New Music Friday is here again! This week is full of tracks from the likes of Taylor Swift, Kid Cudi, Gwen Stefani and more! See the full guide below.
Top 10 New Music Friday Singles for the Week of December 11, 2020:
1. “willow” – Taylor Swift
The famed singer-songwriter shocked the world with a second surprise album in 2020. evermore is the sister album to her last effort folklore, and the first single, “willow” is magical and enchanting and clearly ties the two albums together.
2. “Nothing’s the Same” – Alexander 23 & Jeremy Zucker
This track is definitely has a somber vibe that will be sure to pull at any listener’s heartstrings. It talks of how time affects a relationship and how things change for everyone.
3. “r u ok” – Tate McRae
This modern-sounding track still has classic story-telling tactics that take the track even higher. Tate McRae’s vocal on this track really shows off her range as she switches it up at the drop of a hat multiple times here.
4. “Kissin’ In The Cold” – JP Saxe & Julia Michaels
A sweet Christmas track that is larger than Christmas. It talks of the world moving around us and how it seems others are on the right track while we are standing still.
5. “Hold Us Together (From the Disney+ Original Motion Picture ‘Safety’)” – H.E.R.
Another killer track from H.E.R. has a slow build that allows you to really take in the music and her vocal and graduates to a strong and earnest chorus.
6. “Let Me Reintroduce Myself” – Gwen Stefani
Gwen Stefani returns with a new track that’s all about telling her new story that is as fun as it is infectious. This is sure to be an instant radio hit.
7. “Christmas Saves The Year” – twenty one pilots
Everyone’s favorite alternative duo drops their own Christmas track that is very appropriate for these times. It’s a festive track that at the root of the song talks of how Christmas can save this crazy year.
8. “Easy (feat. Mark Ronson)” – Troye Sivan & Kacey Musgraves
A great new take on one of Troye Sivan’s best tracks. The original was already great but thanks to the addition of Kacey Musgraves’ verses and Mark Ronson’s EDM infusion — it lets this track reach its full potential.
9. “Matches” – Britney Spears & Backstreet Boys
Are the 90s calling? Two of the largest artists from the time have gone together to create an unstoppable EDM-influenced pop track that will be sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
10. “She Knows This” – Kid Cudi
Kid Cudi’s highly anticipated album, Man on the Moon III: The Chosen dropped today and this track is definitely a highlight. It brings together many of his influences and he kills it as he raps and sings over the entire track.
Which of these are on your New Music Friday playlist today? Any we missed?
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