f(UK) = NEW MUSIC (JUN 2) pt. 2

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Let’s open section dedicated to UK scene with Femme catchy gum-pop new single ‘Fire With Fire’. Everything is under construction for follow-up to debut ‘Debutante’ and we will probably discover more before London show at Heaven (December 6)!

ARTIST: FEMME

TITLE: FIRE WITH FIRE

RECORD LABEL: TAPE MUSIC

Standing still on pop, X Factor Uk 13 contestants  boyband 5 After Midnight unveils ‘Up In Here’ sampling DMX ‘Party Up’. If boys intended to arise interest on forthcoming (though still on preparation) album, they went straight to the point !

ARTIST: 5 AFTER MIDNIGHT

TITLE: UP IN HERE

RECORD LABEL: SIMCO LIMITED

Now let’s have a look at electronic scene with Snakehips delivering mid-tempo ‘Right now’ and Leicester born FTSE speeds rhythm up with track ‘Work U Out’.

ARTIST: SNAKEHIPS FT. ELHAE, D.R.A.M & H.E.R

TITLE: RIGHT NOW

RECORD LABEL: SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT UK LIMITED

ARTIST: FTSE FT. SHOLA AMA & DONAE’O

TITLE: WORK U OUT

RECORD LABEL: MINISTRY OF SOUND RECORDINGS LIMITED

And let’s pay attention for a moment at Mr Jukes, a project by Jack Steadman from Bombay Bicycle Club, inspired by soul, funk and jazz sounds.

ARTIST: MR JUKES FT. CHARLES BRADLEY

TITLE: GRANT GREEN

RECORD LABEL: ISLAND RECORDS, a division of UNIVERSAL MUSIC OPERATIONS LIMITED

And then slow down tempo with great tracks from JP Cooper and Rae Morris. YouTube video attached shows JP Cooper original version of the track that have been revisited for the new album coming next September. While  Reborn by Blackpool female singer offers a vocal performance reminiscent of Sinead O’Connor atmospheres.

ARTIST: JP COOPER

TITLE: THE ONLY REASON

RECORD LABEL:  ISLAND RECORDS, a division of UNIVERSAL MUSIC OPERATIONS LIMITED

ARTIST: RAE MORRIS

TITLE: REBORN

RECORD LABEL: ATLANTIC RECORDS UK LTD., a WARNER MUSIC GROUP COMPANY

And let’s close with the independent scene, with emerging act Swimming Girls and their interesting ‘Taste Like Money’: Youtube video catches the group performing the song live at Roundhouse in London and with Radiohead. The historic group who have made of independence a strategy for their career development ( self-released self-priced In Raibows just to mention one example), chooses ‘I promise’, an unreleased song from OK Computer sessions to market the 20th anniversary edition of the masterpiece album ‘OK Computer’, named OKNOTOK.

The new edition will offer the original twelve track album, three unreleased tracks and eight B-sides, all newly remastered from the original analogue tapes.

ARTIST: SWIMMING GIRLS

TITLE: TASTE LIKE MONEY

RECORD LABEL: YUCATAN RECORDS

ARTIST: RADIOHEAD

TITLE: I PROMISE

RECORD LABEL: XL RECORDINGS LIMITED.

Listen to the UK playlist on Spotify clicking the link below and or discover the playlist on our YouTube channel! And don’t forget to browse part 1 🙂

https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:user:sndtlk:playlist:1uSTCxaBKmkMNFfCDtFwQC&theme=white

 

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