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One Liners: MIA, St Vincent, Halsey, more

By | Published on Thursday 21 June 2018


Other notable announcements and developments today…

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• MIA documentary ‘Matangi/Maya/MIA’ will be released in the UK on 22 Sep.

• Paul McCartney has released a new double A-side single, featuring new songs ‘I Don’t Know’ and ‘Come On To Me’. They’re the first tracks from a new solo album due out later this year.

• St Vincent has released the video for ‘Fast Slow Disco’.

• Halsey has released the video for ‘Strangers’.

• Alessia Cara has released the video for new single ‘Growing Pains’.

• IAMDDB has released new track ‘Drippy’. Her new EP, ‘Flight Mode Vol 4’, is out this Friday.

• Mellah has released the video for recent single ‘Cigarette Lighter’. “The song is about the growing divide between people’s political opinions and the way social media seems to be accentuating this”, he says. “The video shows an audience attending a performance but not engaging with the performer as they are engrossed in the echo chamber within their phones”.

• Agar Agar have announced that they will release new album ‘The Dog And The Future’ in September. Here’s new single, ‘Sorry About The Carpet’.

• King has released new track ‘Mango’. “In Cuba, a hot guy is often called a ‘mango'”, she explains. “I’ve been wanting to make a record that celebrates my Cuban heritage for a while now, so when I hooked up with one of my writers and he played me this melody, the line ‘tu eres mi mango’ just came into my head and the song wrote itself from there”.

• Many Voices Speak will release her debut album, ‘Tank Town’, on 31 Aug. From it, this is ‘Necessaries’.

• Check out our weekly Spotify playlist of new music featured in the CMU Daily – updated every Friday.

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