Irish chart-topping folk and pop sensation Clara Mary-Alice Thompson, better known by her initials CMAT, has released her fourth single, ‘Stay for Something’, from her upcoming album, ‘CrazyMad, For Me’. Following a long, toxic relationship, a short hiatus from music, and coming to terms with the music industry’s nature, CMAT lets out all her emotions in the brilliant new song, out today, September 5.
Last week, British-Irish singer/songwriter Molly Burman released her second EP, the brilliant six-track release, titled ‘Worlds Within Worlds’. Following up her 2021 debut release of ‘Fool Me With Flattery’, the new release has already received widespread critical acclaim for its high production quality and lyrical content, where Burman explores conversational topics such as sexuality, identity and emotions.
Established Australian singer-actor Troye Sivan’s smash hit ‘Rush’ is getting a fresh coat of paint by Sivan, releasing a re-mix of the song alongside superstars PinkPantheress and Hyunjin of Stray Kids. The original version of the song, which is the first single from Sivan’s upcoming October 2023 album, has topped charts across the world, and hit Top 25 in the UK and his home country of Australia.
Earlier this month, Scottish new wave band Altered Images announced a concert celebrating the fortieth anniversary of their third album – their widely acclaimed 1983 release, ‘Bite’. Set to take place on the 26th of October at the 229 in London, the highly anticipated performance follows up the group’s first album release in 40 years – the brilliant ‘Mascara Streakz’, which released last year.
Diljit Dosanjh, one of India’s most prominent vocalists, and Camilo, the brilliant Colombian singer, have collaborated on an awesome new single titled ‘Palpita’, releasing in two days on the 1st of September. With Diljit becoming the first Punjabi artist to perform at Coachella and Camilo winning several Latin Grammy awards, both artists have already broken several records in the young decade, and have now worked together on an equally brilliant song, ‘Palpita’.
Last week, New York City hip-hop/R&B duo Suave n Thick released their latest single, their awesome new love song, titled ‘Long Distance’. The track is a collaborative effort with one of London’s best up-and-coming producers, Eclectic, who composed the track with a mix of old and new school R&B and hip hop beats, creating a brilliant new mix that’s easy to pick up, listen to and enjoy.
One of Depeche Mode’s most divisive albums ever is getting a tenth year anniversary re-release of sorts, with all 3 of the album’s singles getting the vinyl treatment in a six-disc collection that not only includes the 3 singles, but remastered/remixed versions of the brilliant tracks. The group has made great use of vinyl singles over the past few decades, using them as an opportunity to show off remixes of songs that would otherwise not fit in on any of their studio albums.
British duo Cash & Carter, comprising Birmingham artist Shaun Smith and London producer Ross O’Reilly, are set to release their most recent single, titled ‘Americana (Letting Her Go)’, on September 8th. The song, produced as a tribute to a friend who took their own life, is the first of many to be released from the duo’s upcoming debut EP, and is their first single since ‘All Of The Way’ earlier this year.
The 1982 chart-topping hit ‘You And I’ by Eddie Rabbitt and Crystal Gayle is getting a fresh coat of paint from not only Gayle herself, but famed Nashville singer Pat Boone as well. Serving as a tribute to Boone’s late wife, Shirley, who passed away in 2019, Boone’s spin on the legendary song is just one of twenty-five tracks featured on his epic upcoming album release, titled ‘Country Jubilee’, which releases September 8th.
Last week, English indie pop group The Redroom announced details pertaining to the release of their latest single, ‘Coffee (What It’s Like To Fall In Love)’. Coming out on the first of September, the Northwestern independent’s latest song is a feel-good summer anthem that appeals to all different kinds of ears, and is definitely worth checking out at least once, whether you’re an experienced indie pop fan or not.
Stewart Copeland, famous drummer and former member of legendary English rock band The Police, released a re-imagining of the group’s greatest hits last week, on August 25th, alongside Indian producer Ricky Kej and a suite of other international artists. Featuring musicians from almost every continent (sorry Oceania and South America), the epic new album retains the same sound the Police brought to the world forty years ago, while the new artists put their own twist on it.