New Music Friday: February 23rd

Curating the best and brightest and most unique music from young, rising artists of today. 

Check out this week’s newest music. You are not going to want to miss out on this week’s freshest finds from country ballads to indie pop bangers. 

1. Maggie Rogers – “Don’t Forget Me”

Maggie Rogers’ new song “Don’t Forget Me” is the latest emotional anthem of 2024. This soft, sweet ode to life and growing up and falling in and out of love is sure to make you shed a couple of tears. “Don’t Forget Me” is an unforgettable song with lyrics that will linger and a melody that will be stuck in your head all day. Throw this song on and let it be the soundtrack for your week. Check out the beautiful artsy music video linked above. 

2. WESSON – “Stay The Same”

Indie band WESSON’s song “Stay the Same” is an echo of the Beatles’ tunes that is sure to resonate with anyone who is a little bit of an old soul. With and eerie rhythmic motif that drives the whole song, this tune is vintage, classy, and timeless. If you are looking for that classic old sound from an up-and-coming band, this song from WESSON is perfect for you. If you like what you hear, make sure to give their new album a listen as well. 

3. BRELAND – “Heartbreak & Alcohol”

This genre-mash-up of a song from artist BRELAND is an elegant and honest groove that meshes R&B vocals with hip-hop backbeats and country lyricism. If you like artists like Khalid or songs like “Old Town Road” then this song is a good pick for you. 

4. Leah Marie Mason – “Your Boyfriend Sucks”

In this song from rising pop-princess Leah Marie Mason, tune into these relatable lyrics and catchy melodies. If you have a friend who is dating someone who you really don’t like, then this song is sure to strike a chord with you. Mason says it best when she sings, “girl run cuz your boyfriend sucks.” And ain’t that the truth? Stream this new bop from Leah Marie Mason today!

5. Cooper Phillip – “She’s A Player”

Cooper Phillip’s new song “She’s A Player” is a pop bop that is sure to be stuck in your head until next week. With vocals that echo that of Katy Perry, this song is the perfect addition to your Spring playlist. If you are a fan of Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez or Alicia Keys, then this song from Cooper Phillip is a must-listen.

6. Ryan Nelson – “The Next One”

Country rock artist Ryan Nelson has just released his brand-new hit “The Next One.” This tune is a humorous, catchy song with top-notch production and creative lyrics like “The best one is always the next one.” If you are looking for a powerful new song to play with the windows down, this is it. It’s edgy, aggressive, and hilarious; everything you could want out of a country-rock banger. Listen to “The Next One” today. 

7. Maren Morris – “Dancing With Myself”

If you haven’t already, then you are going to want to listen to this new pop anthem from Maren Morris. Listen as she takes you through a journey of loving yourself and being ok with being alone and dancing all by yourself. This song paves the way for a journey of self-discovery. With its retro and 80s sound, this song will have you taking a solo dance break in an empty record store. Check out her music video above if you need some dance move inspiration. 

8. Delta Goodrem – “Hearts On The Run”

Rising artist Delta Goodrem has released this high-energy retro pop tune. She is promoting her upcoming tour, and this song is on repeat while she does. If you are looking for something to jam to this week, this song is quick and electric with pop synth melodies. Check out this song from Delta Goodrem and catch a live show in a city near you. 

9. Gabrielle Vaughn – “Erase It”

Gabrielle Vaughn’s latest release “Erase It” is a bittersweet song about getting over love and moving on. With elegant pop production and sweet lyrics about overcoming pain and getting over a past lover. If you want an emotional tune to latch onto this week, this song is a must-listen for you. Make sure to add it to your sad playlist. 

Thanks so much for tuning in to new music Friday; hope you found something to add to your Spring playlist. Check back next week for more great music.