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SOKO SHARES HER GAY ANTHEM,“OH TO BE A RAINBOW”
The observe is from her new album, Really feel Emotions, launched on July 10
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SOKO celebrated Delight Month with the discharge of “Oh To Be A Rainbow,” a music from her forthcoming third album, Really feel Emotions. The Los Angeles-based French singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/actress is joined on the shimmering observe by Sean Lennon, Patrick Wimberly (MGMT, Chairlift, Solange), Brad Oberhofer and Colin Caulfield (DIIV).
SOKO says, “This is my homosexual anthem! Let or not it’s recognized! It’s about turning all of my very straight girlfriends not so straight anymore! And about not eager to be saved via a relationship however actually wanting somebody equal.”
The colourful, color-saturated quarantine video, which SOKO directed, is by turns playful, tender, sensuous and joyful, identical to the music. View HERE.
Really feel Emotions was launched on July 10 through As a result of / Babycat Data. Initially, the label delayed the album as a result of pandemic. Extra lately, SOKO moved the file to July. In a put up, she defined to followers, “Given the local weather of the world proper now, it feels inappropriate to spend my power on self-promotion. I’m as a substitute targeted on being an ally to the Black group. I wish to put my effort into ensuring that justice will get served and everyone will get the respect they deserve in a world that’s secure for all.”
Acclaim has been mounting as SOKO has shared tracks within the lead-up to the album’s launch. NYLON requested, “Is Soko ever not pleasant?” Q Journal noticed, “On her third LP, Soko strikes into extra polished, decidedly retro territory: shades of elegant ‘60s pop mingle with cosmic electronica.” “Really feel how you’re feeling and whenever you really feel unhappy, possibly put [‘Being Sad is Not A Crime’] on for slightly consolation,” stated Refinery 29. Paper Magazine urged, “Watch the ‘Being Unhappy Is Not A Crime’ video, which is mainly a lush, colourful Gucci editorial, which for my part is something however unhappy.”
SOKO made her full-length debut with the 2012 album I Thought I Was An Alien, which Stereogum praised as “attractive, ethereally plaintive.” The observe “We May Be Useless by Tomorrow” was featured in Tatia Pilieva’s video “First Kiss.” After the video went viral, the music entered the highest 10 of the Billboard Scorching 100 and topped Billboard’s Streaming Songs chart.
Her sophomore album, My Goals Dictate My Actuality, was launched in 2015 and landed SOKO on the covers of such magazines as NYLON, Dazed, L’Officiel and At Massive, to call a number of. The album included such songs as “Who Wears the Pants??” plus “Monster Love” and “Lovetrap,” which featured Ariel Pink. SOKO has additionally collaborated with such artists as Seashore Fossils and The Brian Jonestown Bloodbath. She acquired her second César nomination for her lead efficiency within the 2016 French movie The Dancer.
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