August Tunes

August Tunes

Wow wow wow, August has come to an end, and I for one, am not mad.

While it was a fun month in regards to gigs (peep the post) and my birthday, it was a hectic month, I may have caught myself up on some Mercury retrograde as a way to explain some of the crap that was happening, and I got bowled over by university assignments I didn’t even know existed, but hey, it was a fun month.

As much as I hate the ridiculous speed with which we are hurtling towards the end of the year, the best thing about the month coming to an end, is that I get to share my favourite music with you all again. As I mentioned in my last monthly tunes, July was a good month for music, and August was pretty decent too. Here’s what I was listening to this month.

Don’t Matter To Me – Drake, Michael Jackson: I initially only listened to this song because I was keen to hear what was done to Michael’s voice. You may or may not know that I’m a huge Michael Jackson fan, as has been passed down to me from my dad, and I was incredibly interested to hear how his vocals may have been manipulated, which they definitely have been. I knew straight away it was his voice, but Drake and his producers and engineers have definitely mixed and mastered his voice to make it fit the song a bit better. That said, I love the song. I love it heaps. I find myself listening to it all the time, I don’t have it in myself to skip it and I always sing MJ’s part around the house.

Younger – Ruel: Ruel is killing it. If not for the Instagram pictures with Shawn Mendes and Billie Eilish proving just how big he’s moving up, then the release of his song Younger is definitely a sign. It’s such a good song, and from someone so young, it’s a beautiful story about friendship, that I definitely recommend you give a listen. Ruel is one of Australia’s greatest exports at the moment in my humble opinion.

One More Time – Jon Bellion: If you missed my post all about Jon Bellion, what are you doing? I’ve been in love with Jon Bellion for a couple of years now, but I’ve found that over time I start finding different songs to obsess over, and this month One More Time was one of them. I can’t count the amount of times I’ve been alone at home, screaming the lyrics “Screw your pops let’s get some iHop” all on my own. Also my Jon Bellion hoodie came, and despite the fact that it’s literally huge and comes down to my thighs, I love it.

Come When I Call – John Mayer: I’ve always been a fan of John Mayer. It’s been a long running relationship but I can’t say he’s one of the musicians I jump to play when I’m in charge of the AUX chord. That said, my two friends who play guitar and drums for me are huge fans, and whenever we’re driving anywhere in one of their cars, the boys can’t resist playing some of his music. Considering I was travelling with them for a gig and rehearsals and food quite a bit this month I got a good dose of John Mayer complete with the two of them screeching the guitar solos and reciting his mid song monologues word for word, and this song has wriggled it’s way onto some of my personal playlists.

All Time Low (Acoustic) – Jon Bellion: BOY. This acoustic version, may just be my favourite. At one point I thought the Run Wild acoustic was my favourite, but then I found myself really really feeling this one, especially at the end when Clarke goes off on that high harmony. Give yourself a treat, it’ll be so good for your soul, trust me.

WHY? – Amine: If you missed my Amine post, a quick review of his album ONEPOINTFIVE, maybe check it out. I nearly lost all of my shit when he dropped this with little to no warning, and I’m still obsessing over it.

SHINE – Amine: See prior song.

REEL IT IN – Amine: See last two previous songs.

Losing Your Mind – Raury, Jaden Smith: Another song that has another post you can check out. This song is from The Get Down soundtrack, and if you missed my post about the TV show, just know that it’s life changing, life altering, mind blowing stuff. Such good music, such a beautiful story, amazing cast, it’s got everything for me, and I love it so much.

Once – Maren Morris:  Honestly, since seeing Maren live when I went for Niall Horan’s concert, I’ve become a bit of fan. For such a small gal she’s a bloody powerhouse, and this song is probably one of her best in my opinion. Between this song and Rich I have all the Maren Morris songs I need to get me going through any mood that I’m in.

Leave A Light On – Tom Walker: This was a very new one for me. It came on the radio a couple days ago and at the same time both my mum and I asked the other what it was. It’s really powerful and Tom’s voice is so beautiful, which you get to hear to it’s full effect in the chorus. It’s a really hard hitting song, but gets you so emotional if you let it. Best believe I shazaam’d this song real fast.

Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Tears For Fears: A classic. An icon. An anthem for the ages. I don’t know why, but this song suddenly popped into my head at the start of the month and it has not left. It’s still there. Right now. There’s definitely a One Direction song heavily inspired by this song as well that I can’t quite figure out, so it’s a mix of nostalgia and teenage adrenaline that rushes through my blood every time I hear it.

Set Me Free – Herizen Guardiola: Another one from The Get Down, but this one is probably my favourite. Of all time. It’s a huge turning point for Herizen’s character and she genuinely flourishes and has a mini glow up over the span of this song and I felt proud as heck watching it. It’s such a funky song considering it’s meant to be a traditional gospel song, but I love it. Love it, love it, love it.

I’ll Keep My Light In My Window – Mylene Cruz & The Soul Madonnas: This song is from Season 2 of The Get Down, another by Herizen’s character, Mylene and it’s a beautiful ballad that transforms into a bop of a disco beat. If you’re down with some amazing harmonies, a church organ that gives you shivers, and a funky disco tune that makes you happy regardless of how crappy your day has been, check out this song.

Freaks and Geeks – Childish Gambino: This was a great day. This song was taken off Spotify for a little while, or at least the version I had in all my playlists, and whenever i searched for it, it never came up, and I was crushed. It’s definitely not a PG13 song, but nonetheless I have this song memorised back to front, so when I was scrolling through Donald’s Spotify page and came across this song sitting there, I nearly screamed and added it to nearly every single one of my playlists.

Jim Morrison – Jon Bellion: Another song by my man Jon. This song is the self proclaimed ‘flex’ song and I can’t find anything wrong with that description. It’s another one of my favourites, not only this month but for quite a while. You have to give this one a listen, it’s fantastic, a power song, you can’t help but feel like a legend when you listen to this song. If this song comes on while I’m walking around the city, the chances of me refusing to move out of someone’s way and interrupting my steady march increases by 200%.

sweetener – Ariana Grande: Ariana Grande, did that. This song is the cutest thing I’ve ever heard, and that’s considering I’ve listened to the rest of the album too. Okay, Pete Davidson is probably the cutest song on the album, but the entire album is a bop. She goes so hard on this album, in the sweetest way, and all the songs are such beats that literally flash in neon signs “ARIANA GRANDE IS IN LOVE”. She definitely touches on a couple of more serious topics throughout the album, but the overwhelming feeling of ‘I’m in love, here’s more than ten songs to prove it to you all’ is so there.

