The latest single from Brits Critics Choice winner Sam Smith, gets the Shy FX treatment. I'd never have expected this to work, but somehow it does.
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Pop duo Alpines come through with a brand new single that sees them try to tap into the wave of alternative dance music currently taking the UK charts by storm, by going in an obviously more up-beat direction than much of their previous work, and with some considerable success. Pre-order the duo's new album Oasis HERE and get 'No Other Love' for free today.
As premiered by Mistajam this evening, here is the debut solo single from MNEK, who is without doubt one of the most exciting talents that the UK has produced for some time. This boy is embracing the past, ripping up the present, and is guaranteed to blow everyone out of the water in the future.
Unveiled yesterday, Clean Bandit continue their trend of surreal self-produced videos with their latest offering placing the band amongst the extraordinary landscapes of Cuba. The track itself, entitled 'Extraordinary, sees the former Cambridge students team up with vocalist Sharna Bass and is exactly the kind of up-beat, classical crossover pop music we've come to expect from the chart-topping four-piece. Pre-order 'Extraordinary HERE.
As a nice Friday afternoon treat for you all, I'm very happy to bring you the latest track from Ayah Marar as a UK exclusive for The House of Coxhead. The track entitled 'Keep Me Up' sees Marar further cement her reputation as the first lady of UK Drum & Bass by collaborating with DnB mastermind Metrik and is set to feature as the lead single on Marar's forthcoming EP ‘Bass Soldiers'. You can check out the track in full, plus an accompanying tour diary video, via the player below now.
Take Clean Bandit's trademark formula of classically infused pop, add the Weeknd's irresitible vocals and this is what you end up with. On repeat.
Jakwob manages to highlight the brilliance of Laura Welsh's powerful vocal, while still preserving the track's haunting piano melody, with this dramatic remix of the British singer-songwriter's new single 'Betrayal'. Wicked partnership.
Pharrell & JT is always a dream collaboration, but this one from P's new album is up there with the best - 'GIRL' is a big bundle of joy and happiness, and I love it. Out next week.