It’s finally Friday! For this New Music Friday, we have great new tracks from Doja Cat, SZA, Darren Criss and more! See the full guide below.
Top 10 New Music Friday Singles for the Week of April 9, 2021:
1. “Kiss Me More (feat. SZA)” – Doja Cat
Easily the catchiest track on our list this week. These two ladies come together and create a fun and infectious and smooth track that will sure to please!
2. “Haunted House” – Holly Humberstone
A simple, but beautiful opening showcases Holly Humberstone’s vocal ability within the first few seconds of this track. It’s dark and somber as it talks of leaving something so precious in the past and having to force yourself to move on.
3. “Holding Onto Hope” – An Early Bird
A calm and relaxing singer-songwriter track that has all the coffeehouse vibes. Perfect when you need to get some work done but want some soothing music in the background.
4. “Sad To See You Happy” – Olivia Lunny
A classic pop track with killer modern influences — this track will be sure to get any listener moving and singing along in just a few listens. Olivia Lunny talks of an all-too-relatable feeling of not wanting to see your past love with someone new so fast.
5. “f*kn around” – Darren Criss
A smooth and edgy track from the first note. This track has hard-hitting beats and lyrics alike while still feeling the earnest hurt that Darren Criss’ voice encapsulates through the entire track.
6. “fooly cooly” – boyband
A strong alt-rock track that is overflowing with feeling. It has a hard vocal with a simple beat that is infectious in its own right. Easily some of boyband’s best work to date!
7. “North Star” – Tyler Shaw
On this track, Tyler Shaw’s vocal will take you away instantly. This track shows off just what he can do, and it’s a masterpiece. A catchy beat is a perfect backing for his earnest vocal.
8. “Close To You” – R3HAB & Andy Grammer
R3HAB has teamed up with pop artist Andy Grammer and we are loving it. This blend of EDM and pop has a perfect balance that will ensure that a fan of either genre can get behind this track. It’s fun, energetic and just overall a great track.
9. “Black Coffee” – AVIV
This track has a vintage feel that is both charming and intriguing. It has sweet ad-lib vocals in between verses that bring you in even more. It compares a relationship to black coffee in a sweet way that is just enchanting.
10. “Mr. Perfectly Fine (Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault)” – Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift’s first re-released album, Fearless (Taylor’s Version) has finally dropped and this track is a clear highlight. It transports the listener straight back to 2008 and the feelings Swift was going through all backed up with an infectious chorus.
Which of these are on your New Music Friday playlist today? Any we missed?
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