The music scene is poised to be enthralled by the emerging artist purpl, as she unveils her latest single, Trippin, out now via Salt House Records. This captivating pop track, previewed on Radio 1’s Future Pop, delves into the deep emotions of love and desire, setting the stage for her eagerly awaited second EP.
Trippin has an intriguing backstory, having been resurrected from a long-lost malfunctioning hard drive. What remained was only an initial mp3 demo. Collaborating with ProdByZeph and employing innovative AI technology, purpl and her team successfully revitalized the track, symbolizing a groundbreaking blend of technology and artistic creativity.
The single draws inspiration from purpl’s first psychedelic experience, as she explains: “I wrote ‘Trippin’ after this incredible experience and wanted to convey the feeling of an amazing trip.” The song captures this essence with an unusual chord progression and synth sound, reflecting the joy and enlightenment of her experience.
Since her emergence in 2020, purpl has quickly carved a niche in the alternative pop scene. Working with renowned producers like Sky Adams, Lostboy, and Paul Stanborough, she has developed a unique sound that intertwines intimate R&B elements with candid lyrics, spanning various unconventional genres.
Her 2022 independent releases, including her debut EP Classic Holographic, received acclaim on BBC platforms, with tracks like Morphine and Tell All Your Friends landing spots on Spotify’s New Music Friday UK. This marked a pivotal moment in her burgeoning career.
purpl’s live performances are equally notable, having graced stages across the UK and warming up for artists like Jessie Jo Stark and Loviet. She has showcased her talents at festivals and notable venues, proving her prowess in live settings.
Looking forward to 2024, purpl is poised for a landmark year. The release of Trippin and her upcoming headline show at The Waiting Room for Access All Areas on January 31st are set to further cement her status as a fresh and compelling voice in the music industry.