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The Mid-Week Pick-Me-Up Vol. 17

Wednesday is always a time to celebrate! It is hump day! Two more days until the weekend, time to celebrate! I am starting a new series where I present ten songs that will help you celebrate your Hump Day and make your week more awesome!

Check out the songs below! What is your favorite song? Let me know in the comments!

The Mid-Week Pickup for December 1, 2021

“Buscarte” by Áurea

“”Buscarte” takes us back to the feeling of desire and nostalgia for those people who for some reason left our life. leaving a trace of hope when wishing for a sign to be able to meet again.”

Relax on this Wednesday with this mellow pop-rock track from Áurea. It has dreamy, light guitar licks that flow like water. The instrumentation is something to listen to the end as energy from the guitars bursts like fire. Such a beautiful track!

“We Are One” by Phoenix Wise & The Resistance

Phoenix Wise & The Resistance is back with their new single “We Are One”. This reggae-rock track tells you what it’s all about as life is about peace, love, and happiness. It has an uplifting vibe from the upbeat guitar as it sets the pace. The vocal sets the mood with their melodic tones. Hopefully, listeners can get inspired by this tune!

“A Modern Debt feat. Flo (Radio Edit)” by New Wolves

New Wolves is back with their single “A Modern Debt feat. Flo (Radio Edit)”. The story behind the lyrics is that two people are increasingly separated by the rising seas. It is a lo-fi rock with chilled beats and mellow vibes. Listeners should listen for the beautiful blend of male and female vocals that creates amazing harmony.

“The Healer” by Waste A Saint

Get ready to rock out with “The Healer” by Waste A Saint. The song talks about a fictional healer whose altruistic motives, is in the end all about pleasing his own ego. It is an all-out rock song with psychedelia-esque parts heard in the blazing guitars and the gritty vocals. However, listeners should pay attention to the chorus as they feature some catchy hooks.

“Serrano (feat. Arlo Sims)” by Dana and Alden

Get ready to groove with this savorous track from Dana and Alden. At the start, listeners will get addicted to the groovy dance beat featured in the heavy synth riffs. The backbone of this song is the samba feel from the simple congo beat. However, the sax takes the lead with its sultry lines. This is a must-listen for chilling!

“Crustacean Bay” by Thomas Craymer

Takes a relaxing melodic cruise with “Crustacean Bay” by Thomas Craymer. Listeners can hear the heavy influences from 60s artists like Beatles or the Beach Boys. Such examples are from the doubled vocals that expand the sounscape, the mellow atmosphere, and the color featured in the guitar riffs. The lyrics paints a detailed story about a lobster. Relax this Wednesday with this psychedelic rock song.

“Right Back” by Scott Garcia

Check out this cover of Sublime’s “Scott Garcia”. I have never heard of “Right Back” to be honest, but Garcia does an amazing job. It is very groovy with its uptempo, tropical beat. His vocals really blend well with the laid-back instrumentation with an arrangement of tones: from light to deep. It is definitely a groovy tune!

“Listen” by Tora Woloshin

Get ready to get feel empowered with “Listen” by Tora Woloshin. It is to motivate women to take a stand for their rights and make sure everyone Listens to what we have to say. It features catchy instrumentation with dynamic phrasing in the bass synth riffs. Woloshin’s vocals are sticky and sweet with their addictive tones. It is a very melodic tune to listen to!

“Distance (feat. Samad Savage)” by Lupe Dragon

Lupe Dragon hopes to give you positive vibes with their latest track “Distance (feat. Samad Savage)”. This is what the artist had to say about the tune: “Its a song about picking yourself up when you’re down after a relationship has ended. It gives you hope that you’ll make it up as you go along.” The track features a duality in the vocals: powerful and melodic with the female vocals and slick with the male raps. Don’t forget to listen to the end as Lupe Dragon displays her amazing range that listeners cannot miss out on!

“todo” by dmora

Enjoy this mellow rock tune from Spanish rock artist dmora. It talks about all that we wanted and that we do not have after the pandemic, but also about the positive side and therefore about what we have gained. It features an interesting melody that is between the guitar and vivid synth riffs. Listeners should check out the chilled tones in the vocals as they set the mood. Perfect song to chill with!


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