Every Friday, EW’s music staff takes a hard listen to the biggest new tracks and offers up our unfiltered opinions. Read on for reviews of new tracks by Beyoncé, Blink-182, The Hotelier, and more.
Zedd & Kesha, “True Colors”
The teenage sister duo -— one of the first acts signed to Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment label -— showed off the talent that caught Queen Bey’s attention with their minimalist, Janelle Monáe-meets-Lorde debut single “Drop.” Their new Sugar Symphony EP, out today, tests out a range of different styles from dreamy R&B (“Red Lights”) to house (“Thunder”), but it’s the funky synth groove of “Lazy Love” that provides the biggest sugar rush. With ready-for-the-weekend lyrics like “Maybe we can stay in our house, we can layout, order take out,” what’s not to love? A- —Nolan Feeney