RGM RECOMMENDS – THIS WEEKS BEST TOP 5 LATEST SINGLES
Charlotte Betson – The Starting Line
Charlotte Bettson’s latest single, ‘The Starting Line’, is a powerful indie pop rock anthem about embracing new beginnings.
Influenced by artists like Nothing But Thieves and Alanis Morissette, Charlotte’s versatile talent shines through as she sings, plays drums, guitar, and piano. Produced by Natt Webb, known for his work with Alt Blk Era and MYOK, the song captures the essence of starting over and finding solace in change.
With its heartfelt lyrics and polished production, ‘The Starting Line’ is a captivating and promising beginning for Charlotte Bettson’s musical journey.
Adult Leisure – Bad Idea
Bristol-based alt-indie four-piece Adult Leisure delivers a captivating track with their latest release, ‘Bad Idea’. This new introspective song explores the complexities of unhealthy relationships.
With its danceable melody, relatable lyrics, and soaring chorus, ‘Bad Idea’ delves into the painful truth of accepting unhappiness to maintain stability. The band’s honest and raw take on relationship struggles resonates through the track, solidifying their unique sound. As a glimpse into their upcoming EP, ‘Bad Idea’ showcases Adult Leisure’s growth and a more refined, expansive sound.
UGLY CLUB – KILL ME
UGLY CLUB’s anthem, “KILL ME”, is a bold declaration of resilience and determination. Through its energetic blend of dancey electro-rock, the charismatic Imo leads the charge in creating a party atmosphere where everyone is invited.
The band’s mission is to bring together those who have felt ugly or unwanted, providing a space to dance, sing, and scream without shame. Influenced by bands like Enter Shikari, Fall Out Boy, Vukovi, Don Broco, and You Me At Six, UGLY CLUB aims to build a community where everyone can let loose and embrace their true selves.
With their infectious spirit and inclusive vision, UGLY CLUB is ready to ignite mosh pits and transform them into electrifying raves.
Jim Hudson, the Wolverhampton-based songwriter, brings a fresh and original sound with strong indie roots in his music. Drawing inspiration from the likes of Radiohead, Doves, Sparklehorse, Elliott Smith, and Leonard Cohen, Jim has crafted his own unique musical style.
With his debut EP, ‘Fallen’, released in May 2019, Jim embarked on a journey into the studio, unveiling his distinctive sound to the world. Now, his latest track, ‘Satellite’ showcases his prowess in blending elements of indie, pop and rock.
Though the song spans a captivating five minutes, its enchanting melodies and emotive lyrics leave you yearning for more, a testament to the quality of Jim’s songwriting.
MOTEL THIEVES – PURPLE (OUT 21ST JUNE)
Motel Thieves, a modern psychedelic indie band hailing from South Wales, returns with a new track titled ‘Purple’. Produced by Nick Brine (known for his work with The Stone Roses, Oasis, The Verve), the song takes listeners on a captivating journey into the enigmatic nature of dreams.
With heavy riffs, soaring guitars, and a touch of melancholy, ‘Purple’ explores the phenomenon of deja-vu and encounters with familiar faces in dreams, blurring the line between reality and imagination.
Motel Thieves draws influences from psychedelia, britpop, and indie rock, creating a powerful and unique blend of sound. Their music encompasses the charm of 70s Northern Soul fused with the raw energy of 90s alternative rock.