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9 Songs We Love On This Insane Release Day

Lots of singles came out today, including (left to right) Dua Lipa and Miguel, and Faith Evans. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Lots of singles came out today, including (left to right) Dua Lipa and Miguel, and Faith Evans.

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Today's been kind of an insane release day. New songs from Roger Waters, The War On Drugs, guitarist Bill MacKay, Burial's Goldie remix, a wild Otoboke Beaver video, not to mention new albums by GAS, Gorillaz, The Black Angels and Charly Bliss... also, Record Store Day is tomorrow.

So you know what? We give up. Here's a rundown of new singles we're loving today, with the understanding that this post will be apparently be updated every couple minutes.

9 Songs We Love On This Insane Release Day

  • Blondie, 'The Breaks'

    Blondie's The Pollinator is turning out to be really solid comeback album. Here's a non-album track from the limited edition 7", "Long Time," a somber tune that channels Saint Etienne's twee side.

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  • Faith Evans And The Notorious B.I.G., 'Legacy'

    Prepare the tissues. Faith Evans sings to what was and what wasn't in this tender ballad, which includes unreleased Biggie Smalls vocals.

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  • ZAYN, 'Still Got Time (Feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR)'

    ZAYN's summery, dancehall-inspired track goes to a party, wiles out.

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  • Chris Stapleton, 'Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning'

    Here's the second single from Chris Stapleton's From A Room: Volume 1, a cover of the song that Willie Nelson made famous. Morgane Stapleton sings backup, of course, and reminds us all that we desperately need a Morgane Stapleton solo record.

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  • Shout Out Louds, 'Oh Oh'

    It's been a while since the last record by Swedish indie-poppers Shout Out Louds, and the sweeping "Oh Oh" is a welcome return.

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  • Dua Lipa, 'Lost In Your Light (Feat. Miguel)'

    We'd like to think Dua Lipa and Miguel met on the set of NPR Music's Noteworthy series, but even if that wasn't the case, we're happy they teamed up for this pump-me-up synth-pop jam.

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  • MØ, 'Nights With You'

    After guesting on Major Lazer and Justin Bieber tracks, are we finally getting proper follow-up to MØ's No Mythologies To Follow? According to BBC 1, it looks like it! Take a listen to the languid pop song "Nights With You."

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  • Zakk Sabbath, 'War Pigs'

    Okay, this came out yesterday, but former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde covering his old boss' band? And absolutely doing it justice while putting his own Wydle style on it? AWESOME.

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