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#TrustedForTaste Best Songs of The Week — May 27

27 May 2022 | 1:52 pm | Staff Writer

The best new new tunes you need in your life from this week including Calvin Harris, Thelma Plum, Becca Hatch, Ngaiire, Kota Banks, Mahne Frame, Jitwam & more

Each week, we receive countless submissions of exciting new music, so we’ll be taking you through a weekly wrap up of all our favourite new tunes every Friday called #TrustedForTaste. Follow our Spotify playlist to never miss our updates!

Calvin Harris - Potion featuring Dua Lipa and Young Thug
Calvin Harris has recruited two global pop superstars in Dua Lipa and Young Thug for his newest single Potion. Sonically, the track closely follows his most recent full length record, Funk Wav Bounces Volume 1, and is taken from the project's sequel. 

Thelma Plum - Backseat Of My Mind
Thelma Plum has made her long awaited return to original music, releasing new single Backseat Of My Mind, her first piece of music since her 2019 ARIA award winning record Better In Blak. The song is a meaningful pop and indie crossover, filled with captivating and emotional vocal and lyrics, under a crisp, melancholic backdrop.

Becca Hatch - Without You
Becca Hatch also returns for her first piece of new original music in 2022, releasing the pop-dance infused smash, Without You. The single showcases the sonic versatility of the young incredible artist, mashing big club textures with her iconic, soulful vocals. 

Ngaiire - Fuscia
Sydney/Eora based, Papau New Guinean future-soul artist Ngaiire has returned with a new single Fuschia. It features a four to the four, rhythmic dance beat that combines perfectly with Ngaiire’s vocals, as she explores what it means to be queer and taboo in post-colonial Papua New Guinea. 

Kota Banks - Dreamhigh
Kota Banks is back with her hyperpop meets contemporary R&B new single Dreamhigh. The single is a melting pot of pop vocals and melodies, over a booming trap beat. They play host to Kota’s vocal delivery which reflects on fantastical romantic projections. 

Mahne Frame - Slep
Mahne Frame is a Blue Mountains raised, Tokyo-based pop and electronica producer and artist who has just shared his latest single slep. The track features rumbling percussion, overdriving synths with his low, urgent vocals. 

Jitwam - Confidence
Producer and vocalist Jitwam has announced his forthcoming record Third will release on the 22nd of July. Alongside the news, he also shared his latest single and video Confidence. The track is classic Jitwam, featuring dance-floor tempos, distinct jazz influences with an overarching, soulful sonic presence.