Zella Day – Hypnotic [Listen]


Zella Day has premiered the final track from her self-titled debut EP which came out last week.

Hypnotic is another articulately presented, addictive pop offering indeed and follows the release of the Los Angeles-based singer’s earlier singles Sweet Ophelia, East of Eden and Compass to round up the four song strong set’s final tracklist.

You can download Zella Day on iTunes via this link.

Gloriana – Trouble [New Single]


It’s been a few years since we last wrote about Nashville trio Gloriana who left us impressed in 2012 with the whiling country ballads (Kissed You) Good Night and Can’t Shake You from their impressive second LP A Thousand Miles Left Behind.

Today the three piece, made up of brothers Mike and Tom Gossin and Rachel Reinert, returned with the first new material from their upcoming, as-yet-untitled third album and Trouble, the track in question, is an immediate hit-in-waiting with all the ingredients to blow their contemporaries out of the water, and secure themselves another major US chart hit whilst at it.

Loaded with attitude from the get-go, via both its guns-a-blazing lyrics and Reinert’s fierce, no-nonsense delivery, Trouble is bolstered further by an anthemic, singalong chorus, a mid-song ‘Woah Woah Woah’ break, and its gloriously faithful country arrangement.

Download Trouble on iTunes now and stream the corker of a track below.

Taylor Swift – Welcome To New York [Listen]


New York has been such an important landscape and location for the story of my life over the last couple of years” says Taylor Swift in a video, explaining why her latest countdown single Welcome to New York is the track that kicks off her new album 1989.

I approached moving there with such wide-eyed optimism and sort of saw it as a place of endless potential and possibilities and you can kind of hear that reflected in this music and this first song especially,” she adds.

The song itself is a sunny, synth drenched pop opener that was written by Taylor with OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder, and it was released to US iTunes today as the follow up to the record’s lead single Shake It Off and last week’s promotional track Out of the Woods.

Listen to an unofficial audio stream below and download the track, via this link.

CHVRCHES – Get Away [Listen]


CHVRCHES have contributed a new track to the upcoming re-working of the soundtrack for the Ryan Gosling-starring movie Drive.

The Glaswegian synthpop trio’s Get Away was premiered on Zane Lowe’s Radio 1 show this evening and will feature alongside new music from BANKS, Bastille, The 1975 and The Neighbourhood on the collection

The film and its new score will air on BBC 3 on Thursday, October 30th at 10:00pm GMT. Watch a trailer for the project, which was curated by the New Zealand-born DJ, below.

Chemical Brothers feat. Lorde & Miguel – This Is Not A Game [Listen]


Another new song from the upcoming soundtrack to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part. 1 has received its premiere.

This Is Not A Game unites the collection’s curator Lorde with American singer Miguel and British electronic duo The Chemical Brothers. The track received its official premiere on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show earlier today and follows the release of Lorde’s own contribution to the record Yellow Flicker Beat.

Stream the radio rip below and scroll down for the full tracklist which also boasts appearances from Grace Jones, CHVRCHES, Bat For Lashes, Charli XCX and Tove Lo.

1. Stromae – “Meltdown” (Feat. Lorde, Pusha T, Q-Tip, And HAIM)
2. CHVRCHES – “Dead Air”
3. Tove Lo – “Scream My Name”
4. Charli XCX – “Kingdom” (Feat. Simon Le Bon)
5. [Track 5] [TBD]
6. Raury – “Lost Souls”
7. Lorde – “Yellow Flicker Beat”
8. Tinashé – “The Leap”
9. Bat For Lashes – “Plan The Escape”
10. Grace Jones – “Original Beast”
11. Lorde – “Flicker (Kanye West Rework)”
12. XOV – “Animal”
13. The Chemical Brothers – “This Is Not A Game (Feat. Miguel And Lorde)”
14. Lorde – “Ladder Song”

Field Division – Faultlines [New Single]


Field Division are Nashville-based duo Evelyn Taylor and Nicholas Frampton, and Faultlines is the lead single from their upcoming debut EP Reverie State

The folk song was the first track that the pair worked together on before embarking on the collaborative project and, written by Taylor, it’s an intoxicating barrage of ethereal vocals, wistful lyrics and dreamy melodies that draws upon the pair’s experiences of growing up in Des Moines, Iowa.

Reverie State is available to preorder on iTunes now ahead of its official release on 28 October, and Faultlines can be downloaded immediately here. Head to their official website to find out where you can catch Field Division performing live and stream the new single below.

Tulisa – Living Without You [Official Lyric Video]:


This new single from Tulisa is a vast improvement on any of the releases from the former N-Dubz singer’s debut solo album The Human Boss.

Set for release on 7 December, Living Without You has been drawing comparisons to the recent offerings from Canadian breakthrough star Kiesza and it’s not hard to hear why.

Check out the lyric video for the club track, which was produced by STL – the same team behind Tulisa’s UK #1 single Young – below.


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