Last month Róisín Murphy announced her follow up to Mercury Prize nominated album ‘Hairless Toys’ would be released on July 8 via ‘Play It Again Sam’.
Entitled ‘Take Her Up To Monto’ the first track ‘Mastermind’ has already been released and now self-directed visuals for the second single ‘Ten Miles High’ have been shared.
“I was scared of ‘Ten Miles High’ when I wrote it because it seemed to be really ‘Pop’, and I was afraid it wouldn’t fit in on the record. But I got over myself,” says Róisín. “It’s “reality” but not as you know it. Akin to ‘realness’ a concept from the New York Gay Ball-Scene, it’s a kind of Drag, playing ‘real’ and ‘accepted’ stereotypes in another kind of environment entirely. Dressing ‘straight’ seamlessly but somehow doing it better and showing how strange and beautiful the ordinary can be if you just see it through a slightly different prism.”
Róisín Murphy plays Longitude Festival on Sunday July 17. Click here for more.