Happy New Year! Here is the first BTS New Music Friday guide of the year and it’s full of great new tracks from the likes of Taylor Swift, ZAYN, Kings of Leon and more. See the full guide below.
Top 10 New Music Friday Singles for the Week of January 8, 2021:
1. “Vibez” – ZAYN
ZAYN has announced his next album, Nobody Is Listening, due out next week. “Vibez” is the next single off the album and it is the classic R&B and pop blend we know and love from his previous work with a modern twist.
2. “No Chill (feat. Lil Xxel)” – Cheat Codes
An upbeat track that will be sure to get any listener moving from the word go. Complete with strong electric beats and infectious lyrics, this is sure to be a radio hit instantly.
3. “Sword from the Stone” – Passenger
Everyone’s favorite singer-songwriter group is back with another heart-tugging track that hits home all too well via a soothing melody and vocal.
4. “The Bandit” – Kings of Leon
The notorious rock band returns with a single that has road trip vibes throughout thanks to a nice drum beat and lyrics that are meant to be belted out.
5. “how I’m feeling” – Ryan Woods
A sweet, simple melody that unwinds to a story that talks of relatable feelings and memories.
6. “Regret” – INNR CIRCLE
This track has a great collection of influences: singer-songwriter, soul, Latin and more. They all blend together so seamlessly and will be sure to draw anyone in on the very first listen.
7. “Drinking On My Own” – ROMES
A fun and unique track that talks of watching the world around you and realizing that sometimes being alone is better than being surrounded by people that don’t matter in the end.
8. “Butterflies” – Johhny Stimson
A vibey and smooth track that is all about looking at life with a different perspective and dealing with life’s struggles in a new way.
9. “Lose Your Head” – London Grammar
A slow but steady opening that morphs into a hauntingly beautiful track that lets the earnest vocal really burst through and carry the entire track.
10. “it’s time to go home” – Taylor Swift
Just as she did with folklore, Taylor Swift has released two bonus tracks for her latest effort evermore, released last month. This track is the highlight of the two thanks to its story, told eloquently by Swift’s wispy vocal.
Which of these are on your New Music Friday playlist today? Any we missed?
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