Each week, Vulture highlights the best new music. Listen to them all. As the days grow dark and short and long drawn-out baths are the reward for a year of toil, the warmth of an acoustic paean to a dream of everlasting togetherness can fill a cold space with hope and the desire to recuperate for another trip around the sun. Melancholy, as a concept, is incredibly pervasive in the music we listen to. Dan Snaith, as Caribou, has perfected a sad-on-the-dance-floor strain that manages to celebrate love even as it laments the more painful aspects of it. Laying alone in your mistake. Make it up to me someday.
Ciara - Rooted (feat. Ester Dean)
The new song is an anthem that speaks to ignoring the haters and being proud of who you are. The Madonna and Missy Elliott-assisted track offers a fresh take to the dreamy pop track with each artist offering their unique, signature sound in new verses. The new fiery track is accompanied by a Cole Bennett produced video on Lyrical Lemonade. Latin supergroup Human X teamed up with David Guetta for the reggaeton-house track which calls for Latin s to unite. The first release for the new philanthropic initiative, all proceeds from the track will benefit National Day Laborer Organizing Network, an organization that supports immigrant communities affected by COVID The artist takes a look into the future through signature hauntingly beautiful melodies. The colorful new track follows the narrative of finding one true love.
Alicia Keys - So Done (feat. Khalid)
The ninth full-length studio release for the the Scottish alternative rock trio was produced by Rich Costey. Metascore: User Score: 8. The first full-length release for the Canadian singer-songwriter in eight years was co-produced by Jim Bryson and Ian Fitchuk. User Score: tbd. The latest full-length release for the two-time Grammy winner was inspired by socially and politically-aware albums from ss.