Category Archives: Songs You Should Hear

Songs You Should Hear: Watch the ‘Sunset,’ Find ‘Peace,’ and Don’t ‘Question It’

We’re just going to keep bringing you the summertime heat.

There’s plenty of fresh pop sensibility to go around on this week’s Songs You Should Hear. We hear about many contrasting shades of love — including what happens when we choose to love ourselves. Feel all the love by digging in below!

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Songs You Should Hear… from Sunday’s NashLive! Lineup

We have a solid NashLive! show to look forward to this Sunday at The East Room, and we thought we’d use this week’s Songs You Should Hear to celebrate it.

Supersonic folk troubadour (and longtime friend of UMC) Ali Aslam is coming down from Brooklyn to join Nashville locals Mary Jennings and Pepperwood, and we’re pretty psyched about it. So psyched, that we’ve given you a preview of what’s to come this weekend. Enjoy!

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Songs You Should Hear: Find Yourself Again; Heartbreak and Hope

We’ve got some fresh, eclectic sounds to comprise this week’s edition of Songs You Should Hear.

Everything here has elements of pop. However, each song is by no means formulaic. Each one expands upon the boundaries of what pop music can be, blending styles making for exciting listens the whole way through.

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Songs You Should Hear: ‘Shine’ Your Light; Regret and Confusion Abound

You’ve made it to the end of another week! Your reward? A fresh batch of Songs You Should Hear!

This week’s edition does a good job of covering a lot of ground in just three songs, bringing us from a cross-section of nostalgia from the 1970s and 80s, to slick and modern R&B production.

Step on in and try something new!

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Songs You Should Hear: Shake It Out; Blue Skies and Desire

Ready to cut loose and give into your desires? Well, then we have some Songs You Should Hear!

It’s not all willy-nilly, though; there’s also a tender ode to motherhood packed into this edition, just for the sake of giving you all the feels.

Let’s give you the chance to dive in, shall we?

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Songs You Should Hear: Women Finding Their Power; ‘Tennis’ Anyone?

Today, we bring you tunes from three female artists with a lot to say.

These songs cover some heavy-hitting topics — from domestic violence, to finding self-worth, to breaking the cycle of toxic relationship patterns. And, all the while, these are three strong cuts that touch a variety of genres. Listen below!

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Songs You Should Hear: Get ‘All Wrapped Up’ in Some Colorful Rock Tunes

Jenna’s back this week with some Songs You Should Hear, and she has selected songs that span varying aspects of the human experience.

We’ve got fun and heartbreak alike on this week’s compilation, with rock (and similar genres) being the common bond that all of these tunes share. If that sounds like something you’d enjoy, we implore you to do just that below.

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Songs You Should Hear: Live in Hope, Dance in the Rain, and Don’t Text Your Ex

First of all, we’ve been getting a ton of submissions on the form lately! Thank you all for your diligence. We’re looking forward to digging in and getting a lot of this new music featured, one way or another, in the coming weeks.

In fact, we have a few choice cuts for you today, recently submitted by independent artists near and far. And, with a headline like the one on this article, you’re surely curious to hear what’s in store, right?

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Songs You Should Hear: For Ukraine

This week’s Songs You Should Hear, simply put, is for Ukraine.

Jenna Rose took this one, compiling selections from Ukranian (and Ukranian-inspired) artists that speak to the culture for the nation. Also, we’ve included additional resources below the jump, so you can help the Ukranian people at this time of need. In fact, if you’re looking for ways to help, here is an open-source spreadsheet of Ukrainian artists and labels you can support:

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Songs You Should Hear: Let’s Process Our Emotions Together

Y’all… this week’s Songs You Should Hear hit hard.

There’s hope. There’s despair. There’s inspiration, introspection, and escapism. Sometimes, they all hit simultaneously. Without a doubt, these songs will get you feeling something.

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