The music streaming service Spotify refreshes the playlist New Music Friday every Friday, containing a large part of the new singles released by national and international artists. lists a number of striking releases.

Lil Nas X -

That's What I Want

Lil Nas X already has several world hits to his name, but had not released an album until Friday.

His debut album


now changes that.

The album includes the hits

Montero (Call Me By Your Name)


Industry Baby


He managed to get several big names to contribute to the record.

There are songs with Elton John, Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stallion and Doja Cat.

The song

That's What I Want

was previously heard in videos in which the rapper announced his album on social media.

Listen to the song here

See also: Lil Nas X and the growing visibility of queer pop stars

Emma Heesters, Ronnie Flex & Trobi -

Girl Without Name

Emma Heesters and Ronnie Flex have a taste for it.

After their collaboration with Kris Kross Amsterdam,

Alles Wat Ik Mis

, was released

earlier this year

, they have once again entered the studio together.

Together with producer Trobi they made the song

Girl Without a Name


The song contains a sample of

Mysterious Girl

by Peter Andre, a big summer hit from 1997. For the video clip accompanying the record, the singer and the rapper compete against each other on the tennis court.

Listen to the song here

Sam Smith & Summer Walker -

You Will Be Found

The award-winning musical

Dear Evan Hansen

, which was shown in the US from 2015 to 2018 and in London in 2019, has now also been made into a film.

Of course this also includes a soundtrack album.

In addition to performances by the cast, with musical actor Ben Platt also playing the title role in the film, Sam Smith and Summer Walker have recorded the song

You Will Be Found

as a duet.

The film will be shown in Dutch cinemas from 28 October.

Listen to the song here

Chef'Special & La Pegatina -

Down For Love

Chef'Special has a new single ready.

The Haarlem band of singer Joshua Nolet already scored a big hit this year with the song

Afraid Of The Dark


The new song

Down For Love

is a collaboration with the Spanish group La Pegatina.

Chef'Special met the Spaniards in 2019 at a festival in Madrid and they agreed to go into the studio together.


Down For Love

is a love song, not only in the traditional sense, but also as an ode to the coming together of languages ​​and cultures," said Nolet.

Listen to the song here



Singer MEROL, known for hits such as

Lekker Met De Meiden


Hou Je Bek En Bef Me

, is releasing

her third single of this year




It is the successor to the songs





She wrote the song with producer duo The Companions.

The video clip will premiere at the Netherlands Film Festival.

Listen to the song here

Jeroen van der Boom -

Friend Forever

Jeroen van der Boom recorded the song

Friend Forever

, which was written by Tjeerd Oosterhuis.

When Fred van Leer heard the demo of the song, he knew that Van der Boom had to sing it.

The singer recorded the song and will perform with it during the

Fred & Friends

shows in Rotterdam Ahoy.

Van der Boom describes the song as his ode to friendship.

Listen to the song here