10 songs you need in your life this week

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

Photographer Sean Lemoine
June 25, 2019
10 songs you need in your life this week Pi'erre Bourne  

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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Pi'erre Bourne, "Lovers"

After three years, TLOP 4 is finally here. On the piano-driven "Lover," Pi’erre Bourne sings and repeats, “You got me waiting on your love forever.” A break-up song, this emotional track will get you thinking about your ex, and a new romance. —AT

Teni, "Power Rangers"

Nigerian superstar Teni shares the buoyant "Power Rangers," its bright energy bolstered by Teni's smooth voice that effortlessly swims through the song's warm instrumentation. —SW

Cuco, "Feelings"

Cuco’s groovy new single, “Feelings,” with its lush production and layered vocals, is perfect for a lazy day of kicking your feet up and watching the clouds go by. —AM

KEY!, "WHY"

Hook genius KEY! gets his patience tested as he wails in search of clarity over literal finger-snapping production from TrapMoneyBenny. Why isn't he more famous? —AM

Caroline Polacheck, "Door"

Former Chairlift singer Caroline Polachek crafts a dizzying chorus that loops into an echo on "Door," a gorgeous pop ballad with a trippy video to match. —AM

Rema, "Spiderman"

Over an emo-sounding guitar riff, 19-year-old Nigerian pop artist Rema rap-sings in a high-pitched flow on “Spiderman”. Sweet sounding harmonies and echoing background vocals compliment his lyrics: “I just really wanna be a better man. They don’t wanna let me dream / They don’t wanna let me win.” —AT

Mark Ronson f. Angel Olsen, "True Blue"

Mark Ronson and Angel Olsen’s collaboration “True Blue” is more poppy than most of Olsen’s records, but her unique, full croon remains prominent. “I love the way you read my eyes,” she sings. —AT

Snoh Aalegra, "Find Someone Like You"

Swedish singer Snoh Aalegra continues to build hype for her upcoming album with "Find Someone Like You," a jazzy, soft-spoken love song in the Jill Scott vein. —AM

Ada Lea, "what makes me sad"

The wailing, discordant guitar and ambient vocals on Ada Lea’s “what makes me sad,” makes the song ideal for a long drive alone. —AT

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Ami Dang, "Love-liesse"

Accomplished sitarist Ami Dang experiments with hypnotic synth work on her new single, "Love-liesse." Let your mind drift off into a daydream. —AM



10 songs you need in your life this week