New Music Mondays #12

It's been a pretty rough couple of weeks. I haven't posted a blog post since June 22nd and it's very fitting that the first one back would be a New Music Monday. There's nothing more therapeutic than a day at the beach and some great music. I spent a lot of time thinking and trying to find some new music to put my soul at ease. Here's some of my faves. 

Like a Wrecking Ball - Eric Church

"Like a Wrecking Ball" Eric Church

Category: Most Likely to Turn Me Into a Sobbing Mess

I've been getting down to my southern roots a lot lately and this song came out of that. It's so good. Reminds me of old rock n' roll. Makes me an emotional mess. 

Harder to Lie - David Ramirez

"Harder to Lie" David Ramirez

Category: Nicest Sounding Sad Song

I liked this song immediately because I thought it was pretty, but after digging a little deeper, I'm a little disturbed by the message. Ultimately the guy in the song has fooled this girl into thinking he's a better person than he is, but now it's getting harder to lie to her. Still lying, just getting harder. WTH. Unfortunately I feel like this is something that plagues most relationships. Bummer, but true.

Not That Simple - Mike Posner

"Not That Simple" Mike Posner

Category: Too Close to Home

Lush Life - Zara Larsson

"Lush Life" Zara Larsson

Category: Summer Anthem

This is a great girls night, summer anthem. Jamming this with the windows down, driving out to watch the sunset will be my favorite. 

Sing It All Away - Walk the Earth

"Sing It All Away" Walk Off the Earth

Category: Best Group Singing Song

Another fantastic summer anthem. I love the building up of the song at the end and love singing the group chanting parts at the top of my lungs! Such a fun song. 

Young and In Love - Hunter Hayes

"Young and In Love" - Hunter Hayes

Category: Obligatory Love Song

I'm still a hopeless romantic at heart. Love me some good love songs. 

I Want You - Elephante

"I Want You feat. Rumors" Elephante

Category: Dance Song of the Week

I always have to listen to a good dance song. Not that I've been to a club lately, but they should play this in the next club I'm at!

Shots & Squats - Vigiland, Tham Sway

"Shots & Squats feat. Tham Sway" Vigiland

Category: Dumbest Song I've Heard This Week

Dumb and fun. 

(Lover) You Don't Treat Me No Good - Sonia Dada

"(Lover) You Don't Treat Me No Good" Sonia Dada

Category: Oldie But A Goodie

This is an epic song. It had a serious response when it first came out in Australia like 2 decades ago, but has definitely bled over into American mainstream music too. My friend Abrye reminded me of it the night of Fourth of July. Since she's spent the last 5 years in Australia she hears it pretty frequently. Love her and this song. 

Fight Song - Rachel Platten

"Fight Song" Rachel Platten

Category: The Most Obvious Song for Me Right Now