​Y/N: Ellie Goulding's Fifty Shades Song Is Emo Rom-Com Goodness


Y: Ellie Goulding slow-building “Love Me Like You Do,” from the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack, is that song that plays during every rom-com before two estranged lovers reunite. Or that one slow-mo scene where the guy is running in the streets to get to The One Who Got Away before she’s gone forever. It’s good sentimental bullshit. [Idolator]

Y: Rae Sremmurd’s new album SremmLife is my new soundtrack to getting faded. Just mindless bounce and hiccuped party phrases about money, love (just kidding) and happiness. I’d hop on the Gawker communal desks if this weren’t a no flex zone 🙁 [iTunes]

N: For a reunion record, Dipset’s “Have My Money” seems like a lazy attempt at a pimp theme and does not excite me. [Fader]

N: “Empyrean Abattoir” (the actual title) finds Of Montreal moaning something about how “you made my sky a graveyard and my moon a funeral.” Makes me want edibles. [Spin]

Y: Wiz Khalifa’s “Refresh/Say No More” are his typical zone-out tracks that you add to smoke session playlists. [Miss Info]

Y: Currently desk-voguing (I’m not) to the Jeremy Sylvester remix of Kindness’s “Who Do You Love” featuring Robyn. [Stereogum]

Y: Joey Bada$$ and Kiesza’s music both have a ’90s vibe to them, so this pairing makes sense. “Teach Me” is more chill than I’d expect and I’m into her hollow echoes paired with his understated flow. [Billboard]

Y: The low-budget feel of Keyshia Cole’s bye-Felipe anthem “Do That For (B.A.B.)” reminds me of lazily dancing in the living room with some girlfriends. In the middle of the song, she issues a warning to the Scrub, saying, “If you can’t give me every motherfucking thing that I’m giving you? Guess what you gotta do? Get the fuck out.” The equally flippant “New Nu” video has an army theme and slight body rolls. She sings, “The good dick just don’t feel the same/ It’s such a shame.” And somehow I’m drawn to it. [Miss Info]

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