Brisbane native Mallrat has shared new single 'Rockstar' in full.
The track continues her ascent, with Mallrat's vocal - so full of heartache and longing - set against shoegaze inflections, and the subtle influence of Mazzy Star.
Unfurling against a reverb-dappled palette, 'Rockstar' has a downbeat feel, reminiscent in places of Lana Del Rey.
Written and recorded in her part-time home of Los Angeles, 'Rockstar' is a collaboration with songwriter/producer Tommy English, a neat blend of shoegaze and pop.
She comments: "I feel like 'Rockstar' reminds me of a mix between Lana Del Rey, Kacey Musgraves and Violent Soho. All through my teens (and obviously still) I loved the early Violent Soho albums self-titled and 'Hungry Ghost' – those two albums I’ve listened to a lot and I think that’s seeped its way into the track."
"A lot of the songs I’ve been writing lately have been me realising my power."
The ultra-cute animated video is online now - tune in below.
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