Your First Listen: Week of February 5th

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.
 

Chvrches – “Get Out”

It’s been a couple years since we’ve heard from CHVRCHES, but here’s a new one for you! Lauren Mayberry says the third record is “the most pop stuff we’ve done and also the most aggressive and vulnerable.” Oooh, well let’s get a taste of it.
 

The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar – “Pray For Me”

One of the most anticipated movies of 2018, Black Panther, also has one of the most anticipated soundtracks seeing as it’s being curated by Kendrick Lamar! He teamed up with Toronto’s own the Weeknd for this one.
 

Modern Space – “Just Quit”

Let’s get local! Modern Space just dropped this new single and as per the band “If you feel like storming out of work after listening… Modern Space may or may not be held accountable” Fair enough!

 

Vance Joy – “Saturday Sun”

Australian singer/songwriter Vance Joy highly anticipated second album Nation of Two will be out February 23. To tide you over, this is a sweet little tune complete with ukulele, it’ll make you dream of summer!

 

Partner – “Everybody Knows”

Excellent Windsor via east coast duo Partner make catchy tunes with lyrics you can relate to, this anthemic track is a clear example of why we love them!
 
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