The year was off to a fast start in the music realm with releases from Lizzo, James Blake, Ariana Grande. But in the months that followed, drops from standouts like Brittany Howard and Summer Walker kept the momentum going. Whether it be about love for yourself, love for a partner, or love for your pals, this is the best has to offer so far. Clairo wails gently through a wall of autotune, desperately pleading for emotional availability, all while knowing her allegiance will lie with the broken relationship regardless. Lola is enigmatic. With only two songs in total on her Spotify, the year-old London-based singer is a quiet rumbling under the surface. But the former Alabama Shakes singer fully comes into her own on her new solo venture Jaime , a spanning dissertation on queerness and intersectionality. Then in June , Jai Paul made his triumphant return—not only releasing the previously leaked album, but also blessing his restless, yet still attentive, fanbase with two new songs.
1. “ABC” by Jackson 5
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It was written by "Hitman" Bang , RM , and Pdogg, with the latter of the three solely handling production. The Korean version was released on May 18, , as the lead single from the band's third studio album Love Yourself: Tear by Big Hit Entertainment. Columbia Records serviced the song to US contemporary hit radio on June 12, , as a single in that country. A "Rocking Vibe" remix of the track was released on June 4, , and appears on the band's third compilation album , Love Yourself: Answer The Japanese version of the song was released for digital download and streaming on October 16, by Universal Music Japan as a single album that included the remix and " Airplane Pt. Musically, "Fake Love" is an emo hip hop , grunge-rock , rap-rock and electropop song which relies on rock instrumentals. The lyrics talk about the love that was once believed to be destiny, but turned out fake at the end. The song received generally positive reviews from music critics , who praised its dark production, eclectic sound and the band's vocal delivery for reinterpreting the "emotive" lyrics. The Japanese version debuted and peaked at number one on the Oricon Singles Chart , becoming the 12th best-selling single of in Japan.
But if music is so universal, why is it so hard to understand the English you hear in songs? What you need, dear English learner, are some easy English songs that are simple enough to understand yet still catchy enough to have you dancing and singing all day. Popular music is a good place to start learning English with songs because the sentences are easy to understand. The vocabulary is simple and the sentences are short and sweet. Most pop songs are about love, heartbreak or having a good time. Not only does that make for easier vocabulary, it makes for some fun party music! Pop songs are made so that everyone will enjoy them and sing along.