- Words Kitty Robson
From vault tracks to collabs, floor fillers to tear jerkers, listen to the best new music Friday has to offer...
‘Slut! (Taylor’s Version) [From The Vault]’ by Taylor Swift
Back with another rerecording (arguably the one we've all been waiting for), Taylor Swift has blessed us with 1989 (Taylor's Version) featuring four brand "new" vault tracks, our favourite being 'Slut!' where Taylor reclaims her reputation (not yet TV).
‘Satisfy You’ by George Riley
The latest track off of her upcoming EP, George Riley's new single ‘Satisfy You’ is rhythmic, energetic and sure to get you moving, preparing you for Un/Limited Love.
‘The Good Fight’ by Lord Apex & Madlib
It’s not every day you get to collaborate with a legendary producer, but Lord Apex has proved himself to be worthy and then some. New track ‘The Good Fight’ teases what’s to come on the titular album, out 10th November, and combines a soulful sound with sharp lyricism: a must listen.
‘Don’t Leave’ by Rema
"Another banger!", Rema declares as he opens new single 'Don't Leave', and no truer words were spoken. Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter is back this Friday with a new EP, RAVAGE, ready to soundtrack your weekend.
‘Upset’ by Brent Faiyaz, Tommy Richman & FELIX!
Also bringing the vibes this Friday is Brent Faiyaz with his album Larger Than Life, including a brand new track with rapper Tommy Richman and FELIX! - press play now.
‘Mother Nature’ by RAYE & Hans Zimmer
For the latest Sir David Attenborough project, independent queen RAYE has teamed up with cinematic composer Hans Zimmer, resulting in a poetic ode to planet Earth.
‘Halloweenie V: The Moss King’ by Ashnikko
Back again with her fifth homage to Halloween is music’s very own scream queen Ashnikko, her playful new single tells the story of the Moss King an “immortal mystical being who lures mortals into becoming immortal by joining them in ritual song and dance & sexual deviancy”. What more could you want this spooky season?
‘Pineapple Juice’ by CASISDEAD
Rapper, producer and director, CASISDEAD has released his highly-anticipated debut album, Famous Last Words, jumping deep into his vivid world of dystopian futurism. And of course he keeps things classically tongue-in-cheek just like in the Kamio-featuring track ‘Pineapple Juice’.
'Sick of Me' by JGrrey
Marking her first project in four years, JGrrey is back with an eight-track mixtape entitled If Not Now?. Bending genre limitations, showing off her sharp lyricism and featuring collaborations with Kojey Radical and Zombie Juice, it’s a must-listen.
'get my shit together' by Baby Queen
Taken from her upcoming debut album Quarter Life Crisis, Baby Queen’s ‘get my shit together’, explores “the private chaos that lives behind the façade of perfect sanity”. An alt-pop escapade, it teases the playful album yet to come…