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Palm Trees: French pop artist Jaarna stops for a minute in a peaceful place on Bike Ride

After previously releasing an EP under a different stage name, Jaarna cruises to exactly the place she has been envisioning forever on the lovely new single Bike Ride.

Jaarna is a Toulouse, France-based indie pop singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has been writing for over 14 years.

Inspired by a wide range of music genres and artists such as Skott, Taylor Swift and Bastille, she sets herself apart with her compelling writing, haunting vocals and powerful melodies.” ~ Jaarna

Brushing her hair with cold hands but with bags of determination to keep the rest of her body warm, Jaarna sends us into a whole new world with an extra electronic boost to wipe away all tears.

Bike Ride from Toulouse, France-based indie pop singer-songwriter Jaarna is a single all about trying to let go of something so beautiful, that refuses to leave. Sung with so much honesty and a sweet vocal experience, this is a rather special song which will clear all eyes and get us back into the right mindset again.

Washing away the past will only flow in better fragments of the future.

Listen up further on Spotify to heal the soul.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

No More Tears: Morgane Oll leads us into infinity on Lightyear

Featuring an appearance from John Clementine, Morgane Oll wonders if it’s all a dream with the planet-seeking stunner to stare at the stars with, Lightyear.

Morgane Oll aka Morgane Ollivier is a Paris, France-based indie pop-folk artist who studied at the Royal Conservatory of Mons in Belgium and has been in the music world since she could barely walk.

Morgane’s father was a singer in the 1970s, and she often felt connected to him through his music, despite the difficulties of growing up in a family that moved frequently. Her mother passed away when she was just two years old, and the loss has inspired much of Morgane’s music. The song “She Falls” is a poignant tribute to her mother and a reflection of the sorrow and grief she feels.” ~ Morgane Oll

With a keen eye for words and so much authentic class, we find a super performance from Morgane Oll just waiting to be opened up like a much-awaited present. Catching our hearts and taking our minds into a distant place, this is a real gem to cuddle with when everything gets a bit too much.

Lightyear from the multi-talented Paris, France-based indie pop-folk artist Morgane Oll is a ray of hope and rather welcomed for its elegant mindset. Soaked in a magnetic combination of such outstanding proportions, this is a rather memorable song which has been carefully crafted with an excellent gaze of beauty to behold.

Hear more on Spotify. See more on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Ben Edgar shows us that reassuring fighting spirit with his latest release, ‘We’re Still Young’

Knowing that everything will be okay again if we keep our heads high no matter what is around the corner, Ben Edgar returns with an inspiring story that shall help heal your spirit up to be stronger than yesterday with, ‘We’re Still Young‘.

Ben Edgar is a New Zealand-born, Sydney, Australia-based indie singer-songwriter who makes that cinematic-like music which takes your mind away from any stresses you’re currently feeling.

His origins in percussive music and his love of folk led him to fuse the two styles, forging his own unique sound as a singer and percussive-guitarist.” ~ Ben Edgar

Showing us that anything is actually achievable, even if the easier option is to give up in the face of adversity, Ben Edgar displays that enlightening message which we all need to enter the deepest part of our soul.

With a tender tone, self-aware lyrics, and a splendid ambience to close our eyes with, there is so much to enjoy here from an artist who urges us to lift that mind above the noisy clouds.

I wrote We’re Still Young in late 2019, having spent some time thinking about resilience and maintaining hope in the face of adversity. To me, it speaks of never giving up and hopefully inspires listeners to use well what time we each have. We’re Still is the first of two singles coming out in the lead-up to my debut EP release in early September.” ~ Ben Edgar

We’re Still Young‘ from Sydney, Australia-based indie singer-songwriter Ben Edgar is a tremendously calming single that will set you free from any self-doubts that have been slowly creeping in like a ghost in the right. His aura is so uplifting and serene beyond what we felt before, in this world that can break you in half if you aren’t careful.

Never giving up, no matter the odds, is the only way to truly live after all.

Listen up to this new single on Spotify and see more via his IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Luccini Sweets feels like he’s floating into the stars right now on ‘Inner Stellar’ (feat. James Izcray)

Sensing that his ultimate glow is here and its time to just go with it no matter who thinks otherwise, Luccini Sweets shows us the rockstar light that shall take him into a new galaxy with the catchy new release, ‘Inner Stellar(feat. James Izcray).

Luccini Sweets is a Nantes, France-based indie RnB singer-songwriter, award-winning director and music producer who has Congolese heritage and started composing music when he was 13 years old.

