Hemlocke Springs has at the moment (January 13) launched ‘stranger hazard!’, the follow-up single to her viral 2022 hit ‘girlfriend’.
‘stranger hazard!’ sees Springs ruminate on the hazards of capitalism over a propulsive self-produced beat. “Eat, work, and obey,” she sings between shrieks, “including on to money owed I can’t repay”. In an Instagram put up asserting the one, Springs wrote: “Most likely essentially the most confused I’ve been in a minute, however the product is fruitful”. Take heed to ‘stranger hazard!’ under.
The one marks Springs’ first launch because the TikTok sensation ‘girlfriend’, and can be accompanied by a music video arriving tomorrow (January 14). Earlier this month, Springs earned her place on the NME 100 checklist of important rising artists for 2023, the place she joined the likes of Ice Spice, Humour and lots of extra.
“Vivid and breezy bangers from a shock social media sensation,” NME wrote of Springs.
Springs’ debut single, ‘gimme all ur love’, arrived in Could of final 12 months, and was described by NME as “percussive pop music with an intimate and deeply emotional core, not not like Prince throughout his ‘Purple Rain’ peak.”
Talking of the viewers response to her singles — which up to now account for her complete discography — Springs instructed NME she’s “simply flabbergasted that persons are nonetheless listening… Music simply at all times appeared like extra of a pastime, and it in all probability didn’t assist that I at all times heard tales about struggling artists after I was rising up.”
Elsewhere within the interview, Springs spoke of garnering consideration from the likes of Steve Lacy, Grimes and Remi Wolf, and mentioned the debut album she hopes to launch this April. “I do suppose persons are going to be stunned,” she mentioned of the undertaking. “I’ve at all times had this concern of being boxed in, so I tend to go in the wrong way.”