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This week on Notion Now, enjoy new tunes from renforshort, Mura Masa, Jamie T, MUNA, A1 x J1 and Mabel, plus more.
"i miss myself" by renforshort
Notion 89 cover star renforshort gets introspective on her latest track "i miss myself". renforshort grapples with how hard it is to know your true self after shedding so many personas. Opening with a pared back nostalgic sound, the track builds and builds signalling the frustration that comes with losing your identity.
"hollaback bitch" by Mura Masa with Shygirl & Channel Tres
In collaboration with Shygirl and Channel Tres, Guernsey-born Mura Masa gives us an insight into the decadent world of his latest album 'demontime' with his latest track "hollaback bitch" melding elements of house and early 00s R&B.
"St. George Wharf Tower" by Jamie T
Jamie T's second single from his upcoming album (the first in six years) comes in the form of "St George Wharf Tower" an emotional indie breakup track wishing his ex-lover well.
"What I Want" by MUNA
LA trio (and Notion 91 stars) MUNA kick off their third studio album with the release of instant pop classic "What I Want". The accompanying visuals for the track see Muna channel the early 2000s celebrity and the tabloid frenzy that surrounded them - Hilton sunnies and sequinned halters necks are set alight with paparazzi flashes.
"Deal Or No Deal" by A1 x J1 feat. Mabel
BRITS nominated duo A1 x J1 reimagine pop princess Mabel's track "Finders Keepers". The pair have become renowned for their success in rebranding well-loved pop songs - "Deal Or No Deal" is no exception, providing the perfect summer soundtrack.
"Break My Soul" by Beyoncé
Queen Bey seemingly confirms the return of the pop-house anthem with the release of "Break My Soul" a euphoric piano house track that encourages us to quit our jobs and relax.
"Option" by Jaz Karis
Jaz Karis consolidates her position as a front runner on the scene with her glossy R&B track "Option" produced by Fred Cox.
"Fin Del Mundo" by Cuco feat. Bratty
Ahead of the release of his new album 'Fantasy Gateway', trending artist Cuco drops 60s-inspired dreamy indie-pop tune "Fin Del Mundo" featuring Bratty.
"Cracker Island" by Gorillaz feat. Thundercat
For their latest release, Gorillaz partner up with US bass virtuoso Thundercat for "Cracker Island". 'It’s nice to be back,' says singer 2-D, 'I’m well into our new tune, it brings back weird and scary memories of stuff that hasn’t happened yet.'
"BRAND NEW BITCH" by COBRAH
Swedish artist COBRAH brings the pounding electronic energy with her cyber-pop banger "BRAND NEW BITCH" an industrial club anthem that is guaranteed to help your confidence skyrocket.
"Pelican Freestyle" by Mac Wetha
Multi-talented Nine8 producer Mac Wetha reveals his latest genre-blending "Pelican Freestyle", a lively, spirited track that preaches the importance of finding balance in an ever-changing world.
"True Romance" by Tove Lo
Following the announcement of her fifth studio album 'Dirt Femme', Tove Lo drops earworm track "True Romance". The lyrics are based on the movie of the same name - a dramatic exploration of how true love can be destructive.
"In Disguise" by Aitch feat. Bakar
Platinum selling artist Aitch enlists London singer Bakar for his summery single "In Disguise". The rapper's signature wordplay is layered with melodic guitar loops and Bakar's distinctive vocals.
"Then It All Goes Away" by Dayglow
"Then It All Goes Away" is a vibrant first offering from Dayglow's upcoming album. Fun-loving and energetic, the tune only took a day to write: 'It felt so fresh and natural to write - I was just having fun honestly' Dayglow explains.
"Give Me A Kiss" by Lolo Zouaï
Following her supporting slot on Dua Lipa's 'Future Nostalgia' tour, Lolo Zouaï is back with her new single "Give Me A Kiss". Moody, seductive and enchanting, the single tracks how new love can put you under a spell.
"no one cares" by Josie Man
Sugary sweet pop princess Josie Man releases new upbeat track "no one cares", a reminder not to care so much about what people think.