New Releases: Loreen, Troye Sivan, Bad Bunny, Holly Humberstone and more

This week's biggest single, album and DVD releases, only on Official Charts.

This week on New Releases let's kick off with singles.

Eurovision history-maker Loreen returns this week with a brand new single, Is It Love. The follow-up to the UK Number 2 hit single Tattoo, it may have taken the Swedish priestess half a year to think of her next move, but it's well worth the wait. A cinematic and booming acoustic-led pop track, Is It Love pays tribute to Loreen's Moroccan heritage while also including the biggest chorus possible, courtesy of Max Martin affiliate Rami. 

World Exclusive: read more about Loreen's Is It Love in our First Listen 

Elsewhere, one of our Ones To Watch for 2023, English indie-pop singer-songwriter Rachel Chinouriri, has released her most dynamic statement yet with the rousing The Hills. Written about a songwriting trip she took to LA, which made her realise she missed London more than she thought, The Hills meets at the halfway mark between Lily Allen and Arctic Monkeys. 

We also have a brand new bop from Paloma Faith. She's just announced her sixth album, The Glorification of Sadness (GREAT title) and unveiled it's lead single, How To Leave A Man, which sounds one part Rolling In The Deep, one part Flowers.

First Listen: Paloma Faith's How To Leave A Man 

Plus, be sure to check out new single drops from Jason Derulo and Meghan Trainor (Hands On Me), New Rules (Ghost Town), Henry Moodie (Closure) and PNAU teaming up with fellow Aussie pop icons Empire of the Sun (AEIOU). 

Meanwhile, over on albums, Troye Sivan has really come into his own in the past year. Scoring two Top 40 hits in quick succession with the joyfully queer and electronic Rush and Got Me Started, Troye's third studio album Something To Give Each Other is his boldest, gayest statement yet. Really taking a deep dive into club culture, which makes sense given that he started working on the album after partying hard following the breakup of his relationship.

One of the biggest stars in the world right now, Bad Bunny has become a true global brand and is the biggest crossover artist from the Latin Music boom of the last few years. While he hasn't quite found the same commercial foothold in the UK yet, Benito is surprising us all with Nadie Sabe Lo Que Va a Pasar Mañana (Nobody Knows What Will Happen Tomorrow), his fifth LP and second in just over a year.

It's taken a little while for BRIT award-winning starlet Holly Humberstone to issue her debut album, but Paint My Bedroom Black is an assured debut collection. Holly has often been compared to Olivia Rodrigo, and while her music might not be set for the commercial juggler quite like Olivia, she definitely has the same quality of taking autobiographical stories from her life and turning them into engaging listens. 

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