Howdy, Mondays survivors! We are here to cheer your first weekday up with some new beats and tunes of the recently released tracks, from Tuesday, January 29 – Monday, February 4, featuring the works from The Score, Cage The Elephant, Sam Smith, Billie Ellish, Nicki Minaj, My Chemical Romance’s frontman—Gerard Way, and many more.
Either they are the multi-chart toppers or the super indie you need a little google to get to know them better. We are beyond pleased to give your ears a bit of journey. Check out below for our 13 tracks that you shouldn’t be missing!
1. The Score ft. blackbear – “Under The Pressure (Audio)”
Note: If you love the kind of sound like Imagine Dragons’…you’ll surely enjoy this one.
2. Wallows ft. Clairo – “Are You Bored Yet?”
Note: Clairo is a rising bedroom pop artist that will soon be arriving in Asia with her first headlining tour. The tour will see her perform this March in Tokyo, Seoul, The Philippines’ Wanderland Festival, Hong Kong, Bangkok and Singapore. For dates and venues, click here.
3. Cage The Elephant – “Ready To Let Go”
4. Mitski – “A Pearl”
Note: The sad indie rock princess is heading to visit her fans in Asia around this month (Feb). She will be bringing her forever-alone songs to Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Singapore. See here for the full schedule details.
5. Julia Michaels ft. Selena Gomez – “Anxiety (Audio)”
Note: The lyrics is brilliant. The words are true and so touching if you, most of the time, feel regret for having your own feelings. Plus, here, we have Selena Gomez back behind the mic!
6. Sam Smith, Normani – “Dancing With A Stranger”
7. Ruel ft. Billy Davis – “Not Thinkin’ Bout You (Acoustic Version)”
Note: The sweet face with real talents…Volume up, please!
8. Billie Eilish – “bury a friend”
Note: The talented 17-year-old girl is back with her new track with (as usual) the depressive lyrics exploring the deep dark thoughts in your head that keep you up pass midnight. Moreover, her debut studio album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? is coming out on March 29.
9. Getter ft. Joji – “On My Way Out”
10. 21 Savage ft. J. Cole – “a lot”
Note: What a thought-provoking song!
11. Nicki Minaj – “Hard White”
Note: Fans in Asia, you will be blessed with the Queen Nicki’s visit soon in April. However, only Bangkok is now officially confirmed. (See the details here). We wish (and pray hard) that soon more countries will be added!
12. Galantis ft. OneRepublic – “Bones [Official Audio]”
Bonus track: Gerard Way ft. Ray Toro – “Hazy Shade of Winter [Official Audio]”
Note: This is a cover version of The Bangles’ “Hazy Shade of Winter” by Gerard Way and Ray Toro who are the members of one of the biggest emo rock bands in the’00s— My Chemical Romance. The song will be featured in Netflix’s new comic-adapted series— The Umbrella Academy, originally created by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá.
And of course, I literally had no word beyond ‘OMG!’ when I first saw the names of these two MCR members on the video title! Am I dreaming? NOPE!