Happy Listening – the 5 best new releases of the week

This weeks edition of Happy listening goes out to all of you who are NOT at Splendour In The Grass. Instead of getting sweaty in a mosh, peeing in a portaloo and freezing to death, let’s lap up all the latest and greatest tunes of the week in comfort.

This week is a big one for singles, with local legends Jade Imagine and Eagle Eye Jones blessing our ears alongside the lovely Leon Bridges.

Jade Imagine press shot
Jade Imagine

Get your headphones ready, we’ve got the best new tunes of the week lined up for you. So bit back, relax and enjoy some sonic bliss with Happy listening.

Jade Imagine – The News

Melbourne’s Jade Imagine have been at the top of of their game as of late, with The News marking their third single released this year. The song  offers some social commentary on the perpetual nature of news and politics.

With a jangly melody, a killer bassline and self-reflective lyrics, the song is scarily relatable. Her debut album Basic Love is set for release on August 2nd and we can’t wait to give it a listen!

Cosmo’s Midnight – Have It All feat Age.Sex.Location

With serious disco vibes paired against the duo’s signature electro-pop production, Cosmo’s Midnight have created yet another head banging tune.

Speaking about the track, the boys shared:

“‘Have it All’ is about crushing on someone hard and you’re not shy to tell them. It feels right so the flirting flows hard n fast. The chorus basically sums it up ‘If you want it you can have it all.'”

Whitney –  Valleys (My Love)

Chicago indie rock outfit Whitney are back with a new single entitled Valleys (My Love). It’s a mellow and feel-good track showcasing beautiful instrumentation coupled with Julien Elrich’s signature soft falsetto.

The release comes in anticipation for their forthcoming album Forever Turned Around set for August 30th.

Eagle Eye Jones – Lady Of The Rose

Eagle Eye Jones’ latest tune Lady Of The Rose is infectious and catchy as ever, with jazzy and smooth vocals complimented by melodic electric guitar interjections.

With their upcoming album Moon Rose Red set to be released on August 9th, we can’t wait to hear more of their signature groove-laden sounds.

Leon Bridges – That Was Yesterday

The warm fuzzy feeling we all get when we hear any of Leon Bridges’ songs is very much apparent on his latest track That Was Yesterday.

The acoustic tune reflects on the past with honest lyricism alongside his iconic soulful vocals, which have solidified him as one of the greatest artists of today.