MATAHARI - L’IMPÉRATRICE
This funky track has an instantly individualistic feel - consisting of a powerful melody, driven by a range of flawlessly played instruments that complement each other effortlessly, creating a synergy between the classic and the modern. A special shout-out to the obsessive vocals!
CHRYSALIS - EMPIRE OF THE SUN
The disco-infused melody of this track takes us back to places in music history that look (and sound) very bright. At the same time, the vocals accompanying this infectious tune give it an anthem-like feeling. As if rock and disco music had a baby in 2019, what a time to be alive, right?
LEANING ON MYSELF - ANNA OF THE NORTH
This track is an ode to people in their 20s - ditching your friends for a lover, feeling lost and trying to find yourself. All of these features make it relatable yet somehow brave. Musically, it is an indie-pop track with alternative elements and an addictive hook - all driven by the singer’s powerful vocals!
GOING THROUGH SOME THINGS - BAMSAVAGE
‘Going Through Some Changes’ is an introspective hip hop track that tries to find a light into a place full of darkness. The personal lyricsspeak of suicide, love and anxiety, all wrapped in the emotional touch of BamSavage.
GHOSTIN - ARIANA GRANDE
Grammy-award winner Ariana Grande released her 5th studio album thank you, next last week. The record is filled with R&B bangers; however, it’s the dreamy ‘ghostin’ that is the clear highlight - a heartbreaking ballad (possibly) dedicated to her late ex-boyfriend Mac Miller.
LOVE ME BACK - SHIFT K3Y REMIX - RITUAL, TOVE STYRKE, SHIFT K3Y
“Love Me Back” feels nostalgic and wistful - covered with an electronic-driven melody and vocals that remain somehow hopeful. A special shout-out to the progressive instrumentation after the hook of the chorus - featuring glitched vocals and addictive synths and samples.