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.
Cage The Elephant – “Ready To Let Go
How have you dealt with a bad breakup in the past? You know how tough it can be. Well, Cage The Elephant’s fifth studio album, Social Cues, will be out April 19th and most of the album was written while their frontman’s relationship was breaking down. Schultz said in a press release, “In order to make sense of such a difficult experience, he explored the hidden recesses of his psyche, creating characters to tell different parts of his personal story.”
X Ambassadors – “Boom”
Sounds like X-Ambassadors are diving into their funky side on this new record. Check out this new one called “Boom,” which is all about getting rid of toxic people in your life, and it’s really catchy!
Walk The Moon – “Timebomb”
Walk The Moon have just released this new one that sounds like an 80’s dance party. And if you’re checking out Muse on March 28th at Scotiabank Arena, be sure to show up early, as these guys are opening up on this big tour!
Half Alive – “Still Feel”
Half Alive hail from Long Beach, California, and three albums in, they’re starting to get major interest, especially because the video for this hopeful track features some pretty impressive choreography!
AJR – “100 Bad Days”
New York sibling trio AJR are back and walking on the sunny side of the street with this new track. Even though it’s called “100 Bad Days,” they still manage to find the silver lining.