By Simon Crowe
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Dark Necessities
Last night Red Hot Chili Peppers shocked the world by revealing that they are working on an 11th studio album called the ‘The Getaway’, and treated us to their new track off the album called ‘‘Dark Necessities”. The song features their signature funky bass sound with washed out guitars and catchy lyrics. You can stream the song on Spotify and Apple Music, if you pre order their upcoming album, you can get ‘Dark Necessities’ for free. The upcoming album is due to be released on June 17th and you can catch the band live this summer headlining both Reading and Leeds and T in The Park.
Listen to ‘Dark Necessities’ here:
James Blake – The Colour In Anything
Mercury Prize winner James Blake has released his third studio album today titled ‘The Colour In Anything’. The album features the likes of Bon Iver as well as being produced by Rick Rubin so James Blake has managed to pull in some big names to help out on this record. You can listen to the album on Spotify and Apple Music
Skepta - Konnichiwa
Grime Veteran Skepta released his new album today entitled ‘Konnichiwa’ and features the likes of Pharrell Williams, Wiley and JME. Skepta premiered his new album in a live stream for Boiler Room in Tokyo. The album features the hit singles ‘Shutdown’ and ‘That’s not me” and is available to stream now on Spotify and Apple Music.
Listen to ‘Konnichiwa” here:
Jake Bugg –Love, Hope and Misery
22 year old singer songwriter Jake Bugg is back with his third single release off his forthcoming album ‘On My Own’ and today he has released the bluesy song ‘Love, Hope and Misery’. The song differs massively from the previous two releases on the album so far, it’s a slowed down balladesque type of song with an orchestra. The song features a pop chorus which is incredibly catchy. The song is available to stream now on Spotify and Apple Music.
Listen to “Love, Hope and Misery:
Nina Nesbitt – Ontario
Scottish songstress Nina Nesbitt has released her new single ‘Ontario’, the first single release since her EP ‘Modern Love’ was released in February. The song is part of a project Nina Nesbitt is doing whilst spending time writing her second album, the project involves fans sending in their own stories to her which she puts into her songs and ‘Ontario’ is one of them. An electronic catchy pop song with well crafted lyrics, “Ontario’ is definitely worth a listen.
Listen to it here:
Calvin Harris and Rihanna – This Is What You Came For
Five years on from their hit ‘We Found Love’ Calvin Harris and Rihanna have decided to get back into the studio to record another hit together and have produced nothing less with “This Is What You Came For”. You wouldn’t go as far as saying that it is going to be a bigger than ‘We Found Love’ but you can be assured that it is going to be around for the whole of summer.
Give it a listen here: