SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK
MIKE POSNER | JEALOUSY (FEAT. BLACKBEAR)
Currently in the midst of the biggest climb of his life (literally), tackling the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest, internationally acclaimed, Grammy-nominated artist and philanthropist Mike Posner is back with new music. "Jealousy," a new collaboration with Blackbear. The track was written by Mike alongside Mat Musto and Justin Bieber and produced by RetroFuture. is the first taste of new music from Posner since he embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime climb of Mount Everest to raise money via a GoFundMe page for The Detroit Justice Center (DJC), a non-profit law firm working alongside communities to create economic opportunities, transform the justice system.
FOUSHEE | ENJOY THE SILENCE
Over the past year, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Foushée has been steadily proving that she is one of the most important rising artists to watch. Now, in honour of H&M’s new summer campaign, Foushée has shared a contemporary take on Depeche Mode's classic 1990 song, "enjoy the silence." Titled Find The Strength In Silence, H&M's campaign is accompanied by a film that represents women who face public opinions every day, and to coincide help convey themes of "cancelling out the noise" and "finding strength in silence," Foushée's reimagined version of "enjoy the silence" will serve as the film's soundtrack.
HOLLY HUMBERSTONE | THE WALLS ARE WAY TOO THIN
The pop force of Holly Humberstone is coming into her own, with each passing single amplifying the hype. Today. She returns with a new single 'The Walls Are Way Too Thin," which is a strikingly personal return, matched to her future-pop flamboyance. She says: "I wrote 'The Walls Are Way Too Thin' about a time in my life when I felt like I’d lost control of where I was heading and struggling to find my place in the world." ‘The Walls Are Way Too Thin’ follows up on the previous single ‘Haunted House’ and comes ahead of a much-anticipated second EP, set to drop later this year. That’s the one that will feature Holly’s co-write with The 1975’s Matty Healy.
THE VERONICAS | SUGAR DADDY
Australian pop icons The Veronicas today return with the single "Sugar Daddy," which is the follow-up to their last single, "Godzilla." The duo will be releasing two studio albums later this year: "Godzilla," released on May 28th, followed by "Human" on July 2nd. The dual album release will focus on opposing sides of The Veronicas’ musical personalities - the public alter-egos on "Godzilla" and the vulnerable songwriters on "Human," with Lisa and Jess reuniting with their songwriting partner Toby Gad for the first time since their 2007 international hit single ‘Untouched.’ Alongside the release of "Godzilla" and "Human," The Veronicas will also be embarking on a national tour around Australia in June, their first in six years: Godzilla V Human.
VANCE JOY | MISSING PIECE
In over three years, Vance Joy’s first solo single, “Missing Piece,” sets the tone for Dr. Jackson Avery’s farewell to “Grey’s Anatomy” episode. Joy co-wrote the song with Joel Little, who has penned and produced hits for the likes of Lorde and Taylor Swift. The song is a tried-and-true love song, centred on the feeling of finally finding — as the title suggests — your missing puzzle piece. Over uplifting guitar riffs. Indeed, love is at the core of “Missing Piece.” Joy, who had a huge hit in 2013 with “Riptide,” wrote the new single a year ago while quarantining in Melbourne, Australia — separated from his girlfriend, who lives in Spain.
SAD ALEX | UNTIL
Singer-songwriter Sad Alex releases her latest single, "until," out via Red Bull Records. Dt's latest release asks the essential question of "was I better off before you?" Examining all the facets of her past relationships, "until" finds Sad Alex reflecting on memories and moments from old lovers, wondering what her life might be like had they never crossed paths. With more than 5 million streams to date, "until" is the latest single from Aad Alex in 2021, with a slew of new music to come this year. The release follows the LA-based artist's indie ballad "California Queen," as well as recent collaborations with gnash and digital performance for LA's acclaimed School Night series.
ZOE WEES | HOLD ME LIKE YOU USED TO
German wunderkind Zoe Wees releases her highly anticipated debut EP, Golden Wings. The EP consists of five songs, each delicately penned from a personal, relatable place which will leave listeners with a warm, fuzzy feeling inside. One track that stands out is "Hold Me As You Used To," as it's a very personal story—she about her grandmother, who passed away, and the close bond with her. Like the other tracks on the EP, the sound settles somewhere between euphoria as she sings about how she cherishes & misses the time spent with her great grandmother, who sadly passed away.