The Week Ahead: Today’s Top Tune 10.16 – 10.20.17

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Grab a gaggle of songs with this week’s Today’s Top Tune. We begin the week with Inara George, who celebrates a new recording with a party at Moroccan Lounge on November 4. Glaswegians Belle & Sebastian provide a spellbinding ditty. Brother and sister duo Wild Belle share their Untamed Heart. Charlotte Gainsbourg celebrates marriage with Deadly Valentine. And we meet Mexican artist Marrón.

Monday, Oct 16

Inara George: Young Adult

Best known for her work with renowned producer Greg Kurstin as The Bird and the Bee, Inara George has a unique talent for translating vignettes into songs with stylish flair. Her first solo album in a decade comes out in early 2018 and catches her reflecting the loss of her father, Little Feat frontman Lowell George, with an uplifting homage on Young Adult.

Tuesday, Oct 17

Belle & Sebastian: We Were Beautiful

Spellbinding rhymes and hypnotic beats are at the center of Belle & Sebastian’s most recent song We Were Beautiful.

Wednesday, Oct 18

Wild Belle: Untamed Heart

Celebrated siblings Wild Belle recently premiered their latest track Untamed Heart on MBE. Their native Chicago and extensive travel to Jamaica influence the soul sound and hints of rock steady on Untamed Heart.

Thursday, Oct 19

Charlotte Gainsbourg: Deadly Valentine

Known primarily as an actor, Charlotte Gainsbourg is also a talented musician who has a new album out next month, her first in seven years. We’re intrigued by Deadly Valentine, a song made up of a string of uncannily delivered wedding vows via a delicate melody with a hint of danger.

Friday, Oct 20

Marrón: Diez Años

A native of Acapulco who resides in NYC, Marrón wrote his debut album while traveling.  He’s shared the stage with a wide variety of artists from Brian Wilson to Bob Moses, which tells us something about the many influences that make up his sound. Diez Años is a stand-out track.