Vintage style and a dreamlike set for an understated, stylish, modern hymn — Sophie Ellis-Bextor has revealed the video for her irresistible new single "The Deer & The Wolf", exuding charm and class, effortlessly. Her Wanderlust album is out now, and a delight.
Bathed in golden, daybreak sun, "The Morning" is the loose and calm new single from Sydney’s Scarlett Rush, during which Melbourne’s Ry pops by for a verse. You can download the single for free via the above link as we await the release of her Dark Nights EP, available from September 10th.
"All of Time" is the pulsing, shimmering and elegant new single from London duo Avec Sans, moonlit pop romanticism that’s at once heartbroken and hopeful. It already sounds like a classic. The single is out now via Little World Recordings, and you can download it here.
Blackpool’s Rae Morris has pulled the curtain on her new single "Closer", and it’s glossy and jazzy, a cool breeze that will delicately rustle the falling leaves. This will sound great as we start to bundle up just a little. Her Cold EP is out now, and you can hear much more at her Soundcloud.
Tove Lo, “Not On Drugs”. Ms. Lo has announced the release of her debut album Queen of the Clouds, an ambitious project which she’s divided into three thematic chapters: “The Sex”, “The Love”, and “The Pain”. This is her scintillating new single, taken from the middle. The album is released on September 30th, and we can’t wait to hear the whole thing.
New Zealand-born, Los Angeles-based Brooke Fraser has unleashed a thunderous new single called "Psychosocial", and it sounds like a force of nature. Rhythms clash, her voices flashes and the chorus brings a cleansing flood. It’s a tremendous track that promises wonderful things for her next record, her fourth, due sometime later this year. Via TLOBF.
Imogen Heap, “Entanglement”. Filmed by Ms. Heap’s partner filmmaker Michael Lebor, the video is unadorned and intimate, while the song, taken from her new album Sparks, is a place to feel safe and calm. The album arrives on August 18th, and she will perform this track live for the first time on August 24th at Reverb at London’s Roundhouse, a festival that she curates.
"Compass" is the third pearl in a strand of singles from Pinetop, Arizona-born and Los Angeles-based Zella Day. It’s blue skies with drifting clouds, romance, melancholy and memory. Her self-titled debut EP will be released digitally and on a limited edition, decorative swirl vinyl 10” from September 23rd on B3SCI Records, and that’s available to pre-order now.
Its jazzy elements fuse with a light, soulful and joyous melody and it sounds carefree and warm. "Paradise" is another untroubled and groove-laden track from Sinead Harnett, casual but polished and ready to go out. Find this on her forthcoming N.O.W. EP, released on August 31st by 333 Records.
Its discloses its layers slowly and dramatically as dark clouds gather and disperse, revealing a moody, lovely pop song. "Strange" is the new single from Blackburn’s Charlotte OC, and its shadowy and enchanting video is punctuated with color and stylishly made. Her Colour My Heart single is out on Stranger Records.