Every week, we highlight the very best of new music for your listening pleasure. In no particular order, check out our selection of the best new songs you need to hear featuring music from Skylar Grey, GoldKay, Reece Lemonius, Daniella Binyamin and more.
1. Dantec (feat. Sam Welch) – Dark Light
Dantec delves into his creative persona with the production of this piece with Sam Welch. The music producer and DJ from Germany has had an impressive run after entering the music scene. The vocals by Sam Welch with the combination of catchy beats and sounds by Dantec make the song unforgettable. “Dark light” denotes uncertainty as we are presented with lyrics questioning where a dear one is. In the midst of uncertainty, however, assurance and hope are provided in hopes of reaching the dear one.
2. Maisie May- I Could’ve Sworn
New York talent Maisie May produces a relatable heartbreak melody with the latest “I Could’ve Sworn”. The young talent shares her brilliance as an artist by creating a number with engaging and catchy lyrics that supersedes a background mix of beats that are appealing. Maisie admits a personal experience influenced this piece, and the beautiful creation with a gentle but persistent outpour of emotions perfectly denotes that. The song is definitely one to add to your playlist.
3. Medusa x Aaron Holden- Thinking ‘Bout You
R&B singer-songwriter and producer Medusa continuously proves herself as a force to reckon with. The UK-based creative artist continuously explores her talents and capabilities, making pieces that are always distinct and unique. Medusa has a good profile and her latest engaging piece adds to that. “Thinking ‘Bout You” reveals the difficult phase of moving on with life after an experience with a futile love.
4. Skylar Grey- Falling Apart
American singer, songwriter and record producer Skylar Grey is noted for her soothing and catchy vocals after entering the music scene in 2004. The singer explores Pop, Electronic Dance Music and Hip Hop, always assembling and incorporating silky productions. The single “Falling Apart” constitutes an upcoming album titled Skylar Grey, scheduled to be released on 28th April 2022. Skylar reveals the single is how she feels about getting older. “I used to have so many dreams, where are they now? I thought I’d reach the stars till I fell down”. The song is about the difficult and life-changing situations we face as life evolves. The lyrical components faultlessly depict the effects this could have on a person.
5. Phenawm- Dance
US-based artist Phenawn adds to his 2022 releases with another single titled “Dance” which comes after the single “Love Language”. Phenawm whips out an afrobeats tune which is ear-pleasing; with smooth and groovy vibes that are accessible to the listener. “Dance” is a smooth and nice blend of Afrobeats elements that touches on the remarkable ingenuity of Phenawm as an artist.
6. GoldKay- My Girl
Released by Afrisounds, “My Girl” is a single from Afroswing/Afro dancehall artist GoldKay; a Ghanaian UK-based musician. GoldKay’s uniqueness and versatility is always shown in his craft. His many years of experience and talent is shown by his collaborations and amazing streaming numbers. The groovy and upbeat latest tune from GoldKay nicely engages the listener; accomplishing a nice and mood-lifting experience. “My Girl” is a relatable blend that describes a love interest.
7. Hanna Ögonsten- Bang My Head
“’Bang My Head” gives listeners a preview of what to expect in Hanna Ögonsten’s upcoming project. The Indie Pop singer and songwriter from Sweden relates a post-relationship experience; with catchy lyricism that precedes alluring tunes and instruments. Ögonsten perfects her art and establishes her creative persona with this distinctive production that leaves the listener wanting more.
8. Daniella Binyamin – Grand Hotel
Swedish talent Daniella Binyamin releases a bubbly and electrifying pop single titled “Grand Hotel” as her debut. Binyamin relates: “The song was written in the aftermath of a breakup when I was trying to make sense of the rollercoaster of my feelings and thoughts.” The beautiful composition of emotions incorporated with mesmerizing vocals accomplishes an applaudable debut for the singer. The song reeks from a heartfelt place; perfectly highlighting the stream of emotions that follow the end of a relationship.
9. Reece Lemonius – Feeling Nothing
UK-based artist Reece Lemonius crafts a superior production that follows his previous EP titled Midnight. The single “Feeling Nothing” is the first song in the tracklist for the Feeling Nothing EP, a clever and authentic arrangement of songs that generates the nostalgic sensibility of emotions that surround love and life. Reece is a creative genius with impressive streams that follow his blend of Alternative R&B, Funk, Soul and Pop music. “Feeling Nothing” is a crisp production ideal with smooth and attractive vibes. The song is an ideal addition to your playlist.
10. PAPA Sound x Macka Diamond – Money
Swedish producer duo PAPA Sound secures another classic composition featuring famous Dancehall & Reggae Jamaican artist Macka Diamond. PAPA Sound is noted for producing songs that touch on relatable and understandable topics with applaudable vibes. Released by Icons Creating Evil Art, the single follows another work titled “Disciple Child”, also produced this year. “Money” touches on a universal topic, as a liquid asset that is a strong force in every socio-economic sector. The single is captivating and addictive, with an upbeat and catchy string of instruments and tunes. The vocal intensity of Macka Diamond ideally draws out the subject of making money and hustling.