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The 10 Best Tracks New On Spotify This Week

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We loved vinyl, then we loved taping the top 40 off the radio (ssh don't tell anyone), then we loved shiny CDs. But the future of music listening is via a small green logo, aka Spotify, and a treasure trove of songs available at the click of a button.

That list is constantly being updated, so each week we'll bring you the best 10 songs newly available on the streaming service, whether newly released tracks, remasters of old classics, or simply strange new additions that have appeared for no earthly reason. A handy playlist is below. What are you waiting for? Get listening.

11th July

What's new this week?

The great new track from Basement Jaxx, the return of Death From Above 1979, the opener of Example's new album, Interpol's comeback track, one from the hotly-tipped debut album from The Acid, a great track from Israeli act Acollective, a former ShortListen fave from El Born, a track from Bright Light Bright Light's second album, hit songwriter par excellence Sia finally unveils her solo album and metal gods Judas Priest stream the title track of their new album, celebrating 40 years in the business.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Basement Jaxx is fantastic, Death From Above 1979's is a welcome return and Bright Light Bright Light is always excellent.



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4th July

What's new this week?

A new track from Royal Blood, performed for a Spotify session, one from the new Manic Street Preachers record, a former ShortListen fave from Rae Morris and Fryars, a hotly-tipped summer track from Germany's Milky Chance, our favourite track from the George Ezra debut, Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea team up for another surefire hit, Faul, Wad Ad & Pnau collaborate on another saxy new track, a sweeping epic from the really-very-good new David Gray album, a great new one from Sivu and songwriter par excellence Sia unleashes the huge Chandelier.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Rae Morris and Fryars is very special, Royal Blood continue their quest for rock excellence and the David Gray track is a pleasant surprise.

27th June

What's new this week?

Our favourite track from the epic new Deadmau5 double album, the latest brilliant track from Luke Sital-Singh, a new one from the hotly-tipped FKA Twigs, a cut from the great new Mastodon record, a literal repeat pleasure from Domino act How To Dress Well, Jamie XX's new ode to rave culture, the return of Icelandic electro act GusGus, the opening track from the experimental Flaming Lips album 7 Skies H3, which finally gets a digital release after three years and two chart dance smashes from Oliver Heldens and Dmitri Vegas, Martin Garrix and Like Mike.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Brilliance from Deadmau5, beauty from Luke Sital-Singh and a blissed out journey from Jamie XX.



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20th June

What's new this week?

The stunning Miley Cyrus-assisted return of Alt-J, a new track from blog darling Banks, the lead track from the new Hudson Taylor EP, our favourite from Lana Del Rey's new record Ultraviolence, the best cut from Klaxons return, Love Frequency, the latest chartbuster from Gorgon City, featuring Laura Welsh, a great track from the legendary Willie Nelson's first album of original material in quite a while, a gorgeous track from Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor's second solo album, a summery track from DJ Vadim's reggae record and our fave from The Knife's live album of Shaken-Up Versions.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Alt-J's excellent return, some class from Willie Nelson and, likewise, Alexis Taylor.



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13th June

What's new this week?

The funk-rock-groove title track from Jack White's new album, a late album gem from Kasabian's 48:13, some swampy blues rock from the new Rival Sons album, a fantastic new single from Sébastien Tellier, the haunting Return To from #1 Dads featuring Tom Snowdon, our favourite from Chrissie Hynde's new solo album, the opening track from The Phantom Band's album Strange Friend, the going-to-be-inescapable-but-actually-really-good song from X Factor's Ella Henderson, the debut solo track from double No.1 guest vocalist Jess Glynne and a riproaring live version of a classic track from The Who.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Jack White shows his class again, Jess Glynne is a big future star, and the #1 Dads and Tom Snowdon track is unbearably beautiful.



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6th June

What's new this week?

The gorgeous new track from Swedish-Australian twins Say Lou Lou, the return of a dancified Kasabian, the quirky Clean Bandit finally follow up their monster hit, Rather Be, with an album - this track taken from it features Rae Morris, an intriguing new artist in former ShortListen pick Seinabo Sey, a great collaboration between SomethingALaMode and DWNTWN, a rock classic featured on the newly remastered version of Soundgarden's epic Superunknown, our favourite track from the excellent new James record, Fucked Up make a suitably noisy return, a fantastic track from up-and-coming metal band Shrine and the new one from Deadmau5, ahead of his forthcoming new double album.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Say Lou Lou is sumptuous, Shrine is epic and Soundgarden is unarguably amazing.



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30th May

What's new this week?

An anthemic comeback track from Glaswegians Twin Atlantic, Lana Del Rey's long-awaited, excellent return, a track from Dum Dum Girls' Dee and husband Brandon from Crocodiles who team up to form Haunted Hearts, triumphant disco from Hercules & Love Affair's new album, our fave from the new Echo & The Bunnymen record, a ShortListen standout from new artist Dorine Levy, a beautiful electronic track from Benbrick, a 10-minute-long epic from the Röyksopp & Robyn joint mini-album, some dark instrumental electronica from Mute's Ben Frost and, finally, a track from Neil Young's new album, A Letter Home, which was recorded on a refurbished 1947 Voice-o-Graph vinyl recording booth at Jack White's Third Man store in Nashville, Tennessee.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Bliss out with Lana Del Rey's impressive, understated comeback, Dorine Levy's Jonsi-esque vocals and Benbrick's elegant electronica.



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23rd May

What's new this week?

The opening track from the ever-brilliant Mancunians Cherry Ghost, one from The Roots intriguingly-titled new album ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, a choice cut from another Manchester institution in Mr Scruff - taken from his new album Friendly Bacteria, our favourite track from the hotly-tipped Thumpers debut album, the opener from The Sunshine Underground's new dance-influenced record, LA supergroup California Breed (featuring Jason Bonham on drums) give us some no-nonsense rock, a classic remastered B-side from the Oasis Definitely Maybe reissue, an appropriately beautiful track from the new R.E.M. Unplugged compilation, a song from the new Conor Oberst record and some delicate folk from the fantastic Cara Dillon.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Call it nostalgia but the Oasis and R.E.M. tracks remind us what great bands they were, while The Roots are always unmissable.



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16th May

What's new this week?

Our favourite track from the new Chromeo album White Women, Micheael Jackson's "return", with this really-quite-good disco track, a track from ShortListen favourite Saint Raymond's new EP, US indie-poppers Cheerleader's debut song, the low-key return of La Roux, some late-night magic from Foxes debut album Glorious, the return of Little Dragon, a "proper" song from Eurovision in the shape of The Netherlands' Common Linnets, a track from Nick Mulvey - formerly of Portico Quartet, and an excellent track from Tori Amos new record.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Old disco from Jacko, nu-disco from Chromeo and the intriguing La Roux comeback.



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9th May

What's new this week?

Super Furry Animals frontman and all-round legend Gruff Rhys returns with another set of songs - here's the title track from American Interior, The Horrors provide an impressive follow-up to Skying, with Luminous - this is our favourite track, Foxes provides another great pop-with-depth effort, the magnificent Giorgio Moroder remixes Coldplay to staggeringly brilliant effect, Röyksopp & Robyn team up for the title track from their EP, Lily Allen returns with Sheezus - this is a standout, Disclosure finally release the uncompromising The Mechanism, Nine Black Alps continue to plow their grunge furrow, Tune-Yards dish up more wonky pop with this track taken from Nikki Nack and finally, a father-son kora-playing duo hailing from Mali - this is a track from Toumani Diabaté and Sidiki Diabaté's critically-acclaimed record together.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

The Horrors, Giorgio Moroder's Coldplay remix and Röyksopp & Robyn are all unmissable.



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2nd May

What's new this week?

Embrace channel New Order in this track from their new self-titled album, the best track from the long-awaited Pixies comeback album Indie Cindy, our fave from the Damon Albarn solo album, a comeback from huge-voiced folk singer Ray LaMontagne, the opening track from We Have Band's third album Movements, the inescapable Calvin Harris anthem Summer, a duet with Garbage's Shirley Manson taken from Brody Dalle's new album, a tender cut from Lykke Li's new record, Prince celebrates returning to Warners with this new track and the opener from guitar geniuses Rodrigo y Gabriela latest album.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Damon Albarn and Ray LaMontagne offer soulful class, Calvin Harris brings the anthemic synths.



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25th April

What's new this week?

Classy electronica from Nottingham's Indiana, a nice cut from the new Kelis album Food, the new one from great British rock hopes Royal Blood, a track from former Semisonic frontman Dan Wilson's brand new album, the intriguing comeback single from The Kooks, a track from the long-awaited Iggy Azalea album The New Classic, a beautiful track from the new Eels album, a slice of deep groove from MNEK, a superb session recording from Daughter and then a bit of quality reggae from Ziggy Marley, featuring U-Roy.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

The old school soul style of Kelis', the rock energy of Royal Blood and the melancholic beauty of Eels.

18th April

What's new this week?

A brand new version of Life's a Bitch from the classic Nas album Illmatic, rereleased this week, a track from the hotly-tipped Sza's debut album, Z, former ShortListen pick Thumpers with Tame, rock goodness from Blackpool's Darlia, an epic track from Paolo Nutini's runaway smash new album, a great song from the first Afghan Whigs album in 16 years, Ben Watt - of Everything But The Girl fame - unveils his first solo album in 31 years, enlisting the help of Pink Floyd's Dave Gilmour on this track, the opening track from the excellent new Hoosiers album, a bit of classic Billy Bragg from his new live album and some magisterial cinematic excellence from Stephen Emmer, featuring vocals from Heaven 17's Glenn Gregory.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Don't miss the brooding epicness of Paolo Nutini, the fragile beauty of Ben Watt and the bittersweet indie of the Afghan Whigs' return.



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11th April

What's new this week?

We had to pick one from Todd Terje's brilliant new album so - of course - it had to be Delorean Dynamite, the second track from Brian Eno & Karl Hyde's forthcoming album, an awesome remix of Jakwob's Somebody New from Shy FX, Need For Mirrors and HLZ, the best track from Aloe Blacc's sure-to-be-massive-and-sounds-a-bit-like-Bill-Withers-which-is-good new album, our favourite from electronica act Sohn's new debut album Tremors, the irresistible force of Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX with Fancy, former ShortListen pick Complete Surrender courtesy of Slow Club, the haunting sounds of Erika M. Anderson aka EMA, some bossa nova from Thievery Corporation and finally a musical journey with dance pioneer Howie B.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

We've frontloaded the playlist this week: Todd Terje, Eno & Hyde and the Jakwob remix are all fantastic.



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4th April

What's new this week?

A great return from the newly-independent Wiley, a former ShortListen fave from LA-based Dwntwn, Paolo Nutini's really-quite-good comeback single, new wave pop brilliance from Fickle Friends, Norwegian electro goodness from Kid Astray, our favourite track from the 'new' Johnny Cash album (a duet with June Carter Cash) the new album opener from Band of Skulls (click here to find out their Ultimate Playlist), an epic new track from Manchester Orchestra, our favourite remix of the Klaxons comeback single, courtesy of Infinity Ink and a bit of classic reissued reggae, from Massive Attack-collaborator Horace Andy.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Fickle Friends, Dwntwn and Kid Astray are all irresistible tracks from emerging artists - check them all out without delay.



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28th March

What's new this week?

The hotly-awaited album from Future Islands finally arrives so we open up with Seasons (Waiting On You), next it's our favourite track from the brand new Foster The People album, then the infectious soulful house of Dansson & Marlon Hoffstadt, a rollocking rock & roll track from the Sam Bailey-No.1-threatening album from Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey, a new one from The Black Keys, an epic track from the new Jimi Goodwin album Odleduk, the title track of Elton John's classic Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (newly remastered and rereleased), the opening track to The Hold Steady's new record, the hit dance track from Faul & Wad Ad vs Pnau and then a quality slice of Ella Fitzgerald with the fantastic Girl From Ipanema.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Future Islands is worth the hype, Wilko & Roger for the rock & roll and, of course, it's got to be Elton - what a song.



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21st March

What's new this week?

Duke Dumont's runaway smash I Got U, the gorgeous return of Lykke Li, our favourite cut from the new Madlib and Freddie Gibbs album Piñata, another promising neo-soul track taken from Paolo Nutini's forthcoming album, an epic album opener from The War On Drugs, a fantastic remix of Porter Robinson's brilliant Sea Of Voices from RAC, the new one from ShortList cover star Lily Allen, an inescapable track from American Authors, our top song on the Black Lips new album and - because you always need some Elvis - some Elvis, with a 1974 live version of Suspicious Minds.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Duke Dumont, Madlib and Freddie Gibbs and The War On Drugs are all unmissable



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14th March

What's new this week?

Our favourite track from Tensnake's new album Glow - featuring the mighty Nile Rodgers, an album cut from Metronomy's Love Letters, a track from the fantastic grime artist Ghetts new album Rebel With a Cause, a new one from pop producer Erik Hassle, yet another outstanding electro-funk track from Chromeo's forthcoming new album, our favourite album track from Elbow's The Take Off And Landing Of Everything (read our interview with Guy Garvey here), a new session with Chvrches where they remind us just how great The Mother We Share is, a track from the legendary Mike Oldfield's new album Man On The Rocks, the title track of Rufus Wainwright's new best of and, finally, a lesson in pure rock from Deep Purple's classic Live In Sweden 1970 opus.

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Tensnake (with a little help from Nile Rodgers), Erik Hassle and Chromeo will give you that funky Friday feeling



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7th March

What's new this week?

Our favourite album track from Pharrell's new opus G I R L, the surprisingly understated but hugely effective return of Coldplay, a reliably beautiful track from Elbow's forthcoming album, our favourite track from the new Beck record Morning Phase, a new one from hotly-tipped London duo Jungle, Pharrell (again) guesting with Major Lazor, Damon Albarn's debut solo track, a classic Morrissey single from a remastered Your Arsenal, an excellent new Wild Beasts track and everyone's favourite disco remixer Fred Falke takes on the Foxes hit Let Go For Tonight (previously tipped on The ShortListen back at the start of January)

I'm in a hurry, which three?

Coldplay, Beck and Damon Albarn will all soothe your soul



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