Friday’s are incredibly exciting here at the Warner Music South Africa office. New Music Fridays is a day when all new releases hit digital and physical stores around the world. Every week, we will showcase some of our exciting releases right here on our website as we help you get your weekend playlist sorted. These are what new releases you should check out this week:
Trey Songz – Tremaine
We’re incredibly proud to be releasing the new album from Trey Songz today. After releasing ‘TRIGGA’ back in 2014, Trey Songz has been back in the studio working on his new album. Now, the crooner is back with ‘Tremaine: The Album’. What’s more exciting is that the singer has already released five incredible videos from the album which you can watch on YouTube or on tremainetheplayboy.com right now. This is another fantastic album from Trey.
James Blunt – The Afterlove
James Blunt made an epic comeback earlier this year when he dropped his new single ‘Love Me Better’ and today, the singer released his brand new album ‘The Afterlove’. Bring back that James Blunt magic, the album is filled with some uptempo bangers and beautiful ballads. The album also includes ‘Make Me Better’, co-written by Ed Sheeran and the new single ‘Bartender’. If you’re looking for more beautiful love songs, strong vocals and catchy pop tracks, this is an album for you.
David Guetta – Light My Body Up (Feat. Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne)
David Guetta is back with a new single this week and takes a different approach as he blends electronic and hip-hop music together with long-time collaborators Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne. The song is the next in a series of singles the star has been releasing and follows the massive ‘Shed A Light’ featuring Cheat Codes. The song is a perfect crossover hit and David is excited to dabble in genres he hasn’t explored much before. The single is available everywhere right now.
Creeper – Eternity, In Your Arms
Creeper are an English horror punk band from Southampton and today, they release their debut album ‘Eternity, In Your Arms’. Creeper are musically and stylistically influenced by fellow “goth punk” groups AFI and Tiger Army and are a breath of fresh air. The album has already received rave reviews and it’s expected to be a massive release for the group.
The Jesus and Mary Chain – Damage & Joy
‘Damage & Joy’ is The Jesus and Mary Chain’s first album since 1998 – and boy, has the wait been worth it! The new record sees the group slot into modern music in the most effortless way while still staying true to their essence as a band. “The Jesus and Mary Chain remain a tribute to the power of goth guitar noise,” Rolling Stone says on their new album. If you’ve ever been a fan of the group, you need to add this album to your playlist this weekend.