Your First Listen: Week Of February 19th

Five remarkable songs 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 12:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m., and 8:45 p.m.
 

Muse – “Thought Contagion”

Well, it’s finally here! Muse teased you in December saying this one was coming. Singer Matt Bellamy says, “The meaning of the song “Thought Contagion” is about how other people’s thoughts, ideas and beliefs can sometimes infect your mind, get into your head and change the way you think yourself.” Fair enough!
 

Shy Kids – “I Feel Like A Failure”

Let’s get local! Toronto band shy kids is made up of musicians and filmmakers and are back with a new record in a state that just came out on the 23rd!
 

Brave Shores – “Cult Kids”

Local sibling duo Brave Shores have a new one for you, no word on a new record, but at least this will tide you over until you see them on tour with Born Ruffians in March!
 

Sloan – “Spin Our Wheels”

Sloan are set to release their first new album in four years, Sloan 12, on April 6 via their label Murderecords, and here’s a taste of what’s to come!
 

Ryan Adams – “Baby I Love You”

It’s been about a year since Ryan Adams released Prisoner and not sure if you knew this, but Ryan Adams did send you a Valentine’s Day gift. This new song “Baby I Love You,”