Because Of You – Ne-Yo: I was looking for songs to sample at the start of the month, and somehow I landed on this song. My man Ne-Yo shaped my childhood, and this song was one of them to be quite honest with you. You’d be hard to find me not singing along to this with all the passion I can muster whenever it comes on.

What Kind Of Man – Florence And The Machine: This song is the perfect definition of tension and building and the climax you spend the first entire minute of the song waiting for. It’s so good. I’m always partial to a bit of Florence And The Machine, so I was not disappointed when Triple J had this song included in their Saturday roster, because it made my 9-5 day a bit better.

Who’s Loving You – Jackson 5: I heard this song so much purely because it was on the setlist for my gig. I heard the original version, but I definitely heard The Sapphires version way more, considering it’s another song that my guitarist is obsessed with. If you haven’t watched The Sapphires, firstly, what are you doing? Secondly, I’m sorry. Such a great Australian movie, the best music, definitely check it out, 100% 10/10 would recommend.

Cool Girl – Tove Lo: Definitely not a new release or anything, but I was feeling this song this month. It’s such a no nonsense song, you gotta feel kinda powerful while listening to this song. Again, another song that makes me somewhat of a moving hazard if I’m listening to it while walking through the city.

That was it for August! Definitely listened to heaps of music this month, especially considering I decided to do a huge clean-out of my Spotify playlists during August. It was fun and I rediscovered a bunch of tunes that I love. Let me know what you were listening to in August, I’d love to know! 

x

Priya

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July Tunes

July Tunes

Um. So the month is over.

I couldn’t tell you where it went or what it did but August is here.

The only good thing about how quickly this year seems to be steam rolling ahead, is that I get to share some of my favourite songs of the month with you all! I won’t babble, let’s jump into it!

Cry Me A River – Davina Michelle: I definitely heard this cover in the background of a YouTube video, but clearly I wasn’t focusing on the video hard enough because I can’t remember for the life of me what it was. This cover though. Her voice, the guitar, how moody and intense it is. I love it. Anyone who covers Justin Timberlake this well deserves the love.

Mud – RAT!hammock: If you caught my post all about my volunteering experience at the CHANGES Music Summit earlier this month, you’d be a little bit familiar with this band. This song was by far my favourite of the set they performed, just because of how mellow the first verse and chorus is, until the bass kicks in and you’re forced to bob your head. It’s a cracker of a tune.

Time – Gretta Ray: Gretta is a family favourite here, and so of course I had to get around her recent single. It’s everything I love about her, amazing arrangement, swelling bass drums, with beautiful lyrics and vocal performance. Her vocals are so full in this song as well if that makes sense, it gives the entire song this amazing warmth.

All Mine – Kanye West: Didn’t think I’d be listening to this song as much as I have when I first listened to it. It’s the chorus I tell you. You can bop your head to it, you can tap your foot, you can have a boogie. The contrast of the how deep that bass is, and how high he’s singing make for the perfect middle ground.

Hard Times – Paramore: A good one. A really, really good one. I don’t know if this song can ever get old for me. It’s pretty recent on the spectrum of Paramore releases, but I love the style, the drums, how singable the chorus is, it makes for a perfect car song.

Sunflower – Rex Orange County: If someone could take stock of how many times I’ve typed the word ‘rex’ ‘orange’ and ‘county’ on this blog and come back with the results, I would be very keen to know.

So Far – Paige: Um. Check out my blog post. All on Paige. All about this song.

The Weekend (Funk Wav Remix) – SZA, Calvin Harris: Okay, it’s not to say I didn’t like the original, it’s just that anything Calvin Harris touches turns to magic beneath his fingers. I revisited this song when trying to figure out what covers I wanted to put in my setlist for my performance (possible blog post coming there) and I fell in love with the bass line and SZA’s voice in this particular song all over again.

Brand New – Craig David: Now was I really born on the cusp of the 90’s, if I didn’t enjoy myself some Craig David? Old Craig David, new Craig David, I’m about all of it. I heard this song in one of my favourite clothing shops, and recognised the voice but not the song, so best believe I tried on a shirt just so I could get right underneath the speaker and Shazaam the heck out of it.

Summer Games – Drake: There are only a few songs off Scorpion that I bothered to listen to. This being one of them. I have an assignment coming up where I need to cover a song and make it my own, and this is at the top of my list. The lyrics are really nice, the flow and the rhythm of it is great and I love the melody.

Summertime Magic – Childish Gambino: Donald came through yet again, not long since releasing This Is America, with two amazing new tracks, ‘Summertime Magic’ and ‘Feels Like Summer’. As is evident with this list, the former is my favourite of the two, not only because of how beautiful his voice is, but because of how good the groove and the bounce gets you when it kicks in.

God Is A Woman – Ariana Grande: I’m sure everyone’s aware of this song, but after watching the music video, I’ve become obsessed with it. I’ve already recorded a really mellow cover of it and I’ve been listening to it on the way to university, on the train, at home, at work. I love it. I’m here for the new Ariana stuff.

Kung Pao – Ceraadi: I’ve been watching these sisters on YouTube for a bit more than a year, and have always loved their music playlists and collections. Of all the songs they’ve released, this is maybe one of my favourites. The music video is hype as heck, and the beat is so catchy.

Emotions – Drake: If it wasn’t the beat that got me with this song, it was the sample of Mariah Carey absolutely killing her song ‘Emotions’ at the begin of the song, coupled with the amazing choir in the background. Amazing work Drake. You did good on this one.

Superlove – Whethan ft Oh Wonder: I was introduced to this song by a friend who told me she could imagine me singing it, which of course turned my heart into a giant ball of mush. She’s also one of my only friends who obsesses over Jake Kodish and the rest of the Millennium Dance Complex group with me, so she found it on one of his dance videos. It’s a bop.

you should see me in a crown – Billie Eilish: Oh goodness she snapped on this one. It’s so moody and intense and the chorus goes so hard. My jaw dropped when I heard it for the first time, and I nearly screamed. It’s one of my favourites my Billie as of this moment.

Sour Diesel – ZAYN: So different. To anything he’s released before. Slightly more rock than we’re used to from Zayn, but it’s still a pretty good song all the same. My cousin and I definitely got a few stares bopping along to it on the train on the way to the football.

