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AlyssaPandora
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One of my favorite sections within the Pandora app is "For You" because of the New Music recommendations. Sharing new music that was picked for me. Also, sharing a bit about the artists like @MOHLovesAlaska does. I always like to know more about the artists - especially artists that I'm discovering for the first time.

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Waves of Blue by Majid Jordan 

More about Majid Jordan: Toronto-based duo Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman are known as Majid Jordan, producers of moody alternative R&B and left-field pop. The two met while attending the University of Toronto. 

 

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New Album: California Soil by London Grammar

More about London Grammar: English trio London Grammar combine sparse electronic pop in the model of the xx with lead singer Hannah Reidโ€™s dramatic, soulful vocals, which evoke Annie Lennox and contemporaries like Florence Welch and Natasha Khan of Bat for Lashes. 

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Hard 4 Me 2 Love You by Sinead Harnett

More about Sinead Harnett: London native Sinead Harnett, inspired at a young age by the likes of Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson.  

Feel free to share any new music suggested to you in the For You section. ๐ŸŽง

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MOHLovesAlaska
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@AlyssaPandora great stuff, I will add these to the GSOTD playlist for tomorrow, I would do it now, but I have already picked out the songs for today. Thank you @AlyssaPandora for sharing this. Take care and stay safe. 

P.S @AlyssaPandora I meant for Friday, Thursday is throwback Thursday. Sorry for the mix-up. 

MOHLovesAlaska

AlyssaPandora
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Sharing this week's New Music based on my listening. 

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Get You (Off My Mind) by Liam Back

More about Liam: Liam Back is an Audio Visual Concept Artist based in Hamburg, Germany. Currently producing music & sound for various freelance work.

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Your Power by Billie Eilish

More about Billie Eilish: California-bred singer/songwriter Billie Eilish crafts genre-blurring outcast anthems that bridge the gap between ethereal indie electronic and dark alternative pop. With angsty, introspective lyrics that donโ€™t shy away from issues of mental health, she endeared herself to a devoted audience during her breakthrough years in the late 2010s when she was still just a teenager.

 

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Frida Kahlo by LION BABE

More about LION BABE: Made up of vocalist Jillian Hervey and producer Lucas Goodman, New York-based duo Lion Babe craft a unique version of spacy, evocative R&B. Coining the term โ€œfuturistic nostalgiaโ€ to describe their sound, they incorporated chopped-up samples, organic instruments, and atmospheric electronics on early singles as well as their 2016 debut full-length Begin. The vocalist is also the daughter of actress Vanessa Williams.

Feel free to share any new music suggested based on your listening in the For You section. ๐ŸŽง

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MOHLovesAlaska
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I will add these to the GSOTD playlist. Thanks for sharing @AlyssaPandora, and thank you for your selections. Take care and stay safe.  

MOHLovesAlaska

AlyssaPandora
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Sharing this week's new music based on my listening ๐ŸŽง

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Album: Be Right Back by Jorja Smith

More about Jorja Smith: Jorja Smith is an English singer and songwriter whose heartfelt and streetwise R&B has invoked comparisons to the likes of AlunaGeorge , Rihanna , and Amy Winehouse , the latter of whom the Walsall-based artist cites as her biggest influence. 

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Album: The Off-Season by J. Cole

More about J. Cole: Born in Frankfurt, Germany and raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Jermaine Cole got into hip-hop through his stepfatherโ€™s copy of 2Pacalypse Now, which led to a deep fascination with 2Pac and immersion in the work of Nas, the Notorious B.I.G. , Jay-Z and Canibus, among many other artists. Coleโ€™s high school grades earned him an academic scholarship to attend St. Johnโ€™s University in New York City, where the fledgling MC and beatmaker knew he could make progress as a musician. Five chart-topping albums as a solo artist, nine Top 40 pop singles as a headliner, and a dozen Grammy nominations make a strong case for J. Cole as the most commercially successful rap artist of the 2010s. 

