Last week was full of excitement when it comes to new song releases.
From Maroon 5 and The Weeknd to Beyonce and Ed Sheeran; all your favourite artists feature on this week’s edition of The Sherp’s playlist.
10. Love Incredible – Cashmere Cat Ft. Camila Cabello
Young pop star Camila Cabello made headlines last year when she decided to leave Fifth Harmony to pursue a solo career. After her chart-topping single “Bad Things” with Machine Gun; the singer seems to be on the rise. The singer released “Love Incredible”, this week with Cashmere Cat. Featuring a catchy, atmospheric and electro R&B style, the track is the latest track from the popular Norwegian producer’s forthcoming debut album, ‘Wild Love’. The vocals offer a more experimental approach from one that is familiar with Camilla.
9. It Ain’t Me – Kygo Featuring Selena Gomez
Selenators and EDM fans will be thrilled to know that pop superstar Selena Gomez and EDM giant Kygo have come together for a brand new song. All about a relationship that was ruined with alcohol, the song features an upbeat vibe, guitar strumming and has been deemed by critics as a perfect blend of mature and moody, thanks to Selena’s husky voice.
8. Shining – DJ Khaled Ft. Beyonce and Jay Z
The latest song by producer and Snapchat king Dj Khaled features music royalty ‘Queen B’ Beyonce, and Jay Z. With the title of his next album being ‘Grateful’, it seems that DJ Khaled is certainly feeling that way at the moment; having cried at the fact that he’s reached such a place in fame that he could have two of music’s biggest stars on his record.
7. Some Way – NAV Ft. The Weeknd
Sexual in every way! Joining his fellow Toronto artist, Nav, The Weeknd has lent his vocals to a brand new track that has some pretty intense imagery with the The Weeknd in his most hyper-sexualized form. However, Nav’s lyrics are equally erotic, sending listeners into a sensual dream of erotic imagination.
6. How Would You Feel Paean – Ed Sheeran
Sheeran’s comeback album ‘Divide’ is making waves and how! After his first two singles dominated the Billboard charts like only he can, the singer has brought yet another stunning song. Titled “How Would You Feel Paean”, the song is a soft ballad featuring an acoustic guitar, soft piano notes and steady but low-key drum beats.
5. Heavy – Linkin Park Ft. Kiiara
From their upcoming album ‘One More Light’, Linkin Park recently released “Heavy”, their first EP to feature a female vocalist – Kiiara. Splitting LP fans across the board, the song embraces new-era pop and serves as a radical change for the group and has been making waves on the Internet ever since its release. If you haven’t heard it, you need to right away!
4. Time Of Our Lives – James Blunt
James Blunt has come back to the scene after a long time and he’s already making headlines. The star’s previous song release “Love Me Better”, from his album ‘Afterlove’, contained an underlying message that reveals he’s no longer bothered by his haters and critics of his music. In his latest song “Time Of Our Lives”, the singer talks about focusing on enjoying life and celebrating love in spite of the many obstacles in the way.
3. Game Time – Flo Rida Ft. Sage The Gemini
Hit-maker Flo Rida is back with a brand new release. In “Game Time”, the singer embraces his signature ‘vibrant vibe’ to get the party started. However, this time he seeks the help of American rapper ‘Sage The Gemini’ to get the job done. The song will be used to promote the upcoming NBA All Star game.
2. U + Me (Love Lesson) – Mary J. Blige
R&B queen, Mary J. Blige, is back in the limelight with a new track. Titled “U + Me (Love Lesson)”, the song features on her latest release, ‘Strength of a woman’ and has similar themes to those covered on “Thick Of It”, including the pain of her divorce and reflection over an ended relationship.
1. Cold – Maroon 5 Ft. Future
Maroon 5 has brought us their first single of 2017. Titled “Cold”, the song features rap artist Future along with Adam Levine in a trippy video that sees Levine try to leave a trippy state with the help of Future who, on the contrary, turns into a teddy bear, courtesy of Levine’s altered sense of reality. Check it out!