Song of the Week breaks down and talks in regards to the music we simply can’t get out of our head every week. Discover these songs and extra on our Spotify Top Songs playlist. For our favourite new songs from rising artists, take a look at our Spotify New Sounds playlist. This week, say yee-haw to a brand new observe from Shania Twain.
Within the ’90s, Shania Twain was the undisputed queen of pop nation. Nobody was doing it like her — Shania commanded airwaves and worldwide consideration along with her mix of catchy hooks, popular culture relevance, unimaginable vogue, playful music movies, and nice vocals. She cranked out hit after hit and bought over 100 million information, making her the best-selling feminine artist in nation music historical past. To this present day, simply the utterance of “let’s go ladies” can ship a karaoke bar into chaos.
The nation music panorama has shifted fairly a bit since then — the rise of “bro nation” led to a spell the place feminine nation artists had been relegated even additional into their very own field, and people like Kacey Musgraves, Maren Morris, and Brandi Carlile scraped out their very own (arguably higher) corners of the house to handle on their very own phrases. And whereas loads has modified, some issues stay the identical — certainly one of them being that Shania Twain is aware of find out how to make a pure pop nation bop.
“Giddy Up!” arrives forward of a brand new studio album Queen of Me, due February third. This shall be Twain’s sixth full-length outing, and “Giddy Up!” kicks issues off in type. The accompanying music video, dubbed a dance video, is irresistibly joyful, that includes movers throughout demographics and kinds diving into the choreography. Twain takes one thing of a backseat within the visible, however that’s all proper — her voice and undeniably charismatic contact is greater than sufficient. Giddy on up certainly, everybody. 2023 is for slightly little bit of yee and an entire lot of haw.
— Mary Siroky