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Halsey's "So Good" & 9 Other New Songs Out This Week


Every week, we bring you #SOUNDCHECK — your destination for the best new music that hit the web over the course of the week. Because you should always be prepared when someone passes you that AUX cord. This week's roundup features 10 of our favorite emerging and established artists.

“So Good” - Halsey

Halsey’s wind-swept love song to her beau, “So Good,” hits so much sweeter following her heavy last album, If I can’t have love, I want power. (YouTube)

“Yet To Come” - BTS

Wistful and triumphant, BTS’ “Yet To Come” is their promise to return to their fans as the band expects to embark on their military duties before the end of 2022.(YouTube)

“Jodie” - SZA

SZA’s “Jodie” pays homage to restless, aimless, and directionless adolescent life, which Tyler, The Creator makes sound romantic and desirable through his dreamy production. (YouTube)

“Baby Boo” - Muni Long, Saweetie

Against a rapid-fire beat, Muni Long & Saweetie sing about landing a summer crush on “Baby Boo,” its high-bpm matching the butterflies in your tummy. (YouTube)

“Lazy Day” - Grace Ives

Sit for a while and do nothing, suggests Grace Ives on the immensely chill “Lazy Day,” which will make you feel good about staying still. (YouTube)

“Girls Make Me Wanna Die” - The Aces

The Aces’ rollicking loud rock sound makes the hook of “Girls Make Me Wanna Die” less corny hyperbole and more genuine, sincere ailment. (YouTube)

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“Bounty” - Father

Viral internet rapper Father reigns in his eclectic tendencies on “Bounty” to deliver a tight, spacey, and focused two minutes. (YouTube)

“Sugar & Spice” - Boyfriend ft. Pyra

Self-proclaimed “rap cabaret” artist Boyfriend interrogates the societal narrative around femininity on “Sugar & Spice,” a left-field pop song that kinda bangs. (YouTube)

“Lowe Mi” - Sevana

Sevana, Jamaica’s most soulful voice, waxes poetic about her lush and rich homeland over a clean and invigorating reggae beat. (YouTube)

“White Bull” - Emily Yacina

Beloved cult indie rocker Emily Yacina has been sharing old B-sides from her decade-long career. Her latest, “White Bull,” recounts a fantastical meet-cute with an important figure in her life and thrums with excited, youthful energy. (YouTube)

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