Today’s Tipping Point comes from mysterious London-based duo Cherryade and their new track ‘The Crown’.
If you like attitude driven, explicit rap-pop this is for you. The Gold Panda-like samples, sharp synths and undeniable English accent puts this act in a place between MIA and Charli XCX.
This does not mean that the group do not come without their own individuality. Their lyrics are originally provocative; on one level the song resonates as a noughties school-girl diss track with one of the stand out lyrics of the track being: ‘you wear the crown but it’s got nits’. The chorus is an earworm and something about the track suggests that the duo would be a great live act.
‘The Crown’ is about the fact that no matter where you are in the world, people will laugh at your drive and your ambitions. The track has a positive and humorous quality to it that keeps you hooked from beginning to end and we can’t wait to hear more.
Words by Tilly Dowman
Tipped by Adam from Alphabet Bands
Generator North East, The Manse, Kingsland Church Studios, Priory Green, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 2DW
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