The lead single from the new Christine And The Queens album is so good. Have you heard it? “To be honest” dropped about a month ago, heralding the impending arrival of PARANOÏA, ANGELS, TRUE LOVE, a 20-track opus co-produced by Mike Dean. Last night on Colbert, Chris gave an impassioned, theatrical solo performance of the song involving angel wings. It was a reminder that “To be honest” is one of the best ’80s and ’90s pastiches to emerge in years, a guitar-laced synth-pop anthem with a warm, tender, glowing center. Watch below.
Terrace Martin – “Snooze” (SZA Cover)
Last month, producer Terrace Martin put out a new album as Dinner Party, his collaboration with Robert Glasper and Kamasi Washington. Martin’s most recent solo album was 2021’s DRONES, and today he’s announcing a new full-length, Fine Tune, which is scheduled to be released next month. Its lead single is an instrumental interpretation of SZA’s […]
Squid – “The Blades”
Next month, UK outfit Squid are releasing a new album, O Monolith, the follow-up to their 2021 debut Bright Green Field. They announced it back in February with “Swing (In A Dream),” and in April they circled back with “Undergrowth.” Today, Squid are sharing “The Blades,” which is accompanied by a video by director Kasper […]
Allegra Krieger – “Nothing In This World Ever Stays Still”
The New York City-based singer/songwriter Allegra Krieger has announced a new album, I Keep My Feet On The Fragile Plane, her follow-up to last year’s Precious Thing and her first for Double Double Whammy. She once again produced it with Luke Temple and today she’s sharing its lead single, the slippery and shifting “Nothing In […]