Little Boots has saved us dancing extra greater than a decade now, and we are able to’t see Victoria Hesketh stopping her beat anytime quickly. The celebrated English singer-songwriter, producer, and DJ hits the ground as soon as extra at present (September 24) with a metallic new electronic-pop bop that reminds us why we fell in disco love together with her within the late-aughts.
However the observe’s themes are very a lot rooted within the now.
“‘Silver Balloons’ is in some ways a metaphor for all of the cancelled plans and events of lockdown, the entire disappointments as one after the other we watched lots of our hopes and wishes burst like shiny balloons on the finish of the night time,” Hesketh says. “All we now have left is one another; coming collectively and holding tight to hope is the way in which we now have all appeared to get via the final couple of years.”
If there’s a little bit of a traditional disco vibe deep inside “Silver Balloons,” that’s additionally by design, as Hesketh, like many people within the pandemic age, has returned some listening habits to the early days of dance and nightclub music.
“Sonically, I used to be listening to quite a lot of traditional ’70s songwriters in the course of the making of this file whereas actually placing the piano on the centre of the whole lot, so you may hear echoes of Elton John, Carole King, The Bee Gees, even Wings. The piano and vocals on this observe additionally actually remind me of considered one of my all-time favorites, Saint Etienne. I’m additionally particularly happy with 100% writing and producing this file myself, and it being completely powered by my followers through their assist on Patreon.”
Along with prepping the forthcoming fourth Little Boots album, Hesketh may even play a sequence of intimate reveals subsequent month in London and Manchester, with some extra golf equipment dates throughout the Atlantic earlier than the 12 months is out, and participate within the upcoming Abba Voyage live performance, singing backing vocals and taking part in dwell keyboards and synthesizers.
https://vanyaland.com/2021/09/24/little-boots-stays-high-atop-the-dance-floor-with-silver-balloons/ | Little Boots stays excessive atop the dance flooring with ‘Silver Balloons’