Tucked within the fine print of numerous music festival posters in the last couple months is the moniker of a particularly enchanting UK artist. SHELLS’ pop songs often sound quiet and contained at their start, but the sound blossoms on its own. Take Jailbird, for instance, an organic and intricate tune that sounds like a fitting end-of-summer anthem.
Best New Indie Pop
Portland songstress Liyv describes herself as That Weird Girl in High School Who Was Too Into Music. Her newest song entitled Like You Mean It is anything but typical. Though I am not quite sure what exactly is Pastel Pop, she might be the originator of this very interesting genre.
Combining several genres in his newest track called Talk Is Overrated, singer/songwriter Jeremy Zucker is surely capable of dropping a song that emphasizes his musical versatility, as well as talent. We Are The Guard takes a closer look at this youngster’s budding career before he rolls into LA.
A word of caution to all of you reading this week’s edition of our favorite indie pop songs: there is a 99% chance that today’s list will be on repeat all summer long. Let’s get started and hit play on Lana Del Rey, Dillon Francis, KolaJ, and other musical gems.
First Time With You is Kolaj's stellar single about love, happiness and meeting that special someone. Prepare to get your heart gushed. Kolaj’s voice sounds like a ‘90s dream; breezy, emotive, and reverberating with a simple but impressive prowess.