Sky Walker – Miguel: Don’t know why I didn’t venture further than Pineapple Skies with that album, but I definitely took my time getting to this song. I watched the making of this song on YouTube, and let me tell you, I could listen to that man talk, let alone sing, all day.

Jim Morrison – Jon Bellion: Um. Self explanatory, especially if you’ve been keeping up with my latest posts. Trust me when I say there’s more to come.

Hand of God – Outro – Jon Bellion: Okay, so like more to come in regards to posts, but also more to come in regards to this list as well. This song is one of my favourites, I’m pretty sure I also saw an interview where Jon said it was his favourite on the album too, and I can see why. It encapsulates the entire album perfectly, PLUS he got the choir who sang on Human Nature with Michael Jackson on the end of it, and it absolutely flies. It’s such a beautiful song, the words, the chorus, the ending, the beat, everything about this song gives me shivers, regardless of how many times I listen to it (which is a lot, possibly too much).

The Way I Am – Charlie Puth: Again, if you’ve been keeping up, you’d understand a lot of these favourites. I listened to a lot of Charlie Puth in June and July, not as much as Jon Bellion, but a lot, because in terms of production this guy is incredible. Not to mention his voice is beautiful and his vision is incredible. Majority of his songs have a great hook or groove to them, and you know that’s what I’m all about.

New York Soul – Pt. ii – Jon Bellion: So remember how I said Hand Of God was one of my favourites? I like this one just as much, if not more. His voice is showcased, his production is showcased, his arrangement and groove is hella showcased, and his rapping takes centre stage and I love every single part of it. I was in my friends car recently and while I took a minute to sob to myself when he told me how much money he’s spent on the car’s sound system, the first thing I did was put on this song. The only way to listen to this song, is loud.

Ex-Factor – Lauryn Hill: Miss Lauryn Hill. Since Nice For What by Drake came out, I’ve been listening to this song on repeat, because as much as I love having a dance and listening to the incredible sample of this song in Nice For What, I definitely prefer the original much better.

Bubblin – Anderson .Paak: I found this song once again through YouTube, when I watched his Genius video explaining the lyrics. I love his song Come Down, though this is a close second. I love his personality and his energy, and it definitely shows through, whether he’s performing the song or even just talking about it.

Fall In Love – Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato: Okay, so I definitely was aware that this song was released, and as much as my 15-year old self loved both those women, I never really went out of my way to listen to it too deeply, only when it happened to be on. So why does it appear on this post? Because, I’ve been listening to it quite a bit this month. Why? Because Jon Bellion is one of the writers and provides backing vocals, that’s why.

So that’s it friends. That’s what I was listening to in July. Let me know if you listened to any of those, if you’ve already heard of those or if you have any recommendations for me. I’m all ears!

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Priya

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June Tunes

June Tunes

Friends. June is done. It’s over.

It’s slightly crazy for me to wrap my head around (someone please tell me they’re just as confused as I am) that half the year is done, and we’re moving through 2018 like a bloody freight train. The only good thing to come out of the end of each month, is one of my favourite posts, my monthly tunes.

Apologies for the slight delay on this post – I don’t have an excuse, I’ve just been slacking.

Here’s what I was listening to in June.

February 3rd – Jorja Smith: Honestly, if you haven’t given Jorja Smith a go by now, I can’t try and convince you much more. Jorja’s been featuring on this blog since it’s conception, and thanks to her recently released album, have fun looking forward to a few more songs from Jorja being shoved down your throats. You’re welcome.

Rich – Maren Morris: This was a song I heard for the first time at Niall Horan’s concert, when Maren opened for him at Margaret Court Arena, and it’s was one of my absolute favourites. So much so that when I came home, it was the song I turned on straight away and added to my playlist. It’s my favourite type of country song, think Before He Cheats by Carrie Underwood, 10/10 would recommend for a road trip with the gals.

The Tide – Niall Horan: Obviously I had to include a song from Niall considering I finally got to see him live. Like I mentioned in my post about the concert, this is one of my favourite Niall Horan songs, and he did it absolute justice.

Wouldn’t Leave – Kanye West: So Kanye also released, a lot of music, and to be quite honest with you, I haven’t dedicated enough time to listen to it all, however I’ve been keeping this on repeat since I first heard it. The vocals in it are so beautiful, as are the lyrics of the rapping, and I generally have it stuck it in my head for hours after listening to it.

His Eye On The Sparrow – Tanya Blount, Lauryn Hill: I can’t think, for the life of me, why this song suddenly popped back up on my radar, but I caught myself really going for it whenever it came up on shuffle, going so hard that I ended up adding it to my regular playlist. It’s such a classic hymn, and you know I get around anything that Lauryn Hill touches.

Alone – Halsey, Big Sean, Stefflon Don: Since she released her first album, I haven’t given Halsey the time of day, except for her song with G Eazy but holy moly this song. Watch the music video, then just listen to the song over and over again like I have since it’s been released and try and tell me you don’t get Great Gatsby vibes. It’s such an ethereal song, but like, you gotta be in some type of mood for this song. Big Sean also goes hard in this one, which I always appreciate.

Boys Will Be Boys – Stella Donelly: Blog post pending on this one, but in the meantime, give it a listen and cry/riot/sob/shake your fists with me.

Give Yourself A Try – The 1975: Big cheers for The 1975 releasing new music. I can’t wait for the album, as I mentioned on my Instagram, (linked at the bottom of my posts), and I’ve been really, really vibing with this one. First two lines really hit you in the face, and capture the entire essence of the song. This is one of those songs that I listened to fully because of the music, but really became obsessed with because of the lyrics. Have a read of the lyrics, they’re phenomenal.

Hey Ya – Sweater Beats, KAMAU: This. Song. This cover. Is amongst the greats. It’s everything that you ever wanted, but nothing you could ever expect, especially from such a well-known, popular song. It hits you right in the gut, but in the best possible way. It never fails to hype me the heck up.

Acid Rain – Thomston: Thomston’s been played quite a bit on Triple J, so I credit this song to another moment where I heard it playing on the radio at work and nearly tripped over a large pile of music stands to shazaam it. It takes it’s time building up, but once it does, it’s magic and his voice is so smooth. I love everything about this song. Especially the final chorus when he kinda takes it to church.

Dope On A Rope – The Growlers: Honestly, this song has been on high rotation at our house, either from myself, or my little sister. She featured The Growlers in her Courtesy Of, and I’m glad that she’s jumped on the train, because I can’t think of a single song from them that I don’t love, however this is 100%, without a doubt, my favourite.

