The Playlist, April 22nd 2014
This week's best music from the UK industry's tastemakers.
Passenger / Hearts On FireLABEL: Black Crow/Island Records / CONTACT: Hugo Simpson: firstname.lastname@example.org
After the success of his fourth album All The Little Lights, the Brighton singer/songwriter is ready to release his fifth. Titled Whispers, it's out on June 9. Hearts On Fire is the first official single from the LP, it's out now.
Duck Sauce / NRGLABEL: 3Beat / CONTACT: Toni Tambourine: email@example.com
Named a Hottest Record in the World by BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe, this track is taken from the group's debut album Quack and it's out on June 22. The LP follows on June 29.
Katy Perry / BirthdayLABEL: Virgin EMI / CONTACT: Janet Choudhury: firstname.lastname@example.org
Released as the fourth single from the US singer's latest album Prism, Birthday was written by Perry along with Bonnie McKee and producers Dr. Luke, Max Martin, and Cirkut. Impact date is June 2.
Gorgon City / Here For YouLABEL: Virgin EMI / CONTACT: Beth Drake: email@example.com
Vocalist Laura Welsh teams up with the production duo for this track - the follow up to their top five hit Ready For Your Love. It's out on June 16.
One Republic / Love Runs OutLABEL: Mosley Music/Interscope Records / CONTACT: Mikey Abegunde: firstname.lastname@example.org
Leaked earlier this month, this track from the US band has no official release date as of yet.
Elli Ingram / All Caught UpLABEL: Island / CONTACT: Shane O'Neill: email@example.com
The Brighton singer/songwriter will release her next single on May 26. Taken from The Doghouse EP (out now), it's a Zane Lowe Hottest Record.
Kylie Minogue / I Was Gonna CancelLABEL: Parlophone / CONTACT: Sarah Pritchard: firstname.lastname@example.org
This second single to be released from the Australian singer's latest album Kiss Me Once (out now) is out on May 12. It was written and produced by Pharrell Williams.
Meridian Dan / German WhipLABEL: PMR / CONTACT: Jon Wilkinson: email@example.com
Featuring Big H & JME, this track has clocked up more than one million YouTube plays. It's out now.
Arcade Fire / We ExistLABEL: Sonovox / CONTACT: Bridin Murphy Mitchell: firstname.lastname@example.org
Taken from the Canadian rock band's fourth studio album Reflektor (out now), this track is out on May 26.