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.
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Gorillaz feat. Beth Jehnny – “We Got The Power”
You have to wait until April 28th for the new Gorillaz album Humanz. It’s filled with guest appearances by everyone from De La Soul, Pusha T to Grace Jones, Mavis Staples, and more. Here’s one of the 4 teaser tracks they’ve released to get you ready!
Broken Social Scene – “Halfway Home”
It’s been 7 years since Broken Social Scene released a new album. Of course their members have been busy doing everything from their solo works to art projects. Did you know Kevin Drew co-produced Gord Downie’s solo album? Indeed. Broken Social Scene is back and with a new tune just in time to get you ready to sing along when they headline Field Trip.
Alt-J – “In Cold Blood”
Brit rockers Alt J have pushed up the release date of their third record to June 2nd before they head off on a slew of tour dates. Here’s a taste of what to expect off of Relaxer.
Bleachers – “Don’t Take The Money”
Lorde made her second album in collaboration with Jack Antonoff who you may know from the band Fun. or from his own project Bleachers. Well, Lorde returned the favour co writing this new tune. So let’s see what the two have cooked up for a new Bleachers album.
Said The Whale – “I Will Follow You”
Said the Whale spent their album release day in Toronto and played two sold out show at Lee’s Palace! The band has been together for a decade now and document the time of transitioning to adulthood and the realities of growing up on the new record As Long As Your Eyes are Wide.