The Night We Met – Lord Huron: Oh the magic. The ethereal, atmospheric magic. For the full effect and analysis of why I love this song so much, check out the entire Lord Huron album review I did.

Boo’d Up – Ella Mai: Miss Ella Mai is finally kicking off into popular rotation, and I’m loving life. This song is a bop and a half, and I’ve been loving hearing it more and more. It’s so reminiscent of an old school, late 90’s, early 2000’s RnB song, which is why I probably like it so much. That and how fun the chorus is to sing. Have a crack.

1950 – King Princess: I’ve been hearing this song all over the place, but I never tried to find it or figure out what the name of it was, until I watched a Genius video on YouTube featuring King Princess and this song, which in turn made me search it out and become obsessed all over again.

Come Over – The Internet: I stumbled across this music video on YouTube early in the month, and the combination of funky bass, colourful video scheme and Steve Lacy guitar solo had me jamming to this song for the rest of the month.

I Do – Cardi B, SZA: Cardi continues to come through with so many good tunes from Invasion Of Privacy, and this is my new pick from the album. While I’ll always be devoted to Ring, featuring Kehlani, this is a nice side piece. Both ladies kill it in this. This is also a very effective song to put on any gym playlists friends.

Something About You – AYDAN: The past few months we’ve had The Voice Australia on our TV screens, and it only wrapped up last month, but an acquaintance of mine was on it this season. Aydan managed to come fourth, which was phenomenal for him, and he’s already kicking off, releasing this artist single, and heading off on a tour around the country soon. I’d love to hear what you think of this song, because I love it so much, as biased as I am. Also definitely check out some of his performances, he honestly killed it every week.

Magnolia – Gang of Youths: It seems that every month I find another Gang Of Youths song to pull to the top of my playlists, and this month it’s Magnolia. I have this saying, ‘The saddest songs are the raddest songs’ and this song encompasses this saying entirely. It’s a story of a night when David, the lead singer, nearly ended his life, and at the end of it all, found himself sitting under a magnolia tree while his manager, who had saved him, spoke to police officers. It’s a hugely powerful song, and I can’t wait to really feel the atmosphere when I see them live.

Better Now – Post Malone: Honestly, aside from the few that I really, really love, I don’t listen to a lot of Post Malone in my spare time, however I’ve found myself continually turning this song to hype me. What for? We don’t know. Hype me up for the day ahead, while I’m making breakfast seems to be the go-to in the last couple of weeks, and I’m not mad about it.

Ginger – Riton, Kah-Lo: Holy moly. If you like bangers, give this one a listen. This one goes hard. I can’t remember, once again, how I found it, but I’ve been loving it. Don’t listen to it while driving. You’ll edge over the speed limit without noticing. But all other contexts and settings are fair game.

Bed – Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj: The dynamic duo returned, and while it’s definitely no Side To Side 2.0, I’m loving it. I only listened to this for the first time a few days ago, but if the rest of Ariana’s album sounds like this song, I will have zero problems with it, and you can count me as a fan of it.

So those were the tunes for last month, definitely can’t wait to see what funky music July brings!

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Priya

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May Tunes

May Tunes

Hello hello and welcome to the end of another month that has simultaneously seemed to last forever, but pass in the blink of an eye. I’ve been slightly absent in the sense that I’m writing this post with the intent to post it straight away, rather than my usual scheduling gig that I play at the beginning of every week, where I bulk write my posts for the next week and take it easy for a couple of days.

That said, let’s jump into this months favourite songs. Like my April Tunes, there are a ton of good ones here because May was just as good a month for music as the previous one.

 

Let Me – Zayn: Okey. Dokey. I’ve been listening to this song a ton. So much so that it’s popped up as the top track for my monthly Visualify result. If you aren’t familiar with Visualify, check out my post. I can’t decide if it’s how chill this song is, how much I jam to the chorus or how much I love the music video that keeps me in love with this song. Possibly my favourite song Zayn has ever released.

The Hills – The Weeknd: If you read my post all about SKAM and the amazing music that featured on the Norwegian internet series, then you’ll know this song featured on the playlist I created from it, because of how much I love it and the ambience it brought to the particular episode. I found this re-ignited love for The Weeknd, and it coincided perfectly with new music that Abel released, so the love is strong at the moment.

God Don’t Leave Me – Highasakite: Refer to my post about SKAM again, because I shazaam’d the shit out of this song when it first appeared on the show, and I continued to get shivers each time it was used throughout the series as a motif type of song. It’s beautiful, and I’ve been showing everyone. Some get it, some don’t.

Sweet – Brockhampton: I’m aware of the controversy surrounding the group at the moment in regards to one of their members, so before I get into how much I frigging love this song I’ll say this; I 100% back their decision to remove him from the group, regardless if Ameer was a founding member or not. But other than that, this song is a bop. I heard it in the gym first, and quite literally stopped what I was doing to go over to the music selector-thing on the wall to see what it was, before adding it to my playlist straight after. I love it.

2002 – Anne Marie: This song is amazing. It’s been played on the radio a ton, and regardless of that or how much I love Anne Marie’s voice, my favourite part of this song is the chorus. The first time I heard it, I was in the car with my dad, and the chorus struck me as something I could sing along to straight away, because I knew it a little too well. So I googled the lyrics during the second chorus, and sure enough. The chorus is made up of song titles from a bunch of early 2000s songs, like Bye Bye Bye by *NSYNC and 99 Problems by Jay Z. Not surprising that the song is also co-written Ed Sheeran.

This Is America – Childish Gambino: Honestly if you haven’t read my review/analysis/rant on the song and more importantly, the music video…what are you doing?

Chun Li – Nicki Minaj: I have to say. I thought I was a Barbie Tingz gal, I really did. The April Tunes Priya was positive that Barbie Tingz was her favourite of the two fresh releases that Nicki dropped on us. But a month is a long time and apparently I’ve changed as a person, because nothing gets me as hype as Chun-Li does, I promise.

Youth – Shawn Mendes, Khalid: I love this song. I love Shawn Mendes’ album. I love Khalid. What more do you want from me?

Cuz You’re My Girl – Young Heazy: As is the case with many of my discoveries, I couldn’t tell you how I found this song. I have an inkling of a feeling that it was through the creation of my ‘mood’ playlist. I probably just really vibe’d with it to the point that I added it to my yearly playlist for 2018, meaning I listen to it nearly everyday. No regrets.

