Look who’s back: George Ezra’s newest album, Staying At Tamara’s

Five years. Five freaking years I’ve waited for this.

The past few days found me in a state of periodic temporary despair. I’m doing better today but what made it even better was George Ezra’s and Troye Sivan’s upcoming releases. If you follow George you’d have seen a teaser for the first featured song as well as his #AskGeorgeEzra session.

#AskGeorgeEzra on Twitter

Wanted on Voyage is a bloody work of art, you can fight me on this. I’ve listened to it about twenty times and I’ll do it again because it’s that good. Budapest was the first song of his I’ve heard, it was back when iTunes was promoting new artists by letting people download a new song each week, but I hope I’d have found him even if that weren’t the case. It was massive surprise the first time I saw him, I most certainly didn’t match that heavy voice with the guy.

Here’s a lyric video (unofficial) of his latest song, Paradise.

It’s lyrically straightforward, lighthearted and simply lovely. Vocally, rhythmically and beat-wise? It’s …

invigorating, refreshing and liberating. Paradise is definitely a must on any road trip playlist, it’s on my dance playlist already. Needless to say, I can’t wait for the rest of Staying At Tamara’s.

Release date: March 23rd

 Tracklist

  1. Pretty Shining
  2. PeopleDon’t Matter Now *
  3. Get Away
  4. Shotgun
  5. Paradise *
  6. All My Love
  7. Sugarcoat
  8. Hold My Girl
  9. Saviour (feat. First Aid Kit)
  10. Only a Human
  11. The Beautiful Dream
 * Released (as of this date)

What do you think of Paradise? Are you a fan? What’s your favourite song of his? Can you recommend me a similar artist?

All the best and happy listening!

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