1. “No Regrets”
Centering on overcoming loss and avoiding self-destruction during a time of grief, this electro-pop track begins downtempo with some darker keyboard and electric guitar but turns to end on a more hopeful, upbeat note. luxireally.com
Beginning with an eerie vibe of being trapped, the drums, bass and keys progress to a reggae groove and then close with a soulful spiritual revival. benmulwana.com
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THE MIDNIGHT PURCHASE
This one explores that sneaking sense of someone doing you wrong. With its mid-tempo, soul pop groove, this track may push you to question others. themidnightpurchase.bandcamp.com
This folksy rock track delves into how love twists and turns life upside down, just like booze or drugs and other illicit substances. With its amped-up tempo, you’ll feel all the highs and lows romance can bring. newskimusic.com
Aided by an acoustic guitar, piano and even a harmonica, this country rock track about a long-lost friend unfolds with a relatively quick tempo. From different perspectives, it shares a story about loss and hope as well as life and death. bit.ly/tangledjen