Weekend’s Tunes Are.
“Millisecond” by SJ Talbot
Irish electronic pop singer SJ Talbot released their upbeat ballad titled “Millisecond”. This heartfelt song will have people singing and tapping their feet along with their dazzling vocals and addictive beat. Talbot’s vocals are addictive with their honeyed, soulful tones over infectious pop instrumentation. The artist has a motto of creating “pop with conviction” and you can hear it “Milisecond”: addictive yet with deep meaning in the lyrics and musicality.
“Seher” by Lonasona
Swiss alternative dance artist Lonasona has released their newest single “Seher”. The song is about the spring of love. This track is an upbeat instrumental with melancholic cello and positive harmonics vocals on top of powerful indie-dance drums. It is the perfect listen as it is soothing but bright that will be the perfect listen for that summer drive!
“Excuses” by Seiichi
Seattle-based alternative pop Seiichi released their newest single “Excuses” off their debut EP Felix Culpa. The artist had this to say about the song; “”Excuses” is about being afraid, or rather, not being strong enough, to leave someone who loves you, yet being unable to fully commit.” It is a soothing acoustic tune with a laid-back atmosphere and soothing melodies and mellow vocals. It is a great song to listen to this summer for that car ride to the beach as it has mellow and delightful musicality.
“Body” by Alexia Rev
American electronic pop Alexia Rev shares their passion for mental health awareness. The song is about escaping the need for external validation and feeling a sense of freedom in choosing yourself. It’s a dance-pop song with melodic vocals that sing soulfully on dance-pop instrumentation. Although the musicality is light and fun, the message is important to listen to. “Body” is an unforgettable piece for its pop delight, yet its meaningful lyrics.
“I’ve Got A Secret” by Karen Harding
Australian folk-pop artist Karen Harding shares her newest single “I’ve Got A Secret” which was written during the Australian Covid-19 pandemic lockdown. It is a single that many could relate to with its stories of anxiety of fear of others judging you when you are sharing your whole self. Harding leads listeners through these honest stories of fear and trying to be perfect in her haunting beautiful vocals singing sincere melodies. The stripped-back instrumentation provides a bare, honest atmosphere where the message in the lyrics magnifies the emotions more. It is such a beautiful listen of such amazing emotional depth that listeners can’t miss out on.
“Can We Dance To This” by Clifford
American Indie Pop artist Clifford released their happy rock pop tune “Can We Dance To This”. The song is about making a request to someone you’ve never met “yet”. “Can We Dance To This” is a song that is upbeat and energetic and buzzes in the beat. But they are infectious melodies, especially in the chorus, that will have listeners singing along. The vocals are a wonderful fit as they balance the happy melody with their thick yet melodic tones. It is the perfect track to dance along to this weekend!
“Unknown” by Ozz Gold
American EDM artist Ozz Gold shares her journey of life in her latest tune “Unknown”. The artist presents this journey in a commercial dance presence that has addictive EDM dance beats and traditional dance vibes. It is the perfect song to dance to on the dance floor this Friday as it is upbeat, addictive, and full of so much energy. But don’t forget to listen for the artist’s journey interweaved in the song.
“Straight Up” by the Southern Gothic
The Folk Rock artist the Southern Gothic released their dark cover of the 80s hit “Straight Up”. This intre\ogrativing cover breathes new life into the 80s song as it brings a different flavor that fits. This Americana twist is a delight, especially the vocals, as they keep the song lively and interesting. But I will stop talking as this cover is highly recommended to listen to as it fresh, interesting, and thrilling.
“Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” by Tarot Blood
Thanks to the recent season of Stranger Things, Kate Bush’s iconic song “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” is hot, especially by covers by artists like Tarot Blood. This artist’s honest interpretation includes retro tones with rock guitars and dramatic vocals. Tarot Blood. captures the original vibes perfectly while adding their own dark tones that make this version so refreshing. You have to check this version of “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” as it is something new and exciting!
“Wonderwall” by Katerina Nicole
Canadian Indie Rock artist Katerina Nicole presents an honest rendition of the 90s hit “Wonderwall”. Nicole presents her own version with a folk atmosphere comprising acoustic instrumentation. It is soothing to listen, to but memorable. I was just singing along as I love this song a lot but even love how easy to follow along and listen to this listen. If you looking for something to soothe you this weekend, check out this version.
“Badder Than the Bad Boys” by Peyton Shay
“The idea behind ‘Badder Than The Bad Boys’ started in high school,” Peyton says on the track. “I grew up in a very proper and standardized town where everyone followed certain paths and expectations, even the “bad boys” followed a norm. I couldn’t stand it. I wanted to be on top of the world and genuinely live life for myself. This song is about me speaking and thinking how I want, not how everyone else expects me too. I hope this song gives power to the listener and helps them discover their true self.”
19-year-old Billboard charting artist Peton Shay releasing her alt-pop tune “Badder Than the Bad Boys”. Inspired by her experience in life since high school, “Badder Than the Bad Boys” is a n explosive rock tune with harsh guitars, edgy pop instrumentation, sharp inotations, and addictiv vocals. This combination makes this song addictive to listen from start to finish. This track from Shay is a hit for this weekend as it wicked vibes are delicious to listen to!