The monitor is taken from her forthcoming debut album, So Vanilla, and comes on the heels of her fuzz laden lead single “Sedative”, which has been added to BBC Radio 6 Music’s A-list only one week after being added to the playlist.
Talking on the monitor, Viji says, “Karaoke is a track that got here out of a foolish 10 min jam on the finish of a writing session. I bear in mind selecting up the bass and simply riffing with some filthy low-end sounds. Dan (Carey) felt the magic and we recorded 3 or 4 minutes of us going for it, adopted by some information vocals impressed by shouty Japanese punk songs I like. What the lyrics truly became is such a time stamp of what I used to be going by means of at that very second”
“The video is a collaboration with director Claryn Chong, whose made my horny nightmares come to life. As an homage to the place the album, So Vanilla, was recorded, we filmed the video on Streatham excessive avenue in London. Speedy Wunderground central!,” Viji continues.
So Vanilla was recorded predominantly in London, in partnership with four-time Mercury Prize nominated producer and Speedy Wunderground label head, Dan Carey (Fontaines D.C., Kae Tempest, Moist Leg). Having completed So Vanilla in November 2022, Viji relays that each track had a unique writing course of – some noticed her and Carey taking part in guitar chords collectively for hours, till the sounds fused into one, and others got here from late night time ramblings at dwelling.