10 songs you need in your life this week

A guide to the tracks we love right now. In no particular order.

July 03, 2018
10 songs you need in your life this week

Each week The FADER staff rounds up the songs we can't stop playing. Here they are, in no particular order.


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Drake, "In My Feelings"

"KEKE DO YOU LOVE ME?!" We are here to report that Drake and New Orleans bounce do in fact go great together.

Mitski, "Nobody"

Mitski's "Nobody" is such a hopelessly jubilant disco song about being alone that listening will make you celebrate yourself.

Kranium, "No Odda"

Dancehall star Kranium summons cupid for a wholesome lil' ditty that should be the soundtrack to any and all summer romances.

Charli XCX, "Focus"

Charli XCX teams up PC Music's AG Cook for a sleek and digitized pop number that gleams with formulaic perfection.

Let's Eat Grandma, "Falling Into Me"

Just when you think you've heard all the sonic surprises in Let's Eat Grandma's "Falling Into Me," a blissed-out saxophone breakdown comes out of nowhere, glimmering like a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.

Shenseea x Konshens x Rvssian, "Hard Drive"

Jamaica's Shenseea, Konshens and Rvssian, teamed up for "Hard Drive," a hard-hitting dancehall banger full of sharp beats and crisp raps.

Florence + The Machine, "Grace"

Wood nymph spirit Florence Welch is back. "Grace," with Sampha on the keys and her crystal clear vocals, is resoundingly beautiful.

Teni, "Askamaya"

On "Askamaya," Nigeria's Teni crafts a colorful and club-ready afropop track with vibrant percussion and artfully layered adlibs.

Ozuna x Manuel Turizo, "Vaina Loca"

To whom did Ozuna sell his soul to put out all these bangers? "Vaina Loca," the latest in a long line of them, is the newest addition to my "wait until the beat drops then it's over for you" playlist.

Mason Ramsey, "The Way I See It"

Walmart Yodeling Boy has upgraded to overly mature lovesick songs about marriage, and while it's a little disorienting, it's also very sweet and very good. We stan.

10 songs you need in your life this week