Canadian creator Eden Samara has shared new cut ‘Madonna’.
The singer, writer, and producer has made waves via a number of key collaborations, including a stellar turn on Loraine James’ epic ‘Reflection’ highlight ‘Running Like That’.
Working with key UK imprint Local Action, the London-based artist intends to release a full album under her own name this Autumn, and it’s led by startling new single ‘Madonna’.
A track that seems to radiate light, ‘Madonna’ shines with self-belief, the sound of someone claiming their identity as their own. Loosely house-centric, ‘Madonna’ is reminiscent of Jessy Lanza, say, in its ability to fuse club tropes with melodic songwriting, while also offering Eden Samara a powerful lane to label her own.
Lyrically, she draws on Freud’s Madonna-whore complex, but uses this to explore her own feelings of navigating dating as a queer woman. In her words, ‘Madonna’ “navigates fears I’ve experienced when first dating someone about being accepted for the most complex areas of my sexuality and queerness…”
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