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Five new releases worth streaming this month

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Stuck for stuff to listen to? Get some inspiration from this list of new releases that we've been playing non-stop.

Stuck for stuff to listen to? Get some inspiration from this list of new releases that we've been playing non-stop.

Whether you're winding down at home after a busy week or getting ready for a productive Monday morning, here's some of the best new music to get you through.

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  1. Lost & Found by Jorja Smith

 

The soulful singer's debut album was released at the beginning of this month, featuring honest, political lyrics and her instantly-recognisably vocals. Regularly compared to Lauryn Hill and Amy Winehouse, BRITs Critics Choice winner Smith is surely set to become an icon. Enjoy Lost & Found with a coffee on a relaxed Saturday afternoon.

Genre: R&B 

Best time to listen: Saturday afternoon

 

  1. Noonday Dream by Ben Howard 

Much like Ben Howard's first album, Noonday Dream is most enjoyable when listened to uninterrupted, from start to finish. Described by The Independent as one of Britain's most talented, intriguing and unpredictable artists, Howard has created a mesmerising experience where each track seamlessly flows into another. It would be a shame to miss this release.

Genre: Acoustic 

Best time to listen: Sunday evening

Pro tip: Listening without pauses is made easy on Lightstream. You can enjoy this album uninterrupted by choosing a package with faster download speeds.

 

  1. Only You by Cheat Codes and Little Mix

This fiery pop-dance collaboration between Cheat Codes and Little Mix is set to be one of summer's top tunes. Featuring strong, empowering lyrics and an addictive EDM beat, this youthful track will soon be stuck in your head. It's groovy and upbeat, and you'll definitely catch yourself dancing to it on a Friday night.

Genre: Pop/Dance

Best time to listen: Friday night

 

  1. High As Hope- Florence and the Machine

Her fourth studio album to date, Welch's latest sound is more stripped back, emotional and natural. The album feels like a personal contemplation on her life both before and after finding fame, reflecting on her thoughts, actions and impact. Expect her easily distinguishable vocals in a new way.

Genre: Indie-Pop

Best time to listen: Weeknights

 

  1. Palo Santo by Years & Years

After a successful start to their career, Years & Years are back. Alongside Sanctify and If You're Over me (released earlier this year), Palo Santo is a preview of exciting things to come from the London-based trio. The steady build up to the chorus and eerie, catchy vocals make this track the perfect pick-me-up for the mid-afternoon slump. 

Genre: Pop

Best time to listen: Weekday afternoons

 

Pro tip: Save your data for when you need it most by downloading the track before you leave the house. With Lightstream, you'll be ready to go quicker than you can get your headphones on.

 

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