FEATURE: The May Playlist: Vol. 3: If the Nightmare Is Too Much, the Future Looks Bright



The May Playlist

IN THIS PHOTO: Carly Rae Jepsen/PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Images 

Vol. 3: If the Nightmare Is Too Much, the Future Looks Bright


I bemoaned the music that arrived last week (silly me)…


as there were not that many big names in the pack! This week is the complete reverse: there are so many huge names to listen to that it is hard fitting them all in! Not only are there big singles from Halsey, Carly Rae Jepsen and Madonna (with Quavo) but there is material from The National, Slipknot; The Divine Comedy and The Black Keys. Toss into the blender Shakespears Sister and JARV IS… and you have a mighty army of music! It is a fantastic week and there is such a diverse blend of sounds! With music from Thea Gilmore and The Raconteurs, pretty much every taste and fancy is catered for! Make sure you start your weekend with all these great artists and a banquet of tremendous music! Even though the weather is not great and there are clouds around, there is enough sunshine in this feature to lift you up! Sit back, buckle up and discover why this week’s collection of new releases is among the…

 IN THIS PHOTO: The National/PHOTO CREDIT: Graham Macindoe

BEST of 2019.  

ALL PHOTOS/IMAGES (unless credited otherwise): Getty Images/Artists


Carly Rae Jepsen Too Much

Halsey Nightmare

Madonna, Quavo Future


Lana Del ReyDoin Time

Bruce Springsteen There Goes My Miracle

PHOTO CREDIT: William Aubrey Reynolds

The Black Keys Go

Shakespears SisterAll the Queen’s Horses

Charli XCX (ft. Lizzo) - Blame It on Your Love

The Raconteurs Help Me Stranger

Slipknot - Unsainted


Lewis Capaldi Forever

The National Rylan

Thea Gilmore - Blowback

Slowthai (ft. Skepta)Inglorious


Feeder Youth

PHOTO CREDIT: Phill McDonald

Foals In Degrees

Interpol The Weekend


IN THIS PHOTO: Ghostface Killah

Wu-Tang Clan (ft. Ghostface Killah and RZA)On That Sht Again

Ward Thomas One More Goodbye

Kojey Radical Can’t Go Back

Adam LambertNew Eyes

Biffy ClyroBalance, Not Symmetry 


The Divine ComedyNorman and Norma

Madison BeerDear Society

PHOTO CREDIT: Caitlin Mogridge

The Modern StrangersMagic Hour

Molly RainfordForever and a Day

The Amazons 25


IN THIS PHOTO: Chance The Rapper

Chance The Rapper (ft. TisaKorean & Murda Beatz) - GRoCERIES

NADINEFool for Love

Taylor GreyIntentionally

Black PeachesSpice Route

Mattiel - Je Ne Me Connais Pas

Lady AntebellumWhat If I Never Get Over You