The weekend is almost upon us, and maybe you're in search of something to soundtrack it – or perhaps you're just on the hunt for some new music.
Every Friday, we'll choose three great new release songs you should hear, from both Irish and international acts, point you in the direction of the bands or artists who created them, and send you on your merry way to investigate further.
WYVERN LINGO – 'Don't Say It'
The Bray trio return with their first release since their 2018 album – and this funky, uplifting, soul-infused pop number is just what we need to hear heading into the weekend. It's the first single from their forthcoming second album, which “deals with a lot of personal change and growth”, according to the band. This is what you call a tantalising taster.
EMINEM & KID CUDI – 'The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady'
Eminem is now at the point of his career where he's come full-circle and is referencing his alter-ego in song titles again. Is that a good or bad thing? You decide. We have to say that we're enjoying his first collaboration with Kid Cudi on this track – which references everything from George Floyd and police brutality to the coronavirus (“Half of us walking around like a zombie apocalypse / Other half are just pissed off and don’t want to wear a mask.”)
DECLAN MCKENNA – 'Daniel, You're Still a Child'
The 21-year-old Londoner will release his second album 'Zeros' next month, and if this track is anything to go by, it'll be worth a listen. We're enjoying the old school indie-anthem vibes – with added zippy synths – of this easygoing pop tune.