- Category: New Music
- Published on Wednesday, 11 May 2016 06:00
Twenty One Pilots - Stressed Out
"Stressed Out" is a song written and recorded by American alternative hip hop band Twenty One Pilots for their fourth studio album, Blurryface (2015). Written by Tyler Joseph and produced by Mike Elizondo, the lyrics discuss the harsh end of adolescence and the transition to adulthood. The song was released as a single on April 28, 2015 on the Google Play Store and Amazon, and was issued to top 40 radio stations on November 10. "Stressed Out" reached number two on the US Billboard Hot 100, and number one on Alternative Songs, Hot Rock Songs, Adult Pop Songs and Pop Songs.
The song focuses on nostalgia for childhood, the pressure of adulthood, and family relationships, and speaks from the point of view of "Blurryface", the album's title character. The line, "My name's Blurryface, and I care what you think" is heard in the pre-chorus, alluding to marketing the duo did for the album.
American Authors - What we live for
“What We Live For” is the upcoming and long awaited second studio album by American indie rock band American Authors. It’s scheduled to be released on May 13th via Island Records.
It comes preceded by the smash single “Go Big or Go Home”, released back in May. The second single “Pride” was released in December.
Along the pre-order of the album on iTunes, the band unveiled the title’s and opening track “What We Live For” on April 1st. “I’m Born to Run” was released as instant grat on April 8th.
Cold War Kids - First
"First" is a song by American indie rock band Cold War Kids. The song was written by the band and produced by Lars Stalfors and Dann Gallucci. It was the second single off their fifth album Hold My Home (2014) and was released on February 17, 2015. The song received a positive reception from music critics.
"First" peaked at number 1 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart, becoming the band's highest charting single. A music video was made for the single and was released on January 12, 2015. The song was certified Gold by the RIAA for selling over 500,000 digital copies in the United States.