We scour the musical landscape to bring you the best new songs of the week
Every Friday sees the new album and single releases hit online and the stores, and here's our picks of the five songs you should be listening to this weekend.
Kendrick Lamar - "untitled 07 2014-2016"
As is the way of the world now, another day another surprise album release. Lamar has followed up his multi-award winning To Pimp A Butterfly with untitled unmastered., with eight tracks dating back from 2013 to 2016. The below track features a beat supplied by Egypt Dean, the five year old son of Alicia Keys and super-producer Swizz Beatz.
M83 - "Do It, Try It"
Inspired by ELO, the new M83 track is terrifyingly euphoric, plus it has a singing dog on the music video. Frontman Anthony Gonzalez has already said that the upcoming album has songs with titles such as ‘Bibi The Dog’, ‘The Wizard’ and ‘Lazer Gun', so without wanting to jump to conclusions, obviously this will be the greatest album of all time.
Iggy Pop - "Sunday"
Teaming up with Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme for upcoming collaborative album Post Pop Depression, something of a follow-up to his 1977 collab album Lust For Life with David Bowie, Iggy Pop has claimed this could be his last ever album. All the more reason to enjoy his new music while we still can on this last single from the project.
Miike Snow - "For U" featuring Charli XCX
In another form, Miike Snow are also mostly known as Bloodyshy & Avant, the pop geniuses behind Britney's "Toxic", Christina Milian's "AM To PM" or Rachel Steven's "Sweet Dreams My LA Ex". They've also developed this act on the side, and on their just released third album iii, they've teamed up with pop-princess Charli XCX for this jittery, infectious jam.
Rihanna - "Consideration" featuring SZA
With "Work" still doing the rounds on the charts, all eyes are on what single Ri-Ri releases from ANTI next. After performing it live at the Brit Awards last month, it has been slowly creeping up the charts, leading many to believe that it'll be the next official single. Even if it isn't, it's still definitely worth a listen, with Rihanna calling out her critics for not taking her seriously.