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Your Weekly Guide to What’s Hot in Music

These are the tracks that people are talking about:

Title Artist Comment
Sound of an Orchestra MIKA
  • MIKA is otherwise known as Michael Holbrook Penniman Jr
  • He is a Lebanese born out-and-proud artist-singer-songwriter
  • Some may remember his 2007 album ‘Life in Cartoon Motion’ which had memorable tracks like ‘Grace Kelly’ and ‘Love Today’
Light Me Up Max Styler + The Griswolds
  • This is the follow up track to ‘Paranoid’
  • Max is Californian DJ-producer, debuted in 2015
  • The Griswolds are a Sydney based 4 member indie band Chris Whitehall, Daniel Duque-Perez, Lachlan West and Sam Vanderhoop Lee.  They are named after the Chevy Chase vacationing family.
Hello Happiness Chaka Khan
  • Chaka Khan is a ten time Grammy Award winning American singer/songwriter
  • ‘Hello Happiness’ has been released as a new years day treat to her fans and the first release she has done in over a decade
  • It’s a dance track reminiscent of her role as Disco Diva.
  • This track is from the album she plans to release this year called ‘Hello Happiness Goodbye Sadness’



About the author: John


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