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Undiscovered is a weekly playlist sharing our pick of the best new music from the world's most exciting emerging musicians. You heard it here first.
"Banshee" by NewDad
NewDad get bigger and bolder with the release of their second EP, ‘Banshee’, presaging an exciting year of touring including a spot at All Points East ahead. On the EP, they say, ““This EP is definitely bigger, having more time in the studio definitely meant we got to experiment more and layer more into each track so there’s an overall bigger sound! The main themes of this EP are restlessness and anxiety, during lockdown that’s how myself and most people were feeling so that’s what inspired a lot of the writing.”
"Hit and Run" by Sophia Alexa
London-based, California-born and Amsterdam-raised artist Sophia Alexa walks the path between unease and bliss in the pop gem “Hit and Run”.
"Angels" by Hamond
Rising artist Hamond taps into the sound of the turn of the century on his new tune “Angels”, a futuristic pop track that spotlights his unique voice. Hamond says, “"It’s about being watched over and protected by people around… even when things are not perfect.”
"Skin Deep" by Viji
Viji has released a simple and intimate new tune “Skin Deep”, taken from her forthcoming ‘Cali’ EP. On the track, she says, “ “I wrote skin deep one evening while in the studio recording my second EP. It was one of those songs that just came out. Personal and intimate. We almost recorded it the next day, I think we were just excited about how simple it is and how it didn’t need much to sound full.”
"i don't wanna love you" by Lily Ward
Lily Ward opens up in her new single “i don’t wanna love you”, an honest and proudly vulnerable new track that plays with some intriguing new pop sounds.
"GMT" by Jaish
Bluesy hip-hop star Jaish keeps up his bold rise with his smooth new track “GMT”, pairing mellow beats with soft-spoken, entrancing vocals.
"Be Good Be Kind" by Mega
Contemporary soul artist Mega launches an affecting plea for kindness on her new track “Be Good Be Kind”, the product of her reaction to the tragic passing of Caroline Flack.
"Good to you" by Alana Sukul
South West London, genre-defying artist Alana Sukul has launched her first release of 2022, “Good To You”, a danceable reminder to her audience to cut themselves some slack as they face the trials and tribulations of young adulthood.
"Only With Time" by Adria Kain
Contemporary R&B singer Adria Kain has launched her impressive latest album, ‘Where Flowers Bloom’, from which the track “Only With Time” – performed this week on COLORS – is taken.