Trinket’s ‘Figure Skater’ Is An Indie Pop Jewel

With shades of Sarah Records...

New Yorkers Trinket have shared new single ‘Figure Skater’.

The band are led by vocalist Madison Kate Proffitt, a musician who fell hard for the Sarah Records catalogue over lockdown. Allowing this innocence to filter into her work, her songs began nodding to the ramshackle quality of The Field Mice for example, but with something extra, something her own.

Formed alongside some close friends, Trinket aim to construct something beautiful, the overt prettiness of the melodies intertwined with the rugged self-analysis of the lyrics.

Freshly signed to London tastemaker label Sad Club Records, new single ‘Figure Skater’ is bewitching, a song that really gets under your skin. Reference points could include different generations of indie pop – from Heavenly to the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – but there’s something original here, a fresh voice that speaks above those influences.

Rooted in that neat, instantly catchy chorus, ‘Figure Skater’ is an act of self-therapy.

“‘Figure Skater’ is about recognising patterns in yourself and people,” Madison Kate explains. “Maybe getting stuck in loops, rhythms, and habits. It’s a little bit about existential dread, and a lot about just allowing yourself to exist through those feelings however you need to. It relates to getting comfortable in a relationship, and along with that a feeling of anxiety about it being too good to be true or temporary.”

Tune in now.

Photo Credit: Michelle LoBianco, Brooklyn Elitist

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