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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 …

Jessica Wilde: Wasted

From South London recording artist Jessica Wilde’s new double A-side, Wasted / F*ck U I’m Sober Now!, lead track “Wasted” kicks off a two-part tale with wild nights and moments of regret. Through both sharp spoken-word and soulful R&B vocals, Wilde delivers dynamic storytelling—and her ability to oscillate between shattered soul and force of empowerment (one track later) reveals a true depth of talent.