The month of May has seen some iconic releases from local Queensland artists. Bringing together the best beats in one place, our inaugural Monthly Munchies May edition features a collection of musical ear candies that have captured our hearts and ears! Read on for tunes we hope bring you good cheer…
SUNRISE – THE LETTER ELLE
Captivating and moving, Sunrise shines a new light on The Letter Elle. Receiving love and recognition from Triple J, The Letter Elle continues to impress and dazzle her audiences. This track is, as Mary Poppins would say: practically perfect in every way.
CROWD IN MY HANDS – DAMIEN JOHNSON
Outer west Brisbane artist Damien Johnson tells a raw and personal story in his rock-electronica hybrid track Crowd In My Hands. A self-produced track, Damien evokes a heavy and emotive mood in all elements of this song.
ONLY WANT TO BE SERENE – TOBiAS
Sunshine Coast singer-songwriter TOBiAS speaks of his battle with alcohol addiction on this beautifully crafted track. Sharing a deep emotional story and nostalgic sound, TOBiAS’ bold and unapologetic single is sure to draw you in and give you something to think about.
WE COULD DO BETTER – MUULES
Written way back in 2017, Muules’ latest single couldn’t have arrived at a more appropriate time. Featuring lyrics that suit our isolation state of mind, this 90s alt-rock inspired single will resonate with many.
MARGARITA’S BY THE POOL – LIAM MORTON
Liam Morton makes his debut with alt-rock track Margarita’s By The Pool. Liam’s guitar complimented by his honest lyrics on overthinking are absolute stand outs. A wholesome and relatable single, Margarita’s By The Pool is a stunning debut.
CLOSED DOORS – MAY LYN
May Lyn tells a story of an emotionally unavailable love, taking listeners on a hypnotic musical journey of vibrant synths and RnB influenced percussion, all whilst resonating with those who have felt heartache themselves.
I NEED YOU – BIANCA POWER
Rising powerhouse Bianca Power gifts us with this stellar track where she expresses her bittersweet feelings on post high-school freedom. A modern-day Smells Like Teen Spirit.
KING OF THE WORLD – RAW DEEP
Stop, drop and listen to this track! Raw Deep have delivered a memorable song with strong vocals and an epic guitar solo. This is one of many set to be released this year by the Gold Coast band.
HE WANTS TO KNOW YOU – MAJA
In true Maja fashion, He Wants To Know You evokes wit and sass whilst keeping you emotionally engaged with the core message of speaking your truth. The twist of tempo at the end will have you adding this one to your favourite playlist.
GIVE IT ALL – ASPY JONES
Wholesome and heartfelt, Aspy Jones’ latest pop ballad whisks listeners away with its catchy melodies and free flowing acoustic guitar. This stunning track is sure to lift your spirits.
TOUCH & GO – HONEYGUM
Reminiscent of 70s rock n roll, Honeygum will have you moshing in your living room to this absolute gem. The track explores themes of gratitude and balance. Just you even try and not to bop your head when listening to this one!
ALL I THINK ABOUT (IS YOU) – SOFT NYLON & TIARNE
Vibrant and angelic, All I Think About (Is You) sees local loves (and highschool buddies!!!) Soft Nylon and Tiarne team up to create one gorgeous track. With its bubble pop electronica and emotionally driven lyrics, the pair have successfully brought the term ‘banger’ home.
Listen to these goodies all in one go, with our Monthly Munchies Spotify Playlist below.
MONTHLY MUNCHIES – MAY 2020
Monthly Munchies is a monthly compilation of the best new single releases by Queensland acts. Updated Weekly.