The Playlist: Blur / Nas featuring Large Professor / Dinosaur Jr. / Jessie Ware / Friends / Azealia Banks featuring Styles P

 

 

Blur

Under the Westway

Debuted via Twitter earlier this week, this is a mournful piano-led number that wouldn't sound out of place on the band's Great Escape album or The Beatles' Abbey Road.

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Nas featuring Large Professor

Loco-Motive

Another teaser track from Nas's forthcoming "comeback" LP Life Is Good. Every bit as accomplished as his recent collaboration with Rick Ross, Nas is very much back on form.

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Dinosaur Jr.

Watch the Corners

The seminal proto-grunge band continue their string of post-reunion releases with this fuzzy pop number. Could easily have been a track on their 1988 classic Bug.

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Jessie Ware

Wildest Moments

The video for this excellent electro-pop song was released last week. Already on every new music playlist in the country, prepare to hear this track for a while.

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Friends

I'm His Girl (Aluna George remix)

Just when you thought you'd finally tired of Friends' best song, along come R&B Aluna George to rework it into a stripped-down electro-dub number.

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Azealia Banks featuring Styles P

Nathan

A lo-fi, muffled beat drives this self-released Azealia Banks song. Styles P adds brightness to the fairly simplistic track but, as always, Banks is the star.

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