Heads Will Roll – Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Ahhh, the ultimate 16-17 year old party song. I can practically smell the alcohol each time I hear this song. So tell me why I continue to listen to it in full length every time it comes on. We’re all wondering why.

Bright – Zayn: Another one of my favourite’s by Zayn. It’s in my Top Five songs from his album, solely for how much he breaks it down after the first verse.

A-Z – Ziggy Ramo: I wrote a post on Ziggy Ramo a little while back, and I’ve had my eye on him ever since. Thankfully he released a new song, and Triple J were quick to start spinning it. I vibe’d with this one straight away because how groovy it is. This song, for some reason, sounds like university to me. Or at least my university experience. And nothing bad about it, but like it sounds the way I would imagine the soundtrack to catching the train into the city, walking around between classes, having $9 pizza and drinks with friends and being in the midst of it all, would sound. I don’t know. Don’t quote me.

Be Careful – Cardi B: Ooohh. I can’t say this is my favourite song on Invasion of Privacy, because that’s reserved for the next song, but melodically, it definitely is up there. I love Cardi’s lyrics in this, and the singing that she does, is really nice to hear. I also have a cheeky cover of this song saved on my phone to put up on Instagram one day when my feed feels a bit dry.

I Like It – Cardi B, Bad  Bunny, J Balvin: My favourite. My absolute favourite song at the moment. I nearly shrieked when my lecturer put in on before our class last week. I’m not sure how you can’t not like this song. Cardi’s incred, Bad Bunny is perfection, and J Balvin is incapable of putting a foot wrong, so there are not problems with this tune at all.

2000 n Something – Kaiit: Loving this Melbourne gal at the moment. She’s been making some more moves around the Melbourne live music circuit recently, and I’m loving seeing her doing some more gigs and making more music on her Instagram. I love her voice, I love the groove of this song, the funk in it, and the scatting I’m telling.

Heartless – Madison Beer: No one, please, in my presence, ever, hang shit on Madison Beer. For any reason. Listen to As She Pleases, the entire album, and tell me she can’t sing. I dare you. This song is of my favourites from the album, and that’s saying something considering how many of those songs I play on a weekly basis.

Where Were You In The Morning – Shawn Mendes: My fave from the album. Hands down. It’s progressed to the number one spot ever since the release. I love it so much. It’s so different from what Shawn’s released in the past. I’ve especially loved watching a couple of interviews where Shawn explicitly talks about the style and sound of the album and how aware he is of the disparity and growth in his music because hearing musicians talk about personal growth could keep me happy for hours.

Youngblood – 5 Seconds Of Summer: My thirteen year old sister got me onto this song. I heard it, listened to it when it came on in the car, and tolerated the constant babble about the song, considering my enjoyment of 5 Seconds of Summer kind of faded as the years passed. But this song, this song has literally slapped me in the face this past week with how much I’ve been playing it. And how loud. To the point where my sister is telling me to shut up. Oh how the tables have turned.

Don’t Let Me Down – Sabrina Claudio, Khalid: Question: can Sabrina Claudio do anything event remotely wrong? Answer: Absolutely not. Listen to this song and let your uncontrollable groove do the talking.

In The Dark – Alice Kristiansen: Obsessed is putting it lightly when it comes to this song. If you’re not familiar with Alice, I wrote a whole blog post dedicated to this singer, and this song from her EP is my favourite, on regular rotation.

I’m Feeling You – Rak-Su: As I sometimes do, I got lost down the rabbit whole of X Factor auditions, and came across a favourite, Rak-Su from the UK series. However, for the first time I thought to search for them on Spotify, and was congratulated with some absolute bops on their artist page, including their original song from their audition that had dollar signs floating above Simon Cowell’s head and love hearts popping in Nicole’s eyes. 10/10. Would recommend.

 

And that’s it ya’ll! I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the music for May. Some good belters, amazing tunes to boogie too, I’ve loved them all. Let me know if you’ve enjoyed any of the songs mentioned above!

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April Tunes

April Tunes

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April has come to a close, which means it’s time for another wrap-up of my favourite tunes from this month. There’s a lot to get through, April was an amazing month for music, so let’s get into it.

 

THE ENTIRE HARRY STYLES’ ALBUM: If you didn’t catch my post all about it, which you should’ve so pause, have a read of it, and come back, I went to see Harry Styles live, and I was re-birthed, my sins were washed away, my skin cleared and I was born again. The man isn’t real, we’ve come to the conclusion, which means the chances of his album being literally hypnotic…is high. My appreciation for the album in it’s entirety was revitalised at the show, and in the days following the 24th night, I’ve done nothing but blast the album and lie on the floor wearing my bright yellow “TREAT PEOPLE WITH KINDNESS” merch shirt. I’m sure you sympathise with me.

Lost In Japan – Shawn Mendes: This could quite possibly be my favourite song Shawn has ever released. I have a theory that he was coming off a cold or a cough when he recorded this because I’m living for the husk in his voice in this song. I also get major Justin Timberlake vibes and I love it. The song is so groovy and I can’t help but boogie to it.

Hold Me Down – Daniel Caesar: You could probably count on one hand the amount of monthly favourites I’ve had that don’t have anything Daniel Caesar on there, and for good reason. Everything the guys has put out is magic. This is soon becoming my favourite D.Caesar song, and I listen to it nearly every day. Also, highly recommend you watch THIS video, for some choreography that makes this song ten times better. It honestly makes you hear the song in a whole new way, musically.

Olé – John Newman: had to Shazaam this song when I heard it in a little surf shop in Byron Bay, and was pleasantly surprised to see it was by Newman. He’s got a great voice but I haven’t had him on my radar or heard much from him recently, and this was such a fun find. Regardless of the fact that we’re steadily heading into winter over here in Australia, it’s a perfect beach-y summer song. It immediately puts me in a good mood.

Motivation – Benjamin Booker: If you haven’t read my second Byron File, all about Benjamin, definitely check it out. This song has been on repeat since Kate and I left the Jambalaya Tent after his set, and it’s only making my love for his rough, roots sound grow.

Daddy’s Got A Gun – Molly Millington: Along the same lines as the last song, I first heard this song, and of Molly Millington at BluesFest, and she was the first of my  Byron File series (don’t worry I have some more coming). It’s such a good song to s(cream)ing along to, and it’s the perfect blend of country, roots and pop. Punches you in the gut, this song.

