New Song Saturday! Hear New Tracks from Angel Olsen, Arctic Monkeys and More

Music can make your day. One song playing at the right moment, perhaps with the right cup of coffee in your favorite mug, and the sun coming through the window, can really make life worth living. 

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We here at American Songwriter think that songs are the oxygen for your spiritual lungs. 

To that end, we wanted to share 18 new works of music to brighten your day and share the good word of composition. So, with that in mind, here are 18 songs for you today.

1. Angel Olsen

On April 14, Angel Olsen will release her next record, an EP called Forever Means. To promote that album, the stellar songwriter and performer released her newest single, “Nothing’s Free,” a piano-driven, somber composition that features her satin drape vocals.

2. The Tallest Man on Earth

Standout songwriter and guitar player, known for his finger-picking and dreamy lyrics, The Tallest Man on Earth, released his latest single and accompanying music video for the song “Henry St.”

3. Arctic Monkeys

The famed British-born rock band Arctic Monkeys released their latest music video for the single “Sculptures Of Anything Goes” from their latest LP, Cars, which the band released in 2022. Check out the brooding offering below.

4. Rodrigo y Gabriela

Acclaimed guitar duo, Rodrigo y Gabriela, released their latest single “Egoland.” The new song portends a new LP from the dynamic duo, In Between Thoughts…A New World, which is set to drop on April 21. Check out the frenetic, brilliant song below.

5. Kassa Overall

Bicoastal jazz musician Kassa Overall released his newest single “Ready To Ball.” The new work comes on the heels of more news from the skilled songwriter—he’s signing to Warp Records. “Warp is the perfect fit for the music. What I do is not weird at Warp,” he wrote on Facebook.

6. Black Thought & El Michels Affair 

The duo released their latest single “Glorious Game.” Check out the mellow, subtle offering from the lyricist and co-founder of The Roots, Black Thought, and the soul luminary, El Michels Affair, below.

7. The Black Crowes

Legendary rock band The Black Crowes announced a new forthcoming live album, The Black Crowes: Shake Your Money Maker Live, which is set to drop on March 17. With that news, the group shared the live track “Twice as Hard,” which you can check out below in all its harmonious, rough-and-tumble glory.

8. Manchester Orchestra

Hard-hitting band Manchester Orchestra shared its newest song “The Way,” which is also the lead single for their forthcoming new album and accompanying film. The new album, The Valley of Vision, was released digitally on Friday (March 10) and is set to be released physically on April 7. Check out the new song below.

9. Son Rompe Pera

Mexican cumbia punk group, Son Rompe Pera, released its latest single “Chucha” ahead of its newest album, Chimborazo, which dropped on Friday. Check out the hypnotizing work from this band on the rise below.

10. Dinner Party

The jazz supergroup Dinner Party released its latest single “Insane,” featuring Ant Clemons. Comprised of standouts Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, and Kamasi Washington, this collection of artists can do no wrong. Check out the lively track below.

11. La Fonda

The Seattle-based sibling group released its latest single and accompanying music video for “New Mexico,” ahead of its latest LP, We Are All Infinite, out April 7. Check out the sticky pop hit and new vid below.

12. Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors 

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors released their latest single “Find Your People.” The new single, which harkens to other foot-stompers from groups like the Lumineers, is the latest from the band ahead of its forthcoming new studio album, Strangers No More, due out June 7.

13. NLE Choppa

Skilled rapper NLE Choppa released his latest single “Mo Up Front” from the rapper’s forthcoming new album, Cottonwood 2, which is slated to be released later this spring. Check out the passionate work below.

14. Nicki Nicole

Argentine songwriter and rapper Nicki Nicole released her latest single and accompanying music video this week for the song “NO Voy a Llorar” and you can check it out below. One of the best spitters of her generation, Nicole is a star.

15. YES

This week iconic band YES announced the forthcoming release of a new studio album, Mirror to the Sky, which is set to drop on May 19. With that news, the band released its newest single “Cut From the Stars,” which you can check out below.

16. Mike Shinoda

Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park released his latest solo single “In My Head,” which can also be heard in the new slasher horror film Scream VI. Check out the latest rocker from the Grammy Award-winning artist below.

17. Tame Impala

Exquisite songwriter and performer Tame Impala released his latest single “Wings of Time,” which can be heard in the upcoming movie Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves. Check out the latest divine offering from the artist below.

18. Meghan Trainor

Meghan Trainor is all about that bass but she’s also all about featuring Kardashian-Jenner matriarch Kris Jenner in her new music video for the recent single “Mother.” Check out the work below.

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