The Music Week Playlist: Feb 12, 2018

The Music Week Playlist: Feb 12, 2018

Mahalia (feat. Little Simz)
Proud Of Me (Asylum)

“This business is all about survival of the fittest”, sings 19-year-old Mahalia, who is growing in strength and stature with every release. Her latest is full of power and soul.

Contact Rachel Campbell
rachel.campbell@atlanticrecords.co.uk


James Blake
If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead (Polydor)

He still sounds down in the mouth, but James Blake’s latest hints at a return to the heavy, unpredictable textures of his earliest releases.

Contact Ruth Drake
ruth@toastpress.com


Chvrches
Get Out (Virgin EMI)

This spacious, synthy new single was cooked up in Chvrches’ first studio session with pop lord Greg Kurstin. It hints at big things to come.

Contact Adrian Read
adrian@insideslashout.com


The Men
Rose On Top Of The World (Sacred Bones)

From their upcoming seventh album, Drift, this is yet another nugget of brilliance from one America’s gnarliest rock bands.

Contact Frankie Davison
frankie@stereosanctity.co.uk


The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar
Pray For Me (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)

Taken from the Black Panther OST, this moody number pairs two of the biggest in the game. Kendrick’s venomous flow steals the show.

Contact Shane O’Neill
shane.oneill@umusic.com


Goat Girl
The Man (Rough Trade)

An old live favourite gets buffed with spit and polish for a full release.
The London foursome’s debut is due on April 6.

Contact Jamie Woolgar
jamiewoolgar@roughtraderecords.com


Nilüfer Yanya
Thanks For Nothing (Blue Flowers/ATO Records)

Simultaneously delicate and fierce, Nilüfer Yanya’s new one comes with a mildly disturbing video and some dreamy guitar chords.

Contact Dan Carson
dan@insideslashout.com

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