SONGS OF THE MONTH: January

 

The new year has brought about plenty of new music and with that comes The MNGR's new Songs of the Month feature. Check out what The MNGR team have been listening to and follow the playlist on Spotify below.

 
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‘Hand It Over’ by MGMT

The third single since their return, following the successful 'Little Dark Age' released in October of last year in anticipation for the album of the same name set to released February 9th.

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‘Finesse’ (Remix) by Bruno Mars feat. Cardi B

‘Bodak Yellow’ singer Cardi B joins Bruno on the remix of the track Finesse from his Grammy-winning album 24k Magic, released in November 2016.

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‘Filthy’ by Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake returned with new music just in time for his performance at the SuperBowl halftime show. ‘Filthy’ shocked many as JT diverted from his normal sound, five years after the release of his last album, The 20/20 Experience.

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‘Pray For Me’ by The Weeknd feat. Kendrick Lamar

The final track on Black Panther: The Album featuring music from a number of artists, providing music inspired by the highly anticipated Marvel film.

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‘American Guilt’ by Unknown Mortal Orchestra

‘American Guilt’ brings a new sound for the New Zealand band and gives fans a taste of the more instrumental sound that may be expected at their recently announced world tour.

‘Ruins’ by First Aid Kit

‘Ruins’ is the title track from the Swedish sister's first album since 2014 and presents the Scandinavian folk sound that they are loved for.

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‘If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead’ by James Blake

This new release encapsulates the experimental sound that James Blake is known for but with a little less emphasis on the soulful voice we have gotten used to on the past two albums.

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‘Paradise’ by George Ezra

After a break away from new releases, George Ezra returns with the cheerful 'Paradise'. His second album Staying at Tamara's is out on the 23rd of March and will follow this up with a number of tour dates, worldwide.

 

Written by Gemma Pollard