Every week, Spotify updates their “New Music Friday” playlist, featuring 50 of the freshest new tracks hitting the service that week. Billboard then taps Spotify’s editors each week to sift through the soon-to-be-hits and highlight the best of the bunch. Check out the picks and list to the entire “New Music Friday” playlist below.
Blink 182 — Bored to Death
Punk pop fans throw on your Vans to celebrate the latest from generation icons, Blink-182. “Bored To Death” is the first new music since the release of the band’s Dogs Eating Dogs EP in 2012, and is also the first music written with newest member, Matt Skiba, of Alkaline Trio. The band is set to release their seventh studio album, California, July 1, and will kick off a North American summer tour with special guests, A Day To Remember, All American Rejects, All Time Low, and DJ Spider.
The Coachella headliner teams back up with Rihanna for “This Is What You Came For” and creates another instant classic.
R3hab & Felix Snow feat. Madi — Care
DJ/Producer, R3hab, departs from Bigroom House, and teams with Felix Snow to deliver a chilly pop ballad.”Care” is a departure from 2013 EDM, and a big step towards Dramatic/Melodic House.
Florida Georgia Line — H.O.L.Y.
Coming soon to prom and wedding playlists everywhere, H.O.L.Y. takes FGL in a new direction while keeping the infectious sing-along hooks that made the band famous.
Pierce the Veil — Circles
Rock band Pierce The Veil has released “Circles,” a brand new song from their upcoming album, Misadventures, out May 13th. Inspired by last fall’s Paris terrorist attacks, “Circles” tells the hypothetical story of two friends trying to save each other at the infamous Eagles of Death Metal show.