AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Chvrches, Get Out

AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Chvrches, Get Out

Scottish synth-pop darlings Chvrches are back with brand new single Get Out – and it’s our Hottest Record of the Week. The track is a collaboration with Greg Kurstin, the Grammy-winning Producer of the Year for the past two years in a row. Speaking about their first new single since the 2015, the Glasgow-based electro-pop three-piece say: “Working with Greg was so different to what we’d done before, but it also felt so comfortable and…

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AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Fireworks by First Aid Kit

AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Fireworks by First Aid Kit

Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit first came to our attention when their cover of Fleet Foxes’ Tiger Mountain Peasant Song became a YouTube sensation in 2008. AAA then caught them live supporting Conor Oberst on a couple of his European dates and were blown away by just how good they are. Not only are the girls easy on the eye, but their exquisite brand of indie-country is easy on the ear, with sibling harmony…

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AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week

AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week

Multi-platinum pop star Justin Timberlake is back with strutting new single Filthy – and it’s an opinion-splitter if ever there was. Co-produced by Timberlake, Timbaland and Danja, the Prince-esque electro-funk sound on the track is a million miles from the likes of Can’t Fight The Feeling. For some that’s a good thing. Others, though, reckon the song is downright awful. Here at AAA Towers we’ve given it a fair few spins and, while we didn’t immediately…

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

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

Norwegian pop star Sigrid had one of the best songs of the year so far with Don’t Kill My Vibe – and the 21-year-old has only gone and repeated the trick with new single Strangers. It’s AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week – and you can listen to it below. “It’s about wanting something to be something that it’s not,” Sigrid told NME. “A lot of people – especially people my age – want things…

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AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week – Franz Ferdinand, Always Ascending

AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week – Franz Ferdinand, Always Ascending

Scottish indie favourites Franz Ferdinand are back with a brand new single titled Always Ascending – and it’s AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week. The Mercury Prize winners are gearing up to release their long-awaited fifth studio album – also titled Always Ascending – and if their comeback single is any indicator, it’s going to be epic. The Glasgow-based band played a secret comeback gig at The Rum Shack in their hometown at the weekend…

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AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: MGMT, Little Dark Age

AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: MGMT, Little Dark Age

Brooklyn psychedelic rock band MGMT have returned with triumphant new single Little Dark Age – and it’s AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week. You can listen to it below. The Time To Pretend hitmakers – whose core members are Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser – have been in the recording studio working on the follow-up to their self-titled third album, which was released in 2013. Late last year, the band promised fans that they would return in 2017…

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AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Beck, Up All Night

AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Beck, Up All Night

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Beck has just unveiled a new mix of Up All Night from his forthcoming album Colours – and it’s AAA’s hottest record of the week. The musical chameleon will release his thirteenth studio album on October 13, and he paired the announcement of his latest LP with the release of the single Dear Life last month. Colours is now available to pre-order from Beck’s official website and will be released as a limited…

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AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week – Dean Owens, Julie’s Moon

AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week – Dean Owens, Julie’s Moon

Dean Owens is back with new single Julie’s Moon – and it’s another stunner from this incredibly talented Leither, who is widely regarded as one of Scotland’s best songwriters. Dean, who was formerly lead singer of Americana outfit The Felsons and counts Irvine Welsh and Russell Brand among his fans, has released Julie’s Moon (via iTunes, download sites) to coincide with Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal. In September 2015, Dean’s beloved big sister Julie finally lost her battle…

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AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Lorde, Green Light

AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Lorde, Green Light

Hottest Record of the Week? This one’s so hot, you better watch your eyes don’t burn as you read this. Yes, Kiwi sensation Lorde returned today with her long-awaited comeback single, Green Light – and it’s an absolute belter. The 20-year-old New Zealander’s newbie was premiered tonight. Speaking to Zane Lowe on Beats 1, the singer said the track “had to be really special” and that it couldn’t “sound the same as the old stuff”. She…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week – The Kills

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week – The Kills

Here at AAA Towers, we’ve always been partial to The Kills. The transatlantic duo, who comprise of vocalist Alison Mosshart and guitarist Jamie Hince, have shared a virtual reality video for single Whirling Eye – and it’s our Hottest Record of the Week. Listen to it below. The video was directed by Sophie Muller, who has previously worked with the likes of Blur, Beyoncé, The Cure and Kings of Leon, and has directed a number…

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