Tuesday’s musical selection comes with a new single by Charli XCX , a live performance by Avril Lavigne with Travis Barker and Blackbear , and a song by the Haim sisters . Also, Nilüfer Yanya returns with The Dealer; Alex Cameron premieres K Hole, and Ezra Furman gives us the single Point Me Toward The Real. Let’s get started!
1. Charli XCX, Baby
Charli XCX turns up the heat this Tuesday with Baby , another single from her upcoming album CRASH , out March 18 via Asylum Records/Warner Records UK. “ Baby was one of the first songs made for this album,” she said in an interview with Apple Music 1’s Zane Lowe . “It’s probably the sexiest song I’ve ever done. It’s about sex and sexuality, having good sex and feeling yourself. I know that’s the tone. I knew that this was the tone that I wanted to convey throughout the record. This kind of hypersexualized female power zone was where I felt myself going, and BabyIt was the genesis of this.” The song comes with a super choreographic video directed by Imogene Strauss and Luke Orlando.
2.Avril Lavigne And Travis Barker
Avril Lavigne was the musical guest last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, where she performed her recent single, Love It When You Hate Me. The track, which featured contributions from Travis Barker and Blackbear , appears on Lavigne’s seventh studio album, Love Sux , which was released last Friday. Lavigne was joined by the aforementioned artists and gave an energetic rendition of the pop-punk flavored single.
3. HAIM, Lost Track
The Haim sisters are back with a new single titled Lost Track , which comes, of course, with a video directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. The track and video premiered during a screening of Anderson’s latest film, Licorice Pizza , starring Alana Haim . According to the band, the song came up spontaneously while Anderson was photographing Alana for a W magazine cover.
4. Nilüfer Yanya, The Dealer
Nilüfer Yanya is gearing up for the launch of PAINLESS, the London artist’s second project coming out this Friday March 4th. The main theme stabilize was a pop punk moment, and today the dealer is brought , her most recent song, with a dreamy guitar. “When I was writing this song,” Yanya said in a press release, “I was thinking about the transitory nature of life and the cyclical nature of the seasons. I find it interesting how we link certain memories and feelings to different seasons and tend to return to them over and over again, even though our lives move more linearly.”
5. Alex Cameron, K Hole
With the release of his fourth album, Oxy Music, less than two weeks away, Alex Cameron brings the third single from the project, K Hole. The new song follows Sara Jo and Best Life. The track combines a sardonic critique of modern life with upbeat yacht rock instrumentation. The single is accompanied by a Jim Larson -directed video in which Cameron receives an infusion treatment from bandmates Roy Malloy and Justin Nijssen that transports him to a colorful dream sequence in a church.
6. Ezra Furman, Point Me Toward The Real
Ezra Furman is back with a new single, Point Me Toward the Real, his debut for the ANTI- label. This is Furman’s first solo release since 2019’s Twelve Nudes and was produced, engineered and recorded by John Congleton . On the subject, Furman explains: “It’s a neo-soul song about coming out of a mental hospital, something that has never happened to me. But it’s really a song about what you do after being abused, imprisoned, or brushed with death. Who do you call when it’s supposed to be over? Where are you going? How do you know what you want?
7. Sharon Van Etten, Used To It
Sharon Van Etten is back with her second release of the year, Used to It. The singer-songwriter originally wrote the track after she was asked to help create a score for Baby God , an HBO documentary about a fertility specialist who impregnates a child. women with their own sperm. “In the end, the film crew changed their musical direction, but I was challenged to write a song about the concept of family, the connection through blood, nature vs. nurture, while trying to incorporate ideas of love and the intricacies of science and technology,” he explained in a statement. The song comes with a video directed by Charley Damski,which features the dancer and choreographer Hayden J Frederick.
8. Aleesha + Nicki Nicole + Taichu + Juicy Bae, Arrepentio
One of the most outstanding Spanish artists in recent months is Aleesha, originally from Ibiza, and who stands out for being considered one of the new promises of reggaeton according to specialized critics. Today she comes with the video for her song De ella Arrepentio, which features Nicki Nicole, Taichu and Juicy Bae, and which is part of La Patrona, her first EP. The track was produced by Blackthoven , while the music video was helmed by Santiago Lafee.
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