UK hip-hop veteran Mike Skinner has returned with a brand new EP beneath his moniker The Streets. The three-song mission known as Brexit at Tiffany’s, and it’s out now together with the title observe’s music video.
Brexit at Tiffany’s is a smorgasbord of Skinner’s sonic personas as The Streets. Opening observe “3 Minutes to Midnight,” which options grime artist Manga Saint Hilare, is pushed by a pulsing beat that mirrors the upcoming anxiousness of the observe’s nihilistic, dystopian themes: “It’s three minutes to midnight on the doomsday clock/ Maintain up your lighter, we’re all nonetheless alive.”
Nearer “Take a look at of Time” is extra melodic, switching off between a driving synth and a piano backdrop. However the Jazz Morley-featuring “Brexit at Tiffany’s” is probably the most somber, evaluating the agony of a breakup to the tumult of a political divide. The video, which Skinner self-directed, consists of him in pictures round London, mysteriously surrounded by Tiffany blue.
“’Brexit at Tiffany’s’ is a track about how the top of a relationship might be as messy as leaving Europe,” Skinner mentioned in a press launch. “‘We don’t belong to one another: he’s an unbiased, and so am I.’ Add into that quite a lot of blue and inexperienced and the entire thing seems like nostalgia earlier than it’s occurred. Nobody’s hair was set on fireplace throughout the entire recording and video.” Watch the video for “Brexit at Tiffany’s” beneath, after which maintain scrolling to stream the EP on Apple Music or Spotify.
In 2020, Skinner launched his first mission as The Streets in 9 years with the mixtape None of Us Are Getting Out of This Life Alive. Final yr, he additionally shared the only “Who’s Acquired the Bag (twenty first June).”
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Brexit at Tiffany’s Tracklist:
01. 3 Minutes to Midnight (feat. Manga Saint Hilare)
02. Brexit at Tiffany’s (feat. Jazz Morley)
03. Take a look at of Time