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 Sam Tompkins, Kadeli, Madam Bandit, and more.
1. Kadeli – When I Made It
Following the release of the commercially successful anthem “Wake Up”, American singer and songwriter Kadeli steps into the spotlight once again with another classic labeled “When I Made It”. Kadeli transfers relatable emotions and thoughts into persuasive concoctions that render you enthralled with his artistry. “When I Made It” touches on not feeling complete and truly happy even after attaining certain achievements in life.
2. Sam Tompkins – Lose It All (Live)
British singer and songwriter Sam Tompkins is already a commercial success globally. Drawing in audiences from wide ranges and amassing impressive streaming numbers, Tompkins commands the scene with his flawless and distinctive artistry. The recently released project “Lose It All” is already doing well, a stimulating experience that showcases shimmering instrumentation and soul-stirring soundscapes. Tompkins explains: “The song is about letting that special someone know you appreciate them before it’s too late. Something I never want to have to experience the wrong side of…”
3. Estella Dawn – Winners
Estella Dawn describes herself as a “Songwriter/Singer who combines elements of Pop, Neo Soul and Rock music with mature lyrics and powerful vocals to create lasting original music”. The American singer and songwriter is a natural perfectionist, constantly brewing exceptional blends that highlight her hypnotic signature. “Winners” is the 8th single of the year and the fresh release addresses the importance of self-preservation before anything else. Dawn discloses: “This is a “put your oxygen mask on before helping others” song. Often the most successful people are the ones who choose to put themselves and their needs first, it’s ok to embrace that selfish energy sometimes!”
4. Efi Cruise – Delilah
With unmistakable authenticity that features constant blends of different genres, Nigerian singer and songwriter Efi Cruise is redefining the face of Afro-music with his enviable and innovative craftsmanship. The new afro highlife generation “Delilah” narrates the story of an encounter with a love interest, highlighting the calm mood of a love experience backed by gentle and smooth instrumentation. The carefully woven instrumentation is hard to miss, slowly putting you in an ear-candy trance while showcasing flawless vocals.
5. Mayé – Catch Cold
Multifaceted Nigerian artiste and producer Mayè drops a new single “Catch Cold” which showcases his dynamic signature sound wrapped in groovy sidelines and likable rhythms. Mayè is steadily gaining more recognition, especially after the popularity of previous projects. Throwing more light on the new single, Mayè adds: “This track is about a guy throwing shade at an ex-lover who didn’t appreciate him while they were in a relationship and broke up with him because he was broke, but now that his luck has changed for the better, he wants to throw it back in her face. It is a very catchy song and will resonate with many people, especially anyone that felt abandoned by their lover or friends because their finances were still catching up”.
6. Madam Bandit – Lie to Me
Electronic pop powerhouse Madam Bandit resurfaces with a new single titled “Lie To Me”, compounding her luscious releases for this year. Written by Mindy Gledhill and Raz Klinghoffer, the electronic pop creation features Bandit’s superficial vocals and effortless way of keeping the listener entrapped in her soothing sidelines. “Lie To Me” is a plea to a love interest to reciprocate affection, even if it’s not genuine.