Born to an artist family, his father was considered Africa’s most influential Vocalists and prolific songwriters. While he was clearly influenced by his family tastes, African Rumba, Jazz and Urban music from his brothers and sisters, Luccini imparted his obsession with 80’s pop music as well.” ~ Luccini Sweets

Inspired by 70s soul music, 90s trip hop, hip hop and RnB, Luccini Sweets sends us into another universe altogether that shall get your whole body feeling alive with positive anticipation, with a smooth performance backed with a fabulously divine beat.

He made his debut single, “Escalate,” that entered Belgian national radio JAM Radio’s Summer 2021 playlist.” ~ Luccini Sweets 

Inner Stellar(feat. James Izcray) from Nantes, France-based indie RnB singer-songwriter/director/music producer Luccini Sweets delves into his confident mindset to produce something rather extraordinary here than shall awaken your whole imagination. He seems to shed a ray of glorious sunshine on our spirits when we needed it most, to get us thinking that anything is actually possible when we look up into the sky and take action.

Listen up to this new single on Spotify and see more via the IG page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Sweden-based fairy folk artist extraordinaire Alba James sends us something rather special on ‘Tired’

After showing us where the stars are on her gorgeous single from late 2021 called ‘Moonchild‘, Alba James truly wonders if she was actually happy before on her irresistible new single, ‘Tired‘.

Alba James is a Sweden-based French indie-folk singer-songwriter who makes the kind of caring music that shall warm your soul.

I believe in fairies and find that there are never enough backing vocals in a song. When I grow up I want to live in a treehouse and play the ukulele all day.” ~ Alba James

Blessing our awaiting ears with another wonderfully authentic song that shows us her true beauty, Alba James reflects the feeling of the current world with another stunning effort that is certainly made from the heart. There is so much kindness and true love in this superb creation, that will put you into such a meditative mood of wonder.

Tired‘ from Sweden-based France-born indie-folk singer-songwriter Alba James is one of the most exquisite singles you might ever hear. She sings from the core and this is a message that wonders if she was actually in a cheerful state before, as she feels let down by someone who she thought wouldn’t disappoint as they did.

With her sweet vocals, this kind-hearted soul is so incredible on this reflective single, that might have you gazing outside and wondering if you will ever find that special human who completely delights your imagination forever.

Listen to this incredible single on Spotify and see more of her kind energy on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

France-based Fran Ray reminds us to never forget the power of the people on ‘Mighty Hearts’

First written for her second studio album ‘Scarlett and Black’, Fran Ray opens up our eyes after her vivid dream that has changed her perspective for the better on the chain-breaking single, ‘Mighty Hearts‘.

Fran Ray is a France-based indie RnB artist whose vocals weave calmly into components of Folk, Jazz and that sweet Soul that has you clicking your fingers in joyous eruption.

Starting out as young as 16 in London Jam sessions and being a regular performer at The Jazz Café and 100 Club, Fran Ray now resides France and plays to packed rooms at various venues all over France.” ~ Fran Ray

Radiating only positive exuberance that converts your mood and might even cause you to turn your frown into a smile, Fran Ray is one of those special souls who sings from the heart and her honest vocals make you fall in love with this genuine energy. Showing us that we must never give up and join forces rather than drift apart during this vital time for humankind, this is exactly the type of message that is needed to bring a sense of unison to those who feel like all is lost.

Mighty Hearts‘ from the France-based indie singer-songwriter Fran Ray, is a single that can be played to and shall be loved by all ages. This is an inspirational story about holding hands so that we may all work better to make this beautiful world a much better place than it is today. With glorious vocals that have you turning the volume up and a groovy vibe that might have you trying out a cheeky dance move, this is a foot-tapping experience that will have you feeling so much hope again after so much darkness before.

Listen in to this lush new single on Spotify and see more stories via the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

London’s Lys Davidson doesn’t want to be alone tonight on ‘For You’

Working alongside her sister Mathilde and trusted friend Mario Cortese on this wonderfully touching creation, Lys Davidson is quite extraordinary on a beautifully-sung single which is full of reflection about someone who you know you probably shouldn’t be with but stay intertwined nonetheless on ‘For You‘.

Lys Davidson is a multi-skilled Hertfordshire-born, London, UK-based indie singer-songwriter, fashion photographer, and music producer.

After spending 7 years of her childhood in France, you feel her cultured outlook shine through on this emotive single that is all about staying together with a soul who only seems into you when they have a drink in their hand.

I’ve always surrounded myself with various musical genres; from R&B to musical theatre.” ~ Lys Davidson

Sending us a captivating and daydream-filled story that will be so appropriate for many of us who have felt trapped and helpless in a relationship before, Lys Davidson is the type of musician you simply treasure due to her excellent lyrics and endearing voice that is so serene and truly is a highly worthwhile listen.

