The Best Releases From British Musicians This Month

Your April playlist, sorted

If you’re on the hunt for new music, we’ve got you covered with a roundup of new releases from stellar British musicians. Who needs podcasts when your playlist is this good?

The Best Releases From British Musicians This Month

Ellie Goulding, Higher Than Heaven


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Who is Ellie Goulding?

Ellie Goulding has been on the British pop scene since 2009. Her hit song ‘Love Me Like You Do’ earned a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance in 2015.

When is Ellie Goulding’s new album out?

Ellie Goulding’s latest album, Higher Than Heaven, was released on April 7, 2023. It boasts collaborations with stars such as American rapper Big Sean and English DJ Sigala.

What is Ellie Goulding’s biggest hit?

Goulding’s many hits include ‘Anything Could Happen’ and ‘How Long Will I Love You.’ You’ll recognise her distinctive vocals and vibrant pop production.

Check out Ellie Goulding’s new album here.

Daughter, Stereo Mind Game


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Who is Daughter?

Indie rock band Daughter is led by North London-born Elena Tonra, with drummer Remi Aguilella and guitarist Igor Haefeli completing the trio. The band is known for wistful lyrics, haunting guitar melodies and Tonra’s soft, airy vocals. 

When is Daughter’s new album out?

Daughter’s new album, Stereo Mind Game, was released on April 7, 2023. It features the singles ‘Swim Back,’ ‘Party’ and ‘Be On Your Own Way.’

What is Daughter’s biggest hit?

The biggest single from Daughter is ‘Youth,’ which was a standout release in 2011. You might recognise it from Grey’s Anatomy – it was featured in season 8, episode 19 of the series, entitled ‘Support System.’ 

Check out Daughter’s new album here.

Billie Marten, Drop Cherries


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Who is Billie Marten?

Billie Marten is a folk artist hailing from North Yorkshire. She released her first EP at the age of 15. If you’re in the mood for mellow tracks, you’ll love Marten’s music, which is suffused with violin and guitar and buoyed by her ethereal falsetto.

When is Billie Marten’s new album out?

Billie Marten’s new album, Drop Cherries, was released on April 7, 2023. It features singles ‘This is How We Move,’ ‘Nothing But Mine’ and ‘I Can’t Get My Head Around You.’

What is Billie Marten’s biggest hit?

Billie Marten’s most popular song is ‘La Lune.’ It offers whispered vocals against a backdrop of striking electric guitar and snippets of harmony.

Check out Billie Marten’s new album here.

Eloise, Drunk On a Flight


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Who is Eloise?

Eloise is a British musician who has been releasing jazz-hued pop since 2019. Her debut EP, This Thing Called Living, garnered attention from prominent figures such as Billie Eilish. Eloise’s music provides effortlessly easy listening with satisfying depth: think delicate harmonies laid over catchy, colourful guitar and keys. 

When is Eloise’s new album out?

Eloise’s new album, Drunk On A Flight, is out on April 14, 2023. It includes an eponymous single as well as two other previous releases, ‘Giant Feelings’ and ‘Therapist.’

What is Eloise’s biggest hit?

Eloise’s biggest hit is ‘You, Dear,’ a dreamy stream-of-consciousness track reflecting on a serendipitous relationship. The jazz influences which can be detected in Eloise’s music are often enhanced by production from fellow artist Bruno Major, whose song ‘Nothing’ recently went viral on TikTok.

Matt Maltese, Driving Just To Drive


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Who is Matt Maltese?

Matt Maltese is an indie pop/rock artist with a trademark sound characterised by dramatic piano balladry and stadium-ready vocals. His lyrics offer everything from poetic reflections to ironic political commentary. 

When is Matt Maltese’s new album out?

Matt Maltese’s new album, Driving Just To Drive, will drop on April 28, 2023. It will encompass an eponymous single as well as previous releases entitled ‘Florence’ and ‘Mother.’

What is Matt Maltese’s biggest hit?

Matt Maltese’s most well-known track is ‘As The World Caves In,’ which was widely shared on TikTok after Maltese stated that it was inspired by the idea of a love affair between Theresa May and Donald Trump. Sound intriguing? It’s definitely worth adding to your playlist. 

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