Where The Wind Blows – SameTime: Again, I discovered SameTime at BluesFest and am just patiently waiting for them to blow up. They didn’t sing this song at the festival, but it’s their only song on Spotify, which I am in no way complaining about. It’s soft, gentle, riddled with magical harmonies, and the perfect song to begin your SameTime journey with. Highly recommend.

Raspberry Beret – Prince: You’re definitely sick me talking about BluesFest, so this is the last one, but getting to see Prince’s band performing his music live was a once in a lifetime experience, and this was one of those songs that never really had me hooked until I heard it live. I loved it so much during the first set we watched, and eagerly awaited for it when we watched them the second time around.

All To You – Sabrina Claudio: Sabrina is the sauce queen I swear. Nothing she’s released has been anything less than  incredible. She continues to put out the smoothest, sweetest vocal performances on all her tracks and I am infinitely jealous, this is no different.

Confidence – Ocean Alley: If you recall my post all about Tunes Of I, then it may interest you to know that they are currently touring Australia, as the opening act for these guys, Ocean Alley. Confidence has been making the rounds on Triple J and I have a right old groove every time it comes on at work.

Too Far Gone – Vince The Kid, KIAN: Another discovery courtesy of Triple J, this song has had me feeling all sorts of feelings. It’s so smooth but the rap hits you so hard, and then the vocals from KIAN are so beautiful and soft, and you kind of want to cry but you’re also bopping your head up and down while you’re listening to it and it’s an experience.

ili – TroyBoi: I had to send this out to my friends on SnapChat because it was a mind-blowing moment for me. Not only is the introduction so nostalgic and classic as heck, but you can feel the the intensity rising as it gets further and further into the song, and then you’re hit with a jaw-dropping break into the song. If you love a song that smacks you in the face, this one is for you. Note; extremely satisfying to listen to in the car at a high volume.

Campfire – Amine, Injury Reserve: My love for Amine continues to prevail this month, and he only fed it by releasing this bop. It’s kinda rude not to dance a bit to this one, PLUS the music video is all types of moods.

Smoke Too Much – JOY: This song came up as a recommendation for me on Spotify and I’m glad I gave it a chance because it’s become one of my most played songs this month. JOY’s voice is so angelic and soft, but this song has got a really decent bass line that completely transforms the feel of it.

Ring – Cardi B, Kehlani: Undoubtedly my favourite song from Invasion of Privacy, two queens collaborating on a song, specifically these two queens, was always bound to go off. I doubt anyone will ever know how much I wanted to be at Coachella seeing Kehlani crash Cardi’s set to sing this song.

Let Me – Zayn: Another legend to release some new stuff was old pal Zayn. I really like this one. It’s a lot gentler and a little less aggressive than the music he’s put out in the past, and it showcases his voice incredibly. I’m probably in love with the chorus, and I love the Indian drum line that flows through the song. It’s a good one. 100% recommend giving it a listen.

Barbie Tingz – Nicki Minaj: One of the greatest returns of the year, Nicki dropped two tracks in April, and Barbie Tingz is definitely my favourite of the two. Because I love the two ladies so much, I have to pretend that it isn’t a song literally coming for Cardi, but once I forget that, this song goes off.

Body – Sinead Harnett: I found this song on YouTube when she recorded a live performance of it for the COLOR channel. I’d never heard of the song before, despite hearing of Sinead, but I fell in love straight away. If you watch the video, let me know if you get the major Jessie J vibes, because I love the blend so much. Side-note; I just stopped in the middle of writing this post because I just got lost down a rabbit-hole of COLOR SHOW videos on YouTube for a good half an hour- have a good time.

PICK IT UP – Famous Dex, A$AP ROCKY: Can’t honestly remember how I found this song but I’m glad I did. The old school vibe with such bouncy and catching rapping, layered with the synth line that’s weaved throughout, it’s such a fun time.

Kill V. Main – Grimes: Another popular artist who seems to pop up every month for me, this song is usually hit or miss for most people. You either love it or you hate it. After watching the music video, I definitely understand how some of Grimes’ stuff can be a bit too intense and out there for some people, but I bloody love this song. Not sure if it beats Venus Fly, but it’s definitely close.

lovely – billie eilish, Khalid: This was such a long-coming duet to be honest. It was a collaboration I didn’t know I was waiting for until it was released and it seemed like the most obvious pairing in the world. They did not disappoint, and delivered one of the most poignant songs of the year so far for me, which considering their young ages, is stupid incredible.

Hello – PRETTYMUCH: The dudes released some new music recently, and besides their song Healthy, I’ve been listening to this one a ton. I love how chilled out this one is. Have a listen to both Hello and Healthy, some of the best one’s PRETTYMUCH have released in my opinion. I jam to them both far too often.

Summer Breeze – Chris Brown: This is a bop and a half. I listen to it a ton while on the train and I thoroughly enjoy blasting it through the house when no-one’s home. That’s all I really have for this one. You need to listen to it because it’s everything I’m loving about Chris Brown at the moment.

Done For Me – Charlie Puth, Kehlani: I’ve mentioned this song in my Quick Shares post, and nothing has changed. I still love this song, still obsessed with both their voices regardless of how biased I am towards Lani, and I’m still caught on the bass line. Only now I’ve infected my family since the song has made it’s way onto the radio here, and we’re all grooving to it.

Nice For What – Drake: I love this song so much. Ever since I first heard it a couple days ago I’ve been playing it non-stop. The old school vibe, the backing vocals and the music video too! Literally so many queens in one video, it’s a bit too much to handle, you have to check it out.

KOD – J. Cole: I had a hard time choosing between this song and Motiv8, but this song ultimately won out (check out Motiv8 too though). I’ve been loving this song since Cole released the album, so much. The hook is catchy as heck, and I found myself mouthing the words at all times of the day.

No Tears Left To Cry – Ariana Grande: Another highly anticipated return, I’m not one to usually jump on whatever Ariana puts out as soon as it’s released, but I was really eager to hear what she’d provide, and boy did she provide. I can’t even pin point exactly why I love this song so much.

Anna/Medicine – Harry Styles: I had to throw these in together, just because they aren’t released yet, but I’ve watched the YouTube video with the audio and lyrics enough to be absolutely obsessed with them both, especially Medicine. Check out my post on the concert for a complete rundown.

 

It took a little while but we finally got to the end. I’ve been loving all these songs so much this month, but I’d love to hear what you were listening to during April! Let me know in the comments!

