Picks Of The Month: April 2017 Playlist

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in April 2017. Spring has sprung, the days are getting longer, and April saw a ton of great new…

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Foster The People Releases Three New Songs On Mini EP, III

Our favorite indie pop band, Foster The People, is back! It's been three years since their last album, Supermodel, came out, and six years since we first heard their debut, Torches. After bassist Cubbie Fink left in 2015, the band spent a couple of years working on their next record. This month they've slowly built up…

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Fall Out Boy Drops “Young And Menace” From Upcoming Album, ‘M A N I A’

It's been a minute since Fall Out Boy released any music. Their last album, American Beauty / American Psycho, came out in January 2015, and launched singles like "Uma Thurman," "Centuries," "Irresistible," and its title track. The band has been quiet for the last year, releasing only a cryptic short film called "Bloom" last September. Now,…

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Hear Up-And-Coming Singer JAQ.’s Debut Single, “Starving 2”

You may not have heard of her yet, but trust us when we say JAQ. is an artist you need to hear. Originally from Connecticut, JAQ. (full name Jackie Lipson) moved to Los Angeles to pursue a music career. She auditioned for season 10 of The Voice in 2016 with a performance of Elle King's hit "Ex's…

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Welcome To… Evanescence: 20 Songs To Revisit Ahead Of Their New Album

Evanescence is amazing. But some of you may have missed the band's initial heyday in the mid-2000s. Their biggest hit is their heart-wrenching ballad, "My Immortal," but you'll recognize songs like "Bring Me To Life" and "Call Me When You're Sober," too. After releasing Fallen in 2003 and The Open Door in 2006, it was…

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Find Your Name In This Playlist! 80 Songs Titled After People’s Names

Last week, we shared a star-studded playlist of songs featuring famous names in their titles. Everyone from Cleopatra and Albert Einstein to Mick Jagger and Amy Winehouse appeared in the song titles. Even characters from Greek mythology, 20th century literature, and movies had a chance to shine. This week, we offer a playlist with double…

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Hear Lana Del Rey’s New Duet With The Weeknd, “Lust For Life”

Last month, Lana Del Rey announced her new album, Lust For Life, will be out this spring. Following the first single, "Love," we can now hear Lana's new single and title track. The Weeknd (aka Abel Tesfaye) co-wrote "Lust For Life" and sings on the song with Lana. "Lust For Life" is a grand duet, and…

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Paramore Surprises With New Single “Hard Times” Off Upcoming Album, ‘After Laughter’

Paramore is back! After four long years, the trio hit us hard today with a new single, its music video, and an album announcement. They premiered "Hard Times" along with its colorful music video this morning. If you liked the sound of "Still Into You" and "Ain't It Fun" from their last album, you'll probably…

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Welcome To… The All-American Rejects: 25 Songs You Need In Your Life

Who doesn't love The All-American Rejects? The band started in the early 2000s with their self-titled debut. In 2005, The All-American Rejects garnered tons of attention with their hit singles, "Dirty Little Secret," "Move Along," and "It Ends Tonight," all from their second album, Move Along. They earned a hit again in 2008 with "Gives…

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Famous Names: 40 Songs Named After Well-Known Celebrities & Characters

Names come up a lot in music. But how often do artists sing about famous people? Check out these 40 songs with famous names. These song titles cover well-known actors and actresses, musicians, politicians, and scientists. We also included songs named after popular characters. Fairy-tale princesses? Check! Western film acting legends? They're here! We also…

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See Final Installment Of ‘Green Day: The Early Years’ Documentary

Three weeks ago, Spotify debuted their first installment of Green Day: The Early Years, a four-part documentary chronicling the band’s path to success. Chapter One talked about Green Day’s start as Sweet Children. Then we got Chapter Two: “Best Thing In Town,” talking about how Tré Cool joined the band, they recorded Kerplunk!, and the band started seeing success…

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Throwback To Muse’s Best Song, “Starlight”

In 2006, alternative rock band Muse released their fourth studio album. The band had been steadily rising in popularity, both in their native United Kingdom and abroad. After starting with "Supermassive Black Hole," "Starlight" was released as the second single from Black Holes & Revelations. The ballad, which gave the album its name, is perhaps the most…

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Welcome To… Sara Bareilles: 20 Songs That Will Make You A Fan

This year is a special anniversary for Sara Bareilles. Ten years ago, Sara released her first major label album, Little Voice, and its lead single, "Love Song," became the kind of hit musicians dream about. Since then, Sara has churned out singles like "King Of Anything" and "Brave," both empowering anthems. Now, a full decade after…

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Lana Del Rey Shares Cover Art For New Album, ‘Lust For Life’

