Best new songs this week: Ob picks

Promotional image for Goat Girl's third album, Below The Waste

Every Friday, Overblown selects the best of the week’s new songs. Ob Picks rounds up the single releases and album releases which may have passed you by: we gotchu.

Charli XCX // Sympathy is a knife
Charli XCX has finally shared a BRAT, her sixth album featuring the likes of Robyn, Addison Rae and Skream & Benga. Later this month, Glastonbury will see Charli delivering her PARTYGIRL DJ set to the Levels Stage in what is sure to be one of the weekend’s highlights.

Goat Girl // words fell out
Elsewhere on the shelves, you’ll find Goat Girl’s stellar new LP Below The Waste – released via Rough Trade. An intimate departure from the distortion of ‘ride around‘ and ‘motorway‘s light electronica, ‘words fell out’ features choreography from singer Lottie’s mother, Lauren Potter.

Fat Dog // I am the King
Fresh off the back of their appearance on Later… with Jools Holland, Domino’s Fat Dog have dropped the high-octane euphoria of ‘I am the King’.

bar italia // the only conscious being in the universe
Indie’s most prolific trio are back at it with the release of 3-track EP The Tw*ts. Hot on the heels of sharing two fulls albums in the last year, The Tw*ts also features a reappearance from ‘sounds like you had to be there‘: a poignant cut from bar italia’s 2023 album The Twits.

Shanae // Outside
Tessellating melodic R&B vocals around electronic beats, Australia’s Shanae is serving up an enticing slice of summer on ‘Outside’.

Aron Dahl // Ficken -3000
Composer/filmmaker Aron Dahl has shared the most charming track of the year, with ‘Ficken -3000’. If you like this then you’re in luck: Aron has a whole bank of previous releases ready for you to dive into.

featured image: Goat Girl by Holly Whitaker

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