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Lyrics about staring at the sea, glittery love songs, a claymation music video and more new music

Sofia Kourtesis: La Perla Following her 2020 EP, Sarita Colonia, Berlin-based musician Sofia Kourtesis returns with the soaring “La Perla.” The song will appear on Fresia Magdalena (set for release in March) which will feature several field recordings Kourtesis made in her hometown of Lima, Peru. “La Perla,” she says, “is about staring at the sea. It’s the first thing I’ll do when I return to …

Frankie Animal: Peaches

With lyrics that nod to Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name (and a title that references one of its more fruitful scenes), Estonian lounge pop act Frankie Animal’s “Peaches” is a warm, joyful track that celebrates love. Its accompanying music video, created by Jaan Sinka and Kristjan Taal, depicts an unfolding gay love story—complete with subtle flirtation, a dance party for two and exemplary decor.