AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Years & Years, If You’re Over Me

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Years & Years, If You’re Over Me

London electro-pop trio Years & Years have just shared new track If You’re Over Me – and this bona fide pop banger is our Hottest Record Of The Week. The songs follows on from the recently-released Sanctify, which the group dropped back in March. Speaking about the song in a press release, Olly Alexander said: “This is a song about trying to stay friends with an ex. Spoiler alert – it doesn’t often work. “In fact,…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week, Ray Davies, Our Country

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week, Ray Davies, Our Country

Kinks frontman Ray Davies has released a new single titled Our Country – and it’s our Hottest Record Of The Week. The track is taken from his upcoming album Our Country: Americana Act II, which will be released on June 29 via Legacy Recordings/Sony Music Entertainment. You can listen to it below. Our Country: Americana Act II follows on from Davies’ 2013 memoir Americana and last year’s album of the same name. Like its predecessor,…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Miles Kane, Loaded

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Miles Kane, Loaded

Miles Kane has shared his collaboration with Jamie T and Lana Del Rey – and it’s our Hottest Record Of The Week. A few days ago, the Last Shadow Puppets member announced a huge UK tour and details of new album Coup De Grace. Loaded is the first track to be taken from the follow-up to 2013’s Don’t Forget Who You Are – and you can listen to it below. Speaking of the collaboration to…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Stand ‘X’, by James Brown Is Annie

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Stand ‘X’, by James Brown Is Annie

Edinburgh soul-funk band James Brown Is Annie are back with new song Stand ‘X’ – and it’s our Hottest Record Of The Week. The first single from their forthcoming Creative Scotland-funded album (JBiA II), Stand ‘X’ is produced by Average White Band legend Hamish Stuart, who hand-picked the track as the album’s first release. “It’s a great record, really musical, and shows the best qualities of the group,” says Stuart, who performed with The Paul…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week – Chvrches, Never Say Die

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week – Chvrches, Never Say Die

Scottish synth-pop trio Chvrches have shared new track Never Say Die — and it’s our Hottest Record Of The Week. The Lauren Mayberry-fronted group returned recently with comeback single Get Out, which was followed by the Matt Berninger-featuring My Enemy. Never Say Die is one of the first songs Chvrches recorded with producer Greg Kurstin for forthcoming new album Love Is Dead — and Mayberry says it’s one of her favourite songs on the new record. “It’s…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Nina Nesbitt, Sasha Sloan and Charlotte Lawrence, Psychopath

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Nina Nesbitt, Sasha Sloan and Charlotte Lawrence, Psychopath

Edinburgh singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt – in collaboration with emerging female artists Sasha Sloan and Charlotte Lawrence – has revealed new track Psychopath for the launch of Spotify ‘Louder Together’ – and it’s our Hottest Record Of The Week. You can listen to it here. Louder Together is a program bringing artists together to collaborate on an original Spotify Singles song in the spirit of community, empowerment and inspiration. Coinciding with Women’s History Month, Louder Together’s debut single…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Sigrid, Raw

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Sigrid, Raw

Norwegian pop sensation Sigrid is taking the fast track to world domination. Since bursting on the scene last year with debut EP Don’t Kill My Vibe, the precociously talented 21-year-old has released one infectious track after another. Now, after dropping newbie Raw, it’s the second time in as many months she’s taken AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week honours. “A lot of my songs are a bit like elegant f**k-you anthems,” she said in a recent…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Janelle Monáe, Make Me Feel

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Janelle Monáe, Make Me Feel

Janelle Monáe’s blistering new single Make Me Feel is our Hottest Record of the Week. Actually, scratch that. This Prince-esque slice of pop-funk is the hottest record of the YEAR so far, bar none. Like previous single Django Jane, Make Me Feel sounds like it could have been written by Prince himself. Well, as it turns out, it’s straight from the Purple One’s archive. Both tracks feature on the Kansas City native’s forthcoming album Dirty Computer…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Muse, Thought Contagion

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Muse, Thought Contagion

Muse have returned with politically-charged new single Thought Contagion – and it’s our Hottest Record Of The Week. The supermassive space rockers have been teasing Thought Contagion all week – including an apparent casting call for fans to star in their new music video. Muse have now released the track – and you can listen to it below. Speaking about Thought Contagion at this week’s VO5 NME Awards 2018, frontman Matt Bellamy said that the…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Dean Owens, Southern Wind

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Dean Owens, Southern Wind

Consistently hailed as one of Scotland’s finest troubadours, Dean Owens was formerly lead singer of much-loved Americana outfit The Felsons before going on to forge a successful solo career. The Leith singer, who counts Irvine Welsh and Russell Brand among his fans, is about to release his latest album (his seventh) on Brighton’s At The Helm Records. Southern Wind is the title track – and it’s our Hottest Record of the Week. Co-written with Dean’s…

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