Your First Listen: Week of Dec. 28

5 remarkable tracks you need to hear

Each week we feature five remarkable songs you need to hear on Your First Listen. In case you miss them on air, you can catch up on the weekly tracks right here. Your First Listen airs weekdays at 12:45pm, 5:45pm, and 8:45pm.

Wombats – “Give Me A Try”

Wombats are from Australia but the band Wombats hail from Liverpool. For over more than a decade they’ve put out a bunch of EPs and three studio albums – including their latest, Glitterbug – and fittingly, it’s sparkly and it makes you wanna dance!

Grandtheft ft. Lowell – “Quit This City”

Grandtheft is a DJ from Toronto who signed to Diplo’s Mad Decent record label. Here he’s teamed up with Toronto’s Lowell for a chillllll tiiiiime.

Charles Bradley – “Changes”

I LOVE CHARLES BRADLEY AND SO SHOULD YOU. He started out as a James Brown impersonator… and he’s one of the best performers you could ever see. Here he’s doing a cover of… Black Sabbath!

Santigold – “Can’t Get Enough Of Myself”

It’s been four years since you last got an album from Santigold – but if you can’t get enough of her, you’re in luck! This one’s from her upcoming album 99 Cents.

Folly & The Hunter – “Arrow”

Montreal’s Folly and the Hunter stopped by the Mod Club earlier this month touring their latest album, Awake, which came out back in May. Here’s a song from that record that seems fitting for a band involving a hunter – “Arrow”.