Your First Listen: Week Of August 13th

Five remarkable tracks you need to hear from Mondo Cozmo, Elle King and more

Each week we feature five remarkable songs that 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 12:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m., and 8:45 p.m.

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Elle King – “Shame”

Can you believe it’s been almost years since Elle King released “Exes and Ohs”? Well she’s back with a new album en route and this track “Shame” she’s said is about when you “see the bad kids and you kind of want to party with them.”



Allan Rayman – “Word of Mouth”

After starting out a bit of a mystery, we finally know more about Allan Rayman. He’s also had quite momentum: Juno nomination for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, over 70 million streams, sold out shows… let’s get to his latest, “Word of Mouth.”

Mondo Cozmo – “Tonight Tonight”

Mondo Cosmo is the alias for LA singer songwriter producer Joshua Keith Ostrander, who hopefully you saw recently opening for Vance Joy! His new EP is tenderly called Your Motherf**cker and here’s his new one, “Tonight Tonight.”



J Ember – “Something More”

Let’s get local! J Ember is a Toronto artist with a DIY approach. Here’s his new track “Something More.”


The Kooks – “Four Leaf Clover” (Drugs Are Gone Edit)

Chances are you’ve checked out the tunes of this British band, seeing as they’ve had over a BILLION streams! I’m talking about The Kooks! Their new record is out August 31st, called Let’s Go Sunshine and here’s a bit of a teaser for ya.