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Neo-Soul and Indie Pop Seamlessly Entwine in Haley Fishberger’s Latest Single “Un Known”

Un Known” is the latest soul-baring single from up and coming Pop artist Haley Fishberger which could enamour fans of Daughter and Amy Winehouse alike.

The track kicks off with tenderly beguiling prelude before the momentum builds and slight nuances of Neo-soul, Jazz, and Rock are infused into the soulfully striking Pop ballad which oozes with artistic authenticity.

The seamless progressions may have been unpredictable, but they were executed with stunningly deft mastery, leaving plenty of affirmations in the celestially full-bodied sound that Haley Fishberger is an artist who deserves a spot on your radar.

You can check out Haley Fishberger’s single Un Known for yourselves by heading over to Spotify.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Marcus Brookins – So Will I: Resoundingly Visceral Pop Rock

The amount of conviction found in the title to Marcus Brookins’ latest Pop Rock single “So Will I” is a drop in the ocean to what is in store for you if you hit play on this compelling feat of Christian & Gospel.

The thought-evoking lyrics, the sheer sincerity of the vocal delivery, and resounding genre-transcending instrumental arrangement which defies the concept of genres will leave you arrested at each progressive evolution in the soundscape. And those are just a few of the reasons why you should embark on the epic aural journey this 7-minute track will take you on.

I can guarantee your soul will feel lighter by the time you get to the outro. It’s not only instrumental build-ups which you’ll experience as So Will I progresses. The emotion consistently amplifies before leaving you with the more quiescent melodic instrumental fills to give the lyrics chance to truly resonate. Radio-Ready tracks don’t really come much more powerful than this.

You can check out Marcus Brookins’ single for yourselves by heading over to Spotify.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Summers Ovver – Song for You featuring Litty Lee and Bronson

You can practically taste the amorous romanticism contained in up and coming RnB Pop artist Summers Ovver’s latest single “Song for You” featuring Litty Lee and Bronson.

Stylistically, it may be leagues apart from old school RnB, but in terms of emotion, Summers Ovver has taken his sound right back to the roots of the genre.

Their energetically experimental approach to Song for You hooks you in straight from the glitchy and wavy prelude before the smooth grinding rhythms come into fruition to pull you along with the arrestive grooves.

Finding new RnB artists to get excited about is no easy feat. But Summers Ovver has the style, soul, and signature sound to make a lasting impression on the airwaves. Get them on your radar.

You can check out the sweet summer jam for yourselves by heading over to Spotify now.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Jon Davis Has Made an Unforgettable Pop Debut with Their First Single “Easy”

Up and coming EDM Soul Pop artist Jon Davis has made their debut with the sultrily striking single “Easy”. Expect buttery smooth vocals versing passion-soaked rhythmically flawless lyrics which find the perfect balance between narrative and emotion.

Not many artists succeed in stamping down their signature style with their first single. But Jon Davis perceptibly succeeded with the unpredictable progressions and resounding lyrical wit which is found in this well-rounded, radio-ready hit.

They’ve created the perfect Pop hit by deviating from the archetypal and boldly running with their own boundlessly euphoric yet connectable and resonant style. They’re definitely one to watch if you like to have your finger on the pulse of the hottest breaking Pop talent.

You can check out Jon Davis debut single Easy for yourselves by heading over to Spotify now.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Hatty Keane – Diggin’ You: Stylistically Fierce Retro Soul

Breaking Neo-Soul artist Hatty Keane has proven that soul and attitude can go hand in hand with her strikingly Funk-soaked latest single “Diggin’ You”.

From the first few notes in the prelude, you’re immersed in the snappy electronic beats which are joined by smooth Jazz licks until the instrumentals reach peak momentum and you’re well and truly locked into the magnetic groove of Diggin’ You.

Any fans of Amy Winehouse, Paloma Faith and Lana Del Ray will undoubtedly see the appeal in this firestorm of a radio-ready hit. Yet, you can expect plenty more than assimilation.  You’ll never have heard anything quite like Hatty Keane’s stylistically fierce approach to Retro Soul before.

As Diggin’ You is the first track to be released from Hatty Keane’s EP “Nostalgia”, you’ll definitely want her on your radar.

You can check out Diggin’ You by heading over to Spotify where you’ll also find Hatty Keane’s previously released singles.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Harmonical – No Time to Die (James Bond Theme) featuring Elan Noelle

You may have heard many different variations of The James Bond theme No Time to Die. But, it’s safe to say it has never been as vibrant or as exotic as Harmonical’s uniquely sensuous Reggae reimagining.

Harmonical teamed up with Elan Noelle to create the sun-soaked energetic hit which will allow you to forget to search for similarities in the original. Instead, the warmth which radiates from the instrumentals and the soul which seeps from the vocals combine to offer a rhythmically rapturous soundscape which Harmonical undoubtedly made her own.

Each track we hear from Harmonical affirms just how much talent she harnesses when it comes to emotive, deftly constructed harmonic earworms. As ever, we’re excited to hear what comes next.

You can check out the official video to Harmonical’s groove-filled cover of No Time to Die for yourselves by heading over to YouTube now.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Nia J – Bad Faith: Sweetly Soul-Appeasing Choral Alt Soul Pop

The soul-appeasing melodies in Nia J’s third Alt Pop single “Bad Faith” will have you captivated with just the first few notes.

While many Pop artists fail to find new avenues to take their sound, Nia J experimented with rich choral tones and succinctly layered harmonies to create a track which is so accordant it is practically celestial.

Any fans of John Mayer, Bruno Mars, Daniel Caesar and H.E.R. are sure to appreciate this unique combination of Neo-Soul, Acoustic Folk Pop, and RnB. The sweet colourfully popping notes are the perfect platform for Nia J’s resounding flawlessly pitched vocals. With Bad Faith coming together under a polished production, it’s a radio-ready hit which won’t be out of place on your Alt Pop playlists.

You can check out Nia J’s single Bad Faith for yourselves via Spotify.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Damon K. Clark – Love Me Now: Spellbinding Soul Pop

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Contemporary ballad-style Soul Pop doesn’t come much more captivatingly efficacious than Damon K. Clark’s latest single “Love Me Now”.

Through the directness of the lyrics, Love Me Now feels like a confession straight from the soul. The opening verse pulls you into an evocatively piercing soundscape which utilises soft percussion, nuancedly spellbinding lyrics, and crescendos which will make your own soul recognise the pure unadulterated emotion in the single.

There may be plenty of old school sonorous appeal in Love Me Now, but the Dallas-based artist’s contribution to the airwaves still carries ample amounts of contemporary appeal.

You can listen to Damon K. Clark’s mesmerizingly evocative single Love Me Now by heading over to SoundCloud.

Keep up to date with the artist’s latest releases via Facebook.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Rose White – Instinct: Ambiently Experimental Soul Pop

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With vocals which can instantly beguile, Rose White’s single “Instinct” is a playlist essential for anyone with a penchant for ambiently experimental Soul Pop.

We will always champion the artists who strive towards authenticity instead of accessibility. Rose White’s boldly distinctive songwriting and performance style definitely put her in the former camp. The London-based artist may use the likes of Nina Simone and Amy Winehouse as an influence, but the end product sounds like it slipped out of a Lynchian dream

You’ll be as entranced as the soundscape is thanks to the nuanced shimmering light electronica, soulful vocals and dreamy progressions laced with luscious reverb.

Dark yet transcendent Pop seems like a paradoxical description but you can affirm that with your own ears by heading over to Spotify.

Keep up to date with Rose White’s latest releases via Facebook.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Tessa Devine – Run: Calm & Quiescent Soul-Soaked Indie Pop

When a calm, quiescent frill-free soundscape instantaneously grips you, you know you’ve just stumbled across aural gold. From the first few notes in Australian Singer-Songwriter Tessa Devine’s stunning Indie single “Run”, we were hooked.

It’s natural, it’s organic, and it boasts the same even mellifluous magnetism as singles such as Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car”. Run might not be able to offer the same nostalgia when you press play, but you’ll hear the exact same talent and level of raw undiluted emotion. Additionally, Tessa Devine went one step further and ensured that the melodies were crafted for 21st-century airwaves. There’s a slight hint of Moody Indie Pop in Run. But with the warmth in Tessa Devine’s vocals and the light melodic guitar work, the full tonal palette was covered.

You can check out Tessa Devine’s latest single for yourselves by heading over to SoundCloud. With the promises for plenty more singles to come in 2020, you may want to place her firmly on your radars.

Review by Amelia Vandergast