Soulful riser Olivia Dean has shared her new single 'Password Change'.
Hailing from Walthamstow a flurry of SoundCloud uploads caught the ear of AMF Records - Loyle Carner, Connie Constance, and more - who promptly sought her out.
New EP 'OK Love You Bye' opens her account, with the collection of songs landing on November 22nd.
New single 'Password Change' leads her charge', and the soulful inflections in her vocal are linked to an oh-so-personal lyric.
Prompted by a real-life argument between Olivia and her boyfriend last summer, it transforms some heated words in the pub while watching the England v Tunisia world cup match into something much more profound.
A song about emotional distance and the need for connection, the effervescent arrangement allows Olivia to wring every ounce of emotion out of those words.
Subtle and relatable, she sings: "Is holding hands too much to ask? I know you can multi-task... Is it me, or the game, that's wrong?"
Olivia Dean explains...
"I wrote 'Password Change' after my boyfriend and I clashed at a world cup game last year after a few too many pints. It’s about misunderstanding someone you love and wishing you could know exactly what’s going on in their head."
"For the video I wanted to capture the atmosphere of London last Summer when we thought it was definitely coming home, as well as the typical British reaction of pretending everything’s fine whilst having a low-key fight with your boyfriend."
"We set the video in a proper east-end pub which is where you can find me most Friday nights!"
Tune in now.
'OK Love You Bye' will be released on November 22nd.
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