Music Tracks of the Week

Track of the Week // Jess Glynne “Hold My Hand”

If ever there was such thing as a “vocal crush“, mine would definitely have to be this British raven-haired siren. I’ve always been a huge sucker for raspy and raw-sounding singers so ever since the moment I first came across Rather Be on the radio, I’ve just fallen instantly in love with the grit in Jess Glynne‘s voice.


As a vocalist, Glynne is perhaps better known for the megahits she’s produced with fellow Brits like Clean Bandit and Route 94. Several #1 collaborations later, the London songtress is aiming to make 2015 her year to achieve solo success, and with this brand new, very infectious gem of a track… it’s looking promising.

Hold My Hand - Single 1

Hold My Hand follows Glynne’s Top 10 hit Right Here as the second single off her forthcoming debut album. It offers a very polished and pure Pop sound that we’ve yet to hear in Glynne’s previous Electronic-leaning materials and I absolutely love it! What I love even more is her smoky, soulful vocal performance – it’s genuinely the best of its kind. The way it flows along with the piano-driven rhythms is simply too slick!

Lyrics-wise, it paints a positive picture. This is a great mood-lifter with perfect sing-along words that will stick in your brain after a couple of plays… but it won’t stop there, as I predict the playcount’s about to skyrocket on my iTunes. What do you reckon? 😉


Love, Oliver

Don’t forget to tell me what you think of my choice this week!

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  • Reply
    sabina sher
    March 10, 2015 at 7:42 pm

    Ahhhh I love Jess Glynne, she makes me want to dye my hair red! x

  • Reply
    March 11, 2015 at 10:30 am

    Oooh self hosted! Love the lay out 🙂
    I’ve added Jess to my playlist, the song is rather catchy 😛
    Miss Pond | UK Lifestyle Blog

    • Reply
      March 11, 2015 at 5:55 pm

      Thanks! Still tweaking things here and there. 😀

      Oliver x

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