Illustration for article titled Banks, Master of Sexy Pool Party Songs, May Be Our Next Great Pop Diva

Certain songs and musicians conjure a very specific mood. LA-based singer Jillian Banks has mastered a kind of music designed to pipe through the air on a humid July night as you engage in a lascivious and potentially morally ambiguous make-out session in an infinity pool.


Banks' first LP, Goddess, is due out September 9, and you can pre-order it on iTunes. It is not hyperbolically named. In the meantime, she's dropped a string of excellent singles and an EP, so you can get your sexy pool party vibe on before summer's over.


Here's a single from the upcoming album, Begging for Thread.

Hell. Yeah. On a scale of one to sultry, things are emphatically sultry. The water is that perfect swimming pool blue. You are simultaneously erotic and elegant, like Diane Lane. If you are not a tiny bit aroused after listening to this, you are a monster, or Varys from Game of Thrones.

I'll give you one more chance. Here's the video for Waiting Game, from her 2013 EP, London.

Welcome to Soundtrack, what Gizmodo staff is listening to every night.


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