1. Leighton Meester, "Heartstrings"
A calm, cool, collected bit of indie-pop from Gossip Girl's Queen B, Leighton Meester.
Recommended if you like: Joni Mitchell, cashmere, latte art
2. Sky Ferreira, "Sad Dream"
Some surprisingly straight-forward and soulful acoustic-pop from synth-obsessed sad girl, Sky Ferreira.
Recommended if you like: driving alone, listening to music in the dark, Lana Del Rey's Ultraviolence
3. Lianne La Havas, "Wonderful"
A sparse, nearly percussion-free ballad from 26-year-old London-based singer-songwriter Lianne La Havas.
Recommended if you like: Norah Jones, twinkle lights, cold night air
4. Laura Mvula, "Can't Live With The World"
A romantic, harp-inflected throwback from 29-year-old British soul singer Laura Mvula.
Recommended if you like: Old Hollywood musicals, blue velvet, Jill Scott
5. Say Lou Lou, "Beloved"
Some shimmery synth-pop heartbreak from Australian-Swedish sister duo Say Lou Lou.
Recommended if you like: Jessie Ware, expensive cocktails, jewel tones
6. Ji Nilsson, "Heartbreakfree"
Stockholm-based singer-songwriter Ji Nilsson has a case of the dance-floor sad on this propulsive not-quite-love song.
Recommended if you like: Robyn, MØ's cover of the Spice Girls' "Say You'll Be There," Instagram stalking your ex
7. JONES, "Deep"
A Solange-esque marriage of pop and R&B from London-based newcomer JONES.
Recommended if you like: The Fifty Shades Of Grey soundtrack, Tumblr, black turtlenecks
8. Troye Sivan, "WILD"
Appealing bratty schoolyard chants punctuate this synth-pop anthem from Australian YouTuber Troye Sivan.
Recommended if you like: Passion Pit, Spotify's Discover Weekly feature, the word "aesthetic"
9. Tor Miller, "Carter & Cash"
A warm, Nashville-inspired love song from Brooklyn-based pop singer Tor Miller.
Recommended if you like: RHODES, Vance Joy, hard cider
10. Odessa, "Hummed Low"
Some elegant, expansive indie-pop from Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Odessa.
Recommended if you like: Lykke Li, herbal tea, sparkly things
11. Milky Chance, "Fairytale"
A darkly romantic track from German folktronica duo Milky Chance.
Recommended if you like: Glass Animals, sad boys, the Nashville Instagram filter
12. Grace Acladna, "Where Everything Ends"
Some buzzing alt-pop from London-based sound experimenter Grace Acladna.
Recommended if you like: rainy days, Shondaland shows, Psapp
13. Sia, "Breathe Me (Four Tet Remix)"
An appealingly laid-back and percussion-heavy remix of Sia's heart-wrenching ballad.
Recommended if you like: Feist, snickerdoodles, pining for an ex
14. Lucy Rose, "Shiver"
An achingly delicate plea from English singer-songwriter Lucy Rose.
Recommended if you like: Cat Power, Laura Marling, crying in public
15. James Bay, "Stealing Cars"
James Bay does his throwback singer-songwriter thing to maximum effect on this gentle love song.
Recommended if you like: feeling nostalgic for a time you've never known, Hozier, Bon Iver
16. The Staves, "Steady"
Lots of swoon-worthy harmonies on this single from English folk trio The Staves.
Recommended if you like: pretending your life is a movie when you listen to music, the concept of "feels," First Aid Kit
17. The Civil Wars, "Dust To Dust"
Nobody made toxic relationships sound more appealing than alt-country duo The Civil Wars.
Recommended if you like: Iron & Wine, ill-advised love affairs, contemplating your own mortality