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.
The Revivalists – “All My Friends”
New Orleans eight-piece rockers, The Revivalists, are back with a new record on the way! Though you’ll have to wait for the fall release, hears a taste of what’s to come!
Shad – “The Fool Pt 1 (Get it Got it Good)”
Shad is back! Hopefully, you checked out his interviews in the Hip Hop Evolution documentary series while you waited for new tunes because it’s so great. His new album A Short Story About A War will be out in October with some pretty awesome guests too, like Kay Tamara and A Tribe Called Red. Shad says this song is “about joy and a radical sense of peace.”
Mini Mansions – “Works Every Time
Hopefully, you saw these guys open up for Arctic Monkeys! And though maybe Mini Mansions is new to you, the band members likely aren’t –
revolves around singer/guitarist Michael Shuman (bassist of Queens of The Stone Age), bassist Zach Dawes (The Last Shadow Puppets) and singer/keyboardist Tyler Parkford, a dose of LA glamour with some huge songs.
Jade Bird – “Uh Huh”
This 20-year-old British singer/songwriter is getting ready to launch, so hopefully, you saw her gig here at the Horseshoe — I’m talking about the charismatic Jade Bird.
Interpol – “Number 10”
Interpol’s new album Marauder is out on the 24th and they say this one is that last preview track you’ll get until then. It’s about an office romance as well.