Hitting our Notion Now playlist this week, fresh cuts from Hope Tala, RAYE, Rina Sawayama, Big Narstie, Ed Sheeran and more. Dive in!

"Leave It On The Dancefloor" by Hope Tala

West London-based artist, and N91 cover star, Hope Tala dropped a new upbeat single this week: “Leave It On The Dancefloor”.

"Black Mascara" by RAYE

Using a dance beat alongside some heavy themes, about her new track RAYE explains: "I used the juxtaposition of an upbeat dance track to tell this awful story of being misled by someone I really loved and trusted."

"Phantom" by Rina Sawayama

The latest single release in the build-up to the 'Hold the Girl' album due in September, Rina's latest offering tackles personal experiences of people pleasing.

"Groundwork" by Big Narstie, Ed Sheeran & Papoose

An unorthodox collaboration, Big Narstie joins forces with Ed Sheeran and Brooklyn OG Papoose for this nostalgic soundtrack.

"Rat Race" by Willow Kayne

Another Notion 91 feature star, Willow Kayne's newest single "Rat Race" is as catchy as it is punchy.

"Hold Me Closer" by Elton John & Britney Spears

Britney and Elton joining for an updated version of a classic. What more could you want on a Friday?

"How Deep?" by Tai Verdes

Tai is back with a new tune on the weekend he hits the stages of Reading & Leeds festivals, a song about the sensation when love makes you feel as if "you don't know anything".

"Run Away" by Mr Jukes & Barney Artist

Having selected Notion ten of their favourite summer tunes this week, the Bombay Bicycle Club frontman and London rapper are back with the latest release from their upcoming project 'Eternal'.

"Follow You" by Kornél Kovács & Aluna

Kornél has shared this track from his upcoming third studio album, a bittersweet UKG pop track in collaboration with DJ and producer, Aluna.

"god has a sense of humor" by GAYLE

GAYLE is another artist with busy week - playing at Reading & Leeds alongside this single release about "being torn between a pessimistic and optimistic perspective on the world".

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