If you’re on the look-out for the freshest sounding new songs to add to your playlist this week, you’re in the right place. On our radar this week is the best new music to come out of the United States, United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Featuring artists you might have heard of such as Emeli Sandé and new treats from Sigourney K, Marlena Anna, and more.
Marlena Anna – ‘Trust’
Re-telling the age old story of broken trust and heartbreak is California-based Marlena Anna. After Marlena’s previously released debut single, ‘Fuckin Real’ ‘Trust’ offers an insight into the multifaceted talent that oozes from Marlena’s vocal chords.
We Cut Corners – ‘Oh’
The follow up to We Cut Corners’ summer radio hit, ‘On Avoiding People’ is a heartfelt and touching arrangement entitled, ‘Oh’. With the recent announcement of the duo’s new album ‘The Cadences of Others’ due November 4th.
Emeli Sandé – ‘Garden’
Taken from Emeli’s upcoming album ‘Long Live The Angels’ released November 11th, ‘Garden’ is an expression of freedom and passion. Compared to ‘Heaven’ this is a stripped back, grown up sound from Sandé who admits herself it showcases parts of life she hadn’t explored until a few years ago.
Alex Clare – ‘Tell Me What You Need’
‘Tell Me What You Need’ is an instant grat offering from Alex Clare when pre-ordering his new album ‘Tail of Lions’. The first single taken from the album looks at the complexity of relationships, the London-born songwriter explains, “I talk with my hands, raise my voice and put all my cards on the table, while my wife tends to close up and wait for the storm to pass.”
‘Tail of Lions’ is released November 11th.
MA R I AM – ‘Be There For Me’
Blending pop, folk and soul with thought provoking lyrics Mariam is a self-taught singer-songwriter and guitarist from South London. ‘Be There For Me’ is the first track taken from her debut EP due for release on the 4th November. Speaking about the track Mariam explained, “This song is about unrequited love, it speaks about that moment you realise you can’t make anyone love you or reciprocate affection.”
Sigourney K – ‘Sniper ft. R City
Sigourney K splits her time between writing, recording and dancing, originally hailing from Amsterdam and currently living in London. If you’re from that side of the pond, you might recognise her from the first Dutch season of ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ where she made the finals.
Now working on her own sound Sigourney K is working with R.City who’s previous credits include Rihanna, Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj. ‘Sniper’ is edgy no holds barred pop which you’re bound to start wiggling to.
Marian Hill – ‘I Want You’
Racking up over 3.7 million Spotify streams to date, Marian Hill is no stranger to success. The new video for ‘I Want You’ was impressively captured in one continuous shot at the YouTube Space New York. Working with choreographer Ian Eastwood whose resumè boasts Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper and Childish Gambino the visual is totally entrancing.