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 12:45pm, 5:45pm, and 8:45pm.
The Right Sound for the Right Price
Ra Ra Riot – “Water”
In February you’ll be able to get your mitts on the fourth album from Brooklyn band Ra Ra Riot. It’ll be called Need Your Light – and it’ll be the kind of record you put on when you’re having a bad day and need some light; when you need some cheering up.
Terra Lightfoot – “No Hurry”
Hamilton singer/songwriter Terra Lightfoot has been touring all over the place, having a huge year with her album Every Time My Mind Runs Wild – oh that voice! Take a listen to another one from that record here.
Of Monsters and Men – “Wolves Without Teeth”
Of Monsters and Men’s album Beneath the Skin is the gift that keeps on giving… another tune from the Icelandic group right here!
U.S. Girls – “Sed Knife”
U.S. Girls is actually just one girl named Meg Remy, who is from Chicago. She’s been making music for years but is poised to finally break through the noise and could be the next big thing. Her album Half Free came out in September – here’s the track from that album titled “Sed Knife”.
Chet Faker and Marcus Marr – “The Trouble With Us”
Australia’s Chet Faker made some waves last year with his debut album Built On Glass and now he’s back with a friend, London musician Marcus Marr. Together, they’re releasing an EP called Work on December 4th – and here’s what you can expect.