There's a ray of optimism amid her heartbroken pop...

London based pop rebel Baby Queen returns with new single 'Dover Beach'.

Her EP 'Medicine' made a splash in 2020, defining her as an outsider talent within pop's alternative pantheon.

New single 'Dover Beach' tugs at the heartstrings, however, a song about loneliness, isolation, and trying to escape those feels.

The 1975's arena-filling pop influences her choice of palette, while there are definite shades of M83's synth phantasia at work.

New single 'Dover Beach' is about love, loss, and poetry, and it finds Baby Queen cutting straight to the bone.

She comments...

"In school I was obsessed with this poem called Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold and I always wanted to visit the Dover cliffs, so I went there alone on a writing trip in October last year."

"I actually wrote the melody and lyrics of this song while I was sitting on the beach. It's about being infatuated with somebody and seeing them everywhere you look. I was kind of pissed that I went to look at the beach, all I could think about was this person, hence the lyric 'you stole the view of Dover Beach'. It's another internal struggle with my own insecurities and a sort of acceptance of the fact that I can't escape my daydreams of this person, even if I go to a different place."

Tune in now.

Join us on the ad-free creative social network Vero, as we get under the skin of global cultural happenings. Follow Clash Magazine as we skip merrily between clubs, concerts, interviews and photo shoots. Get backstage sneak peeks, exclusive content and access to Clash Live events and a true view into our world as the fun and games unfold.

 

-

Join us on VERO

Join the Clash mailing list for up to the minute music, fashion and film news.

Follow Clash: