Welcome again to Takeover Tuesday, the place every week, Billboard faucets chart-topping artists and tastemakers to compile their very personal playlist unique to Billboard's Spotify account. We give the artists free rein to base the record on no matter topic they select. The solely rule? Make it as artistic and distinctive to them as doable.
Irish quartet Picture This are gearing up for the discharge of their sophomore album, MDRN LV, on Feb. 15. The post-Valentine's launch completely aligns with the alt-rock group's love-themed set of tunes, which kicked off with the rocking-yet-heartbreaking lead single, "One Drink," in October.
But MDRN LV gained't simply deal with breakups, as evidenced with Picture This' newest launch from the LP, the buoyantly produced "If You Wanna Be Loved." The album's 12 songs will span all phases of a relationship — together with different monitor titles like "Broken" and "Dance Away With You" — and experiencing love in as we speak's world. So when it got here to picking a theme for his or her Takeover Tuesday playlist, naturally the Picture This guys selected to deal with fashionable love.
The 18-track playlist options traditional hits like Maroon 5's "She Will Be Loved" and Michael Jackson's "The Way You Make Me Feel," in addition to love songs from extra modern artists, like The 1975's "Be My Mistake" and Julia Michaels' "Into You." Picture This' decisions additionally replicate some nation affect, as the fellows threw in tunes by Jake Owen ("Anywhere With You"), Rascal Flatts ("Yours If You Want It") and even newcomer Steve Moakler ("Jealous Girl").
While a lot of the songs Picture This chosen — together with their MDRN LV monitor "If You Wanna Be Loved" — are lighthearted and romantic, some contact on the robust facet of affection, like Charlie Puth's "BOY" and Maggie Rogers' "Light On." But as frontman Ryan Hennessy places it, that's precisely what fashionable love is: "the highs, lows and every part in between."
"It consists of the gorgeous and damaging sides of what it means to be in love within the fashionable age," the singer provides of the playlist. "This is fashionable love. We are fashionable lovers.”
Check out Picture This' "fashionable love" Takeover Tuesday playlist beneath, and pre-order MDRN LV here.