12 Queer Songs Your Favorite Artists Released This Week

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Taylor Henderson

WerQ: A collection of the latest LGBTQ (and LGBTQ-adjacent) music of 2017. Updated Fridays, for your convenience.

1. How You Feeling - Superfruit

Heartbroken, but make it fashion. Scott and Mitch party through the pain in this uncomfortably relateable dance anthem.

2. If I Dare - Sara Bareilles

Written for the soundtrack of Emma Stone and Steve Carrel's tennis face off movie Battle of the Sexes, Sara Bareilles sings of yearning and bravery on a track that I'm positive is going to play over a montage of Billie Jean King's lesbian love affair.

3. 90s Kids - Shamir

Genderqueer musician Shamir will make you nostalgic af with this meme montage, especially you 1990s babies out there!

4. Bike Dream - Rostam

The ex-Vampire Weekend member's first solo album sings of youthful romance with boys over heavy synths and an indie groove.

5. Take Me - Aly & AJ

Aly & AJ are back on the pop music scene, and the dreamy 1980's music video for their newest single gets nightmarish, sensual, and a bit homoerotic...

6. Cameo - Sam Tsui

Sam Tsui moves on from a fleeting romance with his 80s inspired original dance track.

7. The Gate - Bjork

Bjork is back! According to Genius, Bjork "opens the door to the world of Utopia, transitioning from her previous album Vulnicura."

8. Girls on Boys - Galantis & ROZES

"There were girls on boys, there were girls on girls." Galantis and Rozes sing of rebounding after the end of a messy relationship. 

9. Heaven - State of Sound

Heterosexual and same-sex couples find heaven through a kiss in the ethereal video for State of Sound's latest track.

10. On Hold (Jamie xx Remix) - The xx

While The xx might be singing of an unrequited love, they've escaped to the haze of a party that anyone would want to be a part of in this remix.

11. Good Life - Keiynan Lonsdale

The recently out bisexual star from CW's The Flash is living how he wants to and finding joy in the little things with 'Good Life'. 

12. Cut to the Feeling - Carly Rae Jepsen

While her music might not be as innocent as it sounds, Carly's music video for this summer bop gets us out of our seat every damn time. 

WerQ: The Playlist

WerQ is updated Fridays with new LGBTQIA music. Find more awesome queer artists here, and check back in next Friday more.

Taylor Henderson is a pop culture nerd, music enthusiast, and equal opportunity stan. Follow him on Twitter @cornbreadsays

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