Billie Eilish hit it big with single Ocean Eyes, and fans of the her ethereal voice and futuristic production have been waiting with bated breath for every single she’s released since. Those fans (myself included) are lucky, because Billie recently released dont smile at me, a three-song package featuring COPYCAT, watch, and idontwannabeyouanymore. All three songs are worth listening to on repeat – they’re incredible. COPYCAT is the standout, though. It’s a far cry from her previous work, and the deep, bass-heavy instrumental contrasts perfectly with her light voice floating over it. With lyrics like “Call me calloused, call me cold, you’re italic, I’m in bold,” Billie is making an statement that she’s here, and she’s not going anywhere.
I like me better when I’m listening to Lauv. 😉 Lauv is the king of the feels song. Just give The Other or The Story Never Ends a whirl, and you’re sure to be melting into a puddle of tears within a minute. That’s part of what sets I Like Me Better apart, though. This upbeat love song proves that Lauv isn’t a one-trick pony. Just try not to break out into a little dance during the bouncy chorus. Fresh off his first headlining tour, let’s hope this promising artist is getting back into the studio to deliver us more songs soon!
Let’s take a moment to appreciate how far Flyboy has come in the past two years. This Italian producer has progressed from creating super catchy remixes like this one of Fast Car, and this one of Run With Me, to releasing his own original songs. Maze, featuring frequent collaborator Gavrielle, and Jake Newton, is the perfect laid back summer jam. Keep an eye on this one, big things are coming.