CMU Approved

Approved: Ängie

By | Published on Wednesday 15 March 2017


Today’s approved act is somewhat at odds with yesterday’s. While K Flay asked “What if I’m already high enough?”, that’s not an idea that’s yet featured in Ängie’s lyrics. However, while previous singles ‘Smoke Weed Eat Pussy’ and ‘Housewife Spliffin’ certainly gained her some notoriety, new track ‘Spun’ further confirms that there’s more to her than just surface shock.

Like fellow Swede Tove Lo, Ängie sings about sex and drugs in pop music with a bravado generally reserved for men. At the same time there’s a cartoonish mischievousness about it all. But she’s keen to point out that that’s not all she has up her sleeve, telling The Guardian recently “I have a couple of [other songs] I am going to release and make people cry”.

You can perhaps catch some of her more tearful material when she plays live at Hoxton Bar & Kitchen on 5 Apr. For now, here’s ‘Spun’:

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