Song of the Day: Someone Like You – Marcello Spooks (ft. LOLÈ)

Only a few months after his last single ‘Replace U’, MARCELLO SPOOKS is back with more ear candy in the form of ‘Someone Like You’.

From the get-go, the smooth electric piano combined with lush vocals from LOLÈ immediately sets mood right before the 808’s drop and Marcello reflects on past midsummer nights with an old flame.

Earlier this year, the East London MC teamed up with producer Maschine Man Tim to deliver the EP ‘All Time High’, riding the wave of success created by his 2016 single ‘Boom’ which has racked up an impressive amount of views and enjoyed support from the likes of BBC 1xtra, Pyro Radio and Fubar Radio, UKHH and Blurred Culture.

The video, directed by Jay Sentrosi and Eric Myers, is a work of art in itself, and sees Marcello Spooks reminiscing by The Thames riverside, as he flips through the pages of his book of rhymes. These calming visuals are juxtaposed with a more sinister scene which references the poisoned apple from Snow White.

Well here’s your chance to watch the video for ‘Someone Like You.’

 

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Song of the Day: Once More: Nambyar

Ahead of his performance at Pitch Festival this Saturday, new alt-R&B artist NAMBYAR unveiled gorgeous slow motion visuals for single ‘Once More’.

Melting sumptuous ambient synths, NAMBYAR surrounds his soulful vocals with tender and strikingly understated beats. His enigmatic and entrancing sound is aptly illustrated in the compelling video accompanying the new cut; where the singer’s confessional, intensely emotional and cinematic lyrics take center stage.

‘Once More’ is the follow-up to his debut track ‘Warm In The Winter’, which saw support from the likes of MTV. The track reached half a million streams within a month of release, making it onto Spotify’s ‘New Music Friday’ Playlist.

Born to a Fijian father and Dutch mother, NAMBYAR relocated to a small village just above Amsterdam to work on his own music for the last three years, honing his songwriting and production.

Initially inclined towards guitar-driven melodies and playing in a band, NAMBYAR’s current sound developed when he started writing songs on PolySix and Prophet analogue synthesizers in his own studio. The bold statement of an artist letting go of his past, ‘Once More’ was one of the first songs he wrote while holed up in the studio. This solitary time fed an uninhibited new musical focus.

With his live credentials already including a performance at this year’s Eurosonic festival, this newcomer has been making his mark on the European electronic circuit, with writing credits including Swedish pop singer Erik Rapp’s new single ‘Look Like Lovers’ and a live performance confirmed at Amsterdam’s Pitch Festival on 1st July, the talented artist is sure to make waves with ‘Once More’. Check out the video.

Song of the Day: Love Pain – Kreative (ft Samgeeeez)

Terrell Dominique Paul – otherwise known as KREATIVE– makes his entry here on NEW LEASE MUSIC with his single, entitled ‘Love Pain’.

Oozing an infectious mix of modern hip-hop and pop, ‘Love Pain’ stole today’s hotspot  for its prominent message to surround yourself with people who truly appreciate you and value your worth.

This cracker is worth a trial as this young emcee from New Orleans have some very wise words!

Upcoming Release: Played – Melisa Whiskey

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Overflowing with soul and emotion, Played is the rousing introduction to the velvety, caramel tones of MELISA WHISKEY.

A poignant reflection of a relationship, Played is both atmospheric and poetic, displaying Whiskey’s finesse as both a writer and singer.

The record is the first to be taken from her forthcoming debut E.P, due early 2017, which is the first release on her own label Whiskey Music. However, Melisa is no stranger to music and you may recognize her unmistakable vocals from the anthemic ‘Threshold’ by UK dance producer Redlight and ‘Searching’ from the house legend Roger Sanchez, both of which have been released over the last year.

Taking to her roots and influence, from the likes of Lauryn Hill, Sade and Amy Winehouse, Melisa’s own releases lay her expressive, soulful style bare and in full glory. Elements of vulnerability glint through and are met by the juxtaposition of the power and strength within her voice as the lyrics resonate.

Not to be missed…have a listen to Played.

New Music Video: Gabriel Wolfchild & The Northern Light – Runaways

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Atmospheric folk musical collective GABRIEL WOLFCHILD & THE NORTHERN LIGHTS have released a music video to Runaways. The touching single is the first release from the forthcoming debut EP, Morning Like These.

Frontman Gabriel gained national media attention following a successful blind audition on NBC’s The Voice last year and later formed his band, Gabriel Wolfchild and The Northern Light.

Armed with support from fellow musicians, Gabriel created his upcoming EP, which features a range of raw acoustic sounds with the electricity of cinematic alternative rock, used to convey both the beauty and the darker side of human existence.

The heart-warming new music video for Runaways features various footage of strangers hugging each other in public places, revealing love in it’s purest yet most powerful form – Take time out and have a quick peek.