Searching for some motivation to assist energy you thru the beginning of one other work week? We really feel you, and with some stellar new pop tunes, we’ve received you lined.

These 10 tracks from artists together with Metric, NewJeans, Little Dragon, Priya Ragu and extra will get you energized to tackle the week. Pop any of those gems into your private playlists — or scroll to the top of the submit for a customized playlist of all 10.

Little Dragon, “Disco Dangerous”

Digital oddballs with a penchant for pop, Little Dragon slither again with Slugs of Love. Yukimi Nagano’s cooing R&B vocals float atop a mattress of disco percussion and ethereal, bubbly synths that appear filtered via the lens of A Midsummer Night time’s Dreampop. – Joe Lynch

Katelyn Tarver, “Cinematic”

“What’s the point of all this living if you can’t go back and grab it?” Katelyn Tarver asks on new single “Cinematic.” The singer-songwriter’s reflective acoustic tune in regards to the worth of bittersweet sentimentality has a delicate Nashville taste, becoming sufficient for a Los Angeles-based artist who initially hails from Georgia. – J. Lynch

Metric, “Just the Once”

Emily Haines, chief of long-running Canadian indie rock outfit Metric, describes new single “Just the Once” as “regret disco” — a cheeky phrase that additionally completely encapsulates the best way she boogies off the dangerous vibes on this gorgeously produced dance observe. Beneath the syncopated strings and the “woo, yeah!” adlibs lies a way of desperation, injecting an thrilling stress into Metric’s most downright enjoyable single in current reminiscence. – Jason Lipshutz

Priya Ragu, “Easy”

Priya Ragu grew to become a promising pop newcomer together with her 2021 debut mixtape damnshestamil, and the Tamil-Swiss singer-songwriter has improved her craft since that venture, with new single “Easy” sounding like a possible breakthrough second. The chirping beat and soul-pop lacquer properly complement Ragu’s supply — craving for decision in a relationship, but in addition snappy sufficient to compress the hook’s impression. – J. Lipshutz

DJ Seinfeld feat. Confidence Man, “Now U Do”

Swedish producer Armand Jakobsson and Aussie outfit Confidence Man sound like they’re on a mission to make listeners worldwide transfer all summer time lengthy: “Now U Do,” their irresistible and unyielding new collaboration, thumps instantly and tosses out catchy refrains all through its three-and-a-half-minute run time. In case you’re searching for the season’s most cleanly euphoric crossover dance single, look no additional. – J. Lipshutz

Jesse®, “Play”

Jesse Rutherford, the chief of “Sweater Weather” kings The Neighbourhood, continues an intriguing solo run with “Play,” which burrows into emotions of longing and escape as an acoustic guitar dances round his voice. Because the manufacturing turns into more and more hypnotic, the lyrics stay delightfully ambiguous, permitting listeners to wrap themselves in traces like “I’d like to be by your side” and “I just wanna play” whereas ascribing their very own experiences to the phrases. – J. Lipshutz

Anna Rose, “Already Gone”

“I don’t think I could have written this song with another person in the room,” singer-songwriter Anna Rose mentioned in a press launch for brand new single “Already Gone,” nodding to the tune’s intimate portrayal of feeling trapped in a long-decaying state of affairs. Rose’s voice rises with an alt-country steadfastness, and “Already Gone” sports activities a traditional rock crescendo, however the tune exists as a robust pop anthem, every declarative assertion sticking within the listener’s thoughts. – J. Lipshutz

Native Natives, “Empty Mansions”

Native Natives lately launched its fifth album Time Will Wait For No One, a becoming title for a venture that wrestles with getting older. On “Empty Mansions,” the indie rockers are at their finest delivering inquisitive lyrics (“Is it ever really no one’s fault?/The history is cloudy”) over sunny harmonies and delicate manufacturing — all of the makings of their traditional and breezy L.A. sound. – Lyndsey Havens

Petey, “I’ll Wait”

Rising rocker Petey is recent off a serious label cope with Capitol Information and his newest single “I’ll Wait” (off his forthcoming album USA, out Sept. 22) is injected with the form of hopeful power that accompanies reaching the subsequent stage. On the surging tune, Petey sings of universally felt struggles over an unrelenting drumbeat and crunchy guitar: “I was in the grocery store crying, overwhelmed by choices… I don’t really got what it takes today, to get up and put shoes on,” he sings. But he finds consolation in ready such moments out, concluding: “It doesn’t really matter how I feel between now and then, it always ends.” – L. Havens

NewJeans “New Jeans”

NewJeans’ forthcoming EP Get Up is one in every of Ok-pop’s most hyped releases of the summer time, and it’s not with out motive. After securing three viral hits (“Hype Boy,” “Ditto” and “OMG”), the group’s Bunnies fanbase impatiently awaited new music from the quintet, and final week, the Ok-pop stars lastly delivered with a self-titled B-side observe, “New Jeans.” The nippiness, laidback observe sees Minji, Danielle, Hyein, Hanni and Haerin exploring jungle and DnB rhythms, as they discover their love for vogue and having enjoyable with associates. – Starr Bowenbank