Your First Listen: Week of July 30th

Five remarkable tracks you need to hear from

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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Death Cab For Cutie – “I Dreamt We Spoke Again”

Death Cab for Cutie’s new album Thank You For Today is out August 17. This dreamy one starts off the album and is about being haunted by dreams an ex, which seems very fitting for a Death CaB track, no?



Bob Moses – “Back Down”

Electro duo Bob Moses is back with a new record Battle Lines will be released on September 14, this one is a summery tune recorded in Laurel Canyon in their new home, LA. Expect them to tour his fall!

Glorious Sons – “S.O.S.”

What a year it’s been for Glorious Sons: a Juno win, opening for the Rolling Stones in France and, most recently, announcing their Canadian stadium tour with the Beaches which hits Toronto Nov 22 at Scotiabank Arena.



Jeen – “Any Moment”

Canadian indie songstress Jeen’s new LP, Gift Shop, will be out this fall. The record produced by beloved Toronto artist Ian Blurton who also performs on this reverb-heavy track.


Arctic Monkeys – “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino”

Congrats to Arctic Monkeys for their Mercury Prize nomination! Musicians, music journalists and industry nerds from all over the UK voted their latest album onto the 10 album shortlist. Hopefully, you ’ll be hearing this one live at their show August 5th, here’s the title track off the new album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino.