SONG YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK
1. POWFU | LONG WAY HOME (FEAT. SARA KAYS & SARCASTIC SOUNDS
Powfu is the working name of Isaiah Faber, a 21-year-old musician from Mission, B.C, who just released a brand new single titled "Long Way Home," which features Canadian producer and vocalist Sarcastic Sounds and rising star Sara Kays. He amassed popularity following the release of his first breakout hit single, "Death Bed (Coffee for Your Head)," which peaked at #23 on the Billboard Hot 100 after blowing up at YouTube and TikTok and Spotify.
2. MAXILILLIAN | LOVE LIKE THIS
The 20-year old Copenhagen-based upstart has been consistent with his soulful and understated brand of R&B-inspired pop. That has not changed with the release of his new song titled "Love Like This." Since releasing his breakout single "Beautiful Scars" in 2019, MAXIMILLIAN has racked up more than 24 million plays for the single on Spotify alone and was a huge success in the Philippines, reaching triple-platinum status with over 45 million streams
3. KYD THE BAND | SOMEBODY'S SONG
Ahead of his upcoming EP release, Kyd the Band (aka Devin Guisande) shares his new single, “Somebody’s Song.” The track is dedicated to those who have hurt you in the past, a cathartic expression of the feelings of betrayal and loss. Instead of moving on and pretending everything is fine, After three EPs telling stories of adversity, loss, and triumph, Kyd The Band is releasing the last project of his series, "Season 4: Finale." Since beginning his musical journey, Guisande has steadily been growing a fan base earning over 25.2M streams and over four million video views.
4. JAKE BUGGS | LOST
Jake Bugg has shared a new song and visuals for his latest single titled"Lost." The song is taken from the Nottingham musician’s forthcoming new album "Saturday Night, Sunday Morning," set for release on August 20 via RCA Records. “The song is inspired by everyone who felt lost and parted from loved ones during the pandemic,” Bugg explained about the intention behind ‘Lost.’ “The sun’s coming out, summer is on the way, and this is the tune for it.” Bugg will hit the road in the UK and Ireland in spring 2022 to support "Saturday Night, Sunday Morning."
5. ALEX PORAT | DIMENSION
Chinese-Canadian singer/songwriter and Youtube cover artist Alex Porat has released a new single titled "Dimension" and describes her new single as an "acceptance speech" that recognizes aren't meant to be. This is Porat's second release of 2021, following February's "Girlfriend" and last year's "Bad At Breakups" EP, where the Toronto singer's focus has previously been on building strong concepts, she's now leaning into more a pop-oriented sound as a result of isolation forcing her to be introspective.