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Song: Motorbike by Leon Bridges

More about Leon Bridges: Leon Bridgesโ€™ first strides as an R&B artist prompted comparisons to legends like Sam Cooke and Otis Redding , but the native Texan quickly came into his own with the remarkably refined Coming Home (2015) and Good Thing (2018), Top Ten albums that resulted in four Grammy nominations and a win in the category of Best Traditional R&B Performance (for โ€œBet Ainโ€™t Worth the Hand,โ€ off the latter).

Feel free to share any new music suggested based on your listening in the For You section. Hope everyone is having a nice weekend! ๐ŸŽง

 

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MOHLovesAlaska
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@AlyssaPandora thank you for posting these, I will be adding them to the GSOTD playlist. Take care and stay safe. 

MOHLovesAlaska

AlyssaPandora
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Sharing this week's new music based on my listening ๐ŸŽง

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Song: Lipstick by WILLOW

More about WILLOW: A genre-defying artist, Willow reinvents pop, R&B, and rock in her own individualistic ways. As a singer/songwriter, she debuted with the viral 2010 hit โ€œWhip My Hair,โ€ becoming the youngest artist to date to score a double platinum single. On her 2015 self-produced full-length debut Ardipithecus, she added alt-R&B textures to her style. She's also the daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith.

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Song: Family by Jordan Rakei

More about Jordan Rakei: A soul-rooted alternative R&B artist who sings, writes, produces, and plays keyboards, Australian Jordan Rakei debuted in 2013 with Franklinโ€™s Room, a self-released six-track EP. A remarkably mature set, it displayed the ease with which Rakei can switch from classic soul ballads to reggae grooves.

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Album: Back of My Mind (Explicit) by H.E.R.

More about H.E.R.: Presented anonymously, contemporary R&B artist H.E.R. (Having Everything Revealed) surfaced in 2016 with H.E.R., Vol. 1, an EP of downcast post-breakup material that sounded both vulnerable and assured, much like what followed from the singer and songwriter. 

Enjoy! ๐ŸŽง

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MOHLovesAlaska
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I will check your songs out for sure, the ones that are clean I will add to the GSOTD playlist. Thank you for sharing @AlyssaPandora have a great Monday, take care and stay safe. 

 

P.S And thank you @AlyssaPandora for sharing an inside look at the song and artist. Be safe.

MOHLovesAlaska

AlyssaPandora
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Sharing this week's new music based on my listening ๐ŸŽง

 

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Album: TEMPORARY HIGHS IN THE VIOLET SKIES by Snoh Aalegra

More about Snoh Aalegra: Snoh Aalegra is a Swedish-born Iranian singer and songwriter who has termed her work โ€œcinematic soul.โ€ Among the R&B artistโ€™s recordings are the albums Feels (2017) and Ugh, Those Feels Again (2019), the latter of which features โ€œI Want You Around,โ€ a number one hit on Billboardโ€™s Adult R&B Songs chart.

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Song: Don't Blame It On Love by Yuna (featuring Pink Sweat$)

More about Yuna: An adult alternative artist with a refined, jazz-inflected style and tender vocal delivery, Malaysian singer/songwriter Yuna rose to prominence via social media in the mid- to late 2000s. 

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Song: Shapeshifter by Alessia Cara

More about Alessia Cara: Through uploading her acoustic interpretations of contemporary hits, pop-R&B singer, songwriter, and producer Alessia Cara landed a contract with Def Jam and at the age of 18 made her recorded debut with โ€œHereโ€ (2015). The distinctive wallflower anthem went platinum and Top Five pop, leading to the release of the full-length Know-It All.

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MOHLovesAlaska
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@AlyssaPandora thank you for sharing the music that you like, and thanks for the background as well. I will add these to the GSOTD playlist. Thanks again for sharing take care and stay safe. 

MOHLovesAlaska