Two weeks ago, Lana Del Rey announced her new album Lust For Life in a witchy trailer. The only song we've heard so far is the lead single, "Love," though we know The Weeknd had a hand in writing the title track. Though Lana still hasn't revealed the release date (rumor has it the album…

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Back To 2007: 55 Singles That Turn 10 This Year

Ten years have flown by! Who here remembers the songs that were big in 2007? It was a major year for music, opening the door to many of today's stars and continuing the success of others who may no longer dominate radio. In 2007, Rihanna had her first astronomical hit with "Umbrella," paving the way for…

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Review: Michelle Branch Is Reborn On Long-Awaited Comeback ‘Hopeless Romantic’

At the beginning of the century, you couldn't turn on the radio without hearing a Michelle Branch song blasting through the speakers. Songs like "Everywhere," "All You Wanted," and a Santana collaboration called "Game Of Love" were pop rock staples that appeared, well, everywhere, from MTV to popular romantic comedies. But Michelle left that all behind…

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Alicia Keys Quietly Releases New EP, ‘Vault Playlist Vol. 1’

Alicia Keys just released a new EP, Vault Playlist Vol. 1. The surprise release contains four deep cuts spanning Alicia's career, reimagining hits and sharing studio versions of previously unreleased songs. First up, hear an acoustic version of "No One," Alicia's colossal 2007 hit that announced her third album, As I Am. Here, acoustic guitar joins Alicia, helping her break…

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Shakira Shares New Single, “Me Enamoré,” Along With Cute Lyric Video

Shakira has been busy lately! She's been working on her upcoming 11th studio album, and just released a second taste of the new music. "Me Enamoré" (which means "I fell in love) is the second single she's released from the album. It follows her 2016 single, "Chantaje," featuring Colombian singer Maluma. "Me Enamoré" is a fun,…

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BANKS Surprise-Releases New Single, “Crowded Places”

Surprise, BANKS fans! Even though she just released her sophomore album The Altar last September, BANKS is already putting out new music. After hinting at a new song yesterday, BANKS released her new single "Crowded Places" today. She wrote the song for the last season of Girls, which officially ends on April 16th. The HBO series…

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DREAMCAR Shares Lyric Video For New Song, “Born To Lie”

Last month, the new group DREAMCAR premiered their first single, "Kill For Candy," off their upcoming self-titled debut album. Now the No Doubt/AFI supergroup is back with a second taste of the new music. "Born To Lie" is a cheeky new wave song about wanting to love, or even like, someone. And yet something about him…

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Green Day Is “Having A Blast” In Chapter 3 Of ‘The Early Years’ Documentary

Two weeks ago, Spotify debuted their first installment of Green Day: The Early Years, a four-part documentary chronicling the band’s path to success. Chapter One talked about Green Day’s start as Sweet Children. Last week we got Chapter Two: “Best Thing In Town,” talking about how Tré Cool joined the band, they recorded Kerplunk!, and the band started…

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Throwback To When Garbage Took The World By Storm With “Only Happy When It Rains”

You've probably heard that "April showers bring May flowers." Now that April and early spring are upon us, we can expect some indecisive weather and maybe some torrential rain, and we might was well enjoy it. Garbage certainly seems to! Let's celebrate April's showers with one of our favorite hits of the last 25 years, "Only Happy…

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Muse Are Back In The Studio And Promise A “New Song Coming Soon”

Over the last few months, Muse has been quietly recording new material. Between December and March, frontman Matt Bellamy and drummer Dom Howard have shared a handful of behind-the-scenes looks at them in the studio, busy writing songs and tracking drums. Now it looks like some of those new tunes will reach fans' ears very soon!…

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Welcome To… BANKS: 10 Songs You Need To Hear Now

Welcome to... BANKS. A Los Angeles native, Jillian Banks - better known simply as BANKS - has been taking the alternative R&B and alternative pop worlds by storm with her unique, resolutely dark music. She burst onto the scene in 2013 with two EPs, Fall Over and London. In 2014, her first full-length album, Goddess, enchanted and…

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All 20 Natasha Bedingfield Songs You Missed Since ‘Strip Me’

What ever happened to Natasha Bedingfield? After she released her (severely under-appreciated) album Strip Me back in December 2010, it seems that disappeared from the music scene. She certainly hasn't dropped an album or even EP in that time. Natasha has spent the last five years writing songs and recording songs. Promises of a new album still linger, but…

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New All-American Rejects Lyric Video For First Single “Sweat” Coming Next Month

It may be April Fool's day, but this is not a drill: The All-American Rejects' first single from their upcoming EP is finished and ready for us! Don't get too excited - we can't watch it yet. But frontman Tyson Ritter did confirm that the lyric video is not for their 2016 song, "DGAF." Instead, the…

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