New Music Friday: 7 Essential Tracks From This Week

Written by frtyfve crew

Praise the powers that be... it’s finally Friday! Not only does that mean it’s now socially acceptable for you to get smashed and sing Mr. Brightside at the top of your lungs (okay, maybe not the last part), but it also means there’s an absolute MOUNTAIN of new music waiting for you over on Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist.

Sifting through it however, is always a bit of mission isn’t it? So, to save you the time, we’ve done it for you. Here’s 7 of our favourite tracks from this week’s huge offering…

Ariana Grande - break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored

Ariana Grande - break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored

Ariana Grande - break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored

Fast becoming the Queen of pop music, Ariana delivers 3 more bangers on this week’s NMF. However, the sassy title of this one, in particular, means it has to be in our top 6. If you disagree, thank u, next.

Szjerdene - Restart

Szjerdene - Restart

Szjerdene - Restart

Perhaps better known for her work with electronic producer Bonobo, Szjerdene’s latest solo release ‘Restart’ is captivating, elusive and perfectly produced. This London songstress’ soulful voice is simply of this world, particularly when layered on top of the dark, brooding electronics of this track.

Mahalia - Do Not Disturb

Mahalia - Do Not Disturb

Mahalia - Do Not Disturb

Mahalia is undoubtedly one of the most exciting artists around right now. If you haven’t already heard of her, take one listen to this utterly massive electro-pop track and we promise you’ll be hooked. You’re welcome.

Elohim - TV

Elohim - TV

Elohim - TV

Electro-pop Singer Elohim lands on this weeks NMF with an impressively slick new release. ‘TV’ brings angular production and infectious melody lines together in a truly unique fashion. With her monthly Spotify listeners sitting at an impressive 1.2 million, expect to hear a lot more about Elohim this year.

Dermot Kennedy - Lost

Dermot Kennedy - Lost

Dermot Kennedy - Lost

This critically acclaimed singer-songwriter has been making all the right waves recently after a string of impressive single releases. Kennedy’s gritty vocals, nuanced songwriting and eclectic sound really is something to behold. Get involved.

Nick Mulvey - Moment of Surrender

Nick Mulvey - Moment of Surrender

Nick Mulvey - Moment of Surrender

With 2 massively well-received albums under his belt, Nick Mulvey has become a staple of the UK singer-songwriter scene of the last 5 years. His latest offering, Moment of Surrender, presents a natural progression from his intimate and often spiritual sound. Having a sensible Friday night in? Get a glass of wine, put your feet up and tune out to this.

Khalid & Disclosure - Talk

Khalid & Disclosure - Talk

Khalid & Disclosure - Talk

Khalid & Disclosure coalesce on this bouncy and infectious R&B-inspired jam. Whilst it’s not your typical Disclosure dance-banger, this is a certified “tune”.

So there you have it, our top picks from this week’s New Music Friday.

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Happy Friday everyone!

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