In this edition of the Sounds Round Up will look at the new release Empires by Hillsong United, Poema’s new song, “Forget You in LA,” and Celeste Buckingham’s new lyric video. Summer music season is gearing up, so let’s take a listen.
Hillsong United | Empires
Another Hillsong album to fill your playlists. With new generations and styles of music, Empires is a continuation of Hillsong’s change of sound. Empires is a complete mellow album, with more emphasis on worship-y tones. The songs are great, but none really stick out completely like “Oceans” did in the Zion album. Although it is a solid album, it doesn’t really exceed my expectations. I’m really trying to like it, maybe it will grow on me.
Poema | Forget You in LA
Need your summer song? “Forget You in LA” is it. Poema is definitely trying to showcase their new sound and more mature lyrics. The song is simple, yet fun. The lyrics are about moving on from a relationship, but it has a chill vibe that makes it great to listen to in the car. Plus, summer in the west coast? Yes. Great song, even more curious to see what they do with their future project.
Celeste Buckingham | Unpredictable
The young artist has released a lyric video for her song, “Unpredictable.” The lyric video is quirky and it follows the characters that are featured in the actual music video. Celeste has already garnered fame all over Europe and now she’s sharing her music in the US. Make sure to get to know her music before she makes it big!
Do you have your summer playlist set? Let me know your top picks!
Don’t forget to check out my last Sounds Round Up.