October is in full swing – and this week’s new releases are giving us everything we need for our latest playlist.
Whether it’s a peaceful autumn road trip or a Hallowee-kend party, there’s something for every occasion this Friday. Troye Sivan’s highly-anticipated third studio album is finally here, while Ice Spice’s latest track is an instant hit. Holly Humberstone’s debut full-length project and TOMORROW X TOGETHER’s latest album are sure to inspire listeners, while new singles from artists like Kid Cudi, Rosie Darling, and Allie X are on their way to becoming career-defining tracks. Give these tracks a listen and add them to your library to spice up your October playlist!
Troye Sivan, “Something To Give Each Other”
Global pop icon Troye Sivan is back with his third studio album Something To Give Each Other. Even prior to its release, the album had already reached massive success with its lead singles – “Rush” has amassed over 215 million combined global streams to date, and its follow-up “Got Me Started” which recently surpassed “Rush” as the biggest song of this week with over 30 million combined streams. Sivan’s latest project at its core is a celebration of community, love, and friendship – and fans are witnessing the most authentic version of the star yet.
Ice Spice, “Pretty Girl (with Rema)”
The always-iconic Ice Spice is back with the latest in a string of chart-topping collaborations – “Pretty Girl,” the artist is joined by Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter Rema for an instant hit, mere days after Ice Spice was announced as the season premiere musical guest on Saturday Night Live, won Best Breakthrough Hip Hop Artist at the 2023 BET Hip Hop Awards and Best New Artist at the 2023 Video Music Awards. As the artist with the most Hot 100 Top 5 singles in 2023, Ice Spice has had an insurmountable rise to success this year – and she’s only going up.
Holly Humberstone, “Paint My Bedroom Black”
UK-based indie-pop rising star Holly Humberstone’s long-awaited debut album Paint My Bedroom Black is finally here – and with over 250 million global streams to date, she’s cemented herself as a rising star to watch with her raw lyrics and vocal prowess. Her latest project showcases her growth unlike ever before, with strikingly candid tracks like “Into Your Room” and “Kissing In Swimming Pools.”
TOMORROW X TOGETHER, “The Name Chapter: FREEFALL”
The iconic K-Pop group TOMORROW X TOGETHER is back with their third studio album The Name Chapter: FREEFALL continuing their “Name Chapter” series. The series’ latest installment casts an important light on this generation’s internal struggles as they tackle the challenges of growing up in today’s world, picking up where the group of five left off in their previous album, The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION.
Kid Cudi, “HEAVEN’S GALAXY”
Multi-platinum artist, producer, actor, director, and Grammy-winner Kid Cudi is back with a special brand-new single, “Heaven’s Galaxy,” as part of a one-of-a-kind collaboration with Star Trek for their “Boldly Be” campaign. The track is inspired by the artist’s lifetime passion for the franchise and marks his return to working with longtime collaborator Dot Da Genius.
Allie X, “Black Eye”
Allie X is ushering in a new era with her latest release “Black Eye,” giving fans a taste of what to expect in her next project. The gothic track is, in many ways, a complete deviation from her 2020 project Cape God. The song, a testament to the star’s artistry, embraces dramatic elements and showcases her range.
Rosie Darling, “I’m Different Now”
As rising indie-pop star Rosie Darling gears up to release her anticipated debut album Lanterns Nov. 10, she gives fans another sneak peek with her latest track “I’m Different Now,” a healing and self-growth anthem, along with an accompanying music video. Darling’s lyrics and vocals combine to create a spellbinding world that listeners are instantly transported to.