 

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March Tunes

March Tunes

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Hello my friends! I apologise for the lack of content up in the last week or so, I promise that will be explained soon. I also know that we are four days into April already, so I’m a little later than usual, but better late than never, so here’s my favourite songs during the month of March.

 

Dark Red – Steve Lacy: Obsessed. With. This. Song. The guitar, Steve’s singing, the lyrics and the whole style of the song especially during the chorus. I love it so much, it’s such a chilled out, easy to listen to song, it’s hard not to love it.

Money – Amine: Ahhh. My man. This song has been a constant favourite since some time last year, and it’s made a reappearance on this month’s favourites. If you haven’t had a listen by now, you’re seriously missing out.

Bum Bum Tam Tam – MC Fioti, J Balvin, Stefflon Don, Future, Juan Magan: This song is everything I love about latin music and reggaeton, and as the wave from Despacito and Mi Gente slowly moves past, this song is steadily fitting that hole in my heart. Check at Matt Steffanina’s dance choreography to the song as well since it played a huge role in how obsessed with this song I am.

She’s A Genius – Jet: This song is on the list, like several, due to going to a gig for the band. I wrote about the night on a seperate blog post, so feel free to check it out too, but this song became a new favourite after the night was done!

Stir Fry – Migos: My whole family, bar my mum, love this song. For some unknown reason, it comes on in the car whenever my sister, my dad and I are on the way to the gym and we hype the heck up. Dance moves and all.

About You – G Flip: Get. Around. G Flip. I promise you you won’t regret it. She uploaded a song onto Triple J Unearthed, and I think within four hours it was getting airplay on Triple J and she was blowing up around Australia. Since then she’s performed in the States and she’s sold out a headlining tour here in Australia. I’m so keen to hear more from her.

Heaven – Julia Michaels: I’ve time and time again advocated that you can 100% be in love with a song. That goes for this song. In love. The lyrics, the style, the music, Julia’s voice, I love it all. I listen to it more than several times a day, especially on the way into university on the train.

Straight Up & Down – Bruno Mars: This was my Bruno Mars warm-up song before I saw him live at Rod Laver Arena. I’d seen him perform it at his live Apollo Theatre concert special that had been aired on TV twice before the concert so I was amped enough as it was.

Chunky – Bruno Mars: This was my post Bruno Mars groove song. It was one of my favourites he performed during the concert, but this song has always been on of my top picks from the album.

Barcelona – Ed Sheeran: I don’t think I’d ever listened to this song as much as I did before and after the concert, you can also check out that post too! I listened beforehand because of how much I found I liked the song, and afterwards because I was shattered he didn’t sing it.

Moon River – Frank Ocean: If there’s anything you do after reading this post, make sure it’s listening to this cover. The Andy William’s one is a classic, and I’ve loved it for ages, but I have to say, I much prefer Ocean’s cover. It’s such a different take on the song, but he nails it in a completely different light. His voice is honey on this song as well, so there’s always that to appreciate if the adaptation isn’t your thing.

Dear Richard – Just Like Fruit: I mentioned in my post all about Just Like Fruit, that this was easily my favourite song from the band and nothing has changed.

Last To Leave – Louis The Child, Caroline Ailin: I found this song after watching a Jake Kodish dance video. There’s something about the dude’s choreography that makes me fall in love with all the songs he chooses, and this was no different.

Nancy Mulligan – Ed Sheeran: I screamed really loudly when this played at his concert. Like very loudly. I didn’t expect it to come up on the setlist, but I’m so glad it did because it’s such a fun song to listen to as well as sing along to.

Flesh Without Blood – Grimes: If you don’t know about my deep love for Grimes, definitely have a read of the post I did dedicated to the girl, because she is slowly becoming a musical hero of mine. This song makes you want to move in any way possible, like I can’t sit still while listening to it, it’s just not possible.

Venus Fly – Grimes: Another song by Grimes, and this was the song that got me hooked onto her. I’ve mentioned this song in playlists time and time again and I can’t see myself not enjoying the song any time soon.

Spice Girl – Amine: Another old favourite. Definitely up there in my top five Amine songs. You’re missing out if you haven’t heard this song.

Freaky Friday – Lil Dicky, Chris Brown: This song is so stupid. But it’s so good. The lyrical content is humour hip hop, nothing serious at all, but the production of it makes it such a catchy song that I find myself listening to it, singing it, humming it or just thinking about it in my head at least once a day. It’s a little bit of an issue. I spoke about the song in my Quick Shares post, so definitely give that a read.

Let Me Down Easy – Gang Of Youths: A favourite song for 2018, easily. I saw GOY live at Let Go Fest in January, and they’ve remained on of my favourite bands, I can honestly listen to them anywhere at anytime.

Done For Me – Charlie Puth, Kehlani: Hopefully you’ve heard this song. I pray you’ve heard this song. If you haven’t check out one of my recent posts of Quick Shares, I go in depth about my love for Done For Me, and everything that’s right about this song. If you don’t have the time, just give the song a listen and I’m sure you’ll understand my obsession with it.

Either Way – K.Michelle, Chris Brown: This is a song you listen to when you need to feel absolutely great about yourself or just pump yourself up. I love this song, purely for that reason. Feeling crap? Give this song a listen and I’m my biggest hype-man.

Polygraph Eyes – YUNGBLUD: I spoke about this song in my Quick Shares post as well, but it’s such a hard-hitting song, with a really powerful and impactful message, you can’t help but feel grateful for YUNGBLUD being so blunt and upfront about the topic he sings about in this song. I’ve been listening to this song on repeat I swear.

Best Friend – Rex Orange County: Get in the car, roll down the windows and bob your head cos this is the feel good shit. I can’t help but feel happy when listening to this song, as is the usual consensus with listening to a lot of Rex Orange County’s music. It’s fool-proof.

 

So yes, that’s what I was listening to in the month of March. I have some exciting posts coming up, a ton of new music and photos to share, I’m probably looking forward to it a lot more than you are!

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February Tunes

February Tunes

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Compared to January which genuinely seemed to last a whole two years, February has flown past, well at least personally for me. It was definitely a great month for music, and I found a bunch of new favourites, attended some incredible gigs, and continued to obsess over old classics. But rather than continuing to ramble, let’s get into the songs I was loving during February!

 

Best Part – Daniel Caesar ft H.E.R: This song came about when the dude who accompanied me for my recent gig, which I’ll probably write a post about soon, suggested we cover it for the set. It was probably the best suggestion ever, because it soon became one of my favourite songs, and it was a crowd favourite at the show. I had quite a few strangers and friends approaching me to tell me how much they loved it, and it’s definitely earned place in any future sets we do!

Spice Girl – Amine: I wrote an incredibly tiny blog post about this song, way back, and I continue to love it and play it way too many times for it to be healthy. It’s one of my favourites by Amine. I have so much I could say about Amine, but I don’t want to waste time and drone on and on for you.

Heebiejeebies – Amine ft Kehlani: Literal mum and dad. I love both these artists, so this song was like a blessing from above when I discovered it. I can only hope I get the chance to hear it live from the two of them. I showed one of my friends this song and he now comes into work humming it and loving it just as much as I do.

Sober – Childish Gambino: Another song that was featured in my show setlist, hence why I listened to it a ton during February. Probably one of my favourite songs by Childish Gambino ever.

Future Heroine – Ecca Vandal: If you didn’t catch my post all about Let Go Fest, stop what you’re doing, pause reading, and go check it out, to hear about my intense experience with this angel. A standout moment for this year already.

Ocean Eyes – Billie Eilish: This was my preparation song before I saw Billie Eilish live at The Howler.  I’m sure everyone is the same, you just binge the music you’re about to hear live to pump you up and make sure you’re on your A game! I also did a cheeky cover of it over on my Instagram.

Edge Of Town – Middle Kids: Again, another act to come out of Let Go Fest, and another band to kick start my obsessive tendencies. I can’t recall how loudly I screamed this song out, but it was a combination of Ecca’s entire set, this particular song and some Gang of Youths (which I am surely about to get to) that really ensured I had no voice whatsoever the following Sunday.

The Heart Is A Muscle – Gang Of Youths: Arguably, my favourite song from Gang Of Youths. I have received several Snapchats from one of my friends zooming into my username on the sidebar of Spotify and asking if I’m alright, considering listened to this one song for three days straight. I’m fine.

Grows Old – Thirdstory: I knew of Thirdstory, I just never really delved too deep into their music, and I can’t for the life of me remember how I came about this song but God bless that I did. It nearly made me cry, it’s so beautiful, please give it a listen. The harmonies continue to give me shivers, no matter how many times I listen to it.

Counting Sheep – SAFIA: This song is linked directly to a moment at Let Go Fest (yet again, I’m sorry), of lifting my best friend Jess up onto my shoulders for half of it, and then probably the height of the apple ciders where no-one actually cared for anything but the music. Such a trippy song though, give it a listen.

My Love Is Gone – SAFIA: See above.

End Of Time – Ecca Vandal: This is one of the Ecca songs that I wasn’t extremely familiar with, but after watching her sing it live, I could not contain how much I loved it, and it’s been a new fave.

My Boy – Billie Eilish: I feel like everyone can relate to this, but I usually go into a concert or gig with one song that I need to hear and am just waiting for in anticipation, and I leave absolutely in love with a completely different song. This was my leaving song. I always loved it, but hearing Billie sing it live, and seeing her energy connecting to the insane crowd made me appreciate it ten times more.

Pineapple Skies – Miguel: Believe it or not, but I’ve barely listened to Miguel’s recent album, and this is the only song I’ve bothered to listen to more than once. This song makes me immensely happy. The start is so light and airy, but then his voice is like a literal kick in the guts and I’m not mad about it at all.

Mistake – Middle Kids: Please refer to ‘My Boy – Billie Eilish’ for an in-depth explanation of my feelings towards this song. I heard this song, and somehow learnt the chorus after the second time they sang it, and spent the rest of the song screeching the lyrics I knew from the front of the mosh pit while trying not to get my ribs crushed from the barrier and that my friends, is a mood.

All The Stars – Kendrick Lamar, SZA: No-one, say a word about Black Panther because I haven’t seen it yet, and aside from Ragnarok, I’ve never been so excited for a Marvel film in my entire life. The fact that Kendrick also produced the soundtrack makes me very happy and I would definitely appreciate the Grammy he deserves because of it.

Let Me Down Easy – Gang Of Youths: Another song from the absolute legends. They have 100% been the go-to for the entire month of February and I’m not mad about it. This is my second favourite song and my family don’t appreciate me screaming the lyrics whenever it’s on, which is often.

Magnolia – Gang Of Youths: Surely you don’t need another explanation?

Confidently Lost – Sabrina Claudio: Yo. Okay. Dudes. This song, this girl, this voice, I’ve lost my mind. She is currently one of my all time favourite female singers and I literally only actually listened to her music for the first time earlier this month. I wrote a whole post about Sabrina Claudio and how much I love her.

Ugotme – Omar Apollo: After a huge Rex Orange County binge, I set about creating one of my new favourite playlists, ‘a mood‘ on Spotify. Songs when you want to chill in your room with old guitars, smooth vocals, a little indie vibe and that old tape recording sound effect a few artists have thrown onto their tracks. Enter, Omar Apollo and this specific song. This song is the accumulation of all the things I love; smooth as heck vocals, a sweet guitar, a low, chill beat, and incredible harmonies. Never mind that it’s just over two minutes long, but it’s everything I’ve ever needed.

Again – Kehlani: Lani did it to me again, and since releasing Honey, she’s released Again, another acoustic slap. This song is emotional as shit, and I’m so here for it. The song really shows how good of a singer Kehlani truly is, which can kinda get a little lost in her other more hyped songs. This was a favourite this month.

10,000 Hours – PRETTYMUCH: If you missed my post about PRETTYMUCH, definitely give  that a read so you’re up to speed before listening to this tune. It’s the latest release from the boyband and I love it. Not as much as Open Arms, but it’s up there. It’s the hype you expect from them, and the RnB vocals that I’ve come to love.

Obsessed – Maggie Linderman: I found this song while binging Genius ‘Behind The Lyrics’ videos on YouTube and she came on autoplay. She explained the song really well and it seemed cool so I had a listen and now I love this song. She’s definitely improved a lot since what I heard from her when she featured with The Vamps.

Mine – Bazzi: I feel like everyone knows this song, whether you know the singer or the name. It’s everywhere, on the radio, on the internet, on Instagram and I kinda of love it, kind of hate it. But there’s no denying, I listened to it a lot during February.

 

 

So that my friends was what I was listening to during the month of February. You can find all of them on Spotify, and majority of them are also on my 365 playlist for 2018. I’d love to hear what songs you were listening to this month, I’m always on the lookout for new music, but you knew that already.

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