Your First Listen: Week of July 2nd

Five remarkable songs you need to hear from Father John Misty, Tash Sultana 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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Portugal The Man – “Tidal Wave”

Let’s get to the latest from the band who created last year’s song of the summer, and also recently brought Beavis and Butthead out of retirement – it’s true! Here’s the latest from Portugal the Man “Tidal Wave.”



Dilly Dally – “I Feel Free”

Let’s get local! Dilly Dally has a new record coming out September 14th, and according to singer Katie Monks the album “feels like the album we’d make if the band died and went to heaven,” (Hence the title Heaven.) Here’s your taste of what’s to come, Dilly Dally “I Feel Free.”

The Knocks ft. “Foster The People – Ride Or Die”

Electro-pop New Yorkers The Knocks have delivered a summer jam for you, with a hook courtesy of Foster the People frontman, Mark Foster.



Tash Sultana – “Salvation”

If you’re headed to Osheaga this year be sure to check out Aussie multi-instrumentalist Tash Sultana. Her album Flow State will be out August 31st. She played all 15 instruments on the record, everything from piano to saxophone, and even a some pan flute! Here’s a preview, Tash Sultana , “Salvation.”

Father John Misty – “Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All”

Father John Misty will be here August 5th at Fort York along with The National, which is an incredible double-bill at a perfect outdoor spot. To get you excited, here’s another one to sing along with off his latest album God’s Favorite Customer, “Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All.”