Kings favorite Lucy Daydream dropped the new track Dizzy, a dreamy indie anthem. The duo tells Kings, “The song is finding a sense of peace. When you just let all of your thoughts out in the open, and don’t control them. You just let them be, let yourself feel it all, and live. The track also landed on Apple’s Alt Pop Playlist. Before crafting original songs in a basement studio, the indie pop duo began posting music covers. Post Malone’s ‘Go Flex‘ which was one of their first covers clocked over 2 million YouTube streams. Check it out.
Look out for James Smith’s new track Tell Me That You Love Me. In the vein of John Legend’s All Of Me, it sounds like an adult contemporary smash. The UK singer-songwriter released his debut EP Little while the title track garnered over 3 million streams. The latest track which was co-written and produced by James was inspired by a heartbreak. James reveals, “It was inspired by my first heartbreak, something I didn’t want to happen but it was inevitable, it’s the story of our last couple of days together, ‘pretending it’s all alright’. Hearing the band & gospel choir for the first time completely blew my mind”. Give it a stream.
Nashville new comer Kat Saul drops the pop track Middle Name which is worth listening to. Her previous single release Nic Miller did well with a shoutout from popular New Gurl actor Jake Johnson on Instagram. It landed on Spotify’s New Music Friday, featured on the podcast series Anna Faris Is Unqualified and picked up blog love from Pop Dust. Check it out!
Look out for chill electro pop artist Becky. She just released the infectious track Stay Strong which quickly garnered 50k Spotify streams. She cites Alessia Cara and Ariana Grande as influences. Becky tells Kings, “Stay Strong is about staying true to who you are in spite of the tough challenges life throws at you. The Bay Area artist says, “The biggest challenge I face is believing in my self and making sure I love what I am creating before seeking the approval of others. I had to realize that the only person who can decide what I am worth, is me”.
Kings favorite Dan Crossley dropped a new track Call Back. Having clocked nearly 500k streams and the attention of tastemakers, his latest track blends pop, R&B, and soul. Crossley says, “Call Back was written about that situation we’ve all been in; waiting for someone you’re interested in to call you back, but they never do. The track focuses on longing to hear their voice and wondering what could have been.” The 23 year old also notes that if he could go back in time, it would be in the golden age of pop. “I would definitely love to head back to the 90’s – Pop music has never been the same!” Check it out!