch of some of the best song releases that popped up in our inboxes?
Featuring Quantum Dot, Man The Lifeboats, The Crayon Set, Cristóvam, RÓQA, SENA, President Street, The Strange Dream, Tonia, Le Cygne Noir, Myles McCormack, Paul McCann
Quantum Dot - Okay
Okay is a piano-driven masterpiece by Luxembourg trio Quantum Dot, with When 'Airy Met Fairy's singer-songwriter Thorunn Egilsdottir on vocals. Taken from their recently released EP Random Casualties, Okay reaches new heights with its deeply velvet vocals that fuse seamlessly with the entirely immersive piano notes. Absolute perfection.
Man The Lifeboats - Stourbridge Fair
The London-based five-piece band Man The Lifeboats will drag you in a whirlwind of sweeping folk rhythms with their latest album Soul of Albion. Taken from the album, Stourbridge Fair is a grandiose and lush storytelling masterclass, that overflows with the fresh sounds of folk instrumentals. Blissful to the uttermost!
The Crayon Set - Love is a Real Place
Dublin-based indie outfit The Crayon Set and songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Ali Comerford joined forces to deliver an exceptional piece of aural art. Ethereal layers of serene vocals blend perfectly with the soul-stirring sounds of Ali's violin and viola to create a wholly tranquil and atmospheric soundscape. Pure magic!
Cristóvam - Ferris Wheel
Photographer Credits: Timothy Lima
Ferris Wheel is taken from singer/songwriter and multi-award winner Cristóvam's new album Songs on a Wire. Soulful, enchanting vocals accompanied by the delicate sounds of the acoustic guitar create a bed of haunting, lush harmonies transporting you to a place of calm and serenity.
RÓQA x SENA - What I Gotta Do
What I Gotta Do is the result of multifaceted producer RÓQA's and Hungary’s underground queen SENA's explosive collaboration - What I Gotta Do is a thought-provoking anthem brimming with SENA's enthralling vocals while she explores the meaning of her own existence as she swirls into an addictive storm of nu-soul beats.
President Street - Tell Me Brother
Australian pop duo President Street continue their meteoric rise to stardom with the release of their latest single Tell Me Brother - a scintillating blend of euphoric, deeply infectious funk grooves, glorious vocals, lush instrumentation, and sharp lyricism that challenges the outdated forms of masculinity.
The Strange Dream - Orange
Hailing from the Manchester music scene, the emerging psych-rock duo The Strange Dream share their new music with their debut single Orange - a shimmery, Latin-inspired instrumental anthem with intoxicating guitars that reminiscence you of the sun-drenched days of summer. Sensational!
Tonia - Empty Conversations
Empty Conversations is the first, highly delicious taste from Liverpool's on-the-rise musician Tonia's forthcoming debut EP Afloat set for release on 20 January 2023. Velvet vocals hover sweetly over eclectic layers of soul-influenced pop melodies, all flowing together perfectly and resulting in something truly marvelous.
Le Cygne Noir - Burn Bundy Burn
Burn Bundy Burn is the lead single from electronic/prog artist Le Cygne Noir's special seasonal EP Death & Consequences - a spine-chilling collection of songs about the most heinous serial killers - out on 28 October. Burn Bundy Burn is a dark exploration of the notorious serial killer Ted Bundy that will DEFINITELY get your adrenaline pumping...
Myles McCormack - What I've Been Promising
Photo by Carrie Davenport
Belfast-based singer-songwriter Myles McCormack is back and he's bringing the first flavor of his second full-length album Better All Things, due for release on January 2023. The song tackles topics such as self-image, forcing ourselves to act in ways that aren't our own, just to present a positive image. An emotional and powerful anthem, with thought-provoking lyricism and a captivating blend of atmospheric electric guitars, synths, and zestful vocals.
Paul McCann Feat. Jason Falkner - Lost In This Moment
Irish singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Paul McCann shares his latest anthem Lost In This Moment - a finely crafted song of power pop perfection. Taken from his forthcoming album Alter Ego due in 2023, Lost In This Moment is a lush kaleidoscopic mixture of uplifting, vibrant rhythms and radiant vocals that will sweep you away into a perfect storm of euphoria.
The accompanying video was conceived and directed by Aidan Farrelly and stars up-and-coming actress Siobhan Aislinn.
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