Throughout the week, we update our Best New Songs playlist with the new releases that caught our attention the most, be it a single leading up to the release of an album or a newly unveiled deep cut. And each Monday, we round up the best new songs released over the past week (the eligibility period begins on Monday and ends Sunday night) in this segment.
This week, Rosie Carney put lie to the notion that acoustic Radiohead covers should be illegal with her beautiful rendition of ‘Black Star’ from 1995’s The Bends, while BENEE channeled a different Radiohead song, ‘Weird Fishes/ Arpeggi’, on her candid new single ‘Happen to Me’. Sophie Jamieson offered the latest preview from her upcoming EP with the ethereal ‘Concrete’, while The Dawdler’s latest, ‘Sign of Growth’, lives up to its title as it builds on expansive, meditative synth melodies. WOOM, a London-based four-piece concept-choir, announced their debut EP with the hauntingly somber ‘Walk’, while ELIO served up an infectious pop tune with her latest single ‘hurts 2 hate somebody’.
Best New Songs: November 9th, 2020
Song of the Week: Sophie Jamieson, ‘Concrete’
BENEE, ‘Happen to Me’
Rosie Carney, ‘Black Star’ (Radiohead Cover)
The Dawdler, ‘Sign of Growth’
ELIO, ‘hurts 2 hate somebody’