FEATURE: The December Playlist: Grammys Special

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The December Playlist: Grammys Special Musicmusingsandsuch - 07/12/...

 

The December Playlist: Grammys Special

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IT is that time of year again!


I am not referring to Christmas but the whatever-number-we-are-on-th Grammy Awards. It is that occasion where some of music’s best – and those thoroughly undeserving – get recognised for their hard work. There are some notable omissions from the nominations (naming no names) but some great acts recognised. Beyoncé leads the list, and so gets one of her songs featured, but there are other great acts getting their music exposed – including Metallica and Frank the Rapper. Of course, there are some new releases from the ‘ordinary’ artists out there: those not in the Grammy sightline; going about their careers as always. As December starts to blossom, I will start leaning towards Christmas tracks: until that merciless moment arrives, enjoy some wonderful non-tinsel-infused songs.

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New Single/Album Tracks Musicmusingsandsuch

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Biffy Clyro Re-Arrange

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Joe GoddardLose Your Love

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Bonobo (ft. Rhye)Break Apart

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Justice Fire

MUNA – I Know a Place

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Emma BallantineSecret Tunnel

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Gurr Moby Dick

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Gabriella Cohen Downtown

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The Rolling StonesRide ‘Em On Down

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AnohniObama

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The Magic GangOnly Waiting

Elbow Magnificent (She Says)

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Imagine Dragons Levitate

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Parcels Older

BruisingI Don’t Mind

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Peter DohertyDown for the Outing

PHOTO CREDIT: Nicky Kelvin Photography

VaultsOne Day I’ll Fly Away

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Jake BuggThe Love We’re Hoping For

Fort HopeSay No

The ShiresA Thousand Hallelujahs (Live at The Pool)

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Angelina Rose Cascade

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The Last Shadow PuppetsThis is Your Life

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The LaFontaines Release the Hounds

 

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BeyoncéHold Up

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AdeleSend My Love (To Your New Lover)

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Sturgill SimpsonIn Bloom

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Chance the RapperSummer Friends

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DrakeChild’s Play

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The Chainsmokers (ft. Halsey) – Closer

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Kelsea BalleriniPeter Pan

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Ariana GrandeDangerous Woman

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Anderson .PaakPut Me Thru

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Demi LovatoConfident

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Flume (ft. Kai)Never Be Like You

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SiaConfetti

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UnderworldI Exhale

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Twenty One PilotsHeathens

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Sofi TukkerDrinkee

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Metallica Hardwired

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Carrie Underworld Church Bells

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DesiignerPanda

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Panic! at the DiscoDeath of a Bachelor

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Alabama Shakes Joe (Live From Austin City Limits)

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René MarieSound of Red

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Blue Highway Hallelujah 

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RadioheadBurn the Witch

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Rhiannon Giddens (ft. Bhi Bhiman)Freedom Highway

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Cage the ElephantTrouble

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Ro James Permission

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Maren MorrisMy Church

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Leon BridgesRiver

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Jamie xx – Gosh

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Jill ScottCan’t Wait

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Iggy Pop Sunday

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PJ HarveyThe Wheel

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RihannaKiss It Better

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Bon Iver8 (Circle)

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SolangeDon’t Touch My Hair

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Kanye WestFamous

Lalah Hathaway Angel

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Two-and-a-bit weeks to go and it is Christmas. I am noticing a decided slowing-down among music’s most prominent and prolific. Maybe there is less demand this time of year – as the awards have been handed and end-of-year lists cemented – so there is less impetus and demand. Be sure to brace yourself for a wave of 2017 music in a few weeks. Musicians will be racing out the blocks in an attempt to make that first, big strike – what an exciting proposition!

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