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 Estella Dawn, Coi Leray, Pacific Vibration and more.
1. Juliana Eye — Late To The Party
Canadian singer and songwriter Juliana Eye delves deep into the topic of emotional turmoil and depression with her new single “Late To The Party”. It is a really familiar topic; a concept Eye brilliantly captures in alluring synths. The electro-pop piece comprises smooth instrumentals and appealing rhythms that accentuate Eye’s ingenuity. About the single, Eye says: “You don’t always need to share every detail, but giving close friends and family a heads up that you’re not in a good place mentally can be helpful for your own well-being. It’s okay to be open about what you’re going through,”
2. Skales — Konibaje
Prominent and high-profile Nigerian star Skales is unstoppable. The rapper, singer, and songwriter continuously releases meritorious projects with creditable features and the newest piece “Konibaje” is no exception. The groovy sidelines and beats draw you in so effortlessly and highlight Skales’ ability to keep listeners entangled in his musical webs. Penned down from a personal perspective, the lyrics hint at a stance to carry on despite life’s harsh circumstances. “Konibaje” is Yoruba and means “it won’t be bad”, it wouldn’t be wrong to keep on striving despite what life throws at you.
3. Pacific Vibration — November
San Francisco’s famous reggae band Pacific Vibration returns with another golden tune labeled “November”. The new single was written by Kerry Burch Wing and revisits fond memories. The charming sound is swaddled with shimmering instrumentals and head-nodding rhythms. “November” is a classic rendition of urban reggae music. With a nostalgic theme and cozy traits, this tune is a perfect addition to your playlists.
4. Cacophony — The Marvelous Absence
Cacophony’s art is an awe-inspiring masterpiece. The multifaceted South Korean singer and songwriter has a distinct style that effortlessly immerses the listener in her lush and soft vocals. “The Marvelous Absence” shows off her signature soothing vocals and thought-provoking lyricism with an impressive visual concept. Cacophony is a commercial success and the new release affirms that.
5. Coi Leray — Players
Following the release of her debut album Trendsetter, American rapper and singer Coi Leray claims the spotlight again with the latest track “Players”. The new single is inspired by “The Message” by Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five. The hip-hop tune is already a commercial success, amounting to a lot of streaming numbers on all platforms. Coi Leray’s charisma and unique style shine through the attention-commanding track. It engulfs and keeps the listener popping along so effortlessly. Players” is an affirmation that girls can be just as bad as guys.
6. Cat Gold — Songs About Us
Swedish singer and songwriter Cat Gold drops “Songs About Us” in anticipation of his upcoming album which is slated for next year. Written by David Wikberg, the lyrical components and optimistic tone center on the importance of a loved one. In relation to the new single, Cat Gold adds: “A declaration of love written when you stand together while everything around you tumbles.”
7. Jenny Palacios — Clean Break
Jenny Palacios is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and music producer with a dynamic edge. Constantly synthesizing traits from different genres into unique soundscapes, Palacios crafts “Clean Break” as an alternative pop anthem with a relatable concept. She relates: “I wrote this song right after a facetime call where at the end of it, I just had this sinking feeling in my gut, I was still hoping that they’d change their mind on a Wednesday night, months after we’d called things off. When that obviously didn’t happen, I was ugly crying to all of Taylor Swift and Michelle Branch’s discography, looking for something to remedy how I felt. I couldn’t find anything saying ‘Seriously? Get up, dust off and go back to moving on, you’re going to be okay.’ So I wrote it all out. To Michelle Branch chord progressions.”
8. Estella Dawn — Not A Problem
American singer, songwriter, and music producer Estella Dawn reemerges with her 10th release for the year “Not A Problem”. Backed by carefully woven instrumentals and evocative vocals, Dawn’s ethereal signature of composing luscious pop anthems is intact. “Not A Problem” has a relatable theme; coming to terms with the fact that some circumstances are not your fault and beyond your control.