For You‘ from the London-based singer-songwriter and music producer Lys Davidson, is a stunningly honest soundtrack for anyone who feels ensnared in two places. You wish sometimes that you were in a different location with a lover who was there for you no matter what time it was, however, you don’t want to be alone so end up staying for now. Until your soul knows that it’s time to leave forever.

Hear this excellent new single on her Spotify and see more via IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

I Want Chills: Gaby Duboisjoli returns with the memorable French/English single ‘J’veux des frissons’

Motivated by her parents’ career as cancan soloists at the legendary Moulin Rouge in Paris, Gaby Duboisjoli is back with her superbly-created single that might take your breath away with its true beauty on display with ‘J’veux des frissons‘.

Gaby Duboisjoli is a multi-genre loving rural French village-born, London-based indie electro-pop solo artist and pianist who is always looking to evolve her musical compositions.

J’veux des frissons was commissioned by Litzic Music and is a poem written by Sylvie Helly set to music and performed by female indie artist Gaby Duboisjoli. it will be premiered live on 12 October as part of the Arts Council funded “Women Do South” festival in Clapham, London. The track was mastered by Joe Nevis, and speaks of missing the stage, the thrill of performing and the buzz of an audience.” ~ Gaby Duboisjoli

With her lusciously cultivated vocal proficiency that is quite bone-tingling at times, Gaby Duboisjoli is at her best on a well-constructed single which shows off her elevated mindset which is truly a wonderful listen.

J’veux des frissons‘ from the sensational London-based indie artist Gaby Duboisjoli, is a delightful experience that will have you closing your eyes and envisioning being with that special person who gives you the chills when you see them. Sung with a calming ambience that is such a pleasure to witness – this is the kind of track to put on loud after a long day as you soak gleefully in a hot bubble bath with the candles lit beside you – as it might cause you to feel a lot more relaxed than before, as you take your tired mind away from any stress in the world.

Hear this new single on Spotify and see more on the IG music page.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

New Era: Saults return with much-awaited new single ‘Stuck in Old Fantasy’

After two years of silence musically while their close bond with real fans on social media only grew closer, Saults make their much-anticipated return with a catchy track all about being ‘Stuck in Old Fantasy‘.

Saults is a France-based indie Pop band who were formally living their dream in London before this horrific pandemic forced them back home.

The creative duo make an electric blend of music vibrations made with love to entertain all listeners, as they add in a fresh sprinkle of Funk and Rock to excite us all.

Produced by Jack Wilson, you feel that this is the start of something special for the Sault’s brothers. Sung with a marvelously buoyant pureness and featuring their signature funky style – that has you joyously clicking your fingers and winking cheekily at your giggling crush – there is much to love here about a song that has us feeling so much happier than before.

Stuck in Old Fantasy‘ from the France-based indie Pop three-piece brother act Saults, is a don’t-waste-your-time gem about trying to move on. Performed with a reinvigorated edge from a band who have clearly missed releasing music to their old and new fans. there is a crisp taste here that feels so deliciously good.

Check out this epic new track on Spotify and see more news about this quick-rising band on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen

Every Night I Come To You: Fabulously genuine French folk singer-songwriter Alba James heads to the stars on the beautifully authentic ‘Moonchild’

As she links hands with her true love and beams a smile so delightful you will never forget its undeniable elegance, Alba James lovingly looks up to see the sparkling sky above that can guide us to those special places we surely need to visit on ‘Moonchild‘.

Alba James is a France-born, Sweden-based indie folk artist with a sweet heart and an exquisite voice that will help you heal from all the worries in the world.

Here, between the endless forests and the silent snow falling, I write songs with my ukulele and my tiny heart.” ~ Alba James

With a crisply kind and dreamy fairy-like ambiance nostalgically echoing from all corners, there is so much to love here from the wonderful Alba James. She leads us onto the right path and organically tells us the story about taking a step back, to let the incredible universe show you the way. Letting those remarkable constellations take you to places you only dreamed of before, is the only way to truly find that inner peace after all.

Moonchild‘ from the Sweden-based indie folk solo singer-songwriter Alba James, is an angelic gem sent to help us heal from all the toxic air around so that we may breathe properly again. She sings with a deliciously pure blend of succulent edibles for us to nibble on gently, whilst we are taking a stroll into nature again. This is that perfectly-timed calming type of music vibration we all needed, after feeling so anxious lately from all the worlds events.

The universe can be so simple and majestically beautiful, if you just let your mind wonder.

Hear this gorgeously wrapped single on Spotify and see her peaceful life on IG.

Reviewed by Llewelyn Screen