best new songs april 2020

Oh, April. You were full of anxiety, showing us the emotional roller coaster that is covid-19 quarantine life. One great thing that has come out of all this, is creativity. Thank you to all the music-makers, poets and lyrical lovers that have been getting us through these shitty times.

Grimy Goods monthly Best New Songs of the Month playlist hit 120! We usually featured about 100 tracks, but this month we were feeling all the vibes. So much wonderful music released in April 2020. Stream all of our favorite new songs below before we start adding our May selects.

You can also visit our Best New Songs of the Month Archives:

January, 2020
February, 2020
March, 2020

Press Play: Best New Songs of April, 2020

Please note: this playlist is updated on the daily to reflect the current month. If you don’t see April on here anymore, that’s because we’ve moved on to the next month. Scroll down for the April archive.

Best New Songs of April, 2020 Track Listing

Funny Thing by Thundercat
We Can Hide Out by Mozambo Remix Ofenbach, Portugal. The Man
The Best by Josiah and the Bonnevilles
I Forget Myself (feat. Darlingside) by Henry Jamison, Darlingside
Moving [edit] Love Regenerator by Eli Brown, Calvin Harris
QADIR – Single Version by Nick Hakim
Pink Elephant by Chicano Batman
Bonus Material by Jenny Hval
I’m the Devil by Clams Casino
Call Me (Stripped) by Cautious Clay
KISS ME by BAYNK, Mood Talk
Feel So Alive by Karina Magallon, W3BZ
Little Things (with Quinn XCII & Chelsea Cutler) by Louis The Child
i like the devil by Purity Ring
Toothache by Sam Valdez
Pay For It by July Talk
Fair Chance by Thundercat, Ty Dolla $ign, Lil B
Black Qualls – Single Version by Thundercat, Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington
Capital Crimes by Andrew Bird
Lockdown Blues by Iceage
Summertime by Orville Peck
Rise by Alison Mosshart
Cold Wave by Spare Parts For Broken Hearts
Pretty Lady by Tash Sultana
Inside Friend by Leon Bridges, John Mayer
Brooklyn Bridge To Chorus by The Strokes
Aries by Gorillaz, Peter Hook, Georgia
Universe by Ambar Lucid
Puta Giza by La Femme
Kyoto by Phoebe Bridgers
Too Late by Washed Out
Five and Dime by Hazel English
The Castle by Torii Wolf, FWD The Man
Dear Stranger by STRFKR
til i turn blue by frogi
Reaching (feat. Alex Isley) by Cautious Clay, Raedio, Alex Isley
Nobody Gorgon City by DRAMA
Warning Shot by French Horn Rebellion Lipgloss” Mix” Xoller
The Garbage Men by Hamilton Leithauser
Fou by L’Impératrice
Ghosting by PINS
The Garden by Arqestry
Happiness In Liquid Form by Alfie Templeman
In Another Life by Active Child
Hunter by Becca Mancari
Wings by The Shacks
Strawberry Privilege by Yves Tumor
PSILOCIBINA by Vanessa Zamora
Afterglow by Luna Li
Fascination by Das Kope
Mountain Baby by Austra, Cecile Believe
Someday by Fawns of Love
Teacher by Chromatics
Spark by Alice Bag
Since Then by Provoker
Remind Me To Remember (Minimal Recording) by Emily Wells
Todo a la Vez by Marineros
Finally by Juan Son, Simone Pace
Megaton Mile by Weval Remix Local Natives, Weval
Reprogram by The Pack a.d.
Purusha by NVDES
midnight love by girl in red
The Key to Life on Earth by Declan McKenna
But There’s Still the Moon by Tasha
umbrellar by Dua Saleh
In A Good Way by Faye Webster
Purple Hat by Dux n Bass Remix Sofi Tukker, Dux n Bass
The High Song by Rachel Goodrich
Bad Times Are Good Times by Daniela Andrade, Sean Leon
Watering Can by Mr Ben & the Bens
Chemical Odysseys by B.A.D.A.
Denial You Win Again by The Buttertones
Velour by The Buttertones
Blank Slate by Chicano Batman
Hasta La Vista by Dream Wife
The Difference by Extended Flume, Toro y Moi
Happy Little Thoughts by Freedom Fry
Green Room by Henry Jamison, Ed Droste
You’re Too Precious by James Blake
In Too Deep by Katzù Oso
Ergo by Moullinex
ok by Mating Ritual
Living In A Ghost Town by The Rolling Stones
There Must Be More Than Blood by Car Seat Headrest
CRUMPY by Nick Hakim
I Fell In Love by Helado Negro, Xenia Rubinos
Blank Slate by Chicano Batman
Walking Home to You by Nick Leng
Drinking by Zsela
Canta by Amo Amo
Hollywood by Car Seat Headrest
Drumset by Fiona Apple
No Fun by Mara Connor
Lodestone by Modeling
Fast Life by Ayelle
Freak by Dead Ghosts
Agendas by Sharaya Summers
Holdin’ Me Down by Dead Ghosts
Big Hands by Ramonda Hammer
Bees in the Sun by Blonder
Grown Bones by Lila Blue
Strength Nova by Materia
Como un Dragón by Rita Indiana
Urgency by CARRÉ
Slumber by Gateway Drugs
True Romance by Avid Dancer
It’s Your Mind by Pet Dress
DUMB by Hanni El Khatib
Love in Mine by Big Thief
I Don’t Want to Live Alone Anymore by Jenny O.
Time (You and I) by Khruangbin
Is There Something In The Movies? by Samia
Alive by Petite Noir, Kingdom
Goodbye Blue by BADBADNOTGOOD, Jonah Yano
Sunny Afternoon by Benny Sings
Just Like Kids (Miau) by Hinds
The City by Jockstrap

Archive Playlist: Best New Songs of April, 2020