Track Of The Day 22/11 – Cindy BB

'Tell Me'

Cindy BB makes music that faces the future, but is aware of its roots. Born in France to an Algerian family, she’s not based in London; it’s a journey that has opened her up to different perspectives, while also illuminating her own identity.

Melding together club tropes with avant pop ideals, Cindy BB is marking herself out from the chasing pack. There’s an audacity to her approach, the endless rush of melodic twists and turns leaving you breathless.

Out now, new single ‘Tell Me’ is very much a compact manifesto from this electrifying talent. The production is laced in vivid colour, melding together afrobeats aspects with elements of traditional Arabic percussive styles.

Deeply infectious, the pop hooks mask a tale of migration, relocation, and familial bonds – it traces the journey of her mother from Algeria to Paris. Produced by Max Lunel and Tony Sage, and recorded and produced at Mastoid studios in Paris, ‘Tell Me’ comes to signify all that Cindy BB stands for.

She comments…

‘Tell Me’ is the story of my mother who was forced to move to France and leave everything behind in Algeria – and me as a child trying to make her feel better